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Pittsburgh Police Release Uniform Crime Report Numbers for December

Date: January 29, 2021
Incident Type: Crime Stats
Location: Citywide

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has released its December, 2020 Uniform Crime Report (UCR) statistics sheets city-wide and for all six police zones.

The statistics, which cover from December 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020, are prepared by the Crime Analysis Unit.

It found that city-wide, Part 1 offenses, which include violent and property crimes, decreased by 19.4% in comparison with December of 2019 and 6.4% from the month earlier.

Part 1 crimes were also 35.5 % lower than the five-year average.

See graphics below for further detail and descriptions of Part 1 and Part 2 coded crimes across all of the zones.



Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz