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Utah Crime Data Now Available on Interactive Dashboards

Monday April 4, 2022

Now with the past five years of data at your fingertips

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Public Safety’s Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) is making the past five years of crime data available in new interactive dashboards

The new dashboards allow the public to view and sort data by jurisdiction or law enforcement agency to compare trends happening across Utah. Data will be updated monthly.

Data on domestic violence, hate crimes, and law enforcement officers killed or assaulted will also be available. 
Data for most categories will be available on a rolling 5-year schedule.

Why the change?

For years, law enforcement agencies have submitted monthly crime statistics to BCI for publication in the annual Crime In Utah Report. This report has traditionally been released months after the end of the reporting year.

Using the new dashboards, users will have access to statistical information specific to the jurisdiction of any law enforcement agency that reports crime stats to the state. They will also be able to compare information across jurisdictions. 

“We are constantly looking for ways to be more transparent,” said Jess Anderson, Commissioner of the Utah Department of Public Safety. “Transparency builds trust. This type of easy access to nearly real-time data will help anyone to better understand crime trends in their communities.”

The Crime In Utah Dashboards will be available at bci.utah.gov.

a bar chart showing numbers of serious property offenses over the past five years

Available Data Sets

The following images will link you to the dashboard landing page.

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MEDIA CONTACT

Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety
hmkoellner@utah.gov

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