Mercer County Criminal and Public Records

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


Mercer County is one of 21 counties in the state of New Jersey that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 2,372,008, it is the 13th 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 Mercer County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Mercer County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Mercer County. In that year, there were 1,169 major violent crimes and 3,886 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, Mercer County ranked 182nd for violent crimes and 325th for property crimes.

To learn more about crimes in specific localities, please review our city pages.

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Mercer County Arrest Records by City

Mercer County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 1072 1169
Murder 32 19
Rape 33 72
Agg. Assault 549 623
Robbery 458 455
Property Crimes 3932 3886
Burglary 1227 1081
Larceny 2262 2267
Vehicle Thefts 443 538
Arson 43 34

Burglary in Mercer County, NJ

Year Burglary
2006 1264
2007 1230
2008 1133
2009 1228
2010 1328
2011 1638
2012 1747
2013 1325
2014 1227
2015 1081

Murder in Mercer County, NJ

Year Murder
2006 20
2007 26
2008 23
2009 17
2010 18
2011 25
2012 26
2013 39
2014 32
2015 19

Mercer County Court Records


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