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2012 Crime in Colorado Report Available Via CBI Website

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has released the 2012 Crime in Colorado Report.  The report includes statewide crime statistics reported by 252 law enforcement agencies across Colorado.  Overall, an increase of 2.9% in crime was reported for 2012.

The findings in this report note a 3.4% decrease in violent crimes and a 3.6% increase in property crimes, with an overall increase of 1.5% in the crime rate per 100,000 population.

Forcible Rape decreased by 8.1% in 2012.  However, Domestic Violence incident based related incidents increased by 13.1%.  Arson related crimes showed the highest percent change with a decrease of 15.1%.

The annual report provides Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Summary statistics on major crime trends, statewide major offense and arrest totals, supplemental reports (arson, hate crime, domestic violence and officers assaulted) and individual law enforcement agency statistics.

Annually, the Crime in Colorado Report honors those officers killed in the line of duty. Six (6) Colorado law enforcement officers were reported killed in the line of duty in 2012.

The 2012 report can be accessed at cbi.state.co.us and then click on the Crime in Colorado link in the resources section.

 

Major Crime Category

2012

2011

Actual Percentage Change

Homicide

160

156

2.6%

Forcible Rape

2,055

2,236

-8.1%

Robbery

3,349

3,313

1.1%

Aggravated Assault

10,155

10,573

-4.0%

Other Assaults

28,490

27,597

3.2%

Burglary

25,673

25,574

0.4%

Larceny

98,863

95,288

3.8%

Motor Vehicle Theft

11,947

10,938

9.2%

Total

180,692

175,675

2.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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