The city of New Providence, with a total population of 12,904, experienced 171 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 44.95 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 85.8% difference making New Providence lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 0 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of New Providence also handled 58 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Elizabeth and Garwood, New Providence is a safer place to live.
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The city of New Providence experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, New Providence totaled 0 violent crimes and 58 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, New Providence experienced 28 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for revised rape, 7 were for robbery, and 20 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Union county, New Jersey with a total number of 21 employees - 2 female, 17 male officers and 2 civilians. New Providence PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NJ0201100, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.