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Pittsburgh Police Release Uniform Crime Report Statistics for First Month of the Year

Date: February 23, 2021
Incident Type: January Crime Stats
Location: Citywide

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has released its January 2021 Uniform Crime Report (UCR) statistics sheets city-wide and for all six police zones. 

The statistics, which cover from January 1 to January 31, 2021, are prepared by the Crime Analysis Unit.   

The numbers show that total crime rose about 14% from December 2020. However, total Part 1 crimes were 16% lower when compared with January of last year. Total crime was also more than 20% lower than the 5-year average for January. 

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



Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz