Crime Rates

Report: New Jersey Crime Rates Fall Overall, But Murders UpAbout one-third of the state's murders happened in Essex County, according to the report.
Bratton: NYC Crime Is Down, Media Hype Is Not TruePolice Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday that he absolutely wants to rebut the terror the news media has created about crime.
N.J. Crime Increases Raise Issue Of Police LayoffsThe increase in crime in Newark has come after much-publicized layoffs that cut nearly 15 percent of the police force at the end of last year, creating an "I-told-you-so" moment for many observers inside and outside the law enforcement community.
Central Park Crime Rate Sees 52 Percent SpikeCentral Park has seen a 52 percent increase in felonies during the first 7 months of this year as compared to 2009 -- most of them grand larcenies.