Uniform Crime Report Definitions

 
Criminal Homicide
The willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another.
 
Forcible Rape
The carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will.
 
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 or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.
 
Assault
An unlawful attack by one person upon another.
 
Burglary
The unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft.
 
Larceny
The unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another.
 
Motor Vehicle Theft
The theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle.
 
Arson
Any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc.
 

 


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