Bergen County Criminal and Public Records

Below you will find information and resources for Bergen County public records. This includes arrest records, criminal data, judicial records, court & vital records.


Bergen County is one of 21 counties in the state of New Jersey that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 8,901,160, it is the 1st most populous county in New Jersey. We’ve compiled a list of free public records resources as well as some interesting criminal stats. If you’re looking for records about a specific person in Bergen County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Bergen County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Bergen County. In that year, there were 712 major violent crimes and 8,817 major property crimes. Keep in mind that on top of those crimes, there were also minor crimes not included in our stats.

On a per capita basis, Bergen County ranked 243rd for violent crimes and 174th for property crimes.

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Bergen County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 743 712
Murder 8 11
Rape 36 79
Agg. Assault 444 421
Robbery 255 201
Property Crimes 9331 8817
Burglary 1273 1415
Larceny 7624 6945
Vehicle Thefts 434 457
Arson 35 21

Murder in Bergen County, NJ

Year Murder
2006 5
2007 6
2008 6
2009 4
2010 11
2011 7
2012 7
2013 5
2014 8
2015 11

Burglary in Bergen County, NJ

Year Burglary
2006 1990
2007 1877
2008 1922
2009 1923
2010 1930
2011 2070
2012 2000
2013 1597
2014 1273
2015 1415

Bergen County Court Records


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