Incidents

Year End 12/31/2020

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.

  -6%

122,522
Incidents YTD

All Offenses

  -7%

37,756
Incidents YTD

Violent Offenses

  -2%

69,834
Incidents YTD

Property Offenses

  -37%

8,147
Incidents YTD

Drug Offenses

  41%

3,600
Incidents YTD

Firearms Possession

All Offenses

The Philadelphia Police Department’s public data classifies crimes by a general code. Offense types on this report may be different than other reports on the dashboard. These are Parts I & II offenses only. Not all crime types are included in this report as they are on other pages. This data is considered preliminary reporting and is not authoritative.

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
All Violent Offenses 39506 40,621 39,980 39,004 38,592 40,781 37,756 -7% 39,778 39,043 -2%
All Property Offenses 74843 73,563 72,614 70,789 71,768 71,040 69,834 -2% 72,952 70,881 -3%
All Drug Offenses 14056 12,223 12,194 13,396 12,483 12,966 8,147 -37% 12,967 11,199 -14%
All Firearms Possession 1425 1,324 1,893 2,109 2,188 2,556 3,600 41% 1,688 2,781 65%
All Other Offenses 4395 4,003 2,505 1,867 1,305 1,677 921 -45% 3,192 1,301 -59%
Uncategorized Offenses 1349 1,809 852 818 908 1,328 2,264 70% 1,207 1,500 24%
All Offenses 135574 133,543 130,038 127,983 127,244 130,348 122,522 -6% 131,784 126,705 -4%

Violent

The Philadelphia Police Department’s public data classifies crimes by a general code. Offense types on this report may be different than other reports on the dashboard. These are Parts I & II offenses only. Not all crime types are included in this report as they are on other pages. This data is considered preliminary reporting and is not authoritative.

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Homicide 249 280 277 316 349 350 453 29% 280 384 37%
Non-Fatal Shooting** · 911 963 870 990 1,055 1,686 60% 915 1,244 36%
Rape 1212 1,324 1,234 1,131 1,056 988 818 -17% 1,225 954 -22%
Robbery/Gun 2970 2,765 2,550 2,341 2,053 2,125 1,821 -14% 2,656 2,000 -25%
Robbery/Other 3813 3,780 3,472 3,497 3,031 3,486 2,754 -21% 3,640 3,090 -15%
Aggravated Assault/Gun 2027 1,443 1,388 1,388 1,407 1,633 2,286 40% 1,562 1,775 14%
Aggravated Assault/Other 5348 5,390 5,345 5,325 5,306 5,600 5,293 -5% 5,352 5,400 1%
Other Assaults, Threats of Violence, Harassment 22866 23,651 23,824 23,189 23,500 24,538 21,953 -11% 23,382 23,330 0%
Sexual Assault, Statutory Rape, and Other Sex Offenses 1021 1,077 927 947 900 1,006 692 -31% 993 866 -13%
All Violent Offenses 39506 40,621 39,980 39,004 38,592 40,781 37,756 -7% 39,778 39,043 -2%

Property

The Philadelphia Police Department’s public data classifies crimes by a general code. Offense types on this report may be different than other reports on the dashboard. These are Parts I & II offenses only. Not all crime types are included in this report as they are on other pages. This data is considered preliminary reporting and is not authoritative.

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Burglary/Residential 7792 6,628 5,601 5,173 5,063 4,770 3,576 -25% 6,298 4,470 -29%
Burglary/Commercial 1853 1,451 1,393 1,388 1,401 1,355 3,263 141% 1,521 2,006 32%
Theft from Auto 13034 12,761 13,753 13,195 13,414 13,157 12,859 -2% 13,186 13,143 0%
Theft 23570 22,913 22,489 22,471 22,903 25,013 21,001 -16% 22,861 22,972 0%
Auto Theft 2310 1,669 1,550 1,477 1,776 1,910 5,516 189% 1,752 3,067 75%
Fraud 11056 12,459 11,776 11,721 12,286 9,755 8,784 -10% 11,753 10,275 -13%
Embezzlement 388 391 370 453 358 404 209 -48% 400 324 -19%
Vandalism 14840 15,291 15,682 14,911 14,567 14,676 14,626 0% 15,181 14,623 -4%
All Property Offenses 74843 73,563 72,614 70,789 71,768 71,040 69,834 -2% 72,952 70,881 -3%

Drugs

The Philadelphia Police Department’s public data classifies crimes by a general code. Offense types on this report may be different than other reports on the dashboard. These are Parts I & II offenses only. Not all crime types are included in this report as they are on other pages. This data is considered preliminary reporting and is not authoritative.

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Drug Offenses 9526 7,567 7,993 9,644 9,358 10,358 6,400 -38% 8,682 8,705 0%
DUI 3794 3,863 3,701 3,456 2,929 2,346 1,630 -31% 3,704 2,302 -38%
Public Drunkenness 444 519 377 171 86 141 45 -68% 378 91 -76%
Liquor Law Violations 292 274 123 125 110 121 72 -40% 204 101 -50%
All Drug Offenses 14056 12,223 12,194 13,396 12,483 12,966 8,147 -37% 12,967 11,199 -14%

Firearms

The Philadelphia Police Department’s public data classifies crimes by a general code. Offense types on this report may be different than other reports on the dashboard. These are Parts I & II offenses only. Not all crime types are included in this report as they are on other pages. This data is considered preliminary reporting and is not authoritative.

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Firearms Violations (including Illegal Possession) 1425 1,324 1,893 2,109 2,188 2,556 3,600 41% 1,688 2,781 65%
All Firearms Possession 1425 1,324 1,893 2,109 2,188 2,556 3,600 41% 1,688 2,781 65%

Other

The Philadelphia Police Department’s public data classifies crimes by a general code. Offense types on this report may be different than other reports on the dashboard. These are Parts I & II offenses only. Not all crime types are included in this report as they are on other pages. This data is considered preliminary reporting and is not authoritative.

Yearly Incidents by Police District

Data: Year End Count of Incidents by Offense Category

Offense Category 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
Prostitution/Sex Work Related Offenses 1375 1,049 924 1,043 701 740 191 -74% 1,098 544 -50%
Disorderly Conduct 3020 2,954 1,581 824 604 937 730 -22% 2,095 757 -64%
All Other Offenses 4395 4,003 2,505 1,867 1,305 1,677 921 -45% 3,192 1,301 -59%