Low Crime Rate Continues
above are Acting Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri, Hamilton Police Chief
James W. Collins and Hamilton Township Mayor Kelly Yaede speaking earlier this
year about Hamilton's historic level of public safety.
experiencing the lowest level of crime since 1977, Hamilton Township is
continuing to see crime decrease in the first half of this year, when compared
with the first half of 2014.
available data collected by the New Jersey State Police, used to compile the
Uniform Crime Report, indicates that Hamilton Township continues to witness a
decrease in crime.
with data between January through July of 2014, Hamilton Township has enjoyed a 15.5 percent decrease in crime between
January through July of 2015.
period of comparison, crime fell in the areas of:
(Down 27.3 percent)
(Down 16.7 percent)
(Down 16.1 percent)
Assault (Down 11.5
Theft (Down 6.1
"In addition to our community enjoying its lowest
crime rate since 1977, we are pleased to see that overall crime has continued
to decrease even further so far this year," says Mayor Kelly
Yaede. "I want to commend our entire Hamilton Township Police
Division for their dedication to keeping our community safe."