Explanation

Crime maps

Crime maps

The Reporter's Crime Maps allow you to track crimes by category and check for trends on a street-by-street basis. Click on each pin-point for more detail on the time, location and type of crime. The data used to generate this map-based tool is supplied to the Reporter by the Boston Police Department (see caveats).

Auto thefts
Assaults
Break-ins:
   Residential
   Cars
   Commercial
Drugs
Guns
Larceny
Motor-vehicle offenses
Murders
Prostitution
Robbery
Vandalism