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Springfield, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2007 there were 9,244 total crimes reported in Springfield, Pennsylvania (611 of them violent). Of the 1,027 crimes that occur a year in Springfield, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Springfield, Pennsylvania every 8 hours. This includes 7 murders, 22 rapes, and nearly eight thousand thefts (including 616 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Springfield, Pennsylvania (1999-2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2008, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Springfield, Pennsylvania for 9 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Springfield decreased by 22 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 174 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over these years in Springfield.

Crime Trends in Springfield, Pennsylvania (1999-2007)

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 Springfield, Pennsylvania (1999-2007)

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

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