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Darby Township, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Darby Township, Pennsylvania. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Darby Township compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Darby Township, Pennsylvania, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Population data are not available for Darby Township, Pennsylvania, so we can't show you how Darby Township ranks against other similar areas at this time. However, 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 1999 and 2008 there were 1,266 total crimes reported in Darby Township, Pennsylvania (158 of them violent). Of the 317 crimes that occur a year in Darby Township, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Darby Township, Pennsylvania 317 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 11 rapes, and nearly one thousand thefts (including 122 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Darby Township, Pennsylvania (1999-2000, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Darby Township, Pennsylvania for 4 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Darby Township decreased by 28 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 50 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden decrease in crime over the last 4 years in Darby Township. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to ninety for Darby Township, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends Darby Township, Pennsylvania (1999-2000, 2007-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Data Information

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