Crime Decreases in West Roxbury/ Roslindale Over Year

All data is preliminary and therefore has not been verified by the Boston Police Department.

The crime rate has decreased in Boston’s E-5 District since last year, according to Boston Police reports.

Boston Police statistics show that the number of crimes from January 1 - October 8, 2012 was greater than the number of crimes from Jan. 1- Oct. 8 of 2013 in the E-5 District of West Roxbury and Roslindale.

So far in 2013 there have been less robberies, aggravates assaults, burglaries and larcenies in West Roxbury and Roslindale compared to the first 10 months of 2012.  However, the numbers of homicides, rapes and vehicle thefts has increased since last year.

The following are the exact crime statistics in Boston's District E-5:

January 1 - October 8, 2012 vs. 2013

Robbery and Attempted Robbery:

2012: 36
2013: 29

Aggravated Assault:

2012: 68
2013: 65 

Burglary and Attempted Burglary:

2012: 167
2013: 119

Larceny and Attempted Larceny:

2012: 400
2013: 373

Vehicle Theft and Attempted Vehicle Theft:

2012: 53
2013: 58


2013: 2

Rapes and Attempted Rapes:

2012: 5
2013: 6



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