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Defense Attorney for Collingswood Drug Possession & Juvenile Charges

Handling juvenile and drug possession cases in New Jersey requires a special expertise in police procedure and search and seizure issues. These cases often hinge on the circumstances surrounding the search of your car or person. If a member of your family has been arrested in Collingswood, give us a call today to discuss your case with an experienced defense attorney.

Collingswood Municipal Court

The Municipal Court is located at 28 W. Collings Avenue (between Firehouse & Community Center), Collingswood. Phone: (856) 854-7535. Sessions: Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Judge: Robert T. Zane, III. Prosecutor: Timothy Search, Esq.

In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 30 full-time law enforcement employees, 26 of them police officers.

The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 537 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 38.6 and 2.7. There occurred 2 rapes, 24 robberies, 12 assaults, 137 burglaries, 143 incidents of domestic violence, 30 cases of police force, and no murders.

City-data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, includes 334 thefts, 27 motor vehicle thefts, and 2 arsons.

General Collingswood Info

Collingswood was established as a borough in 1888, from areas of Haddon Township. It is situated 7 miles east of Philadelphia. Since 1873, this borough does not permit selling or serving alcoholic drinks inside its limits.

Its territory encompasses 1.92 square miles, densely populated with some 7,800 persons per square mile. As of the 2010 census, it had 13,926 residents. At the time of the 2000 census, there were 6,866 housing units. City-data estimated the 2009 median house or condo value at $244,651 versus ($348,300 statewide) and the March 2012 cost of living index as near the nationwide average (102.8 versus 100,0).

Statistics from the 2000 census reported the median family income at $66,038. Males had a median income 30.9% higher than females ($40,423 versus $30,877). The median household income in 2007 was $43,175, rising to $57300 in 2009 as per City-data (versus $68,342 statewide). The per capita income was $24,358 in 2000, rising to $35,459 in 2009, as per City-data. About 6.0% of the population lived below the poverty level.

The main ancestries are Irish (25.6%), German (20.3%), Italian (18.7%), and English (13.4%). The rate of foreign-born residents is significantly lower than the state average (5.8% versus 17.5%). As of the 2010 census, 81.8% of the population was White (versus 86.47% in 2000), 9.1% Black or African American, 2.2% Asian, and 9.7% were Hispanic or Latino of any race (versus 5.67% in 2000).

Of the households recounted in the 2000 census, 25.6% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 38.2%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 44.7% and 36.6%, respectively. Those headed by a female without a husband present and a senior citizen living alone totaled 13.1% and 14,0%, respectively. Minors accounted for 21.8% and seniors for 14.4%. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 adult females, there were 85.8 adult males

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 21.41% and 11.33% versus 20.65% and 12.05% statewide. More than 27.67% had completed high school versus 9.72% that had not. Those with some college or associate degree were 30.08%.

From 2005 to 2009, the population engaged in Health care and social assistance (20% females), Retail trade (13% males), Professional, scientific and technical services (13% each males and females), Construction (12% males), Educational services (16% females and 9% males).






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