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Pittsburgh Police Release Uniform Crime Report Statistics for the First Half of 2021

Date: August 4, 2021
Incident Type: UCR Statistics
Location: All Zones

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has released its Uniform Crime Report (UCR) statistics sheets for the City and all six police zones for the first half of 2021.  

These statistics, covering January 1 through June 30, 2021, are prepared by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Crime Analysis Unit. 

June's Part 1 total incidents were down 7% from May 2021, and down nearly 30% from the June 5-year average. 

The first half of 2021 Part 1 total incidents were down 4% from first half 2020, though the Part 1 Violent crimes are up 5.6% compared to last year. Both figures are significantly below the 5-year average for the first half of the year (-25% & -16% respectively.)

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

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews