As of May 22, 2024 there have been 66 Homicides in DC, a decrease of 26% from the same period in 2023 (89). Meanwhile, Motor Vehicle Thefts are down 32% (1,846 vs 2,700) so far this year compared to 2023. Assault with a dangerous weapon is down 28% from 2023. Theft has increased 1% in 2024 (vs. 2023) while "Theft from Auto" is down 19% (2,430 vs. 3,002). Robbery is down 29% from 2023 numbers and Burglary has decreased 25%.

DC Crime Data over the past 365 days (compared to the year prior)

  May 22, 2022 - May 22, 2023 May 22, 2023 - May 22, 2024 % change
Homicide 211 250 18%
Motor Vehicle Theft 5,174 5,988 16%
Assault with a Dangerous Weapon 1,383 1,258 ↓ 9%
Theft 11,617 13,392 15%
Theft from Auto 7,960 7,210 ↓ 9%
Robbery 2,271 3,181 40%
Burglary 1,030 993 ↓ 4%

DC Violent Crime Data to Date (2024)

DC Motor Vehicle Theft Data to Date (2024)

1,846 incidents of Motor Vehicle Theft in 2024 - Top 5 Neighborhoods


Rank Neighborhood Incidents % of Total
1 Edgewood, Bloomingdale, Truxton Circle, Eckington 163 8%
2 Ivy City, Arboretum, Trinidad, Carver Langston 128 6%
3 Union Station, Stanton Park, Kingman Park 119 6%
4 Columbia Heights, Mt. Pleasant, Pleasant Plains, Park View 114 6%
5 Congress Heights, Bellevue, Washington Highlands 91 4%
* Data references "Neighborhood Clusters" that have been used for community planning for many years. / The District of Columbia does not have official neighborhood boundaries.

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