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Slatington, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 282 total crimes reported in Slatington, Pennsylvania (14 of them violent). Of the 56 crimes that occur a year in Slatington, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Slatington, Pennsylvania 56 times a year.

Total Crime in Slatington, Pennsylvania (2002-2005, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Slatington, Pennsylvania for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Slatington increased by 35 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 89 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 5 years in Slatington. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than eighty for Slatington, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Slatington, Pennsylvania (2002-2005, 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 Slatington, Pennsylvania (2002-2005, 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

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