Boston, MA Analytics
December recorded 2,880 crime incidents.
November recorded 2,850 crime incidents.
October recorded 3,164 crime incidents.
- Theft: 2,876
- Other: 2,243
- Assault: 1,743
- Arrest: 641
- Vandalism: 601
- Burglary: 456
- Robbery: 215
- Shooting: 111
- Arson: 8
Crime by Month
In the past three months, October had the most number of crimes in Boston, Massachusetts.
October had about 1% more crime than November, with October producing 314 more crimes than November.
October had about 1% more crime than December, with October producing 284 more crimes than December.
Most Committed Crimes in Boston, Massachusetts
Over the past three months, Theft was the most committed crime overall making up about 32% of crime in Boston, Massachusetts.
The most committed violent crime was Assault, making up about 94% of violent crime in Boston, Massachusetts.
The most committed property crime was Theft, making up about 86% of property crime in Boston, Massachusetts.
Reported Shootings in Boston, Massachusetts
We recorded 111 shootings over a three month period in Boston, Massachusetts. That's an average of about 37 shootings per month. November saw the most shootings with 43, followed by October with 43 shootings, and December with 25 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.