Expungment Lawyer for Palisades Park Criminal Records
Unlike many other areas of criminal law in New Jersey, expungement rules are generally made more lenient by the state legislature. This is partly from recognition that a single mistake can severely limit your career options when a mark is left on your criminal record. If you were ever arrested in Palisades Park, New Jersey, give my office a call to discuss the possibility of an expungement.
Criminal Data on Palisades Park
The Municipal Court is located at 275 Broad Avenue, Palisades Park. Phone: 201-585-4115/4116. Judge. Hon. Joseph J. Rotolo, P-J.M.C. Prosecutor: E. Carter Corriston, Jr., Esq. Sessions: First, Second and Third Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 38 full-time law enforcement employees, including 28 police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 151 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents are 7.7 and 1.2. There were no rapes or bias crimes. There occurred 2 murders, 3 robberies, 19 assaults, 42 burglaries, 2 incidents of domestic violence, and 38 cases of police force.
City-data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, includes 83 thefts, 2 auto thefts, and 2 arsons.
General Information on Palisades Park
Palisades Park was formed as a borough in1899, from sections of Ridgefield Township. Its territory encompasses 1.276 square miles, very densely populated. As of the 2010 census, it had 19,622 inhabitants. There were 5,020 families and 7,362 housing units. City-data estimated the median house or condo value in 2009 at $548,804 versus $348,300 statewide. The March 2012 cost of living index was 28.2% higher than the national average.
The 2006-2010 American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a 10%-155% margin of error) that the median household income was $55,602 and the median family income $66,725. Males had a median income lower than females ($43,919 versus $46,014). The per capita income was $30,666. (All the figures are in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) Less than 12.0% of the families and 15.0% of the population lived below the poverty level, including 18.6% of minors and 15.2% of seniors.
The major ancestries are Italian (14.8%), Irish (3.9%), German (3.7%), and Greek (3.6%). The rate of foreign-born residents is significantly higher than the state average (57.0% versus 17.5%). Close to half come from Asia (37.8%) and Latin America (11.1%). As of the 2010 census, 28.90% of the population was White (versus 48.27% in 2000), 1.96% African American, 18.22% Hispanic or Latino of any race, and 57.84% Asian (versus 41.08% in 2000). Palisades Park hasthe highest percentage of Koreans of any municipality in the nation.
Of the households recounted in the 2010 census, 26.1% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 53.7%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 27.6% and 19.8%, respectively. The median age was 37.0 years. Minors accounted for 16.5% and seniors for 11.4%.
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 25.86% and 8.25% versus 20.65% and 12.05% statewide. More than 15.00% had not completed high school versus 30.18% that had. Those with some college or associate degree were 19.92%.
From 2005 to 2009 males engaged in Retail trade (17%), Transportation and warehousing (12%), Accommodation and food services (11%), and Wholesale trade (11%). Females worked in Educational services (14%), Other services, except public administration (14%), Retail trade (11%), and Health care and social assistance (10%).