Philadelphia County Criminal and Arrest Records

We’ve compiled free criminal & public records resources about Philadelphia County. Below, we have a list of links to courthouses within Philadelphia County as well as helpful criminal statistics. Courthouses are a great resource to find criminal records about specific people in Philadelphia County. You can also try our in-depth public records search.

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Crime in Philadelphia County vs Pennsylvania

With 15,197,064 people, Philadelphia County is the 1st most populous county in Pennsylvania. For the last year we have data, there were 16,132 violent crimes committed in Philadelphia County, which averages out to 1,029 crimes per 100,000 people. At that rate, Philadelphia County ranked statewide when it comes to violent crimes per person.

In terms of murder specifically, Philadelphia County ranked 1st in the state with 0.000179 murders per person.

Finding Someone’s Criminal Records in Philadelphia County

While general criminal statistics may be helpful, its possible you’re looking for a specific person’s criminal records. At BeenVerified, we’ve compiled extensive criminal & court records about specific people in Philadelphia County. All you need to do is enter a first name and last name to begin searching. Narrowing down your search by age or city is helpful, but not required. Search someone’s criminal history.

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Philadelphia County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 15925 16132
Murder 248 280
Rape 1207 1322
Agg. Assault 7500 7765
Robbery 6970 6765
Property Crimes 52816 49345
Burglary 9694 8083
Larceny 37394 36228
Vehicle Thefts 5728 5034
Arson 399 330

Property Crimes in Philadelphia County, PA

Year Property Crimes
2006 62612
2007 61795
2008 62584
2009 55888
2010 57788
2011 59617
2012 56997
2013 53452
2014 52816
2015 49345

Burglary in Philadelphia County, PA

Year Burglary
2006 11542
2007 11524
2008 12845
2009 10969
2010 10796
2011 12057
2012 12004
2013 10408
2014 9694
2015 8083

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