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Criminal statistics for the District of Columbia

Total Crime - In 2006, Washington DC had a Total Crime Index of 6162.2 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was up 3.5% from the previous year, 2005. The Total Crime Index was down 15.4% since 2000 and down even more in 1995, down 49.4%. Washington DC's Total Crime Index has been declining during the past 25 years.
Violent Crime - Washington DC had a Violent Crime Index of 1508.4 reported incidents per 100,000 people in 2006. This number was up 3.3% from 2005. The Violent Crime Index was up 0.2% since 1986, but down 48.4% since 1993. Washington DC's Violent Crime Index has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Property Crime - Washington DC's 2006 Property Crime Index was 4653.8 reported incidents per one hundred thousand people. This figure was up 3.6% from the prior year. The Property Crime Index was down 19.4% since 2000 and down from a 25 year high in 1995, down 51.1%. Washington DC's Property Crime Index has been declining during the past twenty five years.
Murder Rate - The 2006 Washington DC Murder Rate was 29.1 reported incidents per one hundred thousand individuals. This figure was down 13.2% from the previous year in 2005. The Murder Rate was up 23.8% since 1985, but down 63.9% since 1991. Washington DC's Murder Rate has changed slightly during the past twenty five years, declining slightly.
Forced Rape - In 2006, Washington DC's Forcible Rape Index was 31.8 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was up 11.5% from the previous year in 2005. The Forcible Rape Index was up 19.5% since 1988, but down 54% since 1980. Washington DC's Forcible Rape Index has drastically declined during the past twenty five years.
Robbery - The Robbery Index in 2006 for Washington DC was 658.4 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was up 3.5% from the previous year in 2005. The Robbery Index was up 5.9% since 2000, but down 59.8% since 1981. Washington DC's Robbery Index has considerably been on the decline in the past twenty five years.
Aggravated Assault - Washington DC's Aggravated Assault Index in 2006 was 789.1 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was up 15.6% from the previous year, 2005. The Aggravated Assault Index was up 54.9% since 1980, but down 49.4% since 1993. Washington DC's Aggravated Assault Index has been increasing during the past 25 years.
Burglary - In 2006, Washington DC had a Burglary Index of 659.5 incidents per hundred thousand individuals. This figure was up 7.3% from the previous year, 2005. The Burglary Index was down 20.5% since 2000 and down from a 25 year high in 1981, down 75.1%. Washington DC's Burglary Index has drastically declined during the past 25 years.
Larceny Theft - The 2006 Larceny Theft Index of Washington DC was 2735.4 incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was up 7.3% from the previous year, 2005. The Larceny Theft Index was down 15.9% since 2003 and down from a 25 year high in 1995, down 53.2%. Washington DC's Larceny Theft Index has significantly been on the decline in the past 25 years.
Motor Vehicle Theft - The Motor Vehicle Theft Index in 2006 for Washington DC was 1258.9 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was up 7.3% from the previous year, 2005. The Motor Vehicle Theft Index was up 124.1% since 1980, but down 31.6% since 1995. Washington DC's Motor Vehicle Theft Index has drastically increased during the past 25 years.