Defense Lawyer for Stratford – Camden County Drug & Juvenile Arrests
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Stratford Municipal Court
The Municipal Court is located at 315 Union Avenue, Stratford. Phone: (856) 783-1093. Judge: Hon. John Morelli, P.J.M.C. Prosecutor: Donna Sigel Platt, Esq. Sessions: Second and Fourth Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m.; Third Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. DWI Sessions held on Thursdays.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 16 full-time law enforcement employees, 15 of them police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 160 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 22.7 and 1.8. There were no murders or rapes. There occurred 3 robberies, 10 assaults, 37 burglaries, 78 incidents of domestic violence, 1 bias crime, and 16 cases of police force.
City-data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, includes 200 thefts, 5 motor vehicle thefts, and 2 arsons.
General Stratford Data
The Borough of Stratford was formed in 1925, from the now-extinct Clementon Township. Its wholly-land territory comprises 1.6 square miles, and is home to a campus of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
At the time of the 2000 census, 7,271 people called Stratford home. The census recounted 2,736 households and 1,906 families. There were 2,849 housing units. According to City-data, the 2009 estimated median house or condo value was $223,141 versus $348,300 statewide.
Statistics from the 2000 census show that the median family income was $57,500. Males had a median income 44.9% higher than females ($42,246 versus $29,153). The median household income was $50,977, and the per capita income $21,748. As per City-data, in 2009 these had risen to $62,834 and $32,630, respectively. Less than 5.0% of the population lived below the poverty line.
The ancestries most cited by the residents are Irish (26.9%), Italian (23.3%), German (22.3%), English (13.2%), and Polish (5.7%). The rate of foreign-born residents is significantly below the state average (5.3% versus 17.5%). As of the 2000 census, 88.56% of the population was White, 6.60% African American, 2.38% Asian, and 3.81% Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Of the households registered in the 2000 census, 31.8% had minors living with them. Married couples living together totaled 54.0%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 30.2% and 25.8%, respectively. Minors accounted for 24.7% and seniors for 15.8%. The median age was 38 years.
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 below state levels (16.50% and 4.90% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 11.00% had not completed high school versus 39.18% that had. Those with some college or associate degree were 28.61%.
From 2005 to 2009, males engaged in Retail trade (14%), Manufacturing (13%), Wholesale trade (9%), Educational services (9%), and Information (7%). Females worked in Health care and social assistance (32%), Educational services (17%), and Finance and insurance (10%).