Incidents

Year to Date Through 04/01/2020

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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.

  3%

32,786
Incidents YTD

All Offenses

  5%

9,484
Incidents YTD

Violent Offenses

  4%

17,066
Incidents YTD

Property Offenses

  -7%

2,979
Incidents YTD

Drug Offenses

  13%

660
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 8,886 8,937 9,299 9,300 8,971 9,073 9,484 5% 9,106 9,176 1%
All Property Offenses 14,948 16,480 16,723 16,129 15,848 16,430 17,066 4% 16,070 16,448 2%
All Drug Offenses 3,655 3,143 3,326 3,247 3,145 3,219 2,979 -7% 3,343 3,114 -7%
All Firearms Offenses 342 298 507 514 532 582 660 13% 415 591 42%
All Other Offenses 821 1,101 783 455 305 297 479 61% 790 360 -54%
Uncategorized Offenses 1,982 2,047 2,041 2,206 1,988 2,221 2,118 -5% 2,069 2,109 2%
All Offenses 30,634 32,006 32,679 31,851 30,789 31,822 32,786 3% 31,792 31,799 0%

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 63 58 62 76 69 74 83 12% 65 75 15%
Rape 264 307 266 251 240 231 215 -7% 272 229 -16%
Robbery/Gun 649 629 620 657 526 477 526 10% 639 510 -20%
Robbery/Other 909 850 763 805 708 733 763 4% 832 735 -12%
Aggravated Assault/Gun 470 426 480 490 500 547 649 19% 466 565 21%
Aggravated Assault/Other 1,133 1,099 1,160 1,185 1,143 1,172 1,268 8% 1,144 1,194 4%
Other Assaults, Threats of Violence, Harassment 5,136 5,313 5,715 5,595 5,547 5,599 5,770 3% 5,440 5,639 4%
Sexual Assault, Statutory Rape, and Other Sex Offenses 262 255 233 241 238 240 210 -12% 248 229 -8%
All Violent Offenses 8,886 8,937 9,299 9,300 8,971 9,073 9,484 5% 9,106 9,176 1%

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 1,765 1,580 1,208 1,138 1,027 1,071 948 -11% 1,423 1,015 -29%
Burglary/Commercial 311 329 319 326 310 290 331 14% 321 310 -3%
Theft from Auto 2,529 2,646 2,968 2,813 2,823 3,070 3,169 3% 2,739 3,021 10%
Theft 4,708 4,934 5,033 5,045 5,078 5,135 6,317 23% 4,930 5,510 12%
Auto Theft 407 463 487 452 512 553 768 39% 452 611 35%
Fraud 2,093 3,407 3,027 2,821 2,787 2,835 2,167 -24% 2,837 2,596 -8%
Embezzlement 83 98 97 115 93 108 93 -14% 98 98 0%
Vandalism 3,052 3,023 3,584 3,419 3,218 3,368 3,273 -3% 3,270 3,286 0%
All Property Offenses 14,948 16,480 16,723 16,129 15,848 16,430 17,066 4% 16,070 16,448 2%

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 2,492 1,883 2,014 2,193 2,288 2,508 2,461 -2% 2,146 2,419 13%
DUI 1,022 1,051 1,099 968 804 678 449 -34% 1,035 644 -38%
Public Drunkenness 84 170 168 49 29 14 25 79% 118 23 -81%
Liquor Law Violations 57 39 45 37 24 19 44 132% 44 29 -34%
All Drug Offenses 3,655 3,143 3,326 3,247 3,145 3,219 2,979 -7% 3,343 3,114 -7%

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) 342 298 507 514 532 582 660 13% 415 591 42%
All Firearms Offenses 342 298 507 514 532 582 660 13% 415 591 42%

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 199 323 206 188 135 184 151 -18% 229 157 -31%
Disorderly Conduct 622 778 577 267 170 113 328 190% 561 204 -64%
All Other Offenses 821 1,101 783 455 305 297 479 61% 790 360 -54%