August 2014 Monthly Crime Report
Welcome to the Arlington Crime Maps monthly report for August of 2014. We’ll start with an overview of all crime as reported by Arlington PD’s daily crime report for the month of August, 2014. Then we’re going to look at the most frequent crimes and the neighborhoods with the most reported crime, and how those totals compare to previous months.
August 2014 Totals
The Arlington County Police Department reported 375 crimes for the month of August 2014, down fourteen percent from the previous month.
Ten Most Frequent Crimes
The ten most frequently reported crimes for August 2014, which account for 77% of all crime reported, are:
|Assault & Battery||54|
|Destruction Of Property||41|
|Larceny From Auto||29|
|Grand Larceny From Auto||7|
Monthly totals for the preceeding 3 months
Here are the totals for the preceeding 3 months for those ten most frequently reported crimes in August 2014:
|Crime||May 2014||Jun 2014||Jul 2014||Aug 2014|
|Assault & Battery||56||51||55||54|
|Destruction Of Property||50||52||40||41|
|Larceny From Auto||19||28||28||29|
|Grand Larceny From Auto||0||0||4||7|
Top 5 neighborhoods by reported crime count
The top 5 neighborhoods for reported crime count for August 2014 were:
|Clarendon - Courthouse||39|
Please note: I’m using the neighborhood names designated by Arlington County which, is not always in line with that a place is regularly referred to by residents. Arlington County calls Aurora Highlands ( map here ) could easily be called Crystal City or Pentagon City.
Montly totals for the preceeding 3 months
The top 5
|Neighborhood||May 2014||Jun 2014||Jul 2014||Aug 2014|
|Clarendon - Courthouse||25||33||32||39|
Finally, lets look at a point map of all reported crime in Arlington Count for August 2014. Red dots are personal crime (rape, robbery, assult, etc) while blue dots are property crimes (larceny, burglary, stolen vehicles, etc).