The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Petersburg, VA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Petersburg, VA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Petersburg, VA crime rates are 95% higher than in comparison to the Virginia mean and are 43% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Petersburg, VA has a rate that is 240% higher than the Virginia average; compared to the United States, it is 92% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Petersburg, VA is 79% higher than its state's mean, and 35% higher than the country's average.