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Pittsburgh Police Release Uniform Crime Report Statistics for the First Half of 2020

Date: August 7, 2020
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 2020. 

These statistics, covering January 1 through June 30, 2020, are prepared by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Crime Analysis Unit.

The City saw an overall 16.4% decrease in incidences of crime compared with the same six-month time frame last year and a 24.7% decrease compared with the five-year average.

In addition, the Crime Analysis Unit broke down incidences of crime reported City-wide and across all six police zones during the month of June. 

The numbers show overall crime rose by 6% from the previous month. 





Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz