Boston, MA Analytics
August recorded 5,075 crime incidents.
July recorded 5,613 crime incidents.
June recorded 4,514 crime incidents.
- Theft: 5,514
- Other: 3,333
- Assault: 2,832
- Vandalism: 1,301
- Arrest: 1,128
- Burglary: 608
- Robbery: 380
- Shooting: 99
- Arson: 7
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 1,099 more crimes than June.
July had about 1% more crime than August, with July producing 538 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 36% of crime in Boston, Massachusetts.
The most committed violent crime was Assault, making up about 97% 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 99 shootings over a three month period in Boston, Massachusetts. That's an average of about 33 shootings per month. July saw the most shootings with 44, followed by August with 38 shootings, and June with 17 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.