Incidents

Year to Date Through 02/23/2020

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Whenever a crime is reported, it is logged as an incident by the Philadelphia Police Department. The report below is a summary of the Philadelphia Police Department’s published Parts I & II Incident data. Not all crime types are included. More information on this data can be found on the Crime Incidents page on OpenDataPhilly.

  7%

20,372
Incidents YTD

All Offenses

  10%

5,746
Incidents YTD

Violent Offenses

  7%

10,692
Incidents YTD

Property Offenses

  3%

1,922
Incidents YTD

Drug Offenses

  12%

409
Incidents YTD

Firearms Offenses

All Offenses

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 YTD 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
All Violent Offenses 5,096 5,107 5,237 5,582 5,355 5,214 5,746 10% 5,256 5,438 3%
All Property Offenses 8,599 9,739 9,485 9,644 9,697 9,975 10,692 7% 9,367 10,121 8%
All Drug Offenses 2,062 1,781 1,827 1,832 1,781 1,866 1,922 3% 1,876 1,856 -1%
All Firearms Offenses 205 194 290 308 330 365 409 12% 249 368 48%
All Other Offenses 414 621 415 269 190 184 302 64% 430 225 -48%
Uncategorized Offenses 1,099 1,235 1,221 1,299 1,296 1,349 1,301 -4% 1,214 1,315 8%
All Offenses 17,475 18,677 18,475 18,934 18,649 18,953 20,372 7% 18,390 19,325 5%

Violent

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 YTD 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Homicide 45 33 31 47 38 37 50 35% 39 42 8%
Rape 159 171 158 161 143 120 122 2% 162 128 -21%
Robbery/Gun 452 444 414 486 341 310 352 14% 449 334 -26%
Robbery/Other 559 484 435 494 446 411 479 17% 493 445 -10%
Aggravated Assault/Gun 252 248 260 302 318 310 350 13% 266 326 23%
Aggravated Assault/Other 606 607 633 706 705 709 719 1% 638 711 11%
Other Assaults, Threats of Violence, Harassment 2,877 2,975 3,178 3,250 3,217 3,177 3,543 12% 3,070 3,312 8%
Sexual Assault, Statutory Rape, and Other Sex Offenses 146 145 128 136 147 140 131 -6% 139 139 0%
All Violent Offenses 5,096 5,107 5,237 5,582 5,355 5,214 5,746 10% 5,256 5,438 3%

Property

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 YTD 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Burglary/Residential 1,080 1,018 677 686 668 701 585 -17% 865 651 -25%
Burglary/Commercial 182 209 193 182 191 181 216 19% 192 196 2%
Theft from Auto 1,453 1,508 1,603 1,704 1,747 1,856 1,921 4% 1,567 1,841 17%
Theft 2,691 2,919 2,909 3,071 3,045 3,098 4,064 31% 2,898 3,402 17%
Auto Theft 248 295 290 283 329 348 521 50% 279 399 43%
Fraud 1,134 1,932 1,744 1,629 1,722 1,756 1,299 -26% 1,610 1,592 -1%
Embezzlement 50 63 61 63 55 73 63 -14% 59 64 8%
Vandalism 1,761 1,795 2,008 2,026 1,940 1,962 2,023 3% 1,898 1,975 4%
All Property Offenses 8,599 9,739 9,485 9,644 9,697 9,975 10,692 7% 9,367 10,121 8%

Drugs

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 YTD 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Drug Offenses 1,400 1,070 1,116 1,253 1,292 1,445 1,599 11% 1,210 1,445 19%
DUI 588 606 593 543 462 399 275 -31% 582 379 -35%
Public Drunkenness 50 81 102 22 15 10 14 40% 64 13 -80%
Liquor Law Violations 24 24 16 14 12 12 34 183% 20 19 -5%
All Drug Offenses 2,062 1,781 1,827 1,832 1,781 1,866 1,922 3% 1,876 1,856 -1%

Firearms

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 YTD 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Firearms Violations (including Illegal Possession) 205 194 290 308 330 365 409 12% 249 368 48%
All Firearms Offenses 205 194 290 308 330 365 409 12% 249 368 48%

Other

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 YTD 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Prostitution/Sex Work Related Offenses 92 197 106 123 80 113 118 4% 130 104 -20%
Disorderly Conduct 322 424 309 146 110 71 184 159% 300 122 -59%
All Other Offenses 414 621 415 269 190 184 302 64% 430 225 -48%