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Police Release Uniform Crime Report Numbers For April

Date: June 3, 2021
Incident Type: UCR Statistics
Location: City Wide

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


The statistics, which cover from April 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021, are prepared by the Crime Analysis Unit.  


The stats show that overall crime incidents were down 20% from the month prior, however they rose 38% year-over-year.


Overall crime incidents are also down almost 14% compared to the 5-year average for April.   


See graphics below for further detail and descriptions of Part 1 and Part 2 coded crimes.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews