Analysis of Performance
As of Q1 2022:
Q1 of 2021 reporting switched from UCR Summary Part I Crimes to NIBRS Group A Crime. Part I Crimes included only murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, robbery, burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft and arson. Part I crimes also only counted the highest crime in a single case. NIBRS Group A captures multiple crimes within the 3 subcategories (Crimes Against Persons, Crimes Against Property, and Crimes Against Society) and counts up to 10 crimes in a single case. Group A includes all crimes normally listed in Part I crimes as well as narcotics, kidnapping, all sex offenses, weapons violations, fraud, vandalism, and much more. For a full list of what offenses are captured in NIBRS and definitions please visit https://coloradocrimestats.state.co.us/offenses_glossary.aspx
In Q3 2022, Group A Crimes were reported at 11.12 per 1,000 population, which is below the Target of 15.37 per 1,000 population. In addition Q3 2022 is below the same Quarter in 2021.
Why Is This Important?
City Organization Impact on Performance
– Fort Collins Police Services provides services and deploys strategies to help maintain community safety. However, the crime rate is heavily influenced by outside factors.