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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 804 total crimes reported in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania (34 of them violent). Of the 201 crimes that take place per year in Shippensburg, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 201 times a year.

Total Crime in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania (1999-2000, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 or 2006, 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 Shippensburg, Pennsylvania for 4 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Shippensburg has been reduced by 260%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 433%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over the last 4 years in Shippensburg. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to twenty for Shippensburg, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends Shippensburg, Pennsylvania (1999-2000, 2007-2008)

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 Shippensburg, Pennsylvania (1999-2000, 2007-2008)

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

Shippensburg, Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. RecordsPedia would like to note the following information related to Shippensburg:

  • Shippenburg crime data include some statistics from Mid-Cumberland Valley Regional PD (which replaced the Shippenburg Police January, 1999-2000 to January, 1999-2000) and may include portions of Franklin county, PA. See Shippenburg police history for more details.
The data reported for Shippensburg 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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