by Borderstan.com August 21, 2009 at 6:36 am 1,330 0

This map, from the MPD crime database, shows the location on violent crimes in the May through July 2009 period.

This map, from the Metropolitan Police Department crime database, shows the location of violent crimes in the May through July 2009 period in the Borderstan crime area¹. There were 16 violent crimes in May, 4 in June and 8 in July. Violent crimes are robberies, assaults, incidents of sex abuse and homicides.

For the month of July, crime in the Borderstan crime area¹ was up from June. The main number was violent crimes, which increased from 4 in June to 8 in July. But, this compares to 16 violent crimes in the area in May, a bad month in Borderstan.

Property crimes held steady, with a slight bump up to 60 in July from 58 in June; there were 59 property crimes in the Bordestsan crime area¹ in May. Combined with violent crime, the total number of crimes in Borderstan in July was 68, up from 62 in June–but still below the 75 total crimes recorded in May.

Note: For a year-over-year comparison for July, comparing July 2007, 2008 and 2009, read “Borderstan: A Look at July Crime Rate, 2007-2009.”

The table at bottom gives the crime numbers for the past three months: May, June and July. Following is a brief analysis of the data in the table. All data is from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) crime database.

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