2011 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
19
February
11
March
23
April
13
May
10
June
10
July
16
August
14
September
13
October
8
November
6
December
13


Total Victims:  156     Total Offenders: 
190


Victims
  • One Hundred and Six (106) or 67.9% of the homicide victims were male. 
  • Fifty (50) or 32.1% of the homicide victims were female.

Offenders

  • One Hundred and Forty-two (142) or 74.7% or of the offenders were male. 
  • Twenty-six (26) or 13.7% of the offenders were female. 
  • Thirteen (13) or 6.9% of the offender's sex was reported as unknown.
  • The remaining nine (9) or 4.7% 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 2 1.3%
Black 27 17.3%
Indian 0 0%
White 125 80.1%
Unknown 2 1.3%
 
Race of Known Offenders
Race Victims Percentage
Asian 2 1.1%
Black 36 18.9%
Indian 0 0%
White 130 68.4%
Unknown 22 11.6%
 
Victim Age
Age Group Number of Victims
Unknown 0
Under 10 Years 18
11 to 17 years 3
18 to 21 years 15
22 to 29 years 28
30 to 39 years 30
40 to 49 years 34
50 to 59 years 14
60 to 69 years 6
70 and Older 8
 
Age of Known Offenders
Age Group Number of Offenders
Unknown 27
11 to 17 years 4
18 to 21 years 22
22 to 29 years 54
30 to 39 years 38
40 to 49 years 23
50 to 59 years 12
60 to 69 years 7
70 and Older 3
 
Relationship of Homicide Victim to Offender**
Relationship Number of Victims
Acquaintance 33
Babysittee 1
Boyfriend/Girlfriend 13
Child/Step-child 16
Child of Boyfriend/Girlfriend 3
Common Law Spouse 2
Employee 0
Employer 0
Ex-Spouse 3
Friend 4
Grandchild 0
Grandparent 2
In-Law 0
Neighbor 3
Other Family Member 1
Otherwise Known 9
Parent/Step-parent 6
Same Sex Relationship 0
Sibling/Step-sibling 1
Spouse 6
Stranger 36
Unknown Relationship 51
Unknown Offender 11

**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 0
Bar/Nightclub 4
Commercial/Public Office Building 2
Convenience Store 0
Drug Store/Doctor's Office/Hospital 1
Field/Woods 5
Grocery/Supermarket 0
Highway/Road/Alley/Street 18
Hotel/Motel 3
Liquor Store 0
Other or Unknown Location 5
Parking Lot/Garage 16
Residence/Home/Apartment 79
Restaurant/Cafeteria 0
Specialty Store 0

***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.

 
Type of Weapon Number of Victims
Asphyxiation 1
Blunt Object 8
Drugs/Narcotics 0
Fire/Incendiary Device 0
Firearm 78
Knife/Cutting Instrument 24
Motor Vehicle 2
Other Weapon 6
Personal Weapons 26
Unknown Weapon 11
 
Circumstance Number of Victims
Argument 38
Assault on Law Enforcement Officer 1
Drug Related 7
Gang Related 2
Lover's Quarrel 6
Other Circumstances 39
Other Felony Crime Involved 1
Unknown Circumstances 62

 

 
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