Incidents

Year End 12/31/2020

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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%

122,498
Incidents YTD

All Offenses

  -7%

37,740
Incidents YTD

Violent Offenses

  -2%

69,829
Incidents YTD

Property Offenses

  -37%

8,144
Incidents YTD

Drug Offenses

  41%

3,600
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 2020 Yr-Yr
Change
’14-’17
Avg
’18-’20
Avg
’14-’17 Avg
Compared to
’18-’20 Avg
All Violent Offenses 39506 40,621 39,979 39,004 38,591 40,781 37,740 -7% 39,778 39,037 -2%
All Property Offenses 74843 73,563 72,614 70,789 71,769 71,040 69,829 -2% 72,952 70,879 -3%
All Drug Offenses 14056 12,223 12,194 13,396 12,483 12,966 8,144 -37% 12,967 11,198 -14%
All Firearms Offenses 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 133,543 130,037 127,983 127,244 130,348 122,498 -6% 131,784 126,697 -4%

Violent

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 249 280 276 316 349 350 446 27% 280 382 36%
Non-Fatal Shooting** · 911 963 870 983 1,053 1,709 62% 915 1,248 36%
Rape 1212 1,324 1,234 1,131 1,056 988 812 -18% 1,225 952 -22%
Robbery/Gun 2970 2,765 2,550 2,341 2,055 2,125 1,821 -14% 2,656 2,000 -25%
Robbery/Other 3813 3,780 3,472 3,497 3,031 3,486 2,753 -21% 3,640 3,090 -15%
Aggravated Assault/Gun 2027 1,443 1,388 1,388 1,411 1,635 2,264 38% 1,562 1,770 13%
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 21,950 -11% 23,382 23,329 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 39,979 39,004 38,591 40,781 37,740 -7% 39,778 39,037 -2%

Property

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 5,064 4,770 3,575 -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 12,858 -2% 13,186 13,143 0%
Theft 23570 22,913 22,489 22,471 22,903 25,013 21,000 -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 8,783 -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 14,625 0% 15,181 14,623 -4%
All Property Offenses 74843 73,563 72,614 70,789 71,769 71,040 69,829 -2% 72,952 70,879 -3%

Drugs

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 6,397 -38% 8,682 8,704 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 8,144 -37% 12,967 11,198 -14%

Firearms

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 Offenses 1425 1,324 1,893 2,109 2,188 2,556 3,600 41% 1,688 2,781 65%

Other

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%