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Clifton Juvenile Charges & Drug Arrests


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Experienced Lawyer to Handle Clifton Juvenile Arrests & Passaic County Drug Possession Charges

Any juvenile arrested in Clifton will be processed first by Clifton Police before having their case reviewed by the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office. The initial stage is critical, and you should consult with an attorney before allowing your child to be questioned by police to ensure you understand your rights. Give us a call anytime for a consultation on your case.

Clifton Court & Criminal Statistics

The Municipal Court is located at 900 Clifton Ave., Clifton. Phones: Criminal 973-470-5858, Traffic 973-470-5860. Judge: Hon. Scott Bennion, P.J.M.C. Prosecutor: Thomas F. Brunt, Esq. Sessions: Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 9:00am and Thursday 3:30pm & 5:00pm.

In 2010, the Police Department had 243 full-time law enforcement employees, 141 of them police officers.

The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 1,850 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 22.0 and 2.4. There occurred 6 rapes, 94 robberies, 106 assaults, 328 burglaries, 603 incidents of domestic violence, 1 bias crime, 177 cases of police force, and no murders

City-data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, includes 1,219 thefts, 180 auto thefts, and 8 arsons

Clifton NJ Data

Clifton was established as a city in 1917, substituting Acquakanonk Township. It is registered under five diverse ZIP Codes. Its territory covers, very densely populated with 84,136 inhabitants as of the 2010 census, up from 78,672 in 2000. Thus, it is still the 11th largest municipality in the State, in terms of population.

As of the 2010 census, there were 21,125 families and 31,946 housing units City-data estimated the 2009 median house or condo value at $355,700. It also reported the March 2012 cost of living index as 23.2% higher than the national average.

The 2006-2010 American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a margin of error of about 2%-5%) that the median household income was 62,271 and the median family income $76,070. Males had a median income 24% higher than females ($49,780 versus $40,149). The per capita income was $29,812. (All figures are in 2010-inflation adjusted dollars). Less than 10.0% of the population lived below the poverty level.

The major ancestries are Italian (19.2%), Polish (14.6%), and Irish (9.8%). The rate of foreign-born residents is significantly above the state average (29.2% versus 17.5%). As of the 2010 census, 69.63% of the population was White, 4.92% African American, 8.90% Asian (versus 6.44% in 2000), and 31.92% Hispanic or Latino of any race (versus 18.94% in 2000).

Of the households counted in the 2010 census, 30.3% had minors living with them. Married couples living together were 50.3%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals represented 31.1% and 26.0%, respectively. There were more headed by a female without a husband present than of a senior citizen living alone (13.0% versus 11.3%). Minors accounted for 22.0% and seniors for 13.9%. The median age was 39 years..

Clifton High School is the largest single facility high school in the state, with an enrollment of more than 3,300 students.

The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that the percentages with a bachelor’s or graduate degree were 21.01% and 9.08% versus 20.65% and 12.05% statewide. Less than 16.00% had not completed high school versus 32.68% that had. Those with some college or associate degree were 10.87%.

The most common occupations for the population are Health care, Educational services, Construction, Professional, scientific and technical services, Accommodation and food services, and Finance and insurance.






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