Violent Crime Report

“Violent Crime” includes murder, criminal sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated battery and assault. The tables below compare year-over-year violent crime data in the Hyde Park-South Kenwood neighborhood, which is comprised of the area between 47th and 61st streets, from Cottage Grove Avenue to Lake Michigan and the UCPD patrol area, which includes the area between 37th and 64th streets and Cottage Grove Avenue to Lake Shore Drive/Stony Island Avenue (not including Jackson Park).

Hyde Park-South Kenwood Violent Crimes
January 1–December 31, 2017
Average YTD
2012-2016
Reported YTD
2017

Total 2017 year-to-date violent crime is 14 percent higher when compared to the average for the five-year period 2012 through 2016.
Sources: Chicago Police Department/UCPD

Murder 3 2
Criminal Sexual Assault 13 14
Robbery 134 155
Agg. Battery & Assault 55 62
Total violent crime 205 233
UCPD Patrol Area Violent Crimes
January 1–December 31, 2017
Average YTD
2012-2016
Reported YTD
2017

Total 2017 year-to-date violent crime shows an 11 percent increase when compared to the year-to-date average for the five-year period 2012 through 2016.
Sources: Chicago Police Department/UCPD

Murder 7 6
Criminal Sexual Assault 23 29
Robbery 252 305
Agg. Battery & Assault 155 147
Total violent crime 437 487