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Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 1,703 total crimes reported in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania (107 of them violent). Of the 170 crimes that occur a year in Susquehanna County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 170 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 12 rapes, and more than one thousand thefts (including 95 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Susquehanna County decreased by 129 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 290 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden decrease in crime over the last 10 years in Susquehanna County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to thirty for Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

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 counties like Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

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

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

  • In 2000, 2007-2008, crime data include information from Susquehanna Regional.
The data reported for Susquehanna County 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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