Topic: COMMUNITY INTEREST
MAYOR TRUMPETS 10% DECREASE IN CRIME
At a press conference today the Mayor of Hamilton touted she will be releasing the crime report. She claimed that there is a 10% decrease in crime. Let’s see what the data really shows. Will the data show that the township leadership is using creative accounting to make this statement? You be the judge.
Let’s see what 2018 brought to Hamilton as it pertains to crime…..
Homicide up 300% from 2017.
Rape up 67% from 2017
Robbery by knife or hand up 34%
Aggravated assault up 45% from 2017
Simple assault up 11% from 2017
These results come directly from NJSP (New Jersey State Police reports).
There was an article recently written rating the safest places to live in Mercer County. Hamilton did not even make the list. See link below.
Historical Data below……
Hamilton, Mercer County Results from 2015 to 2016
Robbery by firearm from 2015 to 2016 is up another 190%.
Since 2014 Robbery by firearm has gone up 440% in Hamilton NJ, Mercer County in total.
Robbery by other dangerous weapon up another 133%
Since 2014 Robbery by dangerous weapon has gone up 533% in Hamilton NJ, Mercer County in total.
Assault by gun up another 75%
Since 2014 Assault by gun has gone up 200% in Hamilton NJ, Mercer County in total.
Aggravated Assault up another 5.3%
Since 2014 Aggravated Assault has gone up 76.5% in Hamilton NJ, Mercer County in total.
Forcible and Unlawful entry up another 8%
Since 2014 Forcible and unlawful entry has gone up 76.5% in Hamilton NJ, Mercer County in total.
Larceny up another 6%
Since 2014 larceny has gone up 69.2% in Hamilton NJ, Mercer County in total.
By the end of 2015, Rape was up by 63.6%.
By the end of 2016, attempted rape was up by 100%
On February 27,2017 the new 2017 NSP report was released. The results so far are demonstrating, comparing Jan 2016 to Jan 2017:
Forcible and unlawful entry for Hamilton residents is already demonstrating an already additional 72.7% increase.
Unlawful entry for Hamilton residents is already demonstrating an additional 50% increase.
Simple assault for Hamilton residents is already demonstrating an additional 106.3% increase.