Public Safety in Eckington

Hi neighbors,

The good news is that most crime in the 5th district, including violent crime and robberies, has been trending down. What type of crime is on the rise? Theft from auto.

You can find the May Theft from Auto report here: 5D_TFA_May03toJune2_30days_.

What can you do to prevent theft from your auto? Don’t leave valuables in your car – and when you do, make sure they’re not visible to anyone walking by and peering in windows.

Have a concern about crime in the neighborhood? You can always call the local Watch Commander who oversees tours in the area with any questions or concerns: 202-327-4392.


Stay safe, and don’t leave your valuable in plain view!


-Hannah Putman

ECA Recording Secretary

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