The Colorado Bureau of Investigation today released CBI’s annual 2010 Crime in Colorado report, Director Ronald C. Sloan announced.
The report includes statewide crime statistics reported by Colorado law enforcement agencies and departments. An increase of 0.8 percent in total crimes was reported for 2010, although Colorado’s overall crime rate dropped.
The 2010 report shows a 3.4 percent increase in violent crimes and a 1.5 percent decrease in property crimes, with an overall decrease of 1.0 percent in the crime rate per 100,000 population. The violent crime category includes homicide, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.