2016 Year-to-Date Crime Comparison*
As of October 21, 2016
The statistics below reflect the data entered into MPD's records management system (Cobalt) as of 12 am on the date above. The homicide numbers are based on numbers submitted by the Homicide Branch.
|Assault w/ a Dangerous Weapon||1,925||1,903||-1%|
|Motor Vehicle Theft||2,354||2,021||-14%|
|Theft from Auto||9,011||8,241||-9%|
“N/C” – Not calculable, division by zero is not allowed.
Note: As of September 12, 2016, MPD has updated its sex assault numbers for 2015 and 2016 to address a technical error. The total impact of this change is that 17 offenses have been added to the 2015 figures, and 36 offenses have been added to the 2016 figures. For more information, please read the complete news release.
2015 Year End Crime Data*
Year-end 2015 data accurate as of January 14, 2016.
|Assault w/ a Dangerous Weapon||2,490||2,426||-3%|
|Motor Vehicle Theft||3,132||2,825||-10%|
|Theft from Auto||11,406||11,160||-2%|
20-Year Homicide Trend
*The citywide 2013 homicide statistics include the 12 victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting incident that occurred on September 16, 2013.
*These statistics reflect crime reports entered or migrated into the MPD Records Management System (Cobalt) as of 12 am of the report date. These numbers are based on DC Code Offense definitions and do NOT reflect Part I crime totals as reported to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) or National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS). The statistics for this report are based on the various tables from the data warehouse as of the current refresh date. This report should be considered ‘preliminary’ in nature. The reports are subject to change due to subsequent determinations related to amendments in classification, unfounded cases or changes in offense definitions.