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Harrison Municipal Court Defense Lawyer

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Mar
2012

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Defense Attorney for Harrison NJ Municipal Court

If you have been arrested in Harrison, New Jersey or have a court date in Harrison Municipal Court, speak with a defense lawyer right away. I defend clients against drug possession and other criminal charges throughout Hudson County. Give my office a call for a consultation on your case.

Harrison Municipal Court

The Municipal Court is located at 318 Harrison Ave., Harrison. Phone (973)268-2453. Judge: Hon. John M. Johnson. Prosecutor: Elizabeth T. McNamara, Esq. Court Sessions: Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. and Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m.

In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 61 full-time law enforcement employees, including 47 police officers.

The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 311 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 22.8 and a violent rate of 3.1. There were no murders or bias crimes. The reports included 1 rape, 10 robberies, 31 assaults, 91 burglaries, 85 incidents of domestic violence, and 61 cases of police force.

Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 137 thefts, 38 auto thefts, and no arsons.

Harrison – New Jersey

Harrison Town was originally established as a township in 1840 when Hudson County was created. It is a suburb of Newark. It is home to the Red Bull Arena, which opened in 2010, with a soccer exhibition game against a renowned Brazilian club.
Its territory covers 1.32 square miles and is densely populated.

As of the 2010 census, more than 13,600 people called it home. There were about 3,300 families and some 4,200 housing units. An unofficial 2009 figure estimated the median house or condo value at $346,334. The January 2011 cost of living index was 24.1% higher than the national average.

As of the 2000 census, the median family income was $48,489. Males had a median income 23% higher than females ($33,069 versus $26,858). The median household income was $41,350, and the per capita income $18,490. As per unofficial 2009 estimates, these had risen to $52,629 and: $22,780, respectively. About 10.1% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty level.

Of the almost 4,900 households registered in the 2010 census, 31.8% had minors living with them. Less than half were married couples living together and one third non-families. Households composed of individuals and of female householders with no husband present were 22.1% and 15.0%, respectively.

The principal ancestries are Portuguese (13.6%), Polish (8.0%), Irish (7.7%), and Italian (7.6%). There are more than 8,000 foreign-born residents (29.4% Latin America, 15.4% Europe, 10.2% Asia). The percentage is significantly above the state average (56.0% versus 17.5%).

The racial and ethnic composition, as of the 2010 census, was 58.30% White, 2.18% African American, and 16.28% Asian. Almost half (44.18%) were Hispanic or Latino.

As of the 2010 census, the median age was 34 years. The age breakdown was 20.8% under 18, 35.0% from 25 to 44, and 24.0% from 45 to 64.

The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that the percentage with a bachelor’s degree or higher were below state levels (12.54% and 11.74% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). More than 24.00% had not completed high school versus 34.68% who had.

The major industries in which males engaged from 2005 to 2009 were Construction (24%), Transportation and warehousing (12%) and Manufacturing (11%). Females worked in Health care and social assistance (17%), Retail trade (14%), and Other services, except public administration (12%).

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