n response to an inquiry from the CCCA about increased crime in the 22202 zip code area, Captain Linder, head of the Arlington County Police Department Outreach Unit, provided the attached email. In addition, he provided orally a comparison of some statistics from 2019 to 2012 (June to August) for the 3 CA areas in 22202 and promised to send more later. Here are some significant stats:
|Larceny (theft in vehicle etc)||26||23|
|larceny in general||38||11|
|stolen car||10||33||(a number of Uber cars)|
|other larceny (shopifting)||31||70|
|simple assaults||19||33||(pushing/punching etc)|
|aggravated assaults||3||33||(with weapon)|
The Aurora Highlands Civic Association is inviting Captain Linder to their regular September 9 meeting 7-9 pm which will be live streamed on their Facebook page.