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, 2016

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Report, 2016

(crimes per 100,000 people)

Springfield MSA

National Average

Violent Crime Index
(Crimes Against Persons)

603.6

386.3

Murder

2.6

5.3

Forcible Rape

81.8

40.4

Robbery

100.3

102.8

Aggravated Assault

419.0

248.5

Property Crimes
(Crimes Against Property)

4,236.4

2,450.7

Burglary

715.7

468.9

Larceny-Theft

3,073.9

1,745.0

Motor Vehicle Theft

446.8

236.9

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Report, 2016

Total Crimes

within the city limits of Springfield

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Total Crimes

16,100 16,585 14,599 15,269 16,502

Murder

16 12 16 10 8

Forcible Rape

141 281 265 298 293

Robbery

353 395 390 448 428

Aggravated Assault

1,086 1,206  1,290 1,506 1,522

Total Crimes Against Persons

1,596 1,894 1,961
2,262 2,251

Burglary

2,215 2,313  1,814 1,956 2,120

Larceny/Theft

11,238 11,232 9,509 9,799 10,483

Motor Vehicle Theft

1,051 1,146 1,315 1,252 1,648

Total Crimes Against Property

14,504 14,691 12,638
13,007 14,251

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Report, 2012-2016