Pennsylvania, nicknamed as the Keystone State, is one of the thirteen original founding US states. Around 12,784,227 people (as of 2016) reside in this state, which is officially called the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. While Harrisburg is the capital city, Philadelphia is known as the largest one, with a population of 1,526,006.
Philadelphia, Camden and Wilmington have the most crime in the state of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, which is also the 5th largest city in the US, is famous for its long history of organized crime. The lion’s share of homicides, aggravated assaults and robberies of Pennsylvania are committed in this city. In fact, the city has a crime rate of 459.8 per 100,000 people. The same rate for the state is 315.1 per 100,000 people, the 22nd lowest in the country. As for capital punishment, it is legal in the state of Pennsylvania. The safest cities are Vandergrift and Franklin Park.
The city poverty and unemployment rates are 13.1% and 4,5% accordingly.
The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections handles inmate records and mugshots through an online database.
The same records can also be obtained from the County Sheriff’s office either by phone or online.