Adult Arrests (top 5 causes, last year)
It is the mission of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) to safeguard the District of Columbia
and protect its residents and visitors by providing the highest quality of police service with
integrity, compassion, and a commitment to innovation that integrates people, technology and
progressive business systems. The Metropolitan Police Department is responsible for
apprehending and charging adult and juvenile criminals within the District. The top 5 causes
for adult arrests that occurred this year are tracked at the District
and ward level. This report is updated weekly.
About the Data
This report is based on the arrest data from the Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS)
database maintained by the Metropolitan Police Department. The data
reflects arrests made by all agencies in the District of Columbia. MPD makes over 90% of the arrests
in the District. Adult data may include Title 16 cases. One person may be booked on more than one arrest
charge. 2010 values
represent year-to-date information.
The reports by ward provided by this application include only events that can be mapped.
The District of Columbia Government does not make any claims as to the completeness, accuracy,
timeliness or content of any data contained in this application; and does not make any representation of any kind, including,
but not limited to, warranty of the accuracy or fitness for a particular use.
The data is subject to change as modifications and updates are complete. It is understood that the information contained
in the reports is being used at one's own risk.