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Logan Circle: October Crime Numbers Up from September

by Borderstan.com — November 7, 2011 at 11:00 am 0

MPD Crime Database, PSA 307, Logan Circle, violent crime

There were 18 violent crimes in Logan Circle’s PSA in October: 16 robberies and 2 assaults; 3 0f these crimes involved a gun. (MPD Crime Database)

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.

These crimes were reported in Police Service Area (PSA) 307, which covers the bulk of the Logan Circle neighborhood. The numbers have been taken from the DC Police Crime Database.

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.

 

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