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Brookhaven, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2007 there were 1,387 total crimes reported in Brookhaven, Pennsylvania (137 of them violent). Of the 198 crimes that take place per year in Brookhaven, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Brookhaven, Pennsylvania 198 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 2 rapes, and at least one thousand thefts (including 96 car thefts).

Total Crime in Brookhaven, Pennsylvania (2001-2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Brookhaven, Pennsylvania for 7 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Brookhaven has been reduced by 9%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 9%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over these years in Brookhaven.

Crime Trends in Brookhaven, Pennsylvania (2001-2007)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Brookhaven, Pennsylvania (2001-2007)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Brookhaven, Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Brookhaven 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.