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Greencastle, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,486 total crimes reported in Greencastle, Pennsylvania (100 of them violent). Of the 186 crimes that take place per year in Greencastle, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Greencastle, Pennsylvania 186 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 11 rapes, and at least one thousand thefts (including 51 car thefts).

Total Crime in Greencastle, 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

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Greencastle, Pennsylvania for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Greencastle has risen by 88%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 91%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 8 years in Greencastle. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about eight hundred for Greencastle, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Greencastle, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

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 Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Greencastle, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

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

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

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