The Fan leads the city in “destruction of property”

The top two crimes Richmond Police see are destruction of property and hit and run – and the neighborhood hit the most is the Fan.

In 2011 and 2012 combined, RPD saw almost 7,000 (6,668) incidents of destruction of property. That’s the most out of any crime category on the department’s list. 484 of them were in the Fan – the most when compared to other neighborhoods.


The third-most reported crime in the city the RPD sees is simple assault. The hot spot for that is Gilpin Court.

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