Boston, MA Analytics

May recorded 4,590 crime incidents.

April recorded 3,424 crime incidents.

March recorded 3,421 crime incidents.

Theft
Robbery
Burglary
Vandalism
Shooting
Arson
Arrest
Assault
Other
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03/2021
04/2021
05/2021
11,435Total

Crime Types

  • Theft: 3,575
  • Other: 2,645
  • Assault: 2,293
  • Vandalism: 1,284
  • Arrest: 991
  • Burglary: 318
  • Robbery: 210
  • Shooting: 93
  • Arson: 26

Crime by Month

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

May had about 1% more crime than March, with May producing 1,169 more crimes than March.

May had about 1% more crime than April, with May producing 1,166 more crimes than April.

Most Committed Crimes in Boston, Massachusetts

Over the past three months, Theft was the most committed crime overall making up about 31% of crime in Boston, Massachusetts.

The most committed violent crime was Assault, making up about 96% of violent crime in Boston, Massachusetts.

The most committed property crime was Theft, making up about 91% of property crime in Boston, Massachusetts.

Reported Shootings in Boston, Massachusetts

We recorded 93 shootings over a three month period in Boston, Massachusetts. That's an average of about 31 shootings per month. May saw the most shootings with 38, followed by April with 31 shootings, and March with 24 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.