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Check Sex Offender Registry by Contacting:

Division of State Police
Sexual Offender Registry
PO Box 7068
West Trenton, NJ   08628-0068

p (609) 882-2000 x2886     f (609) 538-0544

Check Criminal Records by Contacting:

Division of State Police
Records and Identification Section
PO Box 7068
West Trenton, NJ   08628-0068

p (609) 882-2000 x2991     f (609) 530-5780

Check Incarceration Records by Contacting:

New Jersey Department of Corrections
PO Box 7450
Trenton, NJ   8628

p (609) 777-5753     f (609) 777-8369

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The Guide to New Jersey Court Records
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New Jersey Crime Stats

New Jersey Criminal Records Statistics

New Jersey Criminal Records Statistics

Recorded crime total for 2006: 223,691

Number of crimes per capita: 2644.46

Most "dangerous" New Jersey city: Teterboro

Crime Threat Level: 1

Other states with a crime threat level of 1:
Connecticut - Maine - Massachusetts - New Hampshire - Rhode Island - Vermont

New Jersey Criminal Activity Breakdown

New Jersey Criminal Activity Breakdown

Murders: 423
Rapes: 1,218
Robberies: 13,153
Assaults: 15,139
Property Crime: 131,192

Free New Jersey Background Checks and Criminal Records

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Tips on newjersey Background Searches

New Jersey criminal records are available, sometimes for a minor fee, through several online resources including downloadable forms and searchable databases. You can conduct a background check on someone you wish to hire, authorize a personal criminal history release for your potential employer, or do other crime related research.

The New Jersey Department of Corrections website has a searchable offender directory and other New Jersey criminal records.

You can find a sex offender internet registry, background and criminal history checks, and licensing and employment requests as well as the related downloadable forms can be accessed via the State of New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety website. Contact information for the New Jersey special investigation and cyber crimes unit is also available on this website.

On the same website, you can find statistics such as crime index trends (updated every six months), carjackings, domestic violence, and bias incidents (hate crimes based on race, sexual preference, religion, gender, or disability).

For more information about criminal records for the state of New Jersey, or other states, you can visit one of several public records databases available online that are run by professional public records researchers. Some service fees may apply when requesting individual crime histories.