Monday, January 07, 2008

Crime Fell 14% in Allston-Brighton in 2007

The Boston Police Department has released preliminary year-end crime statistics for the 2007 calendar year as compared to 2006. (The fourth quarter of 2007 data are preliminary and subject to change.)

Overall crime in Allston-Brighton district D-14 in 2007 is down nearly 14% when compared to 2006.

Crime dropped in every tabulated category (homicide, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft) except for one, larceny, which rose just over 3%. All these trends were similar both in Allston-Brighton D-14 and city-wide in Boston.

Boston Police Department
Preliminary 2006 vs. 2007 Crime Data Comparison
District D-14 (Allston-Brighton)

20062007Percent Change
Rape and Attempted3122-21%
Robbery and Attempted11783-29%
Aggravated Assault194181-7%
Burglary and Attempted696418-40%
Larceny and Attempted13411385+3%
Vehicle Theft and Attempted263191-27%

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