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, 2017

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Report, 2017

(crimes per 100,000 people)

Springfield MSA

National Average

Violent Crime Index
(Crimes Against Persons)

577.2

382.9

Murder

5.0

5.3

Forcible Rape

93.1

41.7

Robbery

89.0

98.0

Aggravated Assault

390.1

248.9

Property Crimes
(Crimes Against Property)

4,283.0

2,362.2

Burglary

700.1

430.4

Larceny-Theft

3,061.3

1,694.4

Motor Vehicle Theft

521.5

237.4

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Report, 2017

Total Crimes

within the city limits of Springfield

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

Total Crimes

16,585 14,599 15,269 16,502 17,190

Murder

12 16 10 8 14

Forcible Rape

281 265 298 293 352

Robbery

395 390 448 428 382

Aggravated Assault

1,206  1,290 1,506 1,522 1,510

Total Crimes Against Persons

1,894 1,961
2,262 2,251 2,258

Burglary

2,313  1,814 1,956 2,120 2,236

Larceny/Theft

11,232 9,509 9,799 10,483 10,727

Motor Vehicle Theft

1,146 1,315 1,252 1,648 1,969

Total Crimes Against Property

14,691 12,638
13,007 14,251 14,932

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Report, 2013-2017