An index measure comprised of the following:
- 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.
- 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/property crime rate and property crime rate of unincorporated Arapahoe County against the violent crime rate of surrounding jurisdictions.
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 2018, the Violent Crime rate and Property Crime rate in unincorporated Arapahoe County exceeded the 5-County unincorporated average.