Defense Lawyer for Madison Juvenile Charges
Juveniles arrested in Madison for drug possession other criminal charges face many adult-like consequences. While juvenile delinquency matters are private, mandatory penalties like driver’s license suspensions still apply in many cases. Give my office a call so we can discuss your case and the best course of action. Speak to an experienced defense attorney right away if you child was questioned or arrested by police in Morris County.
Madison Criminal Data
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 37 full-time law enforcement employees, including 31 police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 123 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 7.8 and a violent rate of 0.3. There were no murders, robberies or bias crimes. The reports included 2 rapes, 3 assaults, 35 burglaries, 30 incidents of domestic violence, and 37 cases of police force.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 83 thefts, and no motor vehicle thefts or arsons.
The Municipal Court is located at Hartley Dodge Memorial Building, 50 Kings Rd., Madison, NJ 07940. Phone (973) 593-3026. Sessions: Wednesdays at 5pm. Judge: Hon. Gary F. Troxell. Prosecutor: Maryann O’Donnel McCoy, Esq.
Madison – New Jersey
South Hanover, as Madison was initially called time, was started in 1747. The name of the village was changed to Madison in 1834. It occupies a total area of almost 16 square miles. As of the last census in 2010, the population had diminished to 15,845 from 16,530 in 2000.
There were 3,786 families and 5,641 housing units, as per the 2000 census. An unofficial 2009 estimate places the median house or condo value at $623,256 versus $348,300 in the state. The January 2011 cost of living index was 21.4% higher than the national average.
As of the 2000 census, the median family income was $101,798. Males had a median income 48% higher than females ($62,303 versus $42,097). The median household income was $82,847 and the per capita income $38,416. According to unofficial 2009 estimates, these rose to $104,477 and $55,000. About 3.4% of the population was living below the poverty level.
The major ancestries are Italian (23.6%), Irish (19.7%), German (12.9%), English (11.0%), Polish (5.6%), and Scottish (3.0%). The racial and ethnic composition, as of the 2000 census, was 89.69% White, 5.79% Hispanic or Latino, 3.77% African American and 3.77% Asian.
Of the 5,520 households registered in the 2000 census, 31.3% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 57.6%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals accounted for 31.4% and 25.6%.
At the time of the 2000 census, the median age was 34 years. The age breakdown was 20.6% under 18, 17.6% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% 65 years of age or older. For every 100 adult females, there were 86.7 adult males. This is one of the few municipalities with more than 10% of the population in the 18 to 24 age bracket.
The highest educational level of the population aged 25 and over in 2010 shows that 6.76% had not completed high school. Those with some college or associate degree were 28.37%. Holders of a Bachelor’s degree represented 32.71% (versus 20.65% in the state and 17.52% nationwide). Those with a graduate degree were 27.65% (versus 12.05% in the state and 9.84% nation wide).
The major industries in which males engaged from 2005 to 2009 were Finance and insurance (14%), Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%), and Manufacturing (8%). Females worked in Educational services (22%), Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%), and Health care and social assistance (12%).