Robbery

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  • In 2005, a total of 3,870 robberies were reported by law enforcement agencies in Colorado.
  • This is a 6.4% increase in robberies from 2004.
  • Robberies accounted for 5.9% of the major offenses reported.
  • A firearm was used in 1,636 or 42.3% of the robberies reported.
  • A knife or cutting instrument was used in 414 or 10.7% of the reported robberies.
  • Other dangerous weapons, not specifically coded or fitting one of the other categories, were used in 368 or 9.5% of the robberies.
  • Strong-arm tactics were responsible for 1,452 or 37.5% of the robberies.

 
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