CCA is an accredited community college with campuses in Aurora and Denver Colorado

Crime Reporting

According to the Higher Education Act, or 20 U.S.C. 1092 now known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Camus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, Community College of Aurora must collect certain campus crime statistics. This law applies to certain crimes reported to the police and other campus officials. The details of this report will not be made public. Only the number of crimes occurring will be released. Your name will not be released. It is not required for the report, but it will help ensure the crime is not counted twice. Personal information is not necessary, but will be needed if you'd like a response. This information will be submitted directly to the CCA Campus Security Office. See Definitions below. Crime reported subject to change by review of the Security Department.

• Murder and Non-negligent Manslaughter – The willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another.
• Negligent Manslaughter – The killing of another person through gross negligence.
• Sex Offense Forcible (F) – Any sexual act directed against another person, forcibly and/or against that person's will; or not forcibly or against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent: forcible rape; forcible sodomy; sexual assault with an object; and forcible fondling.
• Sex Offense Non Forcible (N) – Unlawful, non-forcible sexual intercourse: incest; statutory rape.
• 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 of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.
• Aggravated Assault – An unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. This type of assault is usually accompanied by the use of a weapon or by means likely to produce death or great bodily harm. It is not necessary for an injury to result when a gun, knife or other weapon is used in the commission of the crime.
• Simple Assault – Assaults and attempted assaults where no weapon was used and which did not result in a serious or aggravated injury to the victim. (Currently, this crime category only applies to hate crimes.)
• Burglary – The unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or a theft. For reporting purposes this definition includes: unlawful entry with intent to commit a larceny or felony; breaking and entering with intent to commit a larceny; housebreaking; safecracking; and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.
• Motor Vehicle Theft – The theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle. (Classify as motor vehicle theft all cases where automobiles are taken by persons not having lawful access even though the vehicles are later abandoned-including joyriding.)
• 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.
• Liquor Law Violation – The violation of laws or ordinances prohibiting: the manufacture, sale, transporting, furnishing, possessing of intoxicating liquor; maintaining unlawful drinking places; bootlegging; operating a still, furnishing liquor to a minor or intemperate person; using a vehicle for illegal transportation of liquor; drinking on a train or public conveyance; or any attempts to commit any of the foregoing violations. Note: this list does not include public drunkenness and driving under the influence.
• Drug Law Violation – Violations of State and local laws related to the possession, sale, use, growing, manufacturing, and making of narcotic drugs. The relevant substances include; opium or cocaine and their derivatives (morphine, heroin, codeine); marijuana; synthetic narcotics (Demerol, methadone(s); and dangerous non-narcotic drugs (barbiturates, Benzedrine).
• Weapon Law Violation – The violation of laws or ordinances regulating weapons.
• Hate Crimes – Any crime that manifests evidence that the victim was intentionally selected because of the victim's actual or perceived race; religion; gender; sexual orientation; ethnicity or physical/mental disabilities.

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