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Collingdale, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,855 total crimes reported in Collingdale, Pennsylvania (793 of them violent). Of the 357 crimes that happen every year in Collingdale, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Collingdale, Pennsylvania 357 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 27 rapes, and almost two thousand thefts (including 272 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Collingdale, 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 Collingdale, Pennsylvania for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Collingdale has grown by 50%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 38%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 8 years in Collingdale. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than four hundred for Collingdale, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Collingdale, 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 cities like Collingdale, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Collingdale, Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2002, aggravated assault figures furnished by these agencies were not in accordance with national UCR guidelines; therefore, the figures were excluded from the aggravated assault, Crime Index, and Modified Crime Index categories.
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