- In 2011, a total of 3,313 robberies were reported by law enforcement
agencies in Colorado.
- This is a 5.8% increase in robberies
- Robberies accounted for 7.8% of the
major offenses reported.
- A firearm was used in 1,281 or 38.6% of the robberies reported.
- A knife or cutting instrument was used in 307 or 9.3% of the
- Other dangerous weapons, not specifically coded or fitting one
of the other categories, were used in 421 or 12.7% of the
- Strong-arm tactics
were responsible for 1,304 or 39.4% of the robberies.