Somerset County Criminal and Public Records

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


Somerset County is one of 21 counties in the state of New Jersey that we have criminal records data for. With a population of 2,620,157, it is the 12th 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 Somerset County, try our Public Records Search.

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Crime in Somerset County

2015 is the latest year we have criminal statistics for Somerset County. In that year, there were 136 major violent crimes and 2,637 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, Somerset County ranked 496th for violent crimes and 418th for property crimes.

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

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Somerset County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 153 136
Murder 4 2
Rape 15 24
Agg. Assault 65 54
Robbery 69 56
Property Crimes 2808 2637
Burglary 456 414
Larceny 2260 2130
Vehicle Thefts 92 93
Arson 14 5

Vehicle Thefts in Somerset County, NJ

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 205
2007 217
2008 153
2009 138
2010 132
2011 135
2012 103
2013 116
2014 92
2015 93

Burglary in Somerset County, NJ

Year Burglary
2006 721
2007 597
2008 538
2009 476
2010 522
2011 574
2012 658
2013 559
2014 456
2015 414

Somerset County Court Records


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