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Crime in Washington, District of Columbia

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CrimeWashington, DCUnited States
Violent Crime87.141.4
Property Crime59.543.5

Washington, DC, violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100, is 87. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 41.4.

Washington, DC, property crime, on a scale from 1 (low) to 100, is 60. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The US average is 43.5.


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