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Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 24,753 total crimes reported in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (1,691 of them violent). Of the 2,475 crimes that transpire each year in Cumberland County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania every 3 hours. This includes 15 murders, 227 rapes, and close to twenty thousand thefts (including 844 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Cumberland County has diminished by 4 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 14 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 10 years in Cumberland County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two thousand for Cumberland County, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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