List of violent and property crimes in western Massachusetts

Crime

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – In 2020, there were 18,735 violent-crime incidents, and 21,182 offenses reported in Massachusetts by 342 law enforcement agencies that submitted National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) data, which covers 99% of the total population.

A new report from the FBI shows that overall crime in Springfield decreased by 4 percent from 2019 to 2020. That’s a 25-year low. The amount of violent crime reported in Springfield was the third lowest since the FBI began releasing data in 1995.

2019 Crime in Massachusetts by City >>

  • From 2019 to 2020: Overall Crime decreased by 4%
  • From 2019 to 2020: Violent Crime increased by 6%
  • From 2019 to 2020: Property Crime decreased by 7%
  • From 2010 to 2020: Overall Crime decreased by 46%
  • From 2010 to 2020: Violent Crime decreased by 29%
  • From 2010 to 2020: Property Crime decreased by 51%

Nationally, violent crime is up nearly 5.6 percent from 2019 to 2020, and murders increased nearly 30 percent. A lot of that attributed to the pandemic and the opioid crisis.

The FBI crime statistics for Massachusetts below are based on data received from 369 of 411 law enforcement agencies in the state from 2020.

Berkshire County

  • Adams:
    • Total violent crimes: 14
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 6
      • Robbery: 1
      • Aggravated assault: 7
    • Total property crime: 92
      • Burglary: 16
      • Larceny-theft: 69
      • Motor vehicle theft: 7
      • Arson: 2
  • Becket
    • Total violent crimes: 5
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 5
    • Total property crime: 7
      • Burglary: 0
      • Larceny-theft: 5
      • Motor vehicle theft: 2
      • Arson: 0
  • Cheshire
    • Total violent crimes: 2
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter:
      • Rape:
      • Robbery: 1
      • Aggravated assault: 1
    • Total property crime: 5
      • Burglary: 2
      • Larceny-theft: 2
      • Motor vehicle theft: 2
      • Arson: 0
  • Great Barrington
    • Total violent crimes: 9
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 2
      • Robbery: 2
      • Aggravated assault: 5
    • Total property crime: 46
      • Burglary: 7
      • Larceny-theft: 37
      • Motor vehicle theft: 2
      • Arson: 2
  • Lee
    • Total violent crimes: 13
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 2
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 11
    • Total property crime: 61
      • Burglary: 10
      • Larceny-theft: 49
      • Motor vehicle theft: 2
      • Arson: 0
  • Lenox
    • Total violent crimes: 10
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 1
      • Robbery: 2
      • Aggravated assault: 7
    • Total property crime: 44
      • Burglary: 6
      • Larceny-theft: 38
      • Motor vehicle theft: 0
      • Arson: 0
  • North Adams
    • Total violent crimes: 86
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 8
      • Robbery: 8
      • Aggravated assault: 70
    • Total property crime: 307
      • Burglary: 69
      • Larceny-theft: 230
      • Motor vehicle theft: 8
      • Arson: 6
  • Pittsfield
    • Total violent crimes: 341
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 1
      • Rape: 35
      • Robbery: 34
      • Aggravated assault: 271
    • Total property crime: 664
      • Burglary: 232
      • Larceny-theft: 369
      • Motor vehicle theft: 63
      • Arson: 8
  • Stockbridge
    • Total violent crimes: 2
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 2
    • Total property crime: 23
      • Burglary: 4
      • Larceny-theft: 19
      • Motor vehicle theft: 0
      • Arson: 0
  • Williamstown
    • Total violent crimes: 1
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 1
    • Total property crime: 33
      • Burglary: 4
      • Larceny-theft: 26
      • Motor vehicle theft: 3
      • Arson: 0

Franklin County

  • Ashfield
    • Total violent crimes: 0
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 0
    • Total property crime: 6
      • Burglary: 0
      • Larceny-theft: 4
      • Motor vehicle theft: 2
      • Arson: 0
  • Bernardston
    • Total violent crimes: 5
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 5
    • Total property crime: 12
      • Burglary: 1
      • Larceny-theft: 10
      • Motor vehicle theft: 1
      • Arson: 0
  • Deerfield
    • Total violent crimes: 7
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 2
      • Robbery: 1
      • Aggravated assault: 4
    • Total property crime: 24
      • Burglary: 3
      • Larceny-theft: 20
      • Motor vehicle theft: 1
      • Arson: 0
  • Erving
    • Total violent crimes: 5
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 1
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 4
    • Total property crime: 11
      • Burglary: 3
      • Larceny-theft: 7
      • Motor vehicle theft: 1
      • Arson: 0
  • Gill
    • Total violent crimes: 0
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 0
    • Total property crime: 7
      • Burglary: 1
      • Larceny-theft: 5
      • Motor vehicle theft: 1
      • Arson: 0
  • Leverett
    • Total violent crimes: 1
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 1
    • Total property crime: 4
      • Burglary: 0
      • Larceny-theft: 4
      • Motor vehicle theft: 0
      • Arson: 0
  • Montague
    • Total violent crimes: 45
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 2
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 43
    • Total property crime: 64
      • Burglary: 16
      • Larceny-theft: 45
      • Motor vehicle theft: 3
      • Arson: 0
  • Northfield
    • Total violent crimes: 2
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 2
    • Total property crime: 29
      • Burglary: 1
      • Larceny-theft: 27
      • Motor vehicle theft: 1
      • Arson: 0
  • Orange
    • Total violent crimes: 19
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 5
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 14
    • Total property crime: 116
      • Burglary: 19
      • Larceny-theft: 90
      • Motor vehicle theft: 7
      • Arson: 2
  • Shelburne
    • Total violent crimes: 3
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 3
    • Total property crime: 9
      • Burglary: 3
      • Larceny-theft: 6
      • Motor vehicle theft: 0
      • Arson: 0
  • Sunderland
    • Total violent crimes: 8
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 2
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 6
    • Total property crime: 11
      • Burglary: 3
      • Larceny-theft: 7
      • Motor vehicle theft: 1
      • Arson: 0
  • Whately
    • Total violent crimes: 4
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 4
    • Total property crime: 11
      • Burglary: 3
      • Larceny-theft: 7
      • Motor vehicle theft: 1
      • Arson: 0

Hampden County

  • Agawam
    • Total violent crimes: 66
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 11
      • Robbery: 4
      • Aggravated assault: 51
    • Total property crime: 299
      • Burglary: 115
      • Larceny-theft: 163
      • Motor vehicle theft: 21
      • Arson: 2
  • East Longmeadow
    • Total violent crimes: 12
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 4
      • Robbery: 3
      • Aggravated assault: 5
    • Total property crime: 168
      • Burglary: 19
      • Larceny-theft: 134
      • Motor vehicle theft: 15
      • Arson: 3
  • Granville
    • Total violent crimes: 0
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 0
    • Total property crime: 4
      • Burglary: 1
      • Larceny-theft: 2
      • Motor vehicle theft: 1
      • Arson: 0
  • Hampden
    • Total violent crimes: 3
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 1
      • Aggravated assault: 2
    • Total property crime: 23
      • Burglary: 6
      • Larceny-theft: 16
      • Motor vehicle theft: 1
      • Arson: 0
  • Holland
    • Total violent crimes: 3
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 3
    • Total property crime: 10
      • Burglary: 3
      • Larceny-theft: 7
      • Motor vehicle theft: 0
      • Arson: 0
  • Holyoke
    • Total violent crimes: 362
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 8
      • Rape: 17
      • Robbery: 64
      • Aggravated assault: 273
    • Total property crime: 1,246
      • Burglary: 194
      • Larceny-theft: 347
      • Motor vehicle theft: 105
      • Arson: 6
  • Longmeadow
    • Total violent crimes: 5
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 2
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 3
    • Total property crime: 129
      • Burglary: 26
      • Larceny-theft: 93
      • Motor vehicle theft: 10
      • Arson: 0
  • Ludlow
    • Total violent crimes: 66
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 3
      • Robbery: 2
      • Aggravated assault: 61
    • Total property crime: 266
      • Burglary: 29
      • Larceny-theft: 186
      • Motor vehicle theft: 11
      • Arson: 1
  • Monson
    • Total violent crimes: 16
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 2
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 14
    • Total property crime: 40
      • Burglary: 11
      • Larceny-theft: 22
      • Motor vehicle theft: 7
      • Arson: 0
  • Palmer
    • Total violent crimes: 44
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 8
      • Robbery: 1
      • Aggravated assault: 35
    • Total property crime: 108
      • Burglary: 26
      • Larceny-theft: 78
      • Motor vehicle theft: 4
      • Arson: 1
  • Southwick
    • Total violent crimes: 15
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 3
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 12
    • Total property crime: 63
      • Burglary: 20
      • Larceny-theft: 34
      • Motor vehicle theft: 9
      • Arson: 0
  • Springfield
    • Total violent crimes: 1,480
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 18
      • Rape: 70
      • Robbery: 350
      • Aggravated assault: 1,042
    • Total property crime: 3,730
      • Burglary: 618
      • Larceny-theft: 2,616
      • Motor vehicle theft: 496
      • Arson: 34
  • Westfield
    • Total violent crimes: 84
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 24
      • Robbery: 3
      • Aggravated assault: 57
    • Total property crime: 324
      • Burglary: 45
      • Larceny-theft: 261
      • Motor vehicle theft: 18
      • Arson: 3
  • West Springfield
    • Total violent crimes: 134
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 15
      • Robbery: 27
      • Aggravated assault: 92
    • Total property crime: 879
      • Burglary: 80
      • Larceny-theft: 726
      • Motor vehicle theft: 73
      • Arson: 6
  • Wilbraham
    • Total violent crimes: 21
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 6
      • Robbery: 2
      • Aggravated assault: 13
    • Total property crime: 183
      • Burglary: 17
      • Larceny-theft: 158
      • Motor vehicle theft: 8
      • Arson: 1

Hampshire County

  • Amherst
    • Total violent crimes: 62
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 20
      • Robbery: 4
      • Aggravated assault: 38
    • Total property crime: 104
      • Burglary: 18
      • Larceny-theft: 72
      • Motor vehicle theft: 14
      • Arson: 1
  • Belchertown
    • Total violent crimes: 24
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 1
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 23
    • Total property crime: 85
      • Burglary: 16
      • Larceny-theft: 60
      • Motor vehicle theft: 9
      • Arson: 0
  • Chesterfield
    • Total violent crimes: 0
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 0
    • Total property crime: 2
      • Burglary: 1
      • Larceny-theft: 1
      • Motor vehicle theft: 0
      • Arson: 0
  • Easthampton
    • Total violent crimes: 26
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 11
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 15
    • Total property crime: 208
      • Burglary: 13
      • Larceny-theft:183
      • Motor vehicle theft: 12
      • Arson: 3
  • Goshen
    • Total violent crimes: 0
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 0
    • Total property crime: 3
      • Burglary: 1
      • Larceny-theft: 2
      • Motor vehicle theft: 0
      • Arson: 0
  • Granby
    • Total violent crimes: 8
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 1
      • Rape: 2
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 5
    • Total property crime: 37
      • Burglary: 5
      • Larceny-theft: 30
      • Motor vehicle theft: 2
      • Arson: 0
  • Hadley
    • Total violent crimes: 26
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 2
      • Robbery: 3
      • Aggravated assault: 21
    • Total property crime: 151
      • Burglary: 8
      • Larceny-theft: 138
      • Motor vehicle theft: 5
      • Arson: 1
  • Hatfield
    • Total violent crimes: 1
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 1
    • Total property crime: 15
      • Burglary: 3
      • Larceny-theft: 11
      • Motor vehicle theft: 1
      • Arson: 0
  • Northampton
    • Total violent crimes: 92
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 13
      • Robbery: 10
      • Aggravated assault: 69
    • Total property crime: 469
      • Burglary: 50
      • Larceny-theft: 403
      • Motor vehicle theft: 16
      • Arson: 5
  • Pelham
    • Total violent crimes: 0
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 0
    • Total property crime: 1
      • Burglary: 0
      • Larceny-theft: 1
      • Motor vehicle theft: 0
      • Arson: 0
  • South Hadley
    • Total violent crimes: 41
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 6
      • Robbery: 2
      • Aggravated assault: 33
    • Total property crime: 219
      • Burglary: 46
      • Larceny-theft: 139
      • Motor vehicle theft: 34
      • Arson: 4
  • Ware
    • Total violent crimes: 36
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 1
      • Robbery: 3
      • Aggravated assault: 32
    • Total property crime: 33
      • Burglary: 4
      • Larceny-theft: 26
      • Motor vehicle theft: 3
      • Arson: 3
  • Williamsburg
    • Total violent crimes: 3
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 1
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 2
    • Total property crime: 14
      • Burglary: 3
      • Larceny-theft: 10
      • Motor vehicle theft: 1
      • Arson: 0
  • Worthington
    • Total violent crimes: 0
      • Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter: 0
      • Rape: 0
      • Robbery: 0
      • Aggravated assault: 0
    • Total property crime: 2
      • Burglary: 0
      • Larceny-theft: 2
      • Motor vehicle theft: 0
      • Arson: 0

The following list of towns/cities were not included in the data set:

  • Berkshire County
    • Alford
    • Clarksburg
    • Dalton
    • Egremont
    • Florida
    • Hancock
    • Hinsdale
    • Lanesborough
    • Monterey
    • Mount Washington
    • New Ashford
    • New Marlborough
    • Otis
    • Peru
    • Richmond
    • Sandisfield
    • Savoy
    • Sheffield
    • Tyringham
    • Washington
    • West Stockbridge
    • Windsor
  • Franklin County
    • Buckland
    • Charlemont
    • Colrain
    • Conway
    • Greenfield
    • Hawley
    • Heath
    • Leyden
    • Millers Falls
    • Monroe
    • New Salem
    • Rowe
    • Shelburne Falls
    • Shutesbury
    • South Deerfield
    • Turners Falls
    • Warwick
    • Wendell
  • Hampden County
    • Blandford
    • Bondsville
    • Brimfield
    • Chester
    • Feeding Hills
    • Montgomery
    • Russell
    • Three Rivers
    • Tolland
    • Wales
  • Hampshire County
    • Cummington
    • Huntington
    • Middlefield
    • Plainfield
    • Southampton
    • Westhampton

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