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How Does Crime in Westwood/Hillsdale/Washington Twp. Compare to Neighboring Towns?

Check out an interactive map of 2011 crime rates in New Jersey.

NJ Spotlight has created an interactive map using the recently released 2011 Uniform Crime Report that plots the total crime rate per 1,000 people for seven index crimes (four violent — murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault — and three non-violent — burglary, larceny and motor vehicle theft).

For a report on UCR data for Westwood, Hillsdale and Washington Township, click here. To view the statewide map, click here. 

Across New Jersey

Crime in New Jersey rose by 3 percent in 2011, with the increase attributed to a jump in non-violent crimes. Violent crimes decreased slightly. The number of burglaries across the state reached a high not seen since 2003. For more on the state Uniform Crime Report, click here.

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