Burglary in the City of Pittsburgh

From January 2005 through July 2015:

  1. Burglary rates in Pittsburgh were lower than in most comparable cities.
  2. Burglary was most prevalent in Pittsburgh’s East End, North Side and South Side Hilltop neighborhoods.
  3. Victims of burglary were disproportionately African American and tended to be older than victims of other Part 1 crimes.
  4. Burglary clearance rates were higher than those of comparable cities, but varied depending on the method of entry, location and time of year.

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