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.

  1%

137,411
Incidents YTD

All Offenses

  4%

40,303
Incidents YTD

Violent Offenses

  -3%

71,183
Incidents YTD

Property Offenses

  2%

12,899
Incidents YTD

Drug Offenses

  16%

2,547
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 40,055 40,883 40,002 38,957 38,713 40,303 4% 39,974 39,508 -1%
All Property Offenses 75,682 74,507 73,785 71,821 73,107 71,183 -3% 73,949 72,145 -2%
All Drug Offenses 14,269 12,360 12,278 13,458 12,597 12,899 2% 13,091 12,748 -3%
All Firearms Offenses 1,444 1,340 1,905 2,107 2,202 2,547 16% 1,699 2,374 40%
All Other Offenses 4,466 4,053 2,559 1,883 1,320 1,657 26% 3,240 1,488 -54%
Uncategorized Offenses 9,057 8,774 9,005 9,666 8,616 8,822 2% 9,126 8,719 -4%
All Offenses 144,973 141,917 139,534 137,892 136,555 137,411 1% 141,079 136,983 -3%

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 255 273 271 307 341 337 -1% 276 339 23%
Rape 1,215 1,307 1,175 1,073 1,019 941 -8% 1,192 980 -18%
Robbery/Gun 3,036 2,885 2,678 2,447 2,160 2,176 1% 2,762 2,168 -22%
Robbery/Other 3,914 3,848 3,471 3,497 3,043 3,416 12% 3,682 3,230 -12%
Aggravated Assault/Gun 2,065 2,287 2,252 2,207 2,311 2,616 13% 2,203 2,464 12%
Aggravated Assault/Other 5,417 5,439 5,341 5,288 5,297 5,502 4% 5,371 5,400 1%
Other Assaults, Threats of Violence, Harassment 23,128 23,763 23,922 23,244 23,664 24,343 3% 23,514 24,004 2%
Sexual Assault, Statutory Rape, and Other Sex Offenses 1,025 1,081 892 894 878 972 11% 973 925 -5%
All Violent Offenses 40,055 40,883 40,002 38,957 38,713 40,303 4% 39,974 39,508 -1%

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 7,808 6,623 5,556 5,135 5,058 4,713 -7% 6,280 4,886 -22%
Burglary/Commercial 1,871 1,464 1,383 1,390 1,377 1,338 -3% 1,527 1,358 -11%
Theft from Auto 13,218 12,862 13,862 13,295 13,556 13,102 -3% 13,309 13,329 0%
Theft 24,036 23,293 22,859 22,832 23,351 24,967 7% 23,255 24,159 4%
Auto Theft 2,166 1,912 2,160 2,096 2,407 2,439 1% 2,084 2,423 16%
Fraud 11,225 12,591 11,858 11,662 12,346 9,609 -22% 11,834 10,978 -7%
Embezzlement 400 411 380 462 366 399 9% 413 382 -8%
Vandalism 14,958 15,351 15,727 14,949 14,646 14,616 0% 15,246 14,631 -4%
All Property Offenses 75,682 74,507 73,785 71,821 73,107 71,183 -3% 73,949 72,145 -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 9,626 7,590 7,998 9,620 9,382 10,296 10% 8,708 9,839 13%
DUI 3,893 3,957 3,770 3,540 3,018 2,344 -22% 3,790 2,681 -29%
Public Drunkenness 454 528 385 162 85 138 62% 382 112 -71%
Liquor Law Violations 296 285 125 136 112 121 8% 210 116 -45%
All Drug Offenses 14,269 12,360 12,278 13,458 12,597 12,899 2% 13,091 12,748 -3%

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) 1,444 1,340 1,905 2,107 2,202 2,547 16% 1,699 2,374 40%
All Firearms Offenses 1,444 1,340 1,905 2,107 2,202 2,547 16% 1,699 2,374 40%

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 1,377 1,049 928 1,046 703 739 5% 1,100 721 -34%
Disorderly Conduct 3,089 3,004 1,631 837 617 918 49% 2,140 768 -64%
All Other Offenses 4,466 4,053 2,559 1,883 1,320 1,657 26% 3,240 1,488 -54%