It is located in Union County, NJ. It has a population of 129,726 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 433.92 per 10.000 people. There have been 5,629 arrests in 2017. The city has seen an uptick in arrest records since last year by 0.001%. The majority of crimes committed in Elizabeth are larceny/theft crimes - 3,017 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the murder and non negligent manslaughter - only 7 arrests.
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The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 1,034 felony charges and 4,595 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Elizabeth averaged 12,468 violent crimes. Of that total, 118 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 71 was for revised rape, another 338 was for legacy rape, 7,001 was for robbery, and 4,940 was for aggravated assault.