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Linden Juvenile Arrests


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Defense Attorney for Linden Juvenile Charges

You should not let police question your child before speaking with an attorney first. Juveniles are commonly arrested by Linden Police for a wide variety of crimes. Speak with an experienced defense lawyer right away if your child has been arrested in Linden. We will analyze the evidence in your case with you and devise a defense plan that protects your rights and your future. Give my office a call for a consultation on your case.

Linden Criminal Data

In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 154 full-time employees, 125 of them police officers. That year, the N.J. State Police Uniform Crime recorded 1,498 major crimes. The crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 37.0 and 2.9.

There occurred 2 murders, 84 robberies, 31 assaults, 201 burglaries, 374 cases of domestic violence, 1 bias crime, 154 cases of police force, and no rapes. Additionally, City-data reported 1,034 thefts, 2 arsons and 145 auto thefts.

Linden – New Jersey

Linden was initially created as a township in 1861, from sections of Elizabeth, Rahway and Union Township. In was incorporated as a city in 1925. It is located in southwestern Union County, is part of the New York metropolitan area and borders Staten Island.

The city has a total area of 11.2 square miles. As of the 2010 Census, there were 40,449 residents, up from 39,394 in 2000. Almost 53.0% of the population is female. The median age was 38 years. Minors represented 22.5% and seniors 16.3%.

The rate of foreign-born residents is above the state level (26.3% versus 17.5%). A fourth of them come from Europe and Latin America. Polish (18.0%), Italian (10.3%), and Irish (9.0%) are the most frequently reported origins. As of the 2000 census, 66.08% of the population was White, 22.80% African American, 14.40% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.35% Asian.

At the time of the 2000 census, 46.7% of all households were composed of married couples living together. Those with minors living with them were 29.0%. Non-family and individual households represented 33.0% and 27.9%. Households made up of seniors living alone and headed by a female with no husband present accounted for 13.6% and 15.3%.

City-data estimated the median house or condo value in 2009 at $325,219, up from $152.100 in 2000. In early 2011, the cost of living index was above the national average (119.0% versus 100.0%). Linden has one of the lowest tax rates in Union County.

Statistics from the 2000 census reveal that the median family income was $54,903. Males had a median income 30% higher than females ($39,457 versus $30,395). The median household income was $46,345 and the per capita income $21,314. According to City-data, in 2009 these had risen to $55,461 and $26,374. Less than 7.0% of the population lived below the poverty level.

As per City-data, in 2010 78.2% of people 25 years old and over completed high school or higher. Holders of a bachelor’s degree or higher were 14.1%. Those with a graduate or professional degree were 4.5%. Both are significantly below the state levels.

About 20.0% of the population lives and works in Linden, as per City-data. The most common occupations for males are Other production occupations including supervisors, Driver/sales workers and truck drivers, and Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors. Females work as Secretaries and administrative assistants, and Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors. Call to speak with an experienced defense attorney for a Linden arrest.






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