Check out an interactive map of 2011 crime rates in New Jersey.
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Friday, December 28, 2012
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. Have a question or news …
Data from the annual Uniform Crime Report showed that crime rates in all three towns remained below state and county crime rates last year.
Crime rates in Westwood, Hillsdale and Washington Township remained roughly flat from 2010 to 2011. The data was made available by New Jersey State Police Friday in the annual Uniform Crime Report. The crime rates per 1,000 residents in all three towns were below the combined state and county totals, according to the report. Washington Township saw an increase in its crime rate because there were 20 more non-violent crimes in 2011 than the year before. There were 19 burglaries, 26 larcenies and one stolen car last year. The township also had a drop in violent crime from five incidents, including two rapes and three aggravated assaults in 2010, to four aggravated assaults last year. Westwood's violent crime rate was marginally higher than …