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Criminal Justice Statistics and Trends


PA Crime Trend Report (2012-2016)

At the March 2019 Commission meeting, PCCD Research Consultant Robert Orth presented a comprehensive report on Pennsylvania's crime trends.  The report, which was paid for through a grant by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, is a compilation of criminal justice statistics presented in an infographic format.   

 Download the PA Crime Trends 2012-2016 Report (PDF)

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The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency has launched PACrimeStats.Info to provide access to crime-related data from Pennsylvania's adult and juvenile criminal justice agencies.

PACrimeStats.Info is a clearinghouse for state and county justice statistics, data trends, and PCCD-funded research and evaluations. Examples of information include general information about crime in specific communities, number of arrests, types of offenses, number of people incarcerated and paroled. The information is free and available to the public. Data from the state Department of Corrections, the Board of Probation and Parole, the Commission on Sentencing, State Police, the Pennsylvania Justice Network, and Juvenile Court Judges' Commission are available on the site.