Aggravated assault is the unlawful attack by one person (or persons) upon a victim with the intent to inflict great bodily injury.
Arson includes, but is not limited to, any individual, wilful, reckless or malicious burning or attempt to burn any dwelling, any public building, any motor vehicle, any vessel, any personal property of another, crops, trees, woods, meadows, etc.
Burglary is defined as unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft.
Drug abuse violations include all violations of national, state and local ordinances relating to the unlawful possession, distribution, growing, manufacture, and creation of narcotic drugs.
Driving under the influence (DUI) is driving, operation, or physical control of the movement of a vehicle under the influence of alcoholic beverages or narcotic drugs.
Larceny/Theft is the unlawful taking or stealing of property or articles of value without the use of force, violence, or fraud.
Motor vehicle theft is the illegal taking of a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent.
Murder and non-negligent manslaughter are defined as the unlawful killing of another human being. Murder statistics tend to be the most reliable of all index crime statistics as most murders do not go unreported and the clearance rate for murder is the highest of all index crimes. Although murder consistently contributes the smallest numbers to overall violent crime, murder is often used as the primary subjective measure of violent crime.
Property offenses include burglary, theft by lawful taking or disposition, and arson.
Forcible rape is the carnal knowledge of any individual through the use of force or the threat of force. Assaults or attempts to commit forcible rape are included; however, statutory rape (without force) is not included. Crime statistics, in this category, are limited to actual offenses or attempts of forcible rape, as established by police investigation.
Robbery is infliction or threat of serious bodily harm or injury on a victim in the course of a theft for the purpose of obtaining property or a thing of value from that victim by use of force or threat of force.