Department of Public Safety

Reportable Crimes

Reportable Crimes as defined under state and federal regulations:

Arson

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

Aggravated Assault

An unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury.  This type of assault is accompanied by the use of a weapon or by means likely to produce death or great bodily harm.

Burglary

The unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or a theft including: unlawful entry with intent to commit a larceny or felony; breaking and entering with the intent to commit a larceny.

Criminal Damage

To deface, destroy or damage any property without having any reasonable ground or right to do so.

Criminal Homicide—Manslaughter by Negligence

The killing of another person through gross negligence.

Criminal Homicide—Murder and Non-negligent Manslaughter

The willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another.

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.

Motor Vehicle Theft

The theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle.

Weapon Law Violation

The violation of laws or ordinances dealing with weapon offenses, regulatory in nature, such as: manufacture, sale, or possession of deadly weapons: carrying deadly weapons, concealed or openly; furnishing deadly weapons to minors; aliens possessing deadly weapons.

Drug Abuse Violations

Violations of state and local laws relating to possession, sale, use, growing, manufacturing, and making of narcotic drugs.

Liquor Law Violations

The violation of laws or ordinances prohibiting: the manufacture, sale, transporting, furnishing, possessing or 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.

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.

  1. Forcible Rape: The carnal knowledge or 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).
  2. Forcible Sodomy:  Oral or anal sexual intercourse with another person.
  3. 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.
  4. Forcible Fondling:  The touching of the private body parts of another person for the purpose of sexual gratification.

Sex Offenses—Non-forcible

Unlawful, non-forcible sexual intercourse.

  1. Incest:  Non-forcible sexual intercourse between persons who are related to each other within degrees wherein marriage is prohibited by law.
  2. Statutory Rape:  Non-forcible sexual intercourse with a person who is under the statutory age of consent.

Menacing

Intentionally placing another person in reasonable apprehension of imminent physical injury.

Stalking

To intentionally stalk another person and make an explicit or implicit threat with the intent to place that person in reasonable fear or sexual contact or serious physical injury or death.

Terroristic Threatening

To threaten to commit any crime likely to result in death or serious physical injury to another person or likely to result in substantial property damage to another person.

Theft

To unlawfully take or exercise control over moveable property of another with intent to deprive him/her thereof.

Wanton Endangerment

Under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life wantonly engage in conduct which creates a substantial danger of death or serious physical injury to another person.

Hate Crimes

Any of the above listed crimes that are committed against another person based on the bias of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or disability.

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