The city of Mountainside, with a total population of 6,943, experienced 115 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 74.90 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 76.34% difference making Mountainside lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 1 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Mountainside also handled 51 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Fanwood and New Providence, Mountainside is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Mountainside experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Mountainside totaled 1 violent crimes and 51 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Mountainside experienced 22 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for revised rape, another 1 were for legacy rape, 8 were for robbery, and 12 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Union county, New Jersey with a total number of 27 employees - 0 female, 22 male officers and 5 civilians. Mountainside PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NJ0201000, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.