Fairfax County, VA Analytics

January recorded 5,330 crime incidents.

December recorded 5,539 crime incidents.

November recorded 5,195 crime incidents.


Crime Types

  • Other: 7,590
  • Theft: 3,836
  • Assault: 1,930
  • Arrest: 1,424
  • Vandalism: 812
  • Burglary: 174
  • Shooting: 158
  • Robbery: 131
  • Arson: 9

Crime by Month

In the past three months, December had the most number of crimes in Fairfax County, Virginia.

December had about 1% more crime than November, with December producing 344 more crimes than November.

December had about 1% more crime than January, with December producing 209 more crimes than January.

Most Committed Crimes in Fairfax County, Virginia

Over the past three months, Theft was the most committed crime overall making up about 24% of crime in Fairfax County, Virginia.

The most committed violent crime was Assault, making up about 92% of violent crime in Fairfax County, Virginia.

The most committed property crime was Theft, making up about 95% of property crime in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Reported Shootings in Fairfax County, Virginia

We recorded 158 shootings over a three month period in Fairfax County, Virginia. That's an average of about 52.667 shootings per month. November saw the most shootings with 69, followed by December with 47 shootings, and January with 42 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 Fairfax County. This may include crimes from adjacent agencies and agencies within the area.