NJ Spotlight has created an interactive map using the recently released 2011 Uniform Crime Report that plots the total crime rate per 1,000 people for seven index crimes (four violent -- murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault -- and three non-violent -- burglary, larceny and motor vehicle theft).
Fair Lawn's total index crimes reached a four-year high in 2011, largely on account of the rapidly growing number of burglaries in the borough since 2008. For a full breakdown of Fair Lawn's 2011 Uniform Crime Report, click here.
Saddle Brook's rates of violent and non-violent crime both fell last year for the first time since 2006. For a full breakdown of Saddle Brook's 2011 Uniform Crime Report, click here.
Crime in New Jersey rose by 3 percent in 2011, with the increase attributed to a jump in non-violent crimes. Violent crimes decreased slightly. The number of burglaries across the state reached a high not seen since 2003. For more on the state Uniform Crime Report, click here.