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Chester Township, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Population data are not available for Chester Township, Pennsylvania, so we can't show you how Chester Township ranks against other similar areas at the moment. Nonetheless, you can find crime statistics for other cities in Delaware County, the State of Pennsylvania, or you can look through the available public records resources by clicking the menu tab above.

Total Crime

Between 2006 and 2008 there were 289 total crimes reported in Chester Township, Pennsylvania (172 of them violent). Of the 96 crimes that take place per year in Chester Township, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Chester Township, Pennsylvania 96 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 6 rapes, and just about eighty thefts (including 32 car thefts).

Total Crime in Chester Township, Pennsylvania (2006-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 or 2005, 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 Chester Township, Pennsylvania for 3 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Chester Township has risen by 11%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 9%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 3 years in Chester Township. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least one hundred for Chester Township, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Chester Township, Pennsylvania (2006-2008)

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 Data Information

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