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, 2021
Average YTD
2016-2020
Reported YTD
2021

Total 2021 year-to-date violent crime is 22 percent higher when compared to the average for the five-year period 2016 through 2020.
Sources: Chicago Police Department/UCPD

Murder 2 6
Criminal Sexual Assault 13 17
Robbery 140 149
Agg. Battery & Assault 73 107
Total violent crime 228 279
UCPD Patrol Area Violent Crimes
January 1–December 31, 2021
Average YTD
2016-2020
Reported YTD
2021

Total 2021 year-to-date violent crime shows an 11% increase when compared to the year-to-date average for the five-year period 2016 through 2020.
Sources: Chicago Police Department/UCPD

Murder 5 12
Criminal Sexual Assault 27 33
Robbery 229 215
Agg. Battery & Assault 179 229
Total violent crime 440 489