Boston, MA Analytics

May recorded 6,003 crime incidents.

April recorded 4,344 crime incidents.

March recorded 4,295 crime incidents.

Theft
Robbery
Burglary
Vandalism
Shooting
Arson
Arrest
Assault
Other
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Crime Types

  • Theft: 4,909
  • Other: 3,484
  • Assault: 2,830
  • Arrest: 1,338
  • Vandalism: 1,187
  • Burglary: 507
  • Robbery: 312
  • Shooting: 66
  • Arson: 9

Crime by Month

In the past three months, May had the most number of crimes in Boston, Massachusetts.

May had about 1% more crime than March, with May producing 1,708 more crimes than March.

May had about 1% more crime than April, with May producing 1,659 more crimes than April.

Most Committed Crimes in Boston, Massachusetts

Over the past three months, Theft was the most committed crime overall making up about 34% of crime in Boston, Massachusetts.

The most committed violent crime was Assault, making up about 98% of violent crime in Boston, Massachusetts.

The most committed property crime was Theft, making up about 90% of property crime in Boston, Massachusetts.

Reported Shootings in Boston, Massachusetts

We recorded 66 shootings over a three month period in Boston, Massachusetts. That's an average of about 22 shootings per month. May saw the most shootings with 29, followed by March with 21 shootings, and April with 16 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.

Data is based on a radius around the center point of Boston. This may include crimes from adjacent agencies and agencies within the area.