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Lawrence, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2006 there were 1,662 total crimes reported in Lawrence, Pennsylvania (243 of them violent). Of the 277 crimes that happen every year in Lawrence, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lawrence, Pennsylvania 277 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 12 rapes, and greater than one thousand thefts (including 47 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Lawrence, Pennsylvania (2001-2006)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2007 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Lawrence, Pennsylvania for 6 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Lawrence has grown by 6%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 2%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over these years in Lawrence.

Crime Trends in Lawrence, Pennsylvania (2001-2006)

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

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Crime Data Information

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