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Annual Crime Statistics

Definitions Used in Compiling Crime Statistics

Aggravated Assault: An unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. This type of assault usually is accompanied by the use of a weapon or by means likely to produce death or great bodily harm. (It is not necessary that injury result from an aggravated assault when a gun, knife, or other weapon is used which could and probably would result in serious personal injury if the crime were successfully completed.) Simple assaults are excluded.

Arson: Any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc.

Burglary: The unlawful entry of a structure or motor vehicle to commit a felony or a theft. For reporting purposes this definition includes the following: unlawful entry with intent to commit a larceny or felony; breaking and entering with intent to commit a larceny; housebreaking; safecracking; and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.

Drug Abuse Violations: Violations of state and local laws relating to the unlawful possession, sale, use, growing, manufacturing, and making of narcotic drugs. The relevant substances include the following: opium or cocaine and their derivatives (morphine, heroin, codeine); marijuana; synthetic narcotics (demerol, methadones); and dangerous non-narcotic drugs (barbiturates, benzedrine).

Hate Crimes: A hate crime, also known as bias crime, is a criminal offense committed against a person, property or society that is motivated, in whole or in part, by the offender's bias against a race, religion, ethnic/national origin group or sexual orientation group.

Larceny--Theft: Larceny-theft is the unlawful taking, carrying, leading or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another. It includes crimes such as shoplifting, pocket picking, purse snatching, thefts of motor vehicle parts and accessories, bicycle thefts, etc., in which no use of force, violence or fraud occurs. In the Uniform Crime Reporting Program, this crime category does not include embezzlement, confidence games, forgery and worthless checks. Motor vehicle theft also is excluded from this category as it is a separate crime index offense.

Liquor Law Violations: The violation of laws or ordinances prohibiting the manufacture, sale, transporting, furnishing, possessing of intoxicating liquor; maintaining unlawful drinking places; bootlegging; operating a still; furnishing liquor to a minor or intemperate person; using a vehicle for illegal transportation of liquor; drinking on a train or public conveyance; and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned. (Drunkenness and driving under the influence are not included in this definition.)

Motor Vehicle Theft: The theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle. A motor vehicle is self-propelled and runs on the surface and not on rails. Motorboats, construction equipment, airplanes, and farming equipment are specifically excluded from this category. (Classified as motor vehicle theft: all cases where automobiles are taken by persons not having lawful access even though the vehicles are later abandoned -- including joyriding.)

Murder and Non-Negligent Manslaughter: The willful (non-negligent) killing of one human by another.

Negligent Manslaughter: The killing of another person through gross negligence.

Robbery: The taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.

Sex Offenses -- Forcible: Any sexual act directed against another person, forcibly and/or against that person's will; or not forcibly or against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent.

Forcible fondling: The touching of the private body parts of another person for the purpose of sexual gratification, forcibly and/or against that person's will; or not forcibly or against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental incapacity.

Forcible rape: The carnal knowledge of a person, forcibly and/or against that person's will; or not forcibly or against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity (or because of his/her youth).

Forcible sodomy: Oral or anal sexual intercourse with another person, forcibly and/or against that person's will; or not forcibly against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity.

Sexual assault with an object: The use of an object or instrument to unlawfully penetrate, however slightly, the genital or anal opening of the body of another person, forcibly and/or against that person's will; or not forcibly or against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity.

Sex Offenses -- Non-forcible: Unlawful, non-forcible sexual intercourse.

Incest: Non-forcible sexual intercourse between persons who are related to each other within the degrees wherein marriage is prohibited by law.

Statutory Rape: Non-forcible sexual intercourse with a person who is under the statutory age of consent.

Simple Assault: Assaults and attempted assaults where no weapon is used and which do not result in serious or aggravated injury to the victim.

Weapons Possession: The violation of laws or ordinances dealing with weapon offenses, regulatory in nature, such as the following: manufacture, sale, or possession of deadly weapons; carrying deadly weapons, concealed or openly; furnishing deadly weapons to minors; aliens possessing deadly weapons; and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.

Crime Statistics

The following statistics, provided in compliance with the Clery Act, are for your information. If you have any questions, please contact the University Police Department, 670-1153.

On Campus
Criminal Offenses
2008
2009
2010
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Sex offenses - Forcible  
4
3
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (Incest & statutory rape only)  
 
 
Robbery  
   
Aggravated assault  
 
 
Burglary
12
11
5
Motor vehicle theft
1
1
1
Arson 3    
Any other crime involving bodily injury  
   
Fire  
 
 
Residence Halls
Criminal Offenses
2008
2009
2010
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Sex offenses - Forcible  
4
3
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (Incest & statutory rape only)  
 
 
Robbery  
 
 
Aggravated assault  
 
 
Burglary
9
7
2
Motor vehicle theft  
 
 
Arson
3
 
 
Any other crime involving bodily injury  
   
Fire  
 
 
Non-campus
Criminal Offenses
2008
2009
2010
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Sex offenses - Forcible  
 
 
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (Incest & statutory rape only)  
 
 
Robbery  
 
 
Aggravated assault  
 
 
Burglary  
 
 
Motor vehicle theft
2
 
1
Arson  
 
 
Any other crime involving bodily injury  
 
 
Fire  
 
 
Public Property
Criminal Offenses
2008
2009
2010
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Sex offenses - Forcible  
 
 
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (Incest & statutory rape only)  
 
 
Robbery  
1
 
Aggravated assault  
 
 
Burglary  
 
 
Motor vehicle theft  
 
 
Arson  
 
 
Any other crime involving bodily injury  
 
 
Fire  
 
 
On Campus
Hate Offenses
2008
2009
2010
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Sex offenses - Forcible  
 
 
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (Incest & statutory rape only)  
 
 
Robbery  
 
 
Aggravated assault  
 
 
Burglary  
 
 
Motor vehicle theft  
 
 
Arson  
 
 
Any other crime involving bodily injury  
 
 
Theft  
 
 
Intimidation  
 
 
Residence Halls
Hate Offenses
2008
2009
2010
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Sex offenses - Forcible  
 
 
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (Incest & statutory rape only)  
 
 
Robbery  
 
 
Aggravated assault  
 
 
Burglary  
 
 
Motor vehicle theft  
 
 
Arson  
 
 
Any other crime involving bodily injury  
 
 
Theft  
 
 
Intimidation  
 
 
Non-campus
Hate Offenses
2008
2009
2010
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Sex offenses - Forcible  
 
 
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (Incest & statutory rape only)  
 
 
Robbery  
 
 
Aggravated assault  
 
 
Burglary  
 
 
Motor vehicle theft  
 
 
Arson  
 
 
Any other crime involving bodily injury  
 
 
Theft  
 
 
Intimidation  
 
 
Public Property
Hate Offenses
2008
2009
2010
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Negligent manslaughter  
 
 
Sex offenses - Forcible  
 
 
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (Incest & statutory rape only)  
 
 
Robbery  
 
 
Aggravated assault  
 
 
Burglary  
 
 
Motor vehicle theft  
 
 
Arson  
 
 
Any other crime involving bodily injury  
 
 
On Campus - Residence Halls
Fire Alarm Offenses
Damage
2008
2009
2010
Accidental  
 
 
Environmental (e.g., dust)  
 
 
Malicious/Vandalism  
 
 
Arson  
 
 
Mechanical/Systems Operation  
 
 
Fire Incident with Damage  
 
 
Other (nor classified)  
 
 
     
On Campus - Non-Residential
Fire Alarm Offenses
Damage
2008
2009
2010
Accidental  
 
 
Environmental (e.g., dust)  
 
 
Malicious/Vandalism  
 
 
Arson  
 
 
Mechanical/Systems Operation  
 
 
Fire Incident with Damage  
 
 
Other (nor classified)  
 
 
     
On Campus
Arrests
2008
2009
2010
Illegal weapons possession    
 
Drug law violations
5
3
6
Liquor law violations
18
9
11
On Campus
Disciplinary Actions
2008
2009
2010
Illegal weapons possession
1
 
 
Drug law violations
1
 
1
Liquor law violations
58
43
37
     
Residence Halls
Arrests
2008
2009
2010
Illegal weapons possession  
 
 
Drug law violations
4
3
4
Liquor law violations
12
3
7
     
Residence Halls
Disciplinary Actions
2008
2009
2010
Illegal weapons possession    
 
Drug law violations    
1
Liquor law violations  
40
33
     
Non-campus
Arrests
2008
2009
2010
Illegal weapons possession  
 
 
Drug law violations  
 
 
Liquor law violations  
4
 
     
Non campus
Disciplinary Actions
2008
2009
2010
Illegal weapons possession  
 
 
Drug law violations  
 
 
Liquor law violations  
2
 
     
Public Property
Arrests
2008
2009
2010
Illegal weapons possession  
 
 
Drug law violations  
 
 
Liquor law violations  
 
1
     
Public Property
Disciplinary Actions 2008 2009 2010
Illegal weapons possession      
Drug law violations      
Liquor law violations    
1