Incidents

Year to Date Through 01/24/2021

Definitions | Limitations

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.

  -11%

7,466
Incidents YTD

All Offenses

  -15%

2,170
Incidents YTD

Violent Offenses

  -5%

4,550
Incidents YTD

Property Offenses

  -52%

359
Incidents YTD

Drug Offenses

  66%

311
Incidents YTD

Firearms Offenses

All Offenses

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD 2021 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’15-’17
Avg
’18-’21
Avg
’15-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’21 Avg
All Violent Offenses 2,367 2,255 2,468 2,257 2,351 2,544 2,170 -15% 2,363 2,330 -1%
All Property Offenses 4,467 4,026 4,116 4,036 4,534 4,769 4,550 -5% 4,203 4,472 6%
All Drug Offenses 746 751 782 703 833 745 359 -52% 760 660 -13%
All Firearms Offenses 93 129 147 150 171 187 311 66% 123 205 67%
All Other Offenses 289 175 92 86 107 97 6 -94% 185 74 -60%
Uncategorized Offenses 129 41 63 47 102 69 70 1% 78 72 -8%
All Offenses 8,091 7,377 7,668 7,279 8,098 8,411 7,466 -11% 7,712 7,814 1%

Violent

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD 2021 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’15-’17
Avg
’18-’21
Avg
’15-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’21 Avg
Homicide 24 17 26 15 23 34 26 -24% 22 24 9%
Non-Fatal Shooting** 41 66 50 50 53 63 106 68% 52 68 31%
Rape 81 63 72 66 67 58 54 -7% 72 61 -15%
Robbery/Gun 226 198 219 159 139 150 165 10% 214 153 -29%
Robbery/Other 236 189 218 204 176 223 165 -26% 214 192 -10%
Aggravated Assault/Gun 69 85 99 96 88 107 174 63% 84 116 38%
Aggravated Assault/Other 267 267 313 326 325 304 243 -20% 282 300 6%
Other Assaults, Threats of Violence, Harassment 1,364 1,315 1,409 1,271 1,423 1,540 1,202 -22% 1,363 1,359 0%
Sexual Assault, Statutory Rape, and Other Sex Offenses 59 55 62 70 57 65 35 -46% 59 57 -3%
All Violent Offenses 2,367 2,255 2,468 2,257 2,351 2,544 2,170 -15% 2,363 2,330 -1%

Property

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD 2021 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’15-’17
Avg
’18-’21
Avg
’15-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’21 Avg
Burglary/Residential 507 309 316 302 341 261 231 -11% 377 284 -25%
Burglary/Commercial 97 120 92 86 75 118 69 -42% 103 87 -16%
Theft from Auto 719 740 723 723 850 847 841 -1% 727 815 12%
Theft 1,310 1,255 1,330 1,261 1,358 1,852 1,522 -18% 1,298 1,498 15%
Auto Theft 148 92 95 114 129 175 478 173% 112 224 100%
Fraud 834 628 669 784 806 547 584 7% 710 680 -4%
Embezzlement 31 24 25 27 38 30 9 -70% 27 26 -4%
Vandalism 821 858 866 739 937 939 816 -13% 848 858 1%
All Property Offenses 4,467 4,026 4,116 4,036 4,534 4,769 4,550 -5% 4,203 4,472 6%

Drugs

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD 2021 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’15-’17
Avg
’18-’21
Avg
’15-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’21 Avg
Drug Offenses 460 470 546 532 672 616 256 -58% 492 519 5%
DUI 263 230 228 164 156 111 101 -9% 240 133 -45%
Public Drunkenness 17 44 4 3 2 3 1 -67% 22 2 -91%
Liquor Law Violations 6 7 4 4 3 15 1 -93% 6 6 0%
All Drug Offenses 746 751 782 703 833 745 359 -52% 760 660 -13%

Firearms

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD 2021 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’15-’17
Avg
’18-’21
Avg
’15-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’21 Avg
Firearms Violations (including Illegal Possession) 93 129 147 150 171 187 311 66% 123 205 67%
All Firearms Offenses 93 129 147 150 171 187 311 66% 123 205 67%

Other

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: YTD Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2015 YTD 2016 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 YTD 2019 YTD 2020 YTD 2021 YTD Yr-Yr
Change
’15-’17
Avg
’18-’21
Avg
’15-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’21 Avg
Prostitution/Sex Work Related Offenses 100 56 48 42 81 33 0 -100% 68 39 -43%
Disorderly Conduct 189 119 44 44 26 64 6 -91% 117 35 -70%
All Other Offenses 289 175 92 86 107 97 6 -94% 185 74 -60%