Juvenile Defense Attorney
If your son or daughter was arrested or questioned by Dover Police, speak to a juvenile defense attorney right away. I appear in the Morris County Superior Court to defend both adults and juveniles against drug possession charges and all other criminal offenses. All juvenile matters, even disorderly persons offenses, are sent to the Morris County Superior Court for resolution. Give my office a call for a consultation on your child’s case.
Dover Criminal Info
The Municipal Court is located at 37 N Sussex St., Dover. Phone 973.366.2200. Chief Judge: Michael M. Luther. Court Judge: Arnold Miniman. Prosecutors: Manuel Fanarjian and Doug Cabana. Sessions: Tuesdays at 12: 30 PM, No Court on the 5th Tuesday of the month. Wednesdays at 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM, No 1:00 PM Court 2nd Wednesday of the month.
Currently, the Police Department consists of 44 full-time law enforcement employees, including 37 police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 373 major crimes in 2010 (4th highest in the county). This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 20.5 and a violent rate of 2.0. There were no murders or bias crimes. The reports included 1 rape, 13 robberies, 22 assaults, 93 burglaries, 42 incidents of domestic violence, and 36 cases of police force.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 222 thefts, 22 auto thefts, and no arsons.
Dover – New Jersey
Dover was formed as a village in 1826 and was incorporated as a town in 1869. As of the 2010 census, it had 18,157 residents. There were 3,877 families and 5,783 housing units. The unofficial 2009 estimate for median house or condo value was $322,814. The January 2011 cost of living index was 17.1% higher than the national average.
As of the 2000 census, the median family income was $57,141. Male median income was 14% higher than females ($31,320 versus $27,413). The median household income was $53,423, and the per capita income $18,056. Unofficial 2009 estimates place these at $57,568 and $21,751. About 13.4% of the population was below the poverty level.
Dover is not financially underprivileged compared to average towns in the nation and the state. However, it is significantly less wealthy than the county as a whole in terms of median household income ($53,423 versus $84,010).
The most common ancestries are Italian (7.3%), Irish (6.5%), German (5.4%), and English (4.4%). As of the 2010 census, the racial and ethnic composition was 66.55% White, 6.10% African American, 2.54% Asian and 69.38% Hispanic or Latino.
This large Hispanic population is mostly composed of Colombians, Mexicans, Dominicans and Puerto Ricans. In the 2000 census, 11.27% identified themselves as Colombian American descendants (second highest percentage of any municipality nationwide). It also ranked fifth with the highest Hispanic population in the state and one of eight communities with a Hispanic majority (57.9% as of the 2000 census).
Of the 5,562 households registered in the 2010 census, a third had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 43.6%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 30.3% and 22.6%.
The median age as of the 2010 census was 35.5 years. The main age groups were under 18 years (21.6%), from 25 to 44 (32.8%), from 45 to 64 (24.5%). For every 100 adult females, there were 11.2 males.
The highest educational level of the population age 25 and over in 2010 shows that 27.46% had not completed high school versus 38.86% who had. Those with some college and associate degree were 21.14%. Bachelor’s represented 9.45% (versus 20.65% statewide). Holders of a graduate degree were 5.09% (versus 12.05% statewide).
From 2005 to 2009, males engaged in Manufacturing (20%), Construction (20%), and Retail trade (12%). Females worked in Manufacturing (18%), Accommodation and food services (12%), and Health care and social assistance (12%).