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Watchung, NJ Arrest Record Search

Watchung has a population of 6,010. During the past three years, Watchung saw 1,149 arrests. For 2017, the Watchung's arrest rate totaled 610.65 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 92.91% makes Watchung higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 1 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Watchung also totaled 366 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Bernardsville and Bound Brook, Watchung is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 367Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 610.65Crime Rate
  • 1.66Violent Crime Rate
  • 608.99Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Watchung had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Watchung averaged 1 violent crimes and 366 non-violent crimes.

Watchung Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of Watchung experienced 48 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 4 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 29, and the aggravated assault total was 15.

Total Crime Rate in Watchung

YearCrime Rate
2007468.35
2008509.89
2009513.39
2010499.11
2011676.98
2012578.80
2013650.24
2014597.14
2015629.79
2016695.36
2017610.65
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