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Table 329.10. On-campus crimes, arrests, and referrals for disciplinary action at degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by location of incident, control and level of institution, and type of incident: 2001 through 2011
Control and level of institution and type of incident Number of incidents
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Total In resi- dence hall At other loca-tions
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
All institutions                          
Crimes against persons and property 41,596 42,521 43,064 43,555 42,710 44,492 41,829 40,296 34,054 31,919 30,401 14,698 15,703
Murder1 17 20 9 15 11 8 44 12 16 15 15 4 11
Negligent manslaughter2 2 0 1 0 2 0 3 3 0 1 1 1 0
Sex offenses–forcible3 2,201 2,327 2,595 2,667 2,674 2,670 2,694 2,639 2,544 2,919 3,344 2,378 966
Sex offenses–nonforcible4 461 261 60 27 42 43 40 35 65 33 45 16 29
Robbery5 1,663 1,802 1,625 1,550 1,551 1,547 1,561 1,576 1,409 1,391 1,292 225 1,067
Aggravated assault6 2,947 2,804 2,832 2,721 2,656 2,817 2,604 2,495 2,327 2,224 2,211 805 1,406
Burglary7 26,904 28,038 28,639 29,480 29,256 31,260 29,488 28,737 23,083 21,190 19,488 10,913 8,575
Motor vehicle theft8 6,221 6,181 6,285 6,062 5,531 5,231 4,619 4,104 3,977 3,418 3,373 5 3,368
Arson9 1,180 1,088 1,018 1,033 987 916 776 695 633 728 632 351 281
                           
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related
    arrests and referrals
                         
Arrests10 40,348 43,407 44,581 47,939 49,024 50,187 50,558 50,639 50,066 51,423 54,612 27,760 26,852
Illegal weapons possession 1,073 1,142 1,094 1,263 1,316 1,316 1,318 1,190 1,077 1,103 1,028 248 780
Drug law violations 11,854 12,041 12,467 12,775 13,707 13,952 14,135 15,146 15,871 18,510 20,729 11,438 9,291
Liquor law violations 27,421 30,224 31,020 33,901 34,001 34,919 35,105 34,303 33,118 31,810 32,855 16,074 16,781
Referrals for disciplinary
     action10
155,201 167,319 184,915 196,775 202,816 218,040 216,600 217,526 220,987 229,630 250,557 222,912 27,645
Illegal weapons possession 1,277 1,287 1,566 1,799 1,882 1,871 1,658 1,455 1,275 1,308 1,310 869 441
Drug law violations 23,900 26,038 25,753 25,762 25,356 27,251 28,476 32,469 36,344 41,970 52,014 43,367 8,647
Liquor law violations 130,024 139,994 157,596 169,214 175,578 188,918 186,466 183,602 183,368 186,352 197,233 178,676 18,557
                           
Public 4-year                          
Crimes against persons and property 18,710 19,563 19,789 19,984 19,582 20,648 19,579 18,695 15,975 15,429 14,679 7,189 7,490
Murder1 9 9 5 8 4 5 42 9 8 9 9 3 6
Negligent manslaughter2 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0
Sex offenses–forcible3 1,245 1,278 1,358 1,482 1,398 1,400 1,425 1,317 1,214 1,460 1,630 1,151 479
Sex offenses–nonforcible4 207 113 28 16 25 15 23 12 40 15 17 7 10
Robbery5 584 659 669 612 696 680 722 750 647 655 616 138 478
Aggravated assault6 1,434 1,320 1,381 1,269 1,280 1,338 1,258 1,182 1,134 1,072 1,081 426 655
Burglary7 11,520 12,523 12,634 13,026 12,935 14,027 13,371 12,970 10,708 10,170 9,363 5,244 4,119
Motor vehicle theft8 3,072 3,092 3,116 2,964 2,667 2,662 2,266 2,027 1,824 1,593 1,610 5 1,605
Arson9 637 569 597 607 576 521 470 427 400 455 352 214 138
                           
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related
    arrests and referrals
                         
Arrests10 31,077 33,831 34,657 36,746 38,051 39,900 39,570 40,607 40,780 41,940 45,094 22,910 22,184
Illegal weapons possession 692 745 697 811 878 859 825 759 659 664 631 188 443
Drug law violations 9,125 9,238 9,389 9,620 10,606 10,850 10,693 11,714 12,186 14,318 16,329 9,286 7,043
Liquor law violations 21,260 23,848 24,571 26,315 26,567 28,191 28,052 28,134 27,935 26,958 28,134 13,436 14,698
Referrals for disciplinary
     action10
79,152 84,636 94,365 100,588 100,211 107,289 106,148 104,585 108,756 115,743 129,822 116,244 13,578
Illegal weapons possession 678 675 847 1,001 1,097 972 867 792 669 659 613 448 165
Drug law violations 13,179 13,943 13,811 13,658 13,020 13,798 14,458 16,656 18,260 21,375 27,377 22,809 4,568
Liquor law violations 65,295 70,018 79,707 85,929 86,094 92,519 90,823 87,137 89,827 93,709 101,832 92,987 8,845
                           
Nonprofit 4-year                          
Crimes against persons and property 14,844 14,859 15,179 15,523 15,574 16,864 15,452 14,892 11,964 11,128 10,742 6,538 4,204
Murder1 5 9 2 4 5 3 2 1 6 5 3 1 2
Negligent manslaughter2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sex offenses–forcible3 820 914 1,048 1,026 1,088 1,080 1,065 1,083 1,102 1,220 1,406 1,132 274
Sex offenses–nonforcible4 113 81 14 5 6 10 8 16 11 8 13 6 7
Robbery5 649 735 538 577 500 502 460 437 366 317 325 75 250
Aggravated assault6 882 900 773 838 744 834 768 754 661 641 633 291 342
Burglary7 10,471 10,561 11,066 11,426 11,657 13,051 11,941 11,551 8,810 8,077 7,444 4,900 2,544
Motor vehicle theft8 1,471 1,273 1,385 1,316 1,248 1,077 984 859 834 637 702 0 702
Arson9 433 386 353 331 325 307 223 191 174 223 216 133 83
                           
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related
    arrests and referrals
                         
Arrests10 6,329 6,548 6,856 7,722 7,406 6,134 6,732 6,112 5,777 5,417 5,470 3,153 2,317
Illegal weapons possession 167 162 166 184 150 146 178 158 148 137 128 30 98
Drug law violations 1,628 1,723 1,869 1,751 1,691 1,650 1,804 1,883 2,080 2,221 2,370 1,549 821
Liquor law violations 4,534 4,663 4,821 5,787 5,565 4,338 4,750 4,071 3,549 3,059 2,972 1,574 1,398
Referrals for disciplinary
     action10
71,293 77,641 85,184 90,749 96,646 103,484 103,254 105,289 103,457 104,512 110,925 99,218 11,707
Illegal weapons possession 443 424 537 608 590 622 545 457 358 391 433 335 98
Drug law violations 9,688 11,100 10,885 10,903 11,208 12,114 12,685 14,157 15,845 17,814 21,478 18,518 2,960
Liquor law violations 61,162 66,117 73,762 79,238 84,848 90,748 90,024 90,675 87,254 86,307 89,014 80,365 8,649
                           
For-profit 4-year                          
Crimes against persons and property 505 592 720 718 829 641 612 574 525 548 502 93 409
Murder1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Negligent manslaughter2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sex offenses–forcible3 4 4 8 5 4 12 12 9 9 22 29 13 16
Sex offenses–nonforcible4 13 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0
Robbery5 64 71 43 46 43 25 31 38 86 70 64 0 64
Aggravated assault6 23 45 41 38 59 31 31 63 43 50 47 15 32
Burglary7 347 376 542 524 607 489 446 385 299 339 282 65 217
Motor vehicle theft8 52 94 80 100 110 78 89 79 85 64 77 0 77
Arson9 2 1 4 5 5 6 1 0 2 2 2 0 2
                           
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related
    arrests and referrals
                         
Arrests10 11 17 11 41 28 52 28 40 54 165 204 144 60
Illegal weapons possession 2 3 2 5 2 5 3 8 6 13 13 6 7
Drug law violations 4 9 4 12 16 14 16 14 22 66 62 44 18
Liquor law violations 5 5 5 24 10 33 9 18 26 86 129 94 35
Referrals for disciplinary
     action10
316 399 465 298 529 513 519 566 882 760 987 889 98
Illegal weapons possession 11 25 24 11 42 13 11 13 23 9 22 15 7
Drug law violations 92 133 130 99 128 138 132 159 231 221 352 307 45
Liquor law violations 213 241 311 188 359 362 376 394 628 530 613 567 46
                           
Public 2-year                          
Crimes against persons and property 6,817 6,860 6,637 6,637 5,981 5,669 5,381 5,464 4,984 4,365 4,098 826 3,272
Murder1 2 1 2 3 2 0 0 2 2 1 2 0 2
Negligent manslaughter2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Sex offenses–forcible3 118 118 160 142 175 167 181 210 205 208 261 72 189
Sex offenses–nonforcible4 119 61 14 6 10 16 7 7 12 8 15 3 12
Robbery5 245 234 230 213 248 284 279 285 251 300 262 12 250
Aggravated assault6 545 503 589 497 501 546 462 401 431 415 404 73 331
Burglary7 4,132 4,158 3,973 4,068 3,541 3,261 3,202 3,430 2,920 2,371 2,200 662 1,538
Motor vehicle theft8 1,552 1,661 1,607 1,620 1,428 1,319 1,174 1,059 1,109 1,018 895 0 895
Arson9 104 124 62 88 76 76 76 70 54 43 59 4 55
                           
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related
    arrests and referrals
                         
Arrests10 2,660 2,844 2,950 3,270 3,416 3,993 4,124 3,764 3,335 3,806 3,768 1,527 2,241
Illegal weapons possession 198 221 220 255 278 300 304 258 256 278 251 24 227
Drug law violations 989 996 1,141 1,312 1,326 1,378 1,563 1,490 1,507 1,858 1,919 545 1,374
Liquor law violations 1,473 1,627 1,589 1,703 1,812 2,315 2,257 2,016 1,572 1,670 1,598 958 640
Referrals for disciplinary
     action10
3,529 3,744 4,036 4,371 4,688 5,897 5,987 6,425 7,241 7,945 8,225 6,079 2,146
Illegal weapons possession 127 146 145 167 133 238 218 183 210 241 230 70 160
Drug law violations 761 692 679 858 819 908 1,006 1,302 1,745 2,332 2,587 1,540 1,047
Liquor law violations 2,641 2,906 3,212 3,346 3,736 4,751 4,763 4,940 5,286 5,372 5,408 4,469 939
                           
Nonprofit 2-year                          
Crimes against persons and property 248 230 189 166 314 250 258 272 147 120 95 42 53
Murder1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Sex offenses–forcible3 2 7 6 3 8 3 9 16 8 7 11 8 3
Sex offenses–nonforcible4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery5 54 56 64 22 9 7 2 13 9 5 1 0 1
Aggravated assault6 23 17 12 17 22 35 52 66 5 9 6 0 6
Burglary7 142 123 83 111 266 187 178 160 120 95 72 34 38
Motor vehicle theft8 23 21 23 13 7 14 14 9 4 2 5 0 5
Arson9 1 4 1 0 2 3 3 7 1 2 0 0 0
                           
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related
    arrests and referrals
                         
Arrests10 108 39 23 48 76 67 59 93 58 49 52 23 29
Illegal weapons possession 1 2 3 2 5 3 4 3 4 6 5 0 5
Drug law violations 21 10 16 16 32 34 27 33 35 18 34 13 21
Liquor law violations 86 27 4 30 39 30 28 57 19 25 13 10 3
Referrals for disciplinary
     action10
624 569 552 447 514 537 519 413 348 377 309 263 46
Illegal weapons possession 2 3 6 5 12 19 10 6 7 4 1 0 1
Drug law violations 91 65 52 58 47 74 73 85 100 105 101 98 3
Liquor law violations 531 501 494 384 455 444 436 322 241 268 207 165 42
                           
For-profit 2-year                          
Crimes against persons and property 472 417 550 527 430 420 547 399 459 329 285 10 275
Murder1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Sex offenses–forcible3 12 6 15 9 1 8 2 4 6 2 7 2 5
Sex offenses–nonforcible4 7 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Robbery5 67 47 81 80 55 49 67 53 50 44 24 0 24
Aggravated assault6 40 19 36 62 50 33 33 29 53 37 40 0 40
Burglary7 292 297 341 325 250 245 350 241 226 138 127 8 119
Motor vehicle theft8 51 40 74 49 71 81 92 71 121 104 84 0 84
Arson9 3 4 1 2 3 3 3 0 2 3 3 0 3
                           
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related
    arrests and referrals
                         
Arrests10 163 128 84 112 47 41 45 23 62 46 24 3 21
Illegal weapons possession 13 9 6 6 3 3 4 4 4 5 0 0 0
Drug law violations 87 65 48 64 36 26 32 12 41 29 15 1 14
Liquor law violations 63 54 30 42 8 12 9 7 17 12 9 2 7
Referrals for disciplinary
     action10
287 330 313 322 228 320 173 248 303 293 289 219 70
Illegal weapons possession 16 14 7 7 8 7 7 4 8 4 11 1 10
Drug law violations 89 105 196 186 134 219 122 110 163 123 119 95 24
Liquor law violations 182 211 110 129 86 94 44 134 132 166 159 123 36
1 Excludes suicides, fetal deaths, traffic fatalities, accidental deaths, and justifiable homicide (such as the killing of a felon by a law enforcement officer in the line of duty).
2 Killing of another person through gross negligence (excludes traffic fatalities).
3 Any sexual act directed against another person forcibly and/or against that person's will.
4 Includes only statutory rape or incest.
5 Taking or attempting to take anything of value using actual or threatened force or violence.
6 Attack upon a person for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury.
7 Unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft.
8 Theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle.
9 Willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle, or personal property of another.
10 If an individual is both arrested and referred to college officials for disciplinary action for a single offense, only the arrest is counted.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Crimes, arrests, and referrals include incidents involving students, staff, and on-campus guests. Excludes off-campus crimes and arrests even if they involve college students or staff.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, Campus Safety and Security Reporting System, 2001 through 2011; and National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2002 through Spring 2012, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared November 2013.)
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