Incidents | 2016

County Board’s Response to Rape Numbers

In March, the Commission on the Status of Women submitted a letter to the Arlington County Board highlighting the (significantly) increased number of rapes reported to police in 2016.  Here is the Commission’s letter. In April, the County Board responded to the Commission’s letter and provided explanations for the increase in sexual violence in Arlington.  Here […]

Read more
Incidents | 2016

Rapes in ARL at 5 Year High

Arlington County’s Overall Crime Rate Continues to Trend Downward March 31, 2016 ARLINGTON, Va. – Arlington’s overall crime rate decreased by 6.01% in 2015. This is the second year in a row the overall crime rate in Arlington County decreased. The crime data is collected using the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS). The grand total […]

Read more