Purpose: This study examines some socio-economic determinants of crimes in all districts of Punjab, Pakistan for the period2010 2011. The selected socio-economic explanatory variables are population density, education, unemployment, industrialization and remittances and dependent variable is reported crimes. Methodology: Ordinary Least Square (OLS) method is used for empirical analysis as the data set and all variables fulfill the assumptions of simple OLS. Findings: The results show that population density and unemployment have positive and significant impact on crimes. Level of education and amount of remittances are inversely related to crimes in all districts of Punjab. The results indicate that the most dense and populated areas provide more chances for criminals to commit crimes. Recommendations: So for reducing crimes in Punjab province the government should improve the socio-economic structure in Punjab, Pakistan.