Providence, RI Analytics

August recorded 1,137 crime incidents.

July recorded 1,128 crime incidents.

June recorded 1,068 crime incidents.


Crime Types

  • Theft: 1,235
  • Other: 555
  • Vandalism: 549
  • Assault: 428
  • Arrest: 386
  • Burglary: 90
  • Shooting: 52
  • Robbery: 36
  • Arson: 2

Crime by Month

In the past three months, August had the most number of crimes in Providence, Rhode Island.

August had about 1% more crime than June, with August producing 69 more crimes than June.

August had about 1% more crime than July, with August producing 9 more crimes than July.

Most Committed Crimes in Providence, Rhode Island

Over the past three months, Theft was the most committed crime overall making up about 37% of crime in Providence, Rhode Island.

The most committed violent crime was Assault, making up about 89% of violent crime in Providence, Rhode Island.

The most committed property crime was Theft, making up about 93% of property crime in Providence, Rhode Island.

Reported Shootings in Providence, Rhode Island

We recorded 52 shootings over a three month period in Providence, Rhode Island. That's an average of about 17.333 shootings per month. July saw the most shootings with 27, followed by June with 14 shootings, and August with 11 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 Providence. This may include crimes from adjacent agencies and agencies within the area.