Washington, DC Analytics

October recorded 3,186 crime incidents.

September recorded 3,078 crime incidents.

August recorded 1,864 crime incidents.

Theft
Robbery
Burglary
Vandalism
Shooting
Arson
Arrest
Assault
Other
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Crime Types

  • Theft: 5,773
  • Robbery: 725
  • Assault: 539
  • Shooting: 531
  • Burglary: 330
  • Other: 108
  • Vandalism: 76
  • Arrest: 42
  • Arson: 4

Crime by Month

In the past three months, October had the most number of crimes in Washington, District of Columbia.

October had about 2% more crime than August, with October producing 1,322 more crimes than August.

October had about 1% more crime than September, with October producing 108 more crimes than September.

Most Committed Crimes in Washington, District of Columbia

Over the past three months, Theft was the most committed crime overall making up about 71% of crime in Washington, District of Columbia.

The most committed violent crime was Assault, making up about 50% of violent crime in Washington, District of Columbia.

The most committed property crime was Theft, making up about 95% of property crime in Washington, District of Columbia.

Reported Shootings in Washington, District of Columbia

We recorded 531 shootings over a three month period in Washington, District of Columbia. That's an average of about 177 shootings per month. September saw the most shootings with 203, followed by October with 190 shootings, and August with 138 shootings.

Disclaimer: SpotCrime pulls from multiple sources including news reported incidents. A majority of the crime incidents are directly from local police agencies. Occasionally, there may be duplicate crimes. The status of the crime is subject to change.

We are not the FBI. These are not official FBI numbers.