Westfield has a population of 30,301. During the past three years, Westfield saw 784 arrests. For 2017, the Westfield's arrest rate totaled 85.48 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 73% makes Westfield lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 3 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Westfield also totaled 256 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Fanwood and Mountainside, Westfield is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Westfield had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Westfield averaged 3 violent crimes and 256 non-violent crimes.
The city of Westfield experienced 116 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 8 was for legacy rape and 4 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 40, and the aggravated assault total was 64.