BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Although there are still criminal incidents being reported almost every day, overall crime is down in the city of Baltimore since the governor issued his “stay at home” order due to the coronavirus.

When looking at crime statistics between March 13 and April 22 of this year and comparing them to the same time span of 2019, crime is down across all segments.

Take a look at the numbers:

Aggravated Assaults

  • 2019: 437
  • 2020: 362
  • Difference -17%

Common Assault

  • 2019: 916
  • 2020: 603
  • Difference: -34%

Carjacking

  • 2019: 38
  • 2020: 32
  • Difference: -16%

Commercial Robbery

  • 2019: 77
  • 2020: 46
  • Difference: -40%

Street Robbery

  • 2019: 278
  • 2020: 196
  • Difference: -29%

Shootings:

  • 2019: 61
  • 2020: 56
  • Difference: -8%

 

Comments
  1. Sean McCloskey says:

    Still almost a shooting a day, which basically puts us on pace for last year. That 8% will shrink and shrink, and that is WHILE ON LOCKDOWN. Report the truth, damn it. The real title should be crime still high as despite no one outside.

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