2019 Police Statistics Report

With 2019 in the books, we have been able to close out the past year’s statistics. Here’s a look into what the Township of North Brunswick Police Department handled for the year as we serve our community.

Rates of Change for 2019

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Crime Index

Overall the Township became a safer place in 2019.

Our overall crime index as tracked by the State has decreased by 9.5%.

Other Rates of Change

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Crime Reductions

Residential burglaries down by 68%
Burglaries to auto down by 47%
Motor Vehicle Thefts down by 5.6%

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Crime Increases

Non-Residential burglaries up by 43%
Shoplifting increased 21.8%

Summary of Services During 2019

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Incidents Handled

The North Brunswick Police Department handled 72,452 incidents, of which 26,205 were calls for service.

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Crashes Investigated

There were 1,989 motor vehicle crashes reported & investigated.

Arrests Made

There were 1,205 arrests made during the year.

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Resulting Summons

We conducted 15,194 motor vehicle stops, which resulted in 18,347 summonses being issued.