Arson - To unlawfully and intentionally damage, or attempt
to damage, any real or personal property by fire or incendiary
device. (FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Definition).
Burglary - Burglary is defined as the unlawful entry into
a building or other structure with the intent to commit a felony
or a theft. (FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Definition).
Domestic Violence - Means an act of violence upon a person
with whom the actor is or has been involved in an intimate
relationship. Domestic violence also includes any other crime
against a person or any municipal ordinance violation against
a person when used as a method of coercion, control, punishment,
intimidation, or revenge directed against a person with whom
the actor is or has been involved in an intimate relationship.
Forcible Rape - Forcible rape is defined as any sexual penetration
directed against another person (including oral, anal or by use
of an object) against that persons will, regardless of the
victims age. (Colorado Uniform Crime Reporting Definition).
Beginning in 1996, the definition of rape used by Colorado law enforcement
agencies was changed to more closely match the Colorado Revised
Statutes. As a result, the new definition is broader than the definition
used by the FBI. Therefore, the total number of rape offenses may
appear larger than the national average and the total number of
Colorado statewide offenses reported in prior years.
Hate Crimes - A criminal offense committed against a person
or property which is motivated, in whole or in part, by the offender's
bias against a race, religion, disability, ethnicity/national origin,
or sexual orientation. (FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Definition).
Homicide - Murder and non-negligent manslaughter are defined
as the willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another.
(FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Definition). Not included in this definition
are deaths caused by negligence, suicides, or accidental deaths.
Attempts to commit murder are classified as aggravated assaults.
Motor Vehicle - A motor vehicle is defined as a self-propelled
vehicle that runs on land and not on rails. Examples of motor vehicles
are automobiles, trucks, buses, motorcycles, snowmobiles, golf carts,
etc. Theft of farm equipment, bulldozers, airplanes, boats, and
construction equipment are not included.
Motor Vehicle Theft - Motor vehicle theft is defined as
the theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle, including joy riding.
(FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Definition).
Robbery - Robbery is defined as the taking or attempting
to take anything of value under confrontational circumstances from
the control, custody or care of another person by force or threat
of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear of immediate
harm. (FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Definition).