CRIME IN COLORADO - 1998    

INTRODUCTION

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE

MESSAGE FROM CBI DIRECTOR

MEMORIAM

STATUTE

DEFINITIONS

HOMICIDE
RAPE
ROBBERY
BURGLARY
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

LIST BY AGENCY

HATE CRIMES

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

MAJOR OFFENSES

PRIMARY ARRESTS

STATEWIDE ARRESTS

ARSON REPORT

OFFICERS ASSAULTED

Colorado Statewide 1998 Primary Offense Arrests





Offenses





Year




Number of Offenses



Actual Percent Change



Average Crimes Per 100,000

Percent Change based on Population Increase

Homicide*
1998
1997
158
160
-1.3%
3.9
4.1
-4.9%
Rape** 1998
1997
898
778
15.4% 22.4
19.9
12.6%
Robbery 1998
1997
859
997
-13.8% 21.4
25.6
-16.4%
Burglary 1998
1997
3,375
3,483
-3.1% 84.1
89.4
-5.9%
Auto Theft
                  
1998
1997
2,684
2,844
-5.6%
            
66.8
73.0
-8.5%
            

TOTAL

1998
1997
7,974
8,262
-3.5% 198.6***
212.0***
-6.3%

*Excludes Negligent Manslaughter
1998 Estimated Population 4,015,152 - Crime Index Value 40.15
1997 Estimated Population 3,892,644 - Crime Index Value 38.92
(Source:  Colorado Division of Local Government)