A quick look at the October crime stats for the Logan Circle area shows an increase from September to October. There were 92 crimes reported in October – with an increase in both property crimes and violent crimes. In October, the crime mix consisted of 18 violent crimes and 74 property crimes; in September, the mix looked like 13 violent crimes and 63 property crimes.
Types of Crimes in October in PSA 307
- Violent (18): 16 robberies (2 with guns), 2 assaults (1 with a gun)
- Property (74): 5 burglaries, 23 thefts, 36 theft from autos, 10 stolen autos
What Changed from September?
- Robberies were up: 9 in September (1 with a gun) and 16 in October (2 with guns).
- Assaults were down: 4 in September (0 with guns) and 2 in October (1 with a gun).
- Burglaries were up: 3 in September and 5 in October.
- Thefts were down: 34 in September and 23 in October.
- Thefts from autos were up: 23 in September and 36 in October.
- Stolen auto were up: 3 in September and 10 in October.
4-Month Trend in PSA 307/Logan Circle **
- October 2011: 18 violent crimes and 74 property crimes (92 total crimes).
- September 2011: 13 violent crimes and 63 property crimes (74 total crimes).
- August 2011: 21 violent crimes and 48 property crimes (69 total crimes).
- July 2011: 7 violent crimes and 52 property crimes (59 total crimes).
** There are seasonal differences in crime and crime patterns can be affected by weather conditions as well.