An index measure comprised of the following:
1) Violent Crime: Measures the violent crime rate of Unincorporated Arapahoe County against the unincorporated violent crime rate of the 5-County (Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Douglas, Jefferson) average. Violent Crime refers to the following: murder, non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assaults.
2) Property Crime: Measures the property crime rate of Unincorporated Arapahoe County against the unincorporated property crime rate of the 5-County average. Property Crime refers to the following: burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.
Provides an assessment of the violent crime rate and property crime rate of unincorporated Arapahoe County against the unincorporated violent crime rate of comparable counties.
Medium - While some factors are out of the County's control, Arapahoe County can respond by hiring more officers and/or expanding its community policing efforts.
In 2017, the Violent Crime rate and Property Crime rate in unincorporated Arapahoe County exceeded the 5-County unincorporated average.