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Crime

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Crime, from most recent to least.

A Look at DC’s 14-Year Drop in Crime

A Look at DC’s 14-Year Drop in Crime

UrbanTurf Staff | August 11th 2015

A study recently released by the Urban Institute tracks the city's declining crime rate over the last two decades. ... read »

DC Crime Map Back Up and Running

DC Crime Map Back Up and Running

Shilpi Paul | April 1st 2013 | 1 Comment

The DC Metropolitan Police Department has relaunched a tool that may be the definitive source of crime knowledge in the city. After a couple spotty... read »

How to Research Crime in DC

How to Research Crime in DC

Shilpi Paul | July 11th 2012 | 2 Comments

Judging the safety of your neighborhood (or a neighborhood that you would like to move into) can be difficult. Anecdotal evidence can loom... read »

A Car Break-In and the Power of an iPad App

A Car Break-In and the Power of an iPad App

Shilpi Paul | March 30th 2012 | 5 Comments

In a slight departure from all things residential real estate, UrbanTurf shares a story about gardening, Truxton Circle, a car break-in and an iPad... read »

Proven: Green Spaces Equal Lower Crime

Proven: Green Spaces Equal Lower Crime

Shilpi Paul | November 22nd 2011 | 3 Comments

Social scientists and armchair anthropologists have long been touting theories that draw a certain causal relationship: beautify your public spaces... read »

Burglaries and Thefts on the Rise in DC

Burglaries and Thefts on the Rise in DC

Mark Wellborn | March 28th 2011

Property crimes, specifically burglaries and thefts, have risen notably in the District in 2011, The Washington Post reports. ... read »

Study Calls Near Southeast One of Country’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

Study Calls Near Southeast One of Country’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

Mark Wellborn | October 4th 2010 | 2 Comments

Near Southeast has been identified as one of the country's most dangerous neighborhoods, according to WalletPop.com. But don't start packing your... read »

FBI: Crime Way Down in DC

FBI: Crime Way Down in DC

Mark Wellborn | May 24th 2010 | 1 Comment

Statistics released today by the Federal Bureau of Investigation show that crime dropped significantly in DC between 2008 and 2009. More after the... read »

Metro Riders: Watch Your iPods

Metro Riders: Watch Your iPods

Mark Wellborn | January 29th 2010 | 4 Comments

Data released by Metro transit police recently shows that crime on the Metro system, specifically robberies, has increased significantly over the... read »

UrbanTurf Reader Asks: Have Dupont Circle and Kalorama Seen an Uptick in Crime?

UrbanTurf Reader Asks: Have Dupont Circle and Kalorama Seen an Uptick in Crime?

Mark Wellborn | December 2nd 2009 | 4 Comments

In this week’s installment of UrbanTurf Reader Asks, a woman looking to buy in Dupont Circle or Kalorama wonders if the crime level, specifically... read »

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