Through June 30, 2017, compared to the same time period last year, arrests are down 12.6% citywide. This includes warrant arrests and arrests for new charges. In 2017, 708 individuals were arrested more than once by Newark PD compared to 723 individuals who were arrested more than once during the same time period in 2016, a 2.1% decrease. While fewer people have been arrested more than once in 2017 and fewer people have been arrested twice, more people are being arrested three or more times. Proportionally, 24.8% of the arrests in 2016 were for individuals arrested more than once. In 2017, 30.1% of the arrests were for individuals arrested more than once, an increase of 5.3%.
A breakdown of the number of times each individual was arrested can be found below:
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