- In 2002, a total of 21,679 motor vehicle thefts
were reported by law enforcement agencies in Colorado.
- This is a 11.9% increase in motor vehicle thefts
- Motor vehicle thefts accounted for 37.9% of the
major offenses reported.
- Automobiles accounted for 5,612* or 72.9% of the
- Trucks or buses accounted for 904* or 11.7% of the
- Vehicles classified as other vehicle accounted for
1,187* or 15.4% of the vehicles stolen.
*Does not include breakdown by type
of vehicle for Adams County S.O., Aurora P.D., Broomfield
City and County, Commerce City P.D., Denver P.D.,
Douglas County S.O., Glendale P.D., Golden P.D.,
Grand Junction P.D., Lakewod P.D. and Lone Tree