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Violent crime rates slowly recover amidst record homicide numbers

As the city pushes past 340 homicides, other violent crime rates may be stabilizing.

Data provided by Open Baltimore shows that robberies and aggravated assaults have reached numbers similar to 2014 after noticeable spikes in crime in the spring and summer. Common assault cases have been consistently lower all year and reached pre-unrest numbers in November.

Nonfatal shootings still remain consistently higher than previous years but shows improvements since the 101 incidents in May and 82 in July.

Data accurate as of December 12, 2015

NON-FATAL SHOOTINGS 2013 / 2014 / 2015

The rate of non-fatal shootings has slowly recovered since the spike after Freddie Gray's death but still remains consistently higher than previous years.

2015
2014
2013

COMMON ASSAULT 2013 / 2014 / 2015

Common assault has remained consistently lower all year.

2015
2014
2013

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT 2013 / 2014 / 2015

After notable spikes in the months following Freddie Gray's death, assaults have declined to below 2014 numbers in November.

*Aggravated assault is a stronger form of assault compared to common assault and often involves a deadly weapon.

2015
2014
2013

ROBBERIES 2013 / 2014 / 2015

Robbery numbers started normalizing in August and may continue to show consistent numbers in the coming months.

2015
2014
2013

Source: Baltimore Sun reporting, Open Baltimore, Baltimore Police

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