Red Bank Sees Crime Decrease in February Over 2012

Crime statistics in released to the New Jersey State Police compared February 2013 to February 2012.

Red Bank saw a 42.5 percent decrease in crime in February of this year when compared to 2012.

In February 2013, the New Jersey State Police Uniform Crime Reporting Unit placed a link on its web site connecting users to very recent and comparative crime data for municipalities and counties. The data is updated every week, or as often as municipalities provide fresh numbers. 

Data is compared to the same month of the previous year.

CRIME FEBRUARY 2012 FEBRUARY 2013 Rape 1 0 Robbery 1 1    Strong Arm 1 1 Assault 2 0    Gun 1 0    Aggravated (Hands, Fists, Feet, etc.) 1 0 Simple Assault 8 9 Burglary 2 2    Forcible Entry 2 1    Unlawful Entry 0 1 Larceny - Theft 25 11 Motor Vehicle Theft 1 0    Autos 1 0 Total 40 23 Crime Index 32 14    Violent Crime 4 1    Nonviolent Crime 28 13


Initially, this information is offered in the form of a PDF document, however, the UCR Unit members are developing an interactive web page format that will allow users to search for specific data.

The new data can be viewed at njsp.org/info/ucr_currentdata.html.


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