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Prospect Park, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,353 total crimes reported in Prospect Park, Pennsylvania (202 of them violent). Of the 169 crimes that transpire each year in Prospect Park, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Prospect Park, Pennsylvania 169 times a year.

Total Crime in Prospect Park, 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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Prospect Park, Pennsylvania for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Prospect Park has climbed by 23 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 53 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Prospect Park. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to two hundred for Prospect Park, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Prospect Park, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

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 Prospect Park, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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