Crime in Colorado
Annual Report includes crime definitions and statistics on homicide,
rape, robbery, burglary, motor vehicle theft, hate crimes, domestic violence,
larceny, arson, forgery, fraud, embezzlement, stolen property, vandalism,
prostitution and other sex offenses, gambling, assaults, weapons violations,drug
violations, driving under the influence (DUI), liquor law violations,
drunkenness, disorderly conduct, other family offenses, vagrancy, curfew
violations, and runaways. The report also provides summary statistics
on major offenses, primary arrests, statewide arrests, and assaults on
officers. The list by agency (a sheriff's office or police department
or campus police department) provides a capsule summary of major crime
in that jurisdiction. 1998-2000 are available online.
contain data on background checks of prospective purchasers of handguns
and longuns conducted by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Includes
data on the number of purchases approved or denied and the reasons for
the denial by type including purchases denied because of restraining orders,
arrests or convictions for homicide, kidnapping, larceny, assault, sexual
assault, robbery, burglary, and dangerous drugs. Also includes data on
the number of appeals received, processed, and reversed, and the total
number of arrests on outstanding warrants.
Children includes data from an annual report to the legislature. Includes
data by age, sex, and race and circumstances of recovery.
of Corrections provides a number of statistics, including a general statistics
page that includes admissions and releases 1991-present, intake by county,
population by gender and ethnicity, top five crimes, average sentence length
by type of crime, population by age distribution, and inmate population levels
1991-present and a page with annual reports and special reports on the Youthful
Offender System and sex offenders. Reports available in .pdf format.
Campus Crime Security Statistics
A database from the Office of Postsecondary Education. By law, postsecondary
institutions are expected to report all incidences of criminal homicide,
manslaughter, sex offenses, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor
vehicle theft and arson. Institutions must also report hate crimes. Institutions
are also required to report separate statistics for each campus and denote
where the crime occurred. The statistics must also include arrests for
illegal weapons possession and liquor and drug law violations, including
the number of persons referred for campus disciplinary action for these
violations. Includes data for 1997-1999. Records for individual institutions
also include a link institutional profiles from the College
Opportunities On-Line database.
on College Campuses an online feature from the Chronicle of Higher
Education i with institution level crime data from 1992 to the present.
Under the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act of 1990, colleges
were required to publish statistics major crimes: murder, rape, robbery,
aggravated assault, burglary, and motor-vehicle thefts; and arrests for
liquor-law violations, drug-law violations, and weapons-law violations.
Crime trends for violent and property crimes from the FBI's Uniform
Crime Reports by State including U.S. totals (since 1960) and by reporting
local agency (since 1985). Violent crimes include murder and non-negligent
manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Property
crimes include burglary, larceny/theft, and motor vehicle theft.
Homicide trends and characteristics (victim age, gender, and race and
weapon used) by State (since 1976) and by local agencies with a population
coverage of more than 250,000 (since 1985).
Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics for state agencies
and large local agencies with 100 more more sworn officers.
Stateline.org (Pew Center on the
States) provides access to comparative state data tables. Choose "CO" from
the pull-down menu on the left to access state and comparative data on: