Incidents

Year End 12/31/2019

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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.

  2%

130,348
Incidents YTD

All Offenses

  6%

40,776
Incidents YTD

Violent Offenses

  -1%

71,040
Incidents YTD

Property Offenses

  4%

12,967
Incidents YTD

Drug Offenses

  17%

2,560
Incidents YTD

Firearms Offenses

All Offenses

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
All Violent Offenses 39,506 40,620 39,973 39,002 38,583 40,776 6% 39,775 39,680 0%
All Property Offenses 74,843 73,564 72,614 70,789 71,770 71,040 -1% 72,952 71,405 -2%
All Drug Offenses 14,056 12,223 12,194 13,396 12,483 12,967 4% 12,967 12,725 -2%
All Firearms Offenses 1,425 1,324 1,899 2,111 2,195 2,560 17% 1,690 2,378 41%
All Other Offenses 4,395 4,003 2,505 1,867 1,305 1,677 29% 3,192 1,491 -53%
Uncategorized Offenses 1,349 1,809 852 818 908 1,328 46% 1,207 1,118 -7%
All Offenses 135,574 133,543 130,037 127,983 127,244 130,348 2% 131,784 128,796 -2%

Violent

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Homicide 249 280 276 316 349 350 0% 280 350 25%
Rape 1,212 1,324 1,234 1,131 1,056 989 -6% 1,225 1,022 -17%
Robbery/Gun 2,970 2,854 2,650 2,410 2,142 2,185 2% 2,721 2,164 -20%
Robbery/Other 3,813 3,780 3,473 3,497 3,031 3,486 15% 3,641 3,258 -11%
Aggravated Assault/Gun 2,027 2,260 2,241 2,181 2,297 2,621 14% 2,177 2,459 13%
Aggravated Assault/Other 5,348 5,392 5,348 5,329 5,308 5,601 6% 5,354 5,454 2%
Other Assaults, Threats of Violence, Harassment 22,866 23,652 23,824 23,191 23,500 24,538 4% 23,383 24,019 3%
Sexual Assault, Statutory Rape, and Other Sex Offenses 1,021 1,078 927 947 900 1,006 12% 993 953 -4%
All Violent Offenses 39,506 40,620 39,973 39,002 38,583 40,776 6% 39,775 39,680 0%

Property

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Burglary/Residential 7,792 6,628 5,601 5,173 5,065 4,770 -6% 6,298 4,918 -22%
Burglary/Commercial 1,853 1,451 1,393 1,388 1,401 1,355 -3% 1,521 1,378 -9%
Theft from Auto 13,034 12,761 13,753 13,195 13,414 13,157 -2% 13,186 13,286 1%
Theft 23,570 22,913 22,489 22,471 22,903 25,013 9% 22,861 23,958 5%
Auto Theft 2,310 1,669 1,550 1,477 1,776 1,910 8% 1,752 1,843 5%
Fraud 11,056 12,460 11,776 11,721 12,286 9,755 -21% 11,753 11,020 -6%
Embezzlement 388 391 370 453 358 404 13% 400 381 -5%
Vandalism 14,840 15,291 15,682 14,911 14,567 14,676 1% 15,181 14,622 -4%
All Property Offenses 74,843 73,564 72,614 70,789 71,770 71,040 -1% 72,952 71,405 -2%

Drugs

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Drug Offenses 9,526 7,567 7,993 9,644 9,358 10,359 11% 8,682 9,858 14%
DUI 3,794 3,863 3,701 3,456 2,929 2,346 -20% 3,704 2,638 -29%
Public Drunkenness 444 519 377 171 86 141 64% 378 114 -70%
Liquor Law Violations 292 274 123 125 110 121 10% 204 116 -43%
All Drug Offenses 14,056 12,223 12,194 13,396 12,483 12,967 4% 12,967 12,725 -2%

Firearms

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Firearms Violations (including Illegal Possession) 1,425 1,324 1,899 2,111 2,195 2,560 17% 1,690 2,378 41%
All Firearms Offenses 1,425 1,324 1,899 2,111 2,195 2,560 17% 1,690 2,378 41%

Other

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’19
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’19 Avg
Prostitution/Sex Work Related Offenses 1,375 1,049 924 1,043 701 740 6% 1,098 720 -34%
Disorderly Conduct 3,020 2,954 1,581 824 604 937 55% 2,095 770 -63%
All Other Offenses 4,395 4,003 2,505 1,867 1,305 1,677 29% 3,192 1,491 -53%