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    Crime

    sheriff@jeffco.us
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    303-271-5612

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    303-271-5665

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    303-271-5606

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    303-271-5550

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  • Crime Mapping

     

    The crime map allows you to search for crimes reported in unincorporated Jefferson County. Although portions of cities (e.g., Lakewood) are visible in the crime map, the tool only shows crimes reported in unincorporated areas. For information on crime within city limits, please contact your local police department.

    Crime Reports Crime Mapping map imagePinpoints on the map are placed randomly on the block where the crime occurred and are not intended to appear on specific addresses.
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    See the CrimeReports.com website View exit disclaimer policy page for links to third-party websites. to find your area of interest on the crime map.  

    CrimeTrends

    The definitions below are included as a general guide to understanding each crime and are not legal definitions; for more detailed information, see the Colorado Revised Statutes.

    Arson

    Any willful, malicious or reckless burning or attempting to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc.

    Assault

    An unlawful attack by one person upon another.

    Assault with a Deadly Weapon

    An unlawful attack by one person upon another using a deadly weapon.

    Breaking and Entering

    The unlawful entry to a structure with intent to commit any crime, other than trespass.

    Death

    Indicates that the sheriff's office responded to a death at this location. This category is normally unrelated to crime.

    Disorder

    Crimes against government operations, including obstruction, resisting arrest, escape and official misconduct; OR, crimes against public peace and order, including harassment, disorderly conduct, interference with school operations and obstruction of telecommunications.

    Drugs

    Possession, distribution, manufacturing of illegal drugs or any other drug-related violation, such as possession of paraphernalia.

    Family Offense

    Crimes involving family relations, including child abuse, incest, exploitation, harboring a minor and violation of a protection order.

    Homicide

    The willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another.

    Kidnapping

    To detain or move a person against their will and without legal authority.

    Liquor

    Liquor-related offenses, which may include liquor code violations or underage possession.

    Sexual Offense

    May include statutory rape or any nonconsensual sexual activity, such as rape or sexual touching/photographing; OR, crimes of moral turpitude, including obscenity, pandering, pimping, prostitution and indecent exposure.

    Property Crime

    Unauthorized entry or refusal to leave a dwelling; OR, criminal damage to the property of another (vandalism); OR, nonfelony property crimes, including littering, tampering, defacing and trespass.

    Robbery

    Taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody or control of a person or persons by force, threat of force or violence.

    Theft

    The unlawful taking, or attempted taking, of property from the possession of another, normally excluding use of force, violence or fraud; OR, any fraudulent activity, including check fraud, identity theft and credit card fraud; OR, creation, use or possession of fake documents or signing someone else's name to a legal document.

    Theft from Vehicle

    Unauthorized entry into a vehicle with intent to commit a crime therein.

    Theft of Vehicle

    Theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle.

    Traffic

    DUI arrests.

    Weapons Offense

    Crimes involving weapons, including carrying a concealed weapon, defacing a firearm, possession of illegal or dangerous weapons and use of stun guns.

    How the Sheriff's Office Addresses Crime Trends

    Click to learn about our SMART Jeffco model.

    What You Can Do to Prevent Crime

    To learn more about preventing crime in your neighborhood, visit our Crime Prevention page. There are many crime-prevention and community programs that can help reduce crime, thereby improving the quality of life locally.