- In 2013, a total of 3,147 robberies were reported by law enforcement
agencies in Colorado.
- This is a 6.0% decrease in robberies
- Robberies accounted for 7.3% of the
major offenses reported.
- A firearm was used in 1,182 or 37.6% of the reported robberies.
- A knife or cutting instrument was used in 280 or 8.9% of the
- Other dangerous weapons, not specifically coded or fitting one
of the other categories, were used in 400 or 12.7% of the
- Strong-arm tactics
were responsible for 1,285 or 40.8% of the reported robberies.