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Chatham Township Ranked No. 1 Safest City in New Jersey

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Chatham Township Police during accreditation Credits: TAP Chatham
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Harry J. Delgado of the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police with Chatham Township Police Chief Steven Hennellly Credits: TAP Chatham
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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township ranks as the safest place to live in New Jersey in 2015, according to The SafeWise Report by Alexia Chianis, which ranked the 50 safest cities in the Garden State.

SafeWise, a home security provider, used FBI statistics reported in 2013 and ranked New Jersey cities with at least 10,000 residents. Crime statistics were separated into two categories, 1-violent crimes: murder, robbery, rape and assault - and 2-property crimes: burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson.

In order to compare small and large cities, a crime rate per 1,000 residents was calculated. Chatham Township's rate for violent crimes per 1,000 residents was zero. Its rate for properyty crimes was 3.93 per 1,000.

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Nationally, there are 3.67 violent crimes per 1,000 residents and 27.30 property crimes. In New Jersey, the rates are .32 for violent crimes and 6.57 for property crimes.

Washington Township is No. 2 with point-10 violent crimes per 1,000 and 3.83 property crimes.

The top 10 in New Jersey is: 1-Chatham Township. 2-Washington Township. 3-Bergenfield. 4-Bernards Township. 5-Wycoff Township. 6-River Edge. 7-Montgomery Township. 8-Clinton Township. 9-Woolwich Township. 10-New Milford.

 

 

 

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