Boston, MA Analytics
August recorded 3,430 crime incidents.
July recorded 3,552 crime incidents.
June recorded 3,149 crime incidents.
- Theft: 3,140
- Other: 2,491
- Assault: 2,094
- Vandalism: 857
- Arrest: 716
- Burglary: 450
- Robbery: 241
- Shooting: 136
- Arson: 6
Crime by Month
In the past three months, July had the most number of crimes in Boston, Massachusetts.
July had about 1% more crime than June, with July producing 403 more crimes than June.
July had about 1% more crime than August, with July producing 122 more crimes than August.
Most Committed Crimes in Boston, Massachusetts
Over the past three months, Theft was the most committed crime overall making up about 31% 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 87% of property crime in Boston, Massachusetts.
Reported Shootings in Boston, Massachusetts
We recorded 136 shootings over a three month period in Boston, Massachusetts. That's an average of about 45.333 shootings per month. July saw the most shootings with 66, followed by August with 40 shootings, and June with 30 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.