Analytics, Charts, and Graphs of Crime Data

For Boston, MA

March recorded 3,727 crime incidents.

February recorded 3,373 crime incidents.

January recorded 3,986 crime incidents.

Theft
Robbery
Burglary
Vandalism
Shooting
Arson
Arrest
Assault
Other
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02/2019
03/2019
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Crime Types

  • Theft: 3,123
  • Assault: 2,444
  • Other: 2,422
  • Arrest: 1,404
  • Vandalism: 969
  • Burglary: 405
  • Robbery: 261
  • Shooting: 51
  • Arson: 7

Crime by Month

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

January had about 1% more crime than February, with January producing 613 more crimes than February.

January had about 1% more crime than March, with January producing 259 more crimes than March.

Most Committed Crimes in Boston, Massachusetts

Over the past three months, Theft was the most committed crime overall making up about 28% 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 51 shootings over a three month period in Boston, Massachusetts. That's an average of about 17 shootings per month. March saw the most shootings with 19, followed by January with 19 shootings, and February with 13 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.