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Lansdale, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 4,166 total crimes reported in Lansdale, Pennsylvania (302 of them violent). Of the 417 crimes that transpire each year in Lansdale, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lansdale, Pennsylvania every 21 hours. This includes 2 murders, 48 rapes, and over three thousand thefts (including 228 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Lansdale, Pennsylvania for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Lansdale has diminished by 14 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 36 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Lansdale. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over four hundred for Lansdale, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Lansdale, 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 cities like Lansdale, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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