Arrests

Year to Date Through 02/05/2023

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The data below show Philadelphia totals for people arrested by local and state law enforcement agencies for different offense types. The facts associated with each arrest are submitted to the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (DAO). The DAO then determines which charges to bring.

  14%

2,186 Arrests YTD

All Offenses

  9%

643 Arrests YTD

Violent Offenses

  23%

431 Arrests YTD

Property Offenses

  6%

406 Arrests YTD

Drug Offenses

  3%

198 Arrests YTD

Firearm Possession

All Offenses

The offense categories have recently changed. Please see this data story and the definitions page for more information.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Among other changes, overall arrests and cases charged have been lower than prior years and those arrests that have happened tend to be for more serious offenses. Because of this, statistics about arrests, cases charged, and bail should be interpreted with caution.

Yearly Arrests by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Arrests by Police Suggested Offense Category

Offense Category
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
All Violent Offenses
1,100
1,163
1,034
894
824
771
793
784
802
841
652
589
643
All Property Offenses
764
941
753
730
690
700
723
656
611
647
421
351
431
All Drug Offenses
1,815
1,579
1,769
1,196
1,140
1,063
1,006
1,221
1,328
1,135
543
383
406
All Firearm Possession
114
119
107
103
84
113
113
134
169
132
298
192
198
All Other Offenses
838
772
736
601
729
587
576
511
471
397
263
162
210
Uncategorized Offenses
600
683
707
537
587
539
564
578
612
658
263
237
298
All Offenses
5,231
5,257
5,106
4,061
4,054
3,773
3,775
3,884
3,993
3,810
2,440
1,914
2,186

Violent

The offense categories have recently changed. Please see this data story and the definitions page for more information.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Among other changes, overall arrests and cases charged have been lower than prior years and those arrests that have happened tend to be for more serious offenses. Because of this, statistics about arrests, cases charged, and bail should be interpreted with caution.

Yearly Arrests by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Arrests by Police Suggested Offense Category

Offense Category
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
0
0
0
0
9
9
10
6
11
12
22
16
23
22
31
21
11
12
1
5
9
10
11
8
8
12
0
0
0
0
8
31
23
17
16
26
27
32
34
38
31
29
27
25
25
29
35
36
34
25
20
14
17
42
31
61
35
56
33
34
33
39
32
27
33
204
231
188
210
141
133
148
124
118
111
70
73
91
490
518
499
367
320
327
306
310
293
314
259
236
254
·
·
·
·
·
0
18
41
52
66
48
33
34
203
204
159
141
173
140
139
123
132
130
72
73
73
7
5
6
3
2
2
1
4
2
1
4
3
5
18
23
22
21
22
8
31
18
33
28
30
18
17
7
8
14
1
5
5
7
9
7
6
8
7
2
9
5
6
4
9
4
9
7
9
7
14
15
17
85
65
59
48
63
30
34
47
50
56
33
28
34
All Violent Offenses
1,100
1,163
1,034
894
824
771
793
784
802
841
652
589
643

Property

The offense categories have recently changed. Please see this data story and the definitions page for more information.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Among other changes, overall arrests and cases charged have been lower than prior years and those arrests that have happened tend to be for more serious offenses. Because of this, statistics about arrests, cases charged, and bail should be interpreted with caution.

Yearly Arrests by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Arrests by Police Suggested Offense Category

Offense Category
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
121
193
115
110
82
83
63
88
111
108
60
53
64
24
48
26
23
20
21
51
15
18
39
23
22
33
242
270
208
219
214
228
197
199
212
196
119
82
107
165
204
202
158
189
190
188
161
36
32
38
14
38
9
2
4
6
6
1
4
3
0
2
5
1
0
92
92
65
102
69
82
90
95
123
125
99
109
122
16
24
11
28
25
22
15
17
21
14
13
9
4
32
28
26
19
23
26
18
18
28
45
14
9
22
57
72
85
62
61
41
88
57
61
84
46
48
37
6
8
11
3
1
6
9
3
1
2
4
4
4
All Property Offenses
764
941
753
730
690
700
723
656
611
647
421
351
431

Drugs

The offense categories have recently changed. Please see this data story and the definitions page for more information.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Among other changes, overall arrests and cases charged have been lower than prior years and those arrests that have happened tend to be for more serious offenses. Because of this, statistics about arrests, cases charged, and bail should be interpreted with caution.

Yearly Arrests by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Arrests by Police Suggested Offense Category

Offense Category
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
32
29
29
21
30
28
36
26
41
50
73
63
50
712
638
690
566
514
470
446
553
593
546
281
214
239
1,061
903
1,035
606
591
558
520
639
689
524
187
104
99
10
9
15
3
5
7
4
3
5
15
2
2
18
All Drug Offenses
1,815
1,579
1,769
1,196
1,140
1,063
1,006
1,221
1,328
1,135
543
383
406

Firearms

The offense categories have recently changed. Please see this data story and the definitions page for more information.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Among other changes, overall arrests and cases charged have been lower than prior years and those arrests that have happened tend to be for more serious offenses. Because of this, statistics about arrests, cases charged, and bail should be interpreted with caution.

Yearly Arrests by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Arrests by Police Suggested Offense Category

Offense Category
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
42
42
46
44
33
43
37
59
77
53
117
77
81
68
69
59
58
50
64
75
72
91
72
174
108
114
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
1
4
7
2
0
1
6
1
3
1
6
6
7
2
All Firearm Possession
114
119
107
103
84
113
113
134
169
132
298
192
198

Other

The offense categories have recently changed. Please see this data story and the definitions page for more information.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the criminal legal system. Among other changes, overall arrests and cases charged have been lower than prior years and those arrests that have happened tend to be for more serious offenses. Because of this, statistics about arrests, cases charged, and bail should be interpreted with caution.

Yearly Arrests by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Arrests by Police Suggested Offense Category

Offense Category
2011 YTD
2012 YTD
2013 YTD
2014 YTD
2015 YTD
2016 YTD
2017 YTD
2018 YTD
2019 YTD
2020 YTD
2021 YTD
2022 YTD
2023 YTD
77
51
58
56
52
24
33
51
38
68
48
29
48
DUI
563
533
482
404
434
406
414
345
282
211
169
83
95
80
80
101
60
133
74
67
51
85
32
0
11
15
7
3
5
1
13
4
0
0
5
8
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
14
15
5
11
14
13
4
7
6
6
1
5
2
87
73
77
58
75
63
53
49
50
66
40
30
43
4
9
0
1
1
0
1
1
3
1
2
3
3
6
7
7
6
7
3
4
5
2
0
3
1
3
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
1
All Other Offenses
838
772
736
601
729
587
576
511
471
397
263
162
210