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, 2018

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Report, 2018

(crimes per 100,000 people)

Springfield MSA

National Average

Violent Crime Index
(Crimes Against Persons)

562.6

368.9

Murder

5.4

5.0

Rape

87.8

42.6

Robbery

70.9

86.2

Aggravated Assault

398.5

246.8

Property Crimes
(Crimes Against Property)

3,415.2

2,199.5

Burglary

587.9

376.0

Larceny-Theft

2,434.4

1,594.6

Motor Vehicle Theft

393.0

228.9

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Report, 2018

Total Crimes

within the city limits of Springfield

2014 2015 2016 2017
2018

Total Crimes

14,599 15,269 16,502 17,190
14,048

Murder

16 10 8 14 16

Rape

265 298 293 352 333

Robbery

390 448 428 382 295

Aggravated Assault

 1,290 1,506 1,522 1,510 1574

Total Crimes Against Persons

1,961
2,262 2,251 2,258
2,218

Burglary

 1,814 1,956 2,120 2,236 1,975

Larceny/Theft

9,509 9,799 10,483 10,727 8,385

Motor Vehicle Theft

1,315 1,252 1,648 1,969 1,470

Total Crimes Against Property

12,638
13,007 14,251 14,932
11,830

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Report, 2014-2018