New Jersey Criminal Records

Your New Jersey state guide to courts, police, jails, crime data, records, and more.


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With 8,793,888 residents as of 2012, New Jersey is number 11 in the country by population and number 46 by land size, occupying 7,354 square miles.


New Jersey Criminal Records Search

You can feel confident and secure when conducting a criminal records search . The results may include court records, business records, arrest records and more. We have a vast nationwide database - the records you search for may include New Jersey state and county records and any other geographic location the person has lived or worked.



In the USA, crime laboratories, which use forensic science to examine evidence, may be publicly or privately operated. Private labs typically do not respond to crime scenes to collect evidence. Most states have their own crime labs. Our crime lab listings show all private and public facilities in New Jersey.

Crimelab Name
City
Phone
New Jersey Northern Regional Medical Examiner's OfficeNewark(973) 648-7259

Crime Stoppers programs allow a member of a community to provide anonymous information about criminal activity, allowing a person to provide crime solving assistance to authorities without being directly involved in the investigative process. Our Crime Stoppers listings show programs in New Jersey, listed below.

Crime Stopper Office
City
Phone
Atlantic County Crime Stoppers Foundation, IncNorthfield(609) 652-1234
Cape May County Crime StoppersCape May Court House877-465-2801
Crime Stoppers Of Greater Trenton, Inc.Trenton(609) 278-8477
Crimestoppers Of Hunterdon CountyFlemington
Morris County Sheriffs Crime StoppersMorristown(973) 267-2255

Jails are administered at the county or city level. At the local level, jails house inmates awaiting trial and those convicted of a misdemeanor serving a year or less. Prisons are facilities at the state or federal level, housing convicted felons serving more than a year term. The top 10 jails (measured by average inmate population) in New Jersey are listed below.

Facility
City
Average Inmate Population
ATLANTIC COUNTY JAIL - DEPT. OF PUBLIC SAFETYMays Landing1,070
CAMDEN COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITYCamden1,840
CUMBERLAND COUNTY JAILBridgeton330
ESSEX COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITYNewark2,613
MERCER COUNTY CORRECTIONAL CENTERTrenton787
MONMOUTH COUNTY CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONFreehold1,176
MORRIS COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITYMorristown316
OCEAN COUNTY JUSTICE COMPLEXToms River487
PASSAIC COUNTY JAILPaterson1,901
UNION COUNTY JAILElizabeth1,130