Defense Attorney for Springfield Juvenile Criminal Charges
If Springfield Police have charged your son or daughter with drug / marijuana possession or any criminal offense, give us a call. I have handled almost every type of juvenile delinquency case and would be glad to answer your questions about the process.
Springfield Criminal Statistics
The Municipal Court is located at 100 Mountain Avenue, Springfield. Phone: 973-912-2213. Sessions: Mondays at 5:00 pm. Judge: Steven Firsichbaum. Prosecutor: Michael Wittenberg. This court does not hear juvenile criminal matters. Instead, these cases are referred to the Union County Superior Court.
In 2010, the Police Department had 36 police officers out of a 42 full-time work force. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime recorded 221 major crimes. The crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 14.0 and 0.6. There were 4 robberies, 5 assaults, 34 burglaries, 102 cases of domestic violence, 3 bias crimes, 42 cases of police force; and no murders or rapes. City-data also included 162 thefts, 2 arsons and 15 auto thefts.
Springfield NJ Information
Springfield Township was initially colonized at the turn of the 18th century. It was established as a township in 1794. Its incorporation as one of New Jersey’s original 104 townships occurred in 1798. When Union County was formed in 1857, it became one of its municipalities.
In 2010, Springfield was rated as 85th in New Jersey Monthly magazine’s list of “Best Places to Live”. That same year, Golfweek magazine placed Baltusrol Golf Club as 36th in its rankings of “Best Classic Courses” nationally.
The territory of 5.19 square miles is very highly populated. As of the 2010 census, an unprecedented total of 15,817 residents called it home, up from 14,429 in 2000.
As of the 2010 Census, there were 6,736 housing units. City-data reports that the rate of renters is below the state average (20% versus 34%). It also estimated the median house or condo value in 2008 at $74,698 (versus $264,100 statewide). In early 2011, the cost of living index surpassed the national average (120.4% versus 100.0%).
The 2006-2010 American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a margin of error of up to 11%) that the median household income was $84,038 and the median family income $111,359. Males had a median income 18% higher than females ($74,335 versus $62,859). The per capita income was $46,393. (All figures are in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) Six percent of the population lived below the poverty level.
City-data shows that French (except Basque) (18.2%), German (15.9%), Norwegian (13.6%), and Icelander (9.1%) are the major origins. As of the 2010 census, 82.46% of the population was White, down from 89.72% in 2000. The African American population rose from 3.72% to 6.25%, Asian from 4.69% to 7.70%, and Hispanic or Latino from 4.14% to 9.49%. The rate of foreign-born residents (all from Canada) is significantly below the state average (0.1% versus 17.5%).
Of all households registered in the 2010 census, 29.0% had minors living with them. Married couples living together were 53.6%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals represented 34.5% and 29.6%. Seniors living alone accounted for 14.0%. The median age was 42.9 years. Minors represented 21.1% and seniors 17.5%.
CLRsearch reports that 7.49% of the population 25 years old and over had not completed high school in 2010. Individuals with a bachelor’s or graduate degree were significantly above the state levels (31.82% and 17.98% versus 20.65% and 12.05%).
Males usually work as Driver/sales workers and truck drivers, Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers, Other production jobs including supervisors. Females work as Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors, Cashiers, and in Other production jobs including supervisors. Experienced juvenile defense attorney for Springfield criminal arrests.