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New Jersey Criminal Records

  • New Jersey has 8,740,836 total people (FBI, 2018).
  • New Jersey is the 6th largest state by population.

Court System

  • The Municipal Court deals with cases involving traffic infractions and misdemeanors, DUI cases, and minor criminal offenses like assault, trespassing and shoplifting.
  • The Superior Court deals with cases involving all civil, criminal, and family matters and it is a trial court.
  • The Tax Court reviews the decisions of the county boards of taxation.
  • The Appeals Courts are the Appellate Court and the Supreme Court. They are called the Appeals Courts because a person of the town may appeal their case to a higher court if they are not satisfied with the outcome of the case.
  • In the Appellate Division of the Superior Court cases are reviewed and decided by a panel of judges.
  • The Supreme Court is the highest court in New Jersey and it reviews the decisions of lower courts and the Supreme court must interpret laws that are unclear or that conflict with other laws.

Crime Statistics for New Jersey (FBI, 2018)

Crime Category Reported Cases National Rank
Violent Crime 19,981 12th / 49 (High)
Murder 321 15th / 49 (High)
Rape 0 40th / 49 (Very Low)
Robbery 7,740 7th / 49 (Very High)
Aggravated Assault 10,526 19th / 49 (High)
Property Crime 0 44th / 49 (Very Low)
Burglary 23,058 13th / 49 (High)
Larceny Theft 99,392 13th / 49 (High)
Motor Vehicle Theft 11,979 14th / 49 (High)

Criminal Records in New Jersey

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