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Police Release Uniform Crime Report Numbers For August

Date: October 11, 2021
Incident Type: UCR Statistics
Location: All Zones

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

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

The total number of incidents for August were down 9% from July and nearly 19% lower than the five year average.  

Violent Crimes were down 2.5%, while Part 1 Property Crimes were up 9% from July. 

However, both of these figures are significantly lower than August figures over the last 5 years, down 29% and 27% respectively.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews