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District Crime Data at a Glance

Homicide Count

As of November 21, 2014

This Year Last Year Percent Change
93 95 -2.1%

 

20-Year Homicide Trend

2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
104* 88 108 132 144 186 181 169 196 198

*The citywide 2013 homicide statistics include the 12 victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting incident that occurred on September 16, 2013.
 

2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994
248 262 232 242 241 260 301 397 361 399

 

Firearm Recoveries

Month 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
January 192 208 193 218 192 256 189 249 198 200 169
February 152 138 116 142 178 180 163 198 179 185 157
March 147 163 160 194 165 161 212 211 164 193 152
April   134 161 148 148 273 164 159 171 139 169
May   196 136 122 176 180 203 179 202 166 163
June   136 150 156 187 220 209 184 156 179 167
July   156 164 141 191 223 195 206 156 155 165
August   167 195 197 163 246 199 240 226 157 170
September   201 176 462 295 227 167 301 177 167 134
October   175 164 137 257 225 185 425 199 154 183
November   164 149 165 222 189 208 167 172 192 173
December   170 155 166 147 156 210 136 182 178 180
Total 491 2,008 1,919 2,248 2,321 2,534 2,304* 2,318* 2,165* 2,065 1,982

* These totals include guns recovered during a buyback/gun amnesty for the years indicated: 628 (Dec. 2007); 337 (Sept. 2006); and 161 (Feb. 2005).

Note: Current year figures represent preliminary totals that are subject to change.