During first quarter of 2022 violent Part One Crime remains the same

Boston Police released the first quarter crime stats for Jamaica Plain’s violent Part One Crime stayed the same while nonviolent Part One Crime was up 4 percent. 

Part One Crimes are the more serious crimes the Boston Police keep track of and are split between violent and nonviolent Part One Crimes. 

When comparing January 1, 2022 through May 8, 2022 with the same time period during the first quarter of 2021 there was one homicide so far this year with zero reported during the same period in 2021. 

Rape or attempted rape is up 300 percent with one incident in the first quarter of 2021 and four reported so far this year.

Robbery and attempted robbery stayed the same with six incidents reported in the first quarter of 2021 and six reported so far this year.

Domestic aggravated assaults increased 33 percent with nine incidents in the first quarter of 2021 and 12 reported so far this year.

Non-domestic aggravated assaults dropped 24 percent with 29 incidents in the first quarter of 2021 and 22 reported so far this year. 

All in all, there were 45 reported violent Part One Crimes in the first four months of 2022, which was the same number during the first four months of 2021. 

As for nonviolent Part One Crimes, the overall numbers are up 4 percent according to the report. 

There were five commercial burglaries in the first four months of 2021 but that number has jumped 60 percent with eight reported so far this year. 

Residential burglaries are up 90 percent with 11 reported in the first four months of 2021 and 21 reported so far this year. 

Larcenies from a motor vehicle are up 2 percent and other larcenies are down 5.5 percent. 

Auto theft is down four percent with 24 reported in the first four months of 2021 and 23 reported so far this year. 

Overall there were 224 nonviolent Part One Crimes reported so far this year, up four percent from the 216 reported during the first four months of 2021. 

As always, if you observe any unusual activity or observe a crime in progress, don’t hesitate to call 9-1-1. 

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