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CMS General Data

Statistics taken as of 07/19/2021, 03:00 AM

CMS Cases (YTD): 13413

Daily Case Rate (YTD): 67.06

Hourly Case Rate (YTD): 2.79

Annual Case Numbers
 
2021 Cases Reported by County  

When a case is reported to the Medical Examiner’s Office, a medicolegal death investigator will gather information regarding the circumstances surrounding a death in order to determine whether a case falls under the jurisdiction of the Medical Examiner’s Office. Depending on the information received, a case can be accepted, transferred to another jurisdiction, or released.

County
Accepted Cases
Cases Released
Facilitated Release
Storage Only
Transfer
Total Cases

Atlantic
325
330
2
0
23
680
Bergen
314
805
61
3
7
1190
Burlington
196
345
10
32
1
584
Camden
322
473
51
19
49
914
Cape May
117
104
0
0
2
223
Cumberland
145
166
1
0
3
315
Essex
592
856
9
0
30
1487
Gloucester
119
217
29
4
5
374
Hudson
362
522
3
0
8
895
Hunterdon
62
67
7
0
1
137
Mercer
261
287
5
0
7
560
Middlesex
434
642
8
0
30
1114
Monmouth
319
500
9
0
9
837
Morris
187
483
7
0
15
692
NJ State Case
9
0
0
0
0
9
Ocean
390
608
0
0
1
999
Passaic
288
354
6
0
11
659
Salem
40
82
11
0
1
134
Somerset
106
217
1
0
1
325
Sussex
55
139
3
0
3
200
Union
248
450
68
0
8
774
Warren
43
142
2
0
0
187
 

Please keep in mind that these numbers are “Suspected” and will change as more information about the cases become available. Finalized numbers and statistics will be available in the annual report.

Last Week's Suspected Drug Deaths by County
(7/12/2021 through 7/18/2021)

Total: 47

 
Last Week's Suspected Drug Deaths by Race
(7/12/2021 through 7/18/2021)

Total: 47

Last Week's Suspected Drug Deaths by Gender
(7/12/2021 through 7/18/2021)

Total: 47

 
Last Week's Suspected Drug Deaths by Age
(7/12/2021 through 7/18/2021)

Total: 47

 
2021 Suspected Drug Deaths by Week

The first week and last week may have more or less deaths due to having more or less days than 7.

Total: 1786

 
Annual Suspected Drug Deaths by Month
2018 Total: 3101
2019 Total: 2995
2020 Total: 3051
2021 Total: 1786
 
2021 Suspected Drug Deaths by Race

Total: 1786

2021 Suspected Drug Deaths by Gender

Total: 1786

 
2021 Suspected Drug Deaths by Age

Total: 1785

 

Because many deaths by suicide require investigation follow-up and toxicology testing, there will be a delay in finalizing the cause and manner of death. The number of deaths for 2021 would therefore be considered incomplete at this time. Finalized numbers and statistics will be available in the annual report.

Annual Suicides by County
2019 Total: 727
2020 Total: 674
2021 Total: 293
 
2021 Suicides by Race

Total: 293

2021 Suicides by Gender

Total: 293

 
2021 Suicides by Age

Total: 293

Annual Suicides by Month
2019 Total: 728
2020 Total: 674
2021 Total: 293
 
Annual Homicides by County
2015 Total: 391
2016 Total: 393
2017 Total: 343