Colorado by the Numbers: Arson, Bombing, Explosives, Explosions, and Hoaxes

1997

TYPE

TOTAL

ARSON

7

BOMBING (ACTUAL INCENDIARY)

13

BOMBING (ACTUAL)

13

BOMBING (ATTEMPTED INCENDIARY)

4

BOMBING (ATTEMPTED)

3

BOMBING (PREMATURE EXPLOSION)

1

CAUSE AND ORIGIN (CFI PROGRAM) (ACCIDENTAL)

9

CAUSE AND ORIGIN (CFI PROGRAM) (ARSON/INCENDIARY)

25

CAUSE AND ORIGIN (CFI PROGRAM) (UNDETERMINED)

8

RECOVERED EXPLOSIVES (OTHER)

16

RECOVERED EXPLOSIVES (SEARCH WARRANT)

4

THEFT OF EXPLOSIVES

3

[TOTAL]

106

 

* NOTE: The table above is missing rows for certain incident types.
The table reflects only what was reported for the year


1996

TYPE

TOTAL

ARSON

7

BOMBING (ACTUAL INCENDIARY)

33

BOMBING (ACTUAL)

26

BOMBING (ATTEMPTED INCENDIARY)

11

BOMBING (ATTEMPTED)

8

BOMBING (PREMATURE EXPLOSION)

1

CAUSE AND ORIGIN (CFI PROGRAM) (ACCIDENTAL)

6

CAUSE AND ORIGIN (CFI PROGRAM) (ARSON/INCENDIARY)

12

CAUSE AND ORIGIN (CFI PROGRAM) (UNDETERMINED)

4

RECOVERED EXPLOSIVES (OTHER)

21

RECOVERED EXPLOSIVES (SEARCH WARRANT)

4

THEFT OF EXPLOSIVES

1

THREAT (BOMBING)

1

[TOTAL]

135

* NOTE: The table above is missing rows for certain incident types.
The table reflects only what was reported for the year

 

1995

TYPE

TOTAL

ACCIDENTAL EXPLOSION

1

ARSON

16

BOMBING (ACTUAL INCENDIARY)

43

BOMBING (ACTUAL)

24

BOMBING (ATTEMPTED INCENDIARY)

3

BOMBING (ATTEMPTED)

3

BOMBING (PREMATURE EXPLOSION)

1

CAUSE AND ORIGIN (CFI PROGRAM) (ACCIDENTAL)

1

CAUSE AND ORIGIN (CFI PROGRAM) (ARSON/INCENDIARY)

3

HOAX DEVICE

2

RECOVERED EXPLOSIVES (OTHER)

17

RECOVERED EXPLOSIVES (SEARCH WARRANT)

2

THEFT OF EXPLOSIVES

2

[TOTAL]

118

* NOTE: The table above is missing rows for certain incident types.
The table reflects only what was reported for the year

 

1994

TYPE

TOTAL

ACCIDENTAL EXPLOSION

1

ARSON

11

BOMBING (ACTUAL INCENDIARY)

23

BOMBING (ACTUAL)

34

BOMBING (ATTEMPTED INCENDIARY)

6

BOMBING (ATTEMPTED)

8

BOMBING (PREMATURE EXPLOSION)

1

HOAX DEVICE

3

RECOVERED EXPLOSIVES (OTHER)

15

RECOVERED EXPLOSIVES (SEARCH WARRANT)

2

[TOTAL]

104

NOTE: The table above is missing rows for certain incident types.
The table reflects only what was reported for the year

 

1993

TYPE

TOTAL

BOMBING (ACTUAL INCENDIARY)

22

BOMBING (ACTUAL)

55

BOMBING (ATTEMPTED INCENDIARY)

12

BOMBING (ATTEMPTED)

9

HOAX DEVICE

8

RECOVERED EXPLOSIVES (OTHER)

29

RECOVERED EXPLOSIVES (SEARCH WARRANT)

5

THEFT OF EXPLOSIVES

1

[TOTAL]

141

* NOTE: The table above is missing rows for certain incident types.
The table reflects only what was reported for the year


1993 to 1997 Totals

TYPE

TOTAL

ACCIDENTAL EXPLOSION

2

ARSON

41

BOMBING (ACTUAL INCENDIARY)

134

BOMBING (ACTUAL)

152

BOMBING (ATTEMPTED INCENDIARY)

36

BOMBING (ATTEMPTED)

31

BOMBING (PREMATURE EXPLOSION)

4

CAUSE AND ORIGIN (CFI PROGRAM) (ACCIDENTAL)

16

CAUSE AND ORIGIN (CFI PROGRAM) (ARSON/INCENDIARY)

40

CAUSE AND ORIGIN (CFI PROGRAM) (UNDETERMINED)

12

HOAX DEVICE

13

RECOVERED EXPLOSIVES (OTHER)

98

RECOVERED EXPLOSIVES (SEARCH WARRANT)

17

THEFT OF EXPLOSIVES

7

THREAT (BOMBING)

1

[TOTAL]

604

Data is derived from current National Repository data provided by the
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms' AEXIS 2000 and the FederalBureau of Investigation's Bomb Data Center systems.

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