Public Safety | Resources

The following resources may be useful in gaining additional information on public safety.

Pa.gov is the official website for all branches of the Pennsylvania state government and the many departments that serve the commonwealth. Resources for Housing, Healthcare, Education, Tourism and Economic Development are some of the many services they provide.

The Pennsylvania Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) system provides PA UCR Reports on annual basis as well as providing monthly or custom reports.

NIBRS

National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) is an incident-based reporting system, NIBRS captures details on each single crime offenses at the incident level. NIBRS presents quantitative and qualitative data that describes each incident and arrest.

Measures for Justice

A data portal showing how counties are faring in three areas related to criminal justice: Fair Process, Public Safety, and Fiscal Responsibility. The website’s mission is to use data to measure and understand county-level criminal justice system performance, and it includes data for Pennsylvania counties.

Berks Women in Crisis

Berks Women in Crisis offers various housing services for victims of domestic violence: emergency shelter, 24 hour hotline, counseling services, medical and legal advocacy and more. The Housing services include Bridge Housing (1 to 3 months), Safe Transitional Housing (3 months to 2 years) and Permanent Housing Placement (2+ years).