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No Violent Crime in Chatham Township, Borough Crime Inches Up Over First 6 Months of 2014

CHATHAM, NJ - Crime statistics compiled by the state's Department of Law and Public Safety shows that crime is down 12.5 percent in Chatham Township and Chatham Borough statistics are up 6.7 percent over the first six months of 2014.

Chatham Township has not had a violent crime over the first six months of the year, which matches the statistic over the same period from 2013. Overall, the township's crime index is down 12.5 percent with 21 non-violent crimes reported compared to 24 a year ago.

In Chatham Borough, there were two robberies reported. The 17 incidents of larceny or theft represent a 30.8 percent rise. In the borough there was no thefts of autos or other vehicles, a drop of 100 percent compared to five vehicle thefts over the same period in 2013.

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Overall, Chatham Borough has reported 32 incidents of crime compared to 30 at this time last year. Non-violent crime is practically the same with 25 incidents this year compared to 24 in 2013.

Full statistics for the enitre state can be found at the State of New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, website.

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