- In 2012, a total of 3,349 robberies were reported by law enforcement
agencies in Colorado.
- This is a 1.1% increase in robberies
- Robberies accounted for 7.8% of the
major offenses reported.
- A firearm was used in 1,352 or 40.4% of the reported robberies.
- A knife or cutting instrument was used in 297 or 8.9% of the
- Other dangerous weapons, not specifically coded or fitting one
of the other categories, were used in 388 or 11.6% of the
- Strong-arm tactics
were responsible for 1,312 or 39.2% of the reported robberies.