New Jersey State Police have released their Uniform Crime Report for the first two quarters of 2014. According to their reports, Paramus’s crime index has fallen from 672 to 589 in the last year, a 12 percent decrease in crime.
After 18 incidents of violent crime between January and June 2013, Paramus saw 9 such incidents in the first two quarters of this year.
Paramus Police reported 654 nonviolent crimes in the first half of 2013, and 580 in the first half of 2014, falling 11 percent.
For more statistics, go to the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety.
Originally posted at: http://patch.com/new-jersey/paramus/crime-rates-fall-paramus