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- Emerson Court & Police Data
As of 2010 the Emerson Police Department is comprised of twenty full-time law enforcement employees, seventeen of which are police officers. That same year, The New Jersey State Police Uniform Crime Unit reported 75 main crimes. The findings consist of 3 assaults, 5 burglaries, 22 cases of domestic violence, and 20 incidents of police force. There were not any homicides, rapes, robberies or prejudice crimes.
The Emerson Municipal Court is located at 146 Linwood Avenue, Emerson New Jersey. The court is in the Borough Hall Building on the second floor. The Honorable Judge Francis Leddy, Jr. holds court sessions on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 3:00 pm. The court administrator is Craig Ferdinand. The court's pone number is (201) 262-6058 and the office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm.
- General Emerson Info
Emerson Borough is located in Bergen County, New Jersey, approximately 20 miles from New York City. With about 7,500 residents in an approximate 2.5 square mile area, the borough is considered to be densely populated. The 2010 United States Census Report showed that out of these 7,500 residents the majority was White, while about nine percent were Asian.
The most common heritages of the residents of Emerson borough are Italian, Irish, and German. There is about 6 percent of English descent and5 percent Polish descent. When the 2000 United States Census was conducted there was a small percentage of Armenian-Americans who registered with that ancestry.
The New Jersey Transit services the borough of Emerson. There are stops in Hoboken, Secaucus and New York City via the Emerson train station. There is also the 165 bus which will leave you at the Port Authority in Manhattan.
There are no hospitals located in Emerson, but the closest ones are just under 10 miles away, such as St. John's Riverside Hospital and St Josephs Medical Center.
There are three public schools within the Emerson School System. The Emerson Memorial School is for children from Pre Kindergarten through second grades. The Patrick M. Villano Elementary School is for students in grades third through sixth. High School age residents attend Emerson High School for grades seventh through twelfth. Theere is also one catholic school, The Assumption Academy for students in grades kindergarten through eighth.
On Wednesday, September 19, 2007, the mayor of Emerson, Lou Lamatina obtained a letter containing a bomb threat to all three schools in the district. The schools were immediately evacuated shortly after receiving the threat. Bergen County Police and Bomb Squad thoroughly checked all schools in the district including ones in nearby towns, as the letter had mentioned. After two days of the search, the schools were considered safe and students returned to their normal schedules.
In 2010 about nine percent of Emerson residents age 25 or higher had not graduated from High School. About 24 percent had completed some college or received an associate degree. About 30 percent had received a bachelor's degree while approximately 14 percent of the residents obtained a graduate degree.