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State of the City 2016

A mobile app, a restructuring of City Hall departments, and a campaign to entice a grocery store to make Rahway its home were among the highlights of the 2016 State of the City address. Continue reading State of the City 2016

Reported crime down 14 percent in 2013

Overall incidents of crime in Rahway dropped by 14 percent from 2012 to 2013, including an 11-percent decline in nonviolent crime and 38 percent in violent crime, according to the latest Uniform Crime Report (UCR) released last week by the State Police.

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Crime rate climbed more than 9% in 2011

After four years of declines, Rahway saw a spike in reported crime incidents of almost 10 percent in 2011, nearly twice as high a jump as the countywide rate, according to the latest Uniform Crime Report (UCR) (.pdf) by the New Jersey State Police.

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