Table 8

MASSACHUSETTS
Offenses Known to Law Enforcement
by State by City, 2009
City Population Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible
rape
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson1
Abington 16,732 58 0 3 18 37 373 124 236 13 0
Acton 21,104 14 0 2 1 11 167 31 131 5 0
Acushnet 10,606 12 0 0 1 11 118 55 60 3 0
Adams 8,232 43 0 11 1 31 232 62 163 7 4
Agawam 28,781 61 0 4 9 48 283 69 181 33 2
Amesbury 16,623 28 0 2 0 26 278 39 223 16 0
Amherst 36,845 71 0 17 5 49 532 242 264 26 1
Andover 33,853 19 0 3 4 12 421 59 349 13 5
Aquinnah 358 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 13 0 0
Arlington 41,598 73 0 3 11 59 535 119 390 26 9
Ashburnham 6,054 11 0 1 1 9 58 16 39 3 5
Ashland 16,164 17 0 4 0 13 166 44 115 7 4
Athol 11,724 48 0 6 4 38 317 125 184 8 3
Attleboro 43,772 127 1 5 21 100 751 147 551 53 5
Auburn2 16,420 0 5 8 601 65 518 18 3
Avon 4,354 11 0 2 4 5 133 20 108 5 0
Ayer 7,488 25 0 2 2 21 168 72 89 7 3
Barnstable 48,042 369 2 23 52 292 1,324 480 791 53 5
Barre 5,496 11 0 2 0 9 56 17 35 4 2
Becket 1,822 2 0 1 0 1 41 21 20 0 0
Bedford 13,411 8 0 3 0 5 117 16 97 4 1
Belchertown 14,383 31 0 1 4 26 176 30 135 11 1
Bellingham 16,235 29 0 4 5 20 225 34 176 15 2
Belmont 23,597 28 0 6 3 19 289 98 166 25 2
Berkley 6,601 21 0 1 0 20 82 41 33 8 1
Berlin 2,760 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 22 0 0
Bernardston 2,258 2 0 0 0 2 25 8 15 2 0
Beverly 39,919 97 0 10 12 75 619 114 474 31 1
Billerica2 43,058 0 9 4 567 112 437 18 1
Blackstone 9,126 11 0 1 1 9 108 20 85 3 3
Bolton 4,556 5 0 2 1 2 40 11 27 2 0
Boston 624,222 6,192 50 269 2,277 3,596 20,749 2,955 15,507 2,287
Bourne 19,133 107 1 5 12 89 713 288 398 27 5
Boxford 8,187 1 0 0 0 1 29 1 28 0 0
Boylston 4,330 0 0 0 0 0 30 7 22 1 0
Braintree 35,047 82 2 7 15 58 962 103 815 44 2
Brewster 10,054 18 0 0 1 17 254 79 168 7 0
Brimfield 3,796 0 0 0 0 0 12 3 8 1 0
Brockton 96,471 1,194 9 53 262 870 3,207 772 2,042 393 42
Brookline2 55,400 0 4 30 763 103 636 24 3
Burlington 25,695 54 0 3 12 39 703 133 558 12 3
Cambridge 102,866 497 2 21 179 295 3,149 434 2,524 191 6
Canton 22,407 45 0 2 5 38 222 44 163 15 0
Carver 11,691 24 0 4 3 17 122 51 58 13 1
Charlemont 1,383 1 0 0 0 1 6 0 6 0 0
Charlton 12,835 15 0 2 3 10 157 55 86 16 0
Chatham 6,765 9 0 0 0 9 170 35 135 0 0
Chelmsford 34,695 38 0 0 5 33 584 82 475 27 0
Chelsea 39,883 663 0 24 256 383 1,532 436 858 238 7
Cheshire 3,322 0 0 0 0 0 37 7 29 1 0
Chesterfield 1,308 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0
Chicopee 54,589 283 0 23 50 210 1,684 450 1,119 115 9
Chilmark 986 0 0 0 0 0 15 5 10 0 0
Clinton 14,206 8 0 0 0 8 48 7 35 6 0
Cohasset 7,286 9 0 0 0 9 86 22 61 3 1
Concord 17,804 9 0 0 1 8 208 33 173 2 1
Cummington 994 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0
Dalton 6,616 19 0 1 1 17 79 29 49 1 0
Danvers 27,289 51 0 4 8 39 851 50 772 29 3
Dartmouth 34,879 88 0 4 13 71 1,074 146 890 38 6
Dedham 24,605 40 0 2 15 23 580 51 499 30 0
Deerfield 4,780 17 0 2 0 15 109 38 71 0 0
Dennis 15,475 86 0 9 15 62 629 240 379 10 4
Dighton 6,905 11 0 1 0 10 41 24 15 2 0
Douglas 8,093 20 0 2 0 18 41 18 22 1 0
Dover 5,724 1 0 1 0 0 42 12 29 1 0
Dracut 30,048 24 0 4 9 11 261 32 193 36 0
Dudley 11,264 25 0 1 0 24 46 25 18 3 4
Duxbury 14,588 11 0 0 0 11 130 30 98 2 1
East Bridgewater 14,108 25 0 4 5 16 266 50 202 14 4
East Brookfield 2,080 5 0 1 0 4 32 8 23 1 1
Eastham 5,464 7 0 0 1 6 104 31 70 3 0
Easthampton 16,401 41 0 6 2 33 188 65 105 18 4
East Longmeadow 15,595 28 0 1 3 24 420 91 307 22 0
Easton 23,337 42 0 2 8 32 240 65 165 10 2
Egremont 1,365 2 0 0 0 2 19 3 16 0 0
Erving 1,563 5 0 3 0 2 58 41 17 0 0
Essex 3,369 5 0 0 1 4 52 25 27 0
Everett 37,724 203 1 7 81 114 1,121 288 687 146 1
Fairhaven 16,318 53 0 2 9 42 413 96 306 11 2
Fall River 91,901 1,086 4 46 273 763 3,312 775 2,144 393 44
Falmouth 33,451 152 0 14 22 116 1,318 767 499 52 1
Fitchburg 40,678 288 5 30 49 204 1,193 364 740 89 12
Framingham 65,478 204 2 8 33 161 1,443 253 1,058 132
Franklin 32,114 11 0 3 4 4 165 18 140 7 0
Freetown 9,103 36 0 2 2 32 153 48 90 15 8
Gardner 20,741 111 0 13 14 84 524 171 327 26 3
Gill 1,396 0 0 0 0 0 25 10 13 2 0
Gloucester 30,675 31 0 2 8 21 629 93 531 5 1
Goshen 980 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 3 1 0
Grafton 18,005 16 0 3 1 12 99 40 53 6 0
Granby 6,432 9 0 3 0 6 55 12 42 1 0
Granville 1,721 0 0 0 0 0 9 2 7 0 0
Great Barrington 7,431 7 0 0 1 6 175 50 121 4 1
Greenfield 17,840 91 0 10 3 78 525 224 282 19 6
Groton 10,936 1 0 0 1 0 31 6 25 0 0
Groveland 7,127 8 0 0 0 8 44 0 42 2 0
Hadley 4,884 12 0 1 3 8 211 52 151 8 0
Halifax 7,788 15 0 1 1 13 102 40 46 16 0
Hamilton 8,270 6 0 0 0 6 45 3 39 3 0
Hampden 5,401 9 0 1 1 7 40 10 27 3 1
Hanover 14,185 4 0 0 1 3 402 45 352 5 1
Hanson2 10,096 1 0 4 136 27 94 15 0
Hardwick 2,673 7 0 0 1 6 37 8 27 2 4
Harvard 6,046 2 0 1 0 1 46 17 29 0 2
Harwich 12,436 20 0 1 3 16 271 120 146 5 1
Hatfield 3,326 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0
Haverhill 60,738 329 1 19 50 259 1,475 700 632 143 12
Hingham 22,919 11 0 0 2 9 270 35 228 7 0
Hinsdale 1,966 6 0 0 0 6 3 1 1 1 0
Holbrook 10,817 52 0 3 13 36 271 85 175 11 0
Holden 16,819 9 0 1 0 8 107 16 85 6 0
Holliston 14,160 5 0 1 0 4 62 12 47 3 1
Holyoke 40,322 397 3 38 68 288 2,643 514 1,897 232 12
Hopkinton 14,633 4 0 0 1 3 102 8 91 3 0
Hubbardston 4,565 11 0 0 0 11 31 10 19 2 1
Hudson 20,060 2 0 1 1 0 249 38 194 17 0
Hull 11,159 29 0 6 2 21 169 58 100 11 2
Ipswich 13,435 7 0 1 1 5 111 28 82 1 0
Kingston 12,511 50 0 7 8 35 387 52 325 10 3
Lakeville 10,769 16 0 0 1 15 178 111 62 5 3
Lancaster 7,183 5 1 0 0 4 51 12 32 7 1
Lanesboro 2,910 3 0 0 0 3 27 8 18 1 1
Lawrence 70,670 503 9 15 175 304 2,157 566 1,173 418
Lee 5,843 7 0 0 1 6 114 29 82 3 0
Leicester 11,124 28 0 4 3 21 238 37 194 7 2
Lenox 5,160 10 0 0 0 10 142 48 92 2 1
Leominster 41,401 265 2 21 29 213 1,325 235 1,006 84 9
Lexington 30,771 13 0 0 1 12 220 26 192 2 1
Lincoln 8,103 4 0 1 0 3 37 8 26 3 0
Littleton 8,906 17 0 2 1 14 83 24 55 4 0
Longmeadow 15,506 5 0 0 1 4 206 34 163 9 2
Ludlow 22,870 20 1 1 7 11 297 63 215 19 1
Lunenburg 10,087 29 0 2 0 27 157 38 117 2 0
Lynn 91,149 819 4 31 178 606 2,884 771 1,687 426 13
Lynnfield 11,500 6 0 0 2 4 183 15 165 3 1
Malden 56,455 286 1 7 92 186 1,437 374 921 142 3
Mansfield 23,347 67 1 2 7 57 308 73 214 21 0
Marblehead 20,240 31 0 9 2 20 274 34 223 17 0
Marion 5,271 12 0 0 1 11 85 23 57 5 1
Marlborough 38,821 180 0 11 20 149 773 118 589 66 5
Marshfield 24,811 40 0 3 3 34 330 64 240 26 1
Mashpee 14,481 47 0 3 5 39 444 127 303 14 3
Mattapoisett 6,523 13 1 1 1 10 89 14 73 2 0
Medfield 12,457 7 0 1 1 5 65 6 59 0 2
Medford 56,380 59 0 2 43 14 1,198 232 879 87
Melrose 27,134 36 0 2 11 23 318 102 193 23 1
Mendon 5,866 8 0 0 0 8 62 22 35 5 2
Merrimac 6,538 11 0 2 1 8 30 3 23 4 1
Methuen 44,527 94 0 2 26 66 1,020 159 795 66 4
Middleboro 21,585 97 0 7 13 77 476 136 288 52 3
Middleton 9,662 13 0 1 0 12 107 0 102 5 0
Milford 27,526 60 0 5 6 49 309 40 252 17 4
Millbury 13,652 33 1 5 0 27 412 73 323 16 3
Millville 2,878 5 0 1 0 4 56 11 39 6 2
Milton 26,719 17 2 0 7 8 251 43 198 10
Monson 8,974 16 0 0 1 15 138 61 67 10 0
Monterey 973 3 0 0 0 3 4 1 3 0 0
Nahant 3,548 6 0 0 0 6 34 10 23 1 0
Nantucket 11,380 58 1 3 1 53 400 95 288 17 0
Natick 32,418 54 0 1 6 47 895 69 803 23 2
Needham 28,683 11 0 0 4 7 284 51 221 12 1
New Bedford 92,621 1,184 9 66 340 769 3,235 1,144 1,806 285 38
Newbury 7,035 8 0 1 0 7 41 10 28 3 1
Newburyport 17,343 15 0 0 3 12 274 45 207 22 2
New Salem 1,009 1 0 0 0 1 6 2 4 0 1
Newton 84,427 94 1 9 18 66 971 187 753 31 3
Norfolk 10,837 2 0 2 0 0 83 51 30 2 0
North Adams 13,927 114 0 1 4 109 521 207 302 12 2
Northampton 28,921 96 3 19 10 64 845 146 670 29 24
North Andover 28,116 8 0 1 2 5 318 36 272 10 0
North Attleboro 28,346 30 0 7 5 18 636 85 540 11 1
Northborough 14,792 9 0 1 0 8 117 13 99 5 0
Northbridge 14,634 41 0 6 4 31 317 77 229 11 2
North Brookfield2 4,870 0 0 0 52 26 24 2 1
Northfield 3,022 2 0 0 0 2 35 14 21 0 0
North Reading 14,249 20 0 1 1 18 120 25 90 5 0
Norton 19,610 4 0 0 1 3 89 35 50 4 0
Norwell 10,418 11 0 0 2 9 145 51 89 5 0
Norwood 28,569 27 0 2 14 11 522 83 398 41 6
Orange 7,915 26 0 2 3 21 161 56 101 4 2
Orleans 6,337 20 0 3 1 16 194 47 146 1 0
Oxford 13,773 39 0 0 8 31 178 38 125 15 0
Palmer 13,086 39 0 5 3 31 188 64 107 17 4
Paxton 4,580 1 0 0 0 1 22 6 15 1 0
Peabody 52,483 124 0 6 27 91 1,337 161 1,087 89 1
Pelham 1,433 0 0 0 0 0 11 7 4 0 0
Pembroke 18,967 31 0 2 8 21 190 55 123 12 0
Pepperell 11,608 17 0 3 0 14 158 32 117 9 0
Pittsfield 43,050 284 2 34 23 225 1,004 319 636 49 10
Plainville 8,522 12 1 1 1 9 95 21 71 3 0
Plymouth 56,084 163 2 7 12 142 1,026 185 819 22 1
Plympton 2,812 9 0 0 0 9 28 6 20 2 0
Princeton 3,536 1 0 0 0 1 32 15 17 0 0
Quincy 96,580 384 5 20 96 263 1,759 478 1,145 136 10
Randolph 30,549 137 0 11 17 109 780 132 597 51 4
Raynham 14,068 31 0 2 12 17 393 70 304 19 0
Reading 23,398 11 0 1 1 9 203 29 165 9 0
Rehoboth 11,795 28 0 0 3 25 171 74 85 12 2
Revere 58,290 233 0 14 82 137 1,406 278 938 190 6
Rochester 5,346 10 0 1 1 8 54 20 28 6 1
Rockland 17,941 61 0 7 13 41 375 81 273 21
Rockport 7,709 6 0 0 0 6 11 3 6 2 0
Royalston 1,406 4 0 0 0 4 12 8 4 0 0
Rutland 8,109 15 0 4 1 10 55 27 23 5 1
Salisbury 8,715 36 0 1 2 33 194 92 97 5 0
Sandwich 20,349 63 0 8 6 49 349 82 260 7 4
Saugus 27,663 132 0 9 22 101 1,138 265 815 58 2
Savoy 730 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scituate 18,032 25 0 0 2 23 244 66 159 19 4
Sharon 17,256 10 0 0 1 9 112 23 83 6 1
Shelburne 2,056 4 0 0 0 4 17 1 14 2 1
Sherborn 4,281 2 0 0 0 2 29 12 15 2 0
Shirley 7,853 7 0 0 0 7 55 22 29 4 0
Shrewsbury 33,957 6 0 2 2 2 346 48 283 15 0
Somerville 75,112 312 3 7 104 198 1,955 494 1,301 160 4
Southampton 6,160 16 0 0 1 15 52 11 39 2 0
Southborough 9,640 4 0 0 3 1 48 20 23 5 0
Southbridge 17,012 75 0 7 7 61 363 150 195 18 6
South Hadley 17,267 29 0 1 5 23 253 66 168 19 1
Southwick 9,651 12 0 0 0 12 133 51 73 9 0
Springfield 153,533 1,929 16 116 581 1,216 7,518 2,068 4,615 835 50
Sterling 8,009 7 0 3 0 4 91 48 38 5 3
Stockbridge 2,251 4 0 0 0 4 118 68 48 2 0
Stow 6,473 2 0 1 0 1 19 5 13 1 0
Sturbridge 9,335 20 0 3 1 16 153 39 112 2 1
Sudbury 17,445 8 0 1 1 6 84 18 63 3 0
Sutton 9,175 10 0 0 3 7 76 23 46 7 0
Swampscott 14,111 21 0 1 4 16 279 34 235 10 0
Swansea 16,479 50 0 1 6 43 314 63 231 20 0
Taunton 56,446 344 2 16 80 246 1,183 523 586 74 5
Templeton 7,970 20 0 0 2 18 103 39 57 7 0
Tewksbury 30,133 82 0 12 8 62 557 96 431 30 2
Tisbury 3,841 13 0 3 1 9 136 19 115 2 0
Townsend 9,534 5 0 1 0 4 124 77 38 9 1
Truro 2,149 1 0 0 0 1 25 10 15 0 0
Tyngsboro 12,133 20 0 1 1 18 167 39 118 10 0
Upton 6,678 3 0 0 0 3 47 7 38 2 1
Wakefield 25,057 57 1 9 4 43 275 51 207 17 2
Wales 1,885 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 4 0 1
Walpole 23,483 23 0 5 7 11 415 36 370 9 1
Waltham 61,357 115 0 8 24 83 878 166 653 59 7
Ware 10,165 45 0 2 8 35 170 44 113 13 0
Wareham 21,432 146 1 12 30 103 681 212 432 37 4
Warren 5,146 33 0 1 1 31 76 25 50 1 0
Watertown 32,944 38 0 2 7 29 630 89 509 32 0
Wayland 13,195 4 0 0 3 1 33 6 23 4 0
Wellesley 27,407 29 0 3 3 23 223 54 165 4 0
Wellfleet 2,758 3 0 0 0 3 68 34 32 2 0
Wenham 4,665 3 0 1 1 1 20 6 14 0 1
Westborough 18,647 24 0 1 0 23 266 61 184 21 2
West Boylston 8,364 9 0 0 3 6 160 20 137 3 0
West Brookfield 3,856 5 0 0 0 5 31 6 24 1 0
Westfield 41,474 91 0 20 15 56 692 157 496 39 3
Westford 22,239 30 0 2 1 27 196 47 144 5 0
Westhampton 1,634 1 0 0 0 1 7 4 3 0 0
Westminster 7,502 19 0 3 0 16 116 13 98 5 2
West Newbury 4,336 17 0 0 0 17 33 4 26 3 0
Weston 11,897 6 1 1 0 4 71 14 53 4 0
Westport 15,445 44 0 2 6 36 213 89 101 23 0
West Tisbury 2,668 4 0 1 0 3 44 11 32 1 0
Westwood 14,219 17 0 1 2 14 160 21 124 15 0
Weymouth 54,031 171 1 17 41 112 872 192 623 57 4
Whately 1,571 1 0 0 0 1 22 5 17 0 0
Whitman 14,564 52 0 1 8 43 339 58 269 12 1
Wilbraham 14,311 20 0 0 3 17 194 29 153 12 0
Williamstown 8,157 17 0 3 0 14 206 29 174 3 2
Wilmington 22,035 40 0 2 4 34 291 76 206 9 1
Winchendon 10,268 38 0 6 2 30 306 28 267 11 1
Winchester 21,486 8 0 0 3 5 257 46 205 6 0
Woburn 37,555 57 0 7 14 36 700 122 541 37 3
Worcester 178,474 1,790 7 25 414 1,344 6,691 1,485 4,522 684 12
Wrentham 11,360 2 0 1 0 1 188 54 128 6 1
Yarmouth 24,010 127 1 9 21 96 962 349 581 32 8

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