Incidents

Year to Date Through 08/03/2020

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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.

  -6%

70,857
Incidents YTD

All Offenses

  -8%

21,669
Incidents YTD

Violent Offenses

  -3%

39,687
Incidents YTD

Property Offenses

  -32%

5,359
Incidents YTD

Drug Offenses

  9%

1,571
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 23,133 23,740 23,679 23,051 22,768 23,668 21,669 -8% 23,401 22,702 -3%
All Property Offenses 41,933 42,699 41,792 41,012 41,327 40,921 39,687 -3% 41,859 40,645 -3%
All Drug Offenses 8,757 7,395 7,489 8,133 7,558 7,930 5,359 -32% 7,944 6,949 -13%
All Firearms Offenses 866 744 1,102 1,221 1,278 1,447 1,571 9% 983 1,432 46%
All Other Offenses 2,292 2,566 1,662 1,075 739 868 764 -12% 1,899 790 -58%
Uncategorized Offenses 613 1,410 488 513 486 831 1,807 117% 756 1,041 38%
All Offenses 77,594 78,554 76,212 75,005 74,156 75,665 70,857 -6% 76,841 73,559 -4%

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 141 154 165 185 179 189 236 25% 161 201 25%
Rape 684 786 722 666 634 585 452 -23% 714 557 -22%
Robbery/Gun 1,595 1,542 1,466 1,367 1,173 1,147 962 -16% 1,492 1,094 -27%
Robbery/Other 2,267 2,180 1,996 1,975 1,764 1,979 1,622 -18% 2,104 1,788 -15%
Aggravated Assault/Gun 1,222 1,300 1,298 1,323 1,337 1,494 1,894 27% 1,286 1,575 22%
Aggravated Assault/Other 3,127 3,191 3,175 3,154 3,092 3,303 3,056 -7% 3,162 3,150 0%
Other Assaults, Threats of Violence, Harassment 13,499 13,966 14,312 13,815 14,033 14,374 13,047 -9% 13,898 13,818 -1%
Sexual Assault, Statutory Rape, and Other Sex Offenses 598 621 545 566 556 597 400 -33% 582 518 -11%
All Violent Offenses 23,133 23,740 23,679 23,051 22,768 23,668 21,669 -8% 23,401 22,702 -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 4,472 3,828 3,164 2,981 2,850 2,741 2,075 -24% 3,611 2,555 -29%
Burglary/Commercial 1,144 889 811 797 810 702 2,061 194% 910 1,191 31%
Theft from Auto 7,233 7,177 7,736 7,731 7,727 7,611 7,402 -3% 7,469 7,580 1%
Theft 13,406 13,154 12,784 12,791 13,011 13,663 12,462 -9% 13,034 13,045 0%
Auto Theft 1,280 1,031 917 858 1,007 1,012 2,243 122% 1,022 1,421 39%
Fraud 5,547 7,849 7,029 6,756 7,197 6,137 4,885 -20% 6,795 6,073 -11%
Embezzlement 211 220 204 276 208 233 142 -39% 228 194 -15%
Vandalism 8,640 8,551 9,147 8,822 8,517 8,822 8,417 -5% 8,790 8,585 -2%
All Property Offenses 41,933 42,699 41,792 41,012 41,327 40,921 39,687 -3% 41,859 40,645 -3%

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 6,144 4,529 4,731 5,797 5,626 6,336 4,312 -32% 5,300 5,425 2%
DUI 2,195 2,345 2,373 2,143 1,812 1,460 951 -35% 2,264 1,408 -38%
Public Drunkenness 237 346 289 111 53 56 33 -41% 246 47 -81%
Liquor Law Violations 181 175 96 82 67 78 63 -19% 134 69 -49%
All Drug Offenses 8,757 7,395 7,489 8,133 7,558 7,930 5,359 -32% 7,944 6,949 -13%

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) 866 744 1,102 1,221 1,278 1,447 1,571 9% 983 1,432 46%
All Firearms Offenses 866 744 1,102 1,221 1,278 1,447 1,571 9% 983 1,432 46%

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 734 655 505 582 389 470 151 -68% 619 337 -46%
Disorderly Conduct 1,558 1,911 1,157 493 350 398 613 54% 1,280 454 -65%
All Other Offenses 2,292 2,566 1,662 1,075 739 868 764 -12% 1,899 790 -58%