Analytics, Charts, and Graphs of Crime Data

For Boston, MA

December recorded 3,585 crime incidents.

November recorded 3,640 crime incidents.

October recorded 2,964 crime incidents.

Theft
Robbery
Burglary
Vandalism
Shooting
Arson
Arrest
Assault
Other
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Crime Types

  • Theft: 2,925
  • Other: 2,855
  • Assault: 2,442
  • Vandalism: 735
  • Arrest: 515
  • Burglary: 406
  • Robbery: 246
  • Shooting: 61
  • Arson: 4

Crime by Month

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

November had about 1% more crime than October, with November producing 676 more crimes than October.

November had about 1% more crime than December, with November producing 55 more crimes than December.

Most Committed Crimes in Boston, Massachusetts

Over the past three months, Theft was the most committed crime overall making up about 29% 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 88% of property crime in Boston, Massachusetts.

Reported Shootings in Boston, Massachusetts

We recorded 61 shootings over a three month period in Boston, Massachusetts. That's an average of about 20.333 shootings per month. October saw the most shootings with 24, followed by November with 21 shootings, and December 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.