Morris County Criminal and Public Records

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


Morris County is one of 21 counties in the state of New Jersey that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 4,745,208, it is the 8th 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 Morris County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Morris County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Morris County. In that year, there were 270 major violent crimes and 4,003 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, Morris County ranked 401st for violent crimes and 317th for property crimes.

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

You can also see criminal and court records for other New Jersey counties.


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Morris County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 290 270
Murder 5 2
Rape 25 24
Agg. Assault 179 160
Robbery 81 84
Property Crimes 4574 4003
Burglary 776 608
Larceny 3670 3224
Vehicle Thefts 128 171
Arson 7 10

Murder in Morris County, NJ

Year Murder
2006 1
2007 1
2008 3
2009 2
2010 2
2011 9
2012 2
2013 2
2014 5
2015 2

Larceny in Morris County, NJ

Year Larceny
2006 4697
2007 4380
2008 4281
2009 4193
2010 3892
2011 4265
2012 3736
2013 3808
2014 3670
2015 3224

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