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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 2012
Control and level of institution and type of incident Number of incidents
Total, in residence halls and at other locations 2012
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Total In resi- dence halls At other loca-tions
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
All institutions                            
Selected crimes against persons and property 41,596 42,521 43,064 43,555 42,710 44,492 41,829 40,296 34,054 32,097 30,678 29,527 14,589 14,938
Murder1 17 20 9 15 11 8 44 12 16 15 16 11 5 6
Negligent manslaughter2 2 0 1 0 2 0 3 3 0 1 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 2,927 3,387 3,885 2,792 1,093
Sex offenses–nonforcible4 461 261 60 27 42 43 40 35 65 33 47 44 19 25
Robbery5 1,663 1,802 1,625 1,550 1,551 1,547 1,561 1,576 1,409 1,392 1,304 1,362 232 1,130
Aggravated assault6 2,947 2,804 2,832 2,721 2,656 2,817 2,604 2,495 2,327 2,221 2,270 2,403 803 1,600
Burglary7 26,904 28,038 28,639 29,480 29,256 31,260 29,488 28,737 23,083 21,335 19,610 18,099 10,288 7,811
Motor vehicle theft8 6,221 6,181 6,285 6,062 5,531 5,231 4,619 4,104 3,977 3,441 3,402 3,033 10 3,023
Arson9 1,180 1,088 1,018 1,033 987 916 776 695 633 732 641 689 439 250
                             
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 51,519 54,439 51,387 25,762 25,625
Illegal weapons possession 1,073 1,142 1,094 1,263 1,316 1,316 1,318 1,190 1,077 1,112 1,033 1,031 268 763
Drug law violations 11,854 12,041 12,467 12,775 13,707 13,952 14,135 15,146 15,871 18,589 20,788 20,842 10,792 10,050
Liquor law violations 27,421 30,224 31,020 33,901 34,001 34,919 35,105 34,303 33,118 31,818 32,618 29,514 14,702 14,812
Referrals for disciplinary action10 155,201 167,319 184,915 196,775 202,816 218,040 216,600 217,526 220,987 230,269 250,079 248,882 223,334 25,548
Illegal weapons possession 1,277 1,287 1,566 1,799 1,882 1,871 1,658 1,455 1,275 1,314 1,298 1,405 919 486
Drug law violations 23,900 26,038 25,753 25,762 25,356 27,251 28,476 32,469 36,344 42,022 51,706 54,009 45,467 8,542
Liquor law violations 130,024 139,994 157,596 169,214 175,578 188,918 186,466 183,602 183,368 186,933 197,075 193,468 176,948 16,520
                             
Public 4-year                            
Selected crimes against persons and property 18,710 19,563 19,789 19,984 19,582 20,648 19,579 18,695 15,975 15,503 14,725 14,206 7,066 7,140
Murder1 9 9 5 8 4 5 42 9 8 9 10 6 5 1
Negligent manslaughter2 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0
Sex offenses–forcible3 1,245 1,278 1,358 1,482 1,398 1,400 1,425 1,317 1,214 1,461 1,645 1,877 1,313 564
Sex offenses–nonforcible4 207 113 28 16 25 15 23 12 40 15 17 16 9 7
Robbery5 584 659 669 612 696 680 722 750 647 662 616 652 156 496
Aggravated assault6 1,434 1,320 1,381 1,269 1,280 1,338 1,258 1,182 1,134 1,076 1,083 1,184 437 747
Burglary7 11,520 12,523 12,634 13,026 12,935 14,027 13,371 12,970 10,708 10,219 9,386 8,659 4,864 3,795
Motor vehicle theft8 3,072 3,092 3,116 2,964 2,667 2,662 2,266 2,027 1,824 1,604 1,610 1,399 10 1,389
Arson9 637 569 597 607 576 521 470 427 400 457 357 412 271 141
                             
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 41,992 44,999 42,116 21,176 20,940
Illegal weapons possession 692 745 697 811 878 859 825 759 659 669 633 630 192 438
Drug law violations 9,125 9,238 9,389 9,620 10,606 10,850 10,693 11,714 12,186 14,362 16,362 16,398 8,701 7,697
Liquor law violations 21,260 23,848 24,571 26,315 26,567 28,191 28,052 28,134 27,935 26,961 28,004 25,088 12,283 12,805
Referrals for disciplinary action10 79,152 84,636 94,365 100,588 100,211 107,289 106,148 104,585 108,756 116,029 129,718 129,585 117,419 12,166
Illegal weapons possession 678 675 847 1,001 1,097 972 867 792 669 664 615 650 457 193
Drug law violations 13,179 13,943 13,811 13,658 13,020 13,798 14,458 16,656 18,260 21,451 27,356 28,869 24,523 4,346
Liquor law violations 65,295 70,018 79,707 85,929 86,094 92,519 90,823 87,137 89,827 93,914 101,747 100,066 92,439 7,627
                             
Nonprofit 4-year                            
Selected crimes against persons and property 14,844 14,859 15,179 15,523 15,574 16,864 15,452 14,892 11,964 11,202 10,751 10,738 6,565 4,173
Murder1 5 9 2 4 5 3 2 1 6 5 3 2 0 2
Negligent manslaughter2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 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 1,225 1,432 1,710 1,389 321
Sex offenses–nonforcible4 113 81 14 5 6 10 8 16 11 8 13 10 8 2
Robbery5 649 735 538 577 500 502 460 437 366 319 324 366 50 316
Aggravated assault6 882 900 773 838 744 834 768 754 661 641 631 647 269 378
Burglary7 10,471 10,561 11,066 11,426 11,657 13,051 11,941 11,551 8,810 8,138 7,426 7,071 4,688 2,383
Motor vehicle theft8 1,471 1,273 1,385 1,316 1,248 1,077 984 859 834 641 705 704 0 704
Arson9 433 386 353 331 325 307 223 191 174 225 217 228 161 67
                             
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 5,459 5,452 5,559 3,121 2,438
Illegal weapons possession 167 162 166 184 150 146 178 158 148 137 131 126 48 78
Drug law violations 1,628 1,723 1,869 1,751 1,691 1,650 1,804 1,883 2,080 2,248 2,428 2,436 1,554 882
Liquor law violations 4,534 4,663 4,821 5,787 5,565 4,338 4,750 4,071 3,549 3,074 2,893 2,997 1,519 1,478
Referrals for disciplinary action10 71,293 77,641 85,184 90,749 96,646 103,484 103,254 105,289 103,457 104,939 110,647 110,448 98,671 11,777
Illegal weapons possession 443 424 537 608 590 622 545 457 358 393 421 494 356 138
Drug law violations 9,688 11,100 10,885 10,903 11,208 12,114 12,685 14,157 15,845 17,841 21,244 22,198 18,957 3,241
Liquor law violations 61,162 66,117 73,762 79,238 84,848 90,748 90,024 90,675 87,254 86,705 88,982 87,756 79,358 8,398
                             
For-profit 4-year                            
Selected crimes against persons and property 505 592 720 718 829 641 612 574 525 561 511 439 107 332
Murder1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter2 0 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 30 21 13 8
Sex offenses–nonforcible4 13 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 3 0 3
Robbery5 64 71 43 46 43 25 31 38 86 70 81 69 1 68
Aggravated assault6 23 45 41 38 59 31 31 63 43 51 48 54 17 37
Burglary7 347 376 542 524 607 489 446 385 299 350 272 220 75 145
Motor vehicle theft8 52 94 80 100 110 78 89 79 85 65 77 71 0 71
Arson9 2 1 4 5 5 6 1 0 2 2 2 1 1 0
                             
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related arrests
   and referrals
                           
Arrests10 11 17 11 41 28 52 28 40 54 165 173 131 72 59
Illegal weapons possession 2 3 2 5 2 5 3 8 6 13 12 12 2 10
Drug law violations 4 9 4 12 16 14 16 14 22 66 46 54 23 31
Liquor law violations 5 5 5 24 10 33 9 18 26 86 115 65 47 18
Referrals for disciplinary action10 316 399 465 298 529 513 519 566 882 760 988 861 760 101
Illegal weapons possession 11 25 24 11 42 13 11 13 23 9 23 33 21 12
Drug law violations 92 133 130 99 128 138 132 159 231 221 349 314 261 53
Liquor law violations 213 241 311 188 359 362 376 394 628 530 616 514 478 36
                             
Public 2-year                            
Selected crimes against persons and property 6,817 6,860 6,637 6,637 5,981 5,669 5,381 5,464 4,984 4,396 4,270 3,786 806 2,980
Murder1 2 1 2 3 2 0 0 2 2 1 2 3 0 3
Negligent manslaughter2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Sex offenses–forcible3 118 118 160 142 175 167 181 210 205 210 262 258 72 186
Sex offenses–nonforcible4 119 61 14 6 10 16 7 7 12 8 17 14 2 12
Robbery5 245 234 230 213 248 284 279 285 251 298 264 245 23 222
Aggravated assault6 545 503 589 497 501 546 462 401 431 409 417 441 77 364
Burglary7 4,132 4,158 3,973 4,068 3,541 3,261 3,202 3,430 2,920 2,398 2,327 1,995 626 1,369
Motor vehicle theft8 1,552 1,661 1,607 1,620 1,428 1,319 1,174 1,059 1,109 1,028 921 782 0 782
Arson9 104 124 62 88 76 76 76 70 54 43 60 48 6 42
                             
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 3,811 3,740 3,505 1,347 2,158
Illegal weapons possession 198 221 220 255 278 300 304 258 256 282 251 251 21 230
Drug law violations 989 996 1,141 1,312 1,326 1,378 1,563 1,490 1,507 1,866 1,904 1,910 490 1,420
Liquor law violations 1,473 1,627 1,589 1,703 1,812 2,315 2,257 2,016 1,572 1,663 1,585 1,344 836 508
Referrals for disciplinary action10 3,529 3,744 4,036 4,371 4,688 5,897 5,987 6,425 7,241 8,017 8,198 7,520 6,094 1,426
Illegal weapons possession 127 146 145 167 133 238 218 183 210 242 228 217 82 135
Drug law violations 761 692 679 858 819 908 1,006 1,302 1,745 2,336 2,580 2,441 1,588 853
Liquor law violations 2,641 2,906 3,212 3,346 3,736 4,751 4,763 4,940 5,286 5,439 5,390 4,862 4,424 438
                             
Nonprofit 2-year                            
Selected crimes against persons and property 248 230 189 166 314 250 258 272 147 120 148 108 43 65
Murder1 1 0 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 0
Sex offenses–forcible3 2 7 6 3 8 3 9 16 8 7 11 8 4 4
Sex offenses–nonforcible4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery5 54 56 64 22 9 7 2 13 9 5 1 2 1 1
Aggravated assault6 23 17 12 17 22 35 52 66 5 9 53 46 3 43
Burglary7 142 123 83 111 266 187 178 160 120 95 74 48 35 13
Motor vehicle theft8 23 21 23 13 7 14 14 9 4 2 7 4 0 4
Arson9 1 4 1 0 2 3 3 7 1 2 2 0 0 0
                             
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related arrests
   and referrals
                           
Arrests10 108 39 23 48 76 67 59 93 58 49 52 52 35 17
Illegal weapons possession 1 2 3 2 5 3 4 3 4 6 5 5 1 4
Drug law violations 21 10 16 16 32 34 27 33 35 18 34 31 20 11
Liquor law violations 86 27 4 30 39 30 28 57 19 25 13 16 14 2
Referrals for disciplinary action10 624 569 552 447 514 537 519 413 348 377 360 300 277 23
Illegal weapons possession 2 3 6 5 12 19 10 6 7 4 1 6 3 3
Drug law violations 91 65 52 58 47 74 73 85 100 105 109 103 92 11
Liquor law violations 531 501 494 384 455 444 436 322 241 268 250 191 182 9
                             
For-profit 2-year                            
Selected crimes against persons and property 472 417 550 527 430 420 547 399 459 315 273 250 2 248
Murder1 0 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 0
Sex offenses–forcible3 12 6 15 9 1 8 2 4 6 2 7 11 1 10
Sex offenses–nonforcible4 7 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1
Robbery5 67 47 81 80 55 49 67 53 50 38 18 28 1 27
Aggravated assault6 40 19 36 62 50 33 33 29 53 35 38 31 0 31
Burglary7 292 297 341 325 250 245 350 241 226 135 125 106 0 106
Motor vehicle theft8 51 40 74 49 71 81 92 71 121 101 82 73 0 73
Arson9 3 4 1 2 3 3 3 0 2 3 3 0 0 0
                             
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related arrests
   and referrals
                           
Arrests10 163 128 84 112 47 41 45 23 62 43 23 24 11 13
Illegal weapons possession 13 9 6 6 3 3 4 4 4 5 1 7 4 3
Drug law violations 87 65 48 64 36 26 32 12 41 29 14 13 4 9
Liquor law violations 63 54 30 42 8 12 9 7 17 9 8 4 3 1
Referrals for disciplinary action10 287 330 313 322 228 320 173 248 303 147 168 168 113 55
Illegal weapons possession 16 14 7 7 8 7 7 4 8 2 10 5 0 5
Drug law violations 89 105 196 186 134 219 122 110 163 68 68 84 46 38
Liquor law violations 182 211 110 129 86 94 44 134 132 77 90 79 67 12
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: Data are for degree-granting institutions, which are institutions that grant associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Some institutions that report Clery data--specifically, non-degree-granting institutions and institutions outside of the 50 states and the District of Columbia--are excluded from this table. 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. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, Campus Safety and Security Reporting System, 2001 through 2012; and National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2002 through Spring 2013, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared September 2014.)

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