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CMS General Data

Statistics taken as of 10/25/2021, 03:01 AM

CMS Cases (YTD): 19758

Daily Case Rate (YTD): 66.3

Hourly Case Rate (YTD): 2.76

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
485
471
4
0
35
995
Bergen
483
1198
76
3
12
1772
Burlington
306
485
14
47
1
853
Camden
473
675
85
30
79
1342
Cape May
177
164
2
0
3
346
Cumberland
225
246
2
0
3
476
Essex
912
1215
16
0
46
2189
Gloucester
170
329
54
5
7
565
Hudson
533
690
5
0
10
1238
Hunterdon
104
100
9
0
1
214
Mercer
424
417
5
0
12
858
Middlesex
670
913
8
0
46
1637
Monmouth
503
722
9
0
13
1247
Morris
252
705
14
0
30
1001
NJ State Case
17
0
0
0
0
17
Ocean
597
933
0
3
2
1535
Passaic
397
531
7
0
19
954
Salem
56
104
13
2
1
176
Somerset
168
327
2
0
3
500
Sussex
91
199
9
0
3
302
Union
369
626
87
0
12
1094
Warren
70
204
6
0
1
281
 

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
(10/18/2021 through 10/24/2021)

Total: 58

 
Last Week's Suspected Drug Deaths by Race
(10/18/2021 through 10/24/2021)

Total: 58

Last Week's Suspected Drug Deaths by Gender
(10/18/2021 through 10/24/2021)

Total: 58

 
Last Week's Suspected Drug Deaths by Age
(10/18/2021 through 10/24/2021)

Total: 58

 
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: 2621

 
Annual Suspected Drug Deaths by Month
2018 Total: 3101
2019 Total: 2995
2020 Total: 3051
2021 Total: 2621
 
2021 Suspected Drug Deaths by Race

Total: 2621

2021 Suspected Drug Deaths by Gender

Total: 2621

 
2021 Suspected Drug Deaths by Age

Total: 2620

 

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: 468
 
2021 Suicides by Race

Total: 468

2021 Suicides by Gender

Total: 468

 
2021 Suicides by Age

Total: 468

Annual Suicides by Month
2019 Total: 728
2020 Total: 674
2021 Total: 468
 
Annual Homicides by County
2015 Total: 391
2016 Total: 393
2017 Total: 343