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Armstrong County, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Armstrong County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,648 total crimes reported in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (192 of them violent). Of the 331 crimes that happen every year in Armstrong County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania 331 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 19 rapes, and greater than two thousand thefts (including 114 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Armstrong County has grown by 20%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 13%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 8 years in Armstrong County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to three hundred for Armstrong County, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Armstrong County, Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Armstrong County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.

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