Uniform Crime Report

Crime in the U.S. is the most comprehensive analysis of violent crime and property crime in the nation. The annual publication compiles volume and rate of crime offenses for the nation, the states, and many cities and counties. It also includes arrest, clearance, and law enforcement employee data. Use the online UCR Data Tool to research crime statistics since 1985 and in some cases back to 1960.

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Report, 2015

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Report, 2015

Crime Rates Comparison

(crimes per 100,000 people)

Springfield MSA

National Average

Violent Crime Index
(Crimes Against Persons)

621.3

372.6

Murder

3.3

4.9

Forcible Rape

80.6

38.6

Robbery

110.0

101.9

Aggravated Assault

427.3

237.8

Property Crimes
(Crimes Against Property)

4,022.5

2,487.0

Burglary

695.1

491.4

Larceny-Theft

2,970.4

1,775.4

Motor Vehicle Theft

357.0

220.2

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Report, 2015

Total Crimes

within the city limits of Springfield

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

Total Crimes

15,724 16,100 16,585 14,599 15,269

Murder

5 16 12 16 10

Forcible Rape

110 141 281 265 298

Robbery

286 353 395 390 448

Aggravated Assault

905 1,086 1,206  1,290 1,506

Total Crimes Against Persons

1,306 1,596 1,894 1,961
2,262

Burglary

2,053 2,215 2,313  1,814 1,956

Larceny/Theft

11,391 11,238 11,232 9,509 9,799

Motor Vehicle Theft

974 1,051 1,146 1,315 1,252

Total Crimes Against Property

14,418 14,504 14,691 12,638
13,007

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Report, 2011-2015