The city of Newton, with a total population of 7,874, experienced 367 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 123.19 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 61.08% difference making Newton lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 10 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Newton also handled 87 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Franklin and Hamburg, Newton is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Newton experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Newton totaled 10 violent crimes and 87 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Newton experienced 89 violent crimes. Of those, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 9 were for legacy rape, 23 were for robbery, and 55 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Sussex county, New Jersey with a total number of 27 employees - 0 female, 22 male officers and 5 civilians. Newton PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NJ0191500, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.