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Pittsburgh Police Release Uniform Crime Report Numbers for July

Date: September 1, 2020
Incident Type: UCR Statistics
Location: Citywide

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has released its July 2020 Uniform Crime Report (UCR) statistics sheets citywide and for all six police zones.  

The statistics, which cover July 1 to July 31 inclusive, are prepared by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Crime Analysis Unit. 

It found that the City experienced an overall 7.4% increase in incidences of crime in July compared with the previous month, but a 16.8% decrease compared with July of 2019 and a 24.8% decrease when compared with the five-year average. 

It should be noted that the more serious Part 1 crimes against the person and property decreased by 35.4% compared with July of last year and by 42.8% measured against the five-year average. 

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


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz