News & Statistics

How prevalent is animal abuse in Pennsylvania?

A look at statewide animal abuse data approaching the one-year anniversary of Libre’s Law

Over the past year, 70 percent of animal abuse offenses filed in Pennsylvania were  for neglect of an animal. The anti-cruelty law (Act 10) that strengthened the protection of animals, commonly known as Libre’s Law, went into effect in late August of 2017.

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Speeding Ranks Number One in Summary Traffic Citations in Pennsylvania

Data collected by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts shows more than 6.9 million total traffic summary violations were issued in Pennsylvania from 2013 through 2017. That is an average of 3,796 traffic tickets per day, with speeding violations leading the pack.

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Pennsylvania Judiciary Releases New and Improved Interactive Caseload Data

Pennsylvania’s judiciary today unveiled six new data dashboards, the latest in a series of interactive, web-based data visuals that allow the public, court staff, reporters and researchers to quickly analyze and interpret caseload data.

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