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Englewood NJ Juvenile Charges & Drug Arrests


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Lawyer for Englewood NJ Juvenile Arrests & Drug Possession Charges

Common charges filed against both adults and juveniles in Englewood and Englewood Cliffs include marijuana possession, simple assault, and shoplifting. A key difference though is that most adult cases, with the exception of those that are indictable (felony charges) are resolved in the local municipal court in Englewood. On the other hand, all juvenile criminal charges in New Jersey are resolved in the Superior Court in the county in which the juvenile resides, even disorderly persons (misdemeanors). If you or a member of your family has been arrested in Englewood, call us right away to discuss the options in your case.

Englewood Police & Court Info

The City of Englewood’s Police Department has a staff of 85 full time employees, 79 of which are police officers, while the remaining six are civilian dispatchers. The department is consists of four divisions: The Patrol Division, the Traffic Bureau, the Detective Bureau and the Juvenile Bureau. In 2010 the New Jersey State Police Uniform Crime Unit reported 575 main crimes. The findings consisted of 1 homicide, 5 rapes, 15 robberies, 43 assaults, 177 burglaries, 261 cases of domestic violence, 6 prejudice crimes, and 100 incidents of police force.

The Englewood Municipal Court is located at 73 South Van Brunt Street, Englewood, New Jersey 07631. The Presiding Judge is the Honorable James Dow. The Court Administrator is Debbian Barr. Court Sessions may vary, contact the court directly for hours. The office is open from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  The court’s phone number is (201) 569-0255.

General Englewood Info

Englewood is located in Bergen County, New Jersey approximately 6 miles from New York City. The City was formed in 1871 from sections of Hackensack Township. According to the United States Census Report there are about 27,200 inhabitants residing in the city of Englewood, which covers about a 5 square mile area.

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, located in the city of Englewood, has a great reputation and has won many awards for its excellence. Aside from serving the people of Englewood, many residents of other northern New Jersey towns and residents of Manhattan can utilize their services as well.

There are five public schools within the Englewood School System. The D.A. Quarles Early Childhood Center is for children in pre-kindergarten and kindergarten, the Grieco Elementary School is for kids from first through third grades, and the McCloud School is for children in grades fourth through sixth. There is only one middle school, the Janis E. Dismus Middle School for grades seventh through eighth. High School age residents attend the Dwight Morrow High School for grades nine through twelve. Students from Englewood Cliffs also may attend this high school. The Bergen County Technical High School and the Bergen County Acadamies are independent yet competitive options that all of Bergen County residents may apply to. There are also five private schools for Englewood residents: the Dwight-Englewood School, the Elisabeth Morrow School, the Moriah School of Englewood, the St. Ceclilia Interparochial School, and the Yeshiva Ohr Simcha School.

Residents of Englewood definitely make use of the public transportation with many bus lineoptions that are run by New Jersey Transit. The buses that serve the community are the 166, 171, 175, 178 and 186, all of which take you to differnt part of New York City. The 756 and 780 bus routes are local buses.

Educational data from 2010 shows that about 22 percent of Englewood residents age 25 and over received bachelor’s degrees. About 18 percent obtained a graduate’s degree. Approximately 21 percent had received an associate’s degree or completed some college. Only 14 percent of Englewood residents had not graduated or finished from high school.






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