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Salisbury, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 2,942 total crimes reported in Salisbury, Pennsylvania (192 of them violent). Of the 368 crimes that occur a year in Salisbury, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Salisbury, Pennsylvania every 23 hours. This includes 1 murder, 12 rapes, and more than two thousand thefts (including 153 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime Salisbury, Pennsylvania (1999-2000, 2002-2005, 2007-2008)

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Salisbury, Pennsylvania for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Salisbury decreased by 22 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 133 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 8 years in Salisbury. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to three hundred for Salisbury, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends Salisbury, Pennsylvania (1999-2000, 2002-2005, 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 Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Salisbury, Pennsylvania (1999-2000, 2002-2005, 2007-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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