Essex County had 27 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2016 the arrest rate was 15.75 per 100.000 population which is by 97.87% lower than the National average of 739.12 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2016 arrests 0 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Herkimer and county Orange it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Essex is larceny/theft - 6 arrests followed by murder and non negligent manslaughter - 0 and rape - 0 arrests.
Violent crime in Essex County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 99.56 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 100% lower.