2010 Supplemental Homicide Report

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Negligent Manslaughter Report | Justifiable Homicide Report


Murder and Non-Negligent Manslaughter

The willful killing of one human being by another.
(FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Definition)

The classification of this offense is based solely on police investigation as opposed to the determination of a court, medical examiner, coroner, jury or other judicial body.

Number of Incidents Per Month*
Month
Homicides
January
11
February
4
March
13
April
13
May
10
June
10
July
17
August
4
September
13
October
17
November
10
December
7


Total Victims:  129     Total Offenders: 
187


Victims
  • Ninety-five (95) or 73.6% of the homicide victims were male. 
  • Thirty-four (34) or 26.4% of the homicide victims were female.

Offenders

  • One Hundred and Twenty-eight (128) or 68.4% or of the offenders were male. 
  • Thirty-five (35) or 18.7% of the offenders were female. 
  • Nineteen (19) or 10.2% of the offender's sex was reported as unknown.
  • The remaining five (5) or 2.7% of the offenders were considered unknown.  (i.e. the age, sex, and race of the offender is not known to law enforcement).

 
Victim Race
Race Victims Percentage
Asian 3 2.3%
Black 26 20.2%
Indian 0 0%
White 98 76%
Unknown 2 1.5%
 
Race of Known Offenders
Race Victims Percentage
Asian 0 0%
Black 34 18.2%
Indian 1 0.5%
White 122 65.3%
Unknown 30 16%
 
Victim Age
Age Group Number of Victims
Unknown 1
Under 10 Years 9
11 to 17 years 8
18 to 21 years 24
22 to 29 years 25
30 to 39 years 19
40 to 49 years 20
50 to 59 years 15
60 to 69 years 3
70 and Older 5
 
Age of Known Offenders
Age Group Number of Offenders
Unknown 31
11 to 17 years 15
18 to 21 years 34
22 to 29 years 44
30 to 39 years 33
40 to 49 years 15
50 to 59 years 12
60 to 69 years 3
70 and Older 0
 
Relationship of Homicide Victim to Offender**
Relationship Number of Victims
Acquaintance 33
Babysittee 1
Boyfriend/Girlfriend 6
Child/Step-child 12
Child of Boyfriend/Girlfriend 1
Common Law Spouse 0
Employee 0
Employer 3
Ex-Spouse 0
Friend 4
Grandchild 0
In-Law 0
Neighbor 1
Other Family Member 2
Otherwise Known 19
Parent/Step-parent 6
Same Sex Relationship 1
Sibling/Step-sibling 1
Spouse 6
Stranger 14
Unknown Relationship 54
Unknown Offender 25

**As there can be multiple victims and/or offenders involved in one incident, the total number of victim to offender relationships can be greater than the total number of victims, offenders or incidents.

 
Location of Homicides ***
Location Number of Victims
Air/Bus/Train Terminal 1
Bar/Nightclub 1
Commercial/Public Office Building 2
Convenience Store 0
Drug Store/Doctor's Office/Hospital 1
Field/Woods 3
Grocery/Supermarket 1
Highway/Road/Alley/Street 18
Hotel/Motel 2
Liquor Store 1
Other or Unknown Location 6
Parking Lot/Garage 14
Residence/Home/Apartment 57
Restaurant/Cafeteria 0
Specialty Store 1

***The Homicides by location do not include the Homicides reported by the Englewood, Evans, Fruita, Granby, Lafayette, Littleton, and Thornton Police Departments, and the Boulder and Pueblo County Sheriff's Offices. These agencies reported UCR Summary data and the location where the Homicide occurred is not available with this reporting method.

 
By Type of Weapon Number of Victims
Asphyxiation 3
Blunt Object 9
Drugs/Narcotics 0
Fire/Incendiary Device 1
Firearm 72
Knife/Cutting Instrument 20
Motor Vehicle 1
Other Weapon 3
Personal Weapons 12
Unknown Weapon 8
 
By Circumstance Number of Victims
Argument 37
Assault on Law Enforcement Officer 1
Drug Related 4
Gang Related 3
Lover's Quarrel 2
Other Circumstances 29
Other Felony Crime Involved 1
Unknown Circumstances 52

 

 
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