UC’s FBI Part I Crime Offenses decreased by 6% in 2005.
Violent crime increased by 2%, while property crime decreased
by 7%. Property crime offenses represented 92% of the 6, 130
cases used by the FBI to determine the UC’s 2005 Crime Index.
There were 466 reports of violent crimes in 2005, compared
to 456 in 2004.
- No homicides - the same as 2004
- Twenty-one rapes - two less than 2004
- Four attempted rapes - the same as 2004
- Forty two robberies - nine more than 2004
- Three hundred ninety-nine assaults - three more than 2004
- Of the assaults reported in 2005, 287 were simple assaults
compared to 325 in 2004
There were 5,664 property crimes reported in 2005, a decrease
of 412 compared to 2004 .
- Burglary - no percentage change from 2004
- Larceny theft - decreased 7%
- Motor vehicle theft - decreased 16%
- Arson - decreased from 32 in 2004 to 10 in 2005
The University of California Police Department began reporting
other offenses based upon defined criteria derived from the
FBI Part II definitions. “Other
Offenses” reported in the 2004 Annual Report are now incorporated into Part II categories. Based
on the different criteria for identifying and collecting the
data, some of the headings for “Other Offenses”
in previous years Annual Reports do not lend themselves to
comparison with data collected in this Report. This has been
noted where applicable in the information below.
The number of Systemwide reported instances of Forgery &
Counterfeiting cases was 96 in 2005. While the University
reported 71 cases “Forgery/NSF Checks” in 2004,
the category measured in 2005 captures additional offenses.
The number of 2005 Systemwide reported cases for Fraud was
49. In 2004, this category was captured in “Misc.Offenses
The number of reported embezzlement cases in 2005 was 9.
In 2004, this category was captured in “Misc. Offense
The number of reported offenses related for buying, receiving
and/or possessing stolen property in 2005 was 511. In 2004,
this category was captured in “Misc.Offenses Report.”
In 2005, the number of vandalism cases was 817 compared to
825 in 2004. This represents a 1% drop.
Weapons Offenses – Firearms: In 2005, the number of
reported firearms offenses was 15 compared to 16 in 2004.
Weapons Offenses – All Others: In 2005, the number
of weapons offenses – all other, was 68 compared to
42 in 2004. This represents an increase of 62%.
Overall, Weapons offenses increased 43% from 58 in 2004 to
83 in 2005.
The number of reported Sex Offenses in 2005 was 52. While
the University reported 19 force & no force sex offenses in
2004, the category measured in 2005 captures additional offenses.
In 2005, there were 505 drug abuse violations. In 2004, there
were 584 violations reported. Drug paraphernalia offenses
are now measured in “All Other UCR.”
In 2005, there were no gambling offenses reported. In 2004,
this category was captured in “Misc. Offense Report.”
In 2005, there were 274 reported DUI cases compared to 422
in 2004. This represents a 35% decrease in reported offenses.
The number of liquor law violations reported in 2005 was
158. In 2004, this category was captured in "Misc. Offense
The number of drunkenness offenses in 2005 was 537. In 2004,
the University reported 486 Public Drunkenness cases. The
collection of data in 2005 was expanded to include other offenses
of drunkenness and intoxication.
In 2005, there were 58 disorderly conduct cases. In 2004,
the University reported 25 Disturbing the Peace violations.
The collection of data in 2005 was expanded to include other
offenses surrounding breaches of the peace.
Overall, in 2005 there were 938 All Other UCR offenses reported. Within
this category, we identified the following four categories
in order to highlight critical offenses reported within All
All Other Offenses - Bomb Actual: The number of reported
actual bomb offenses decreased from four reported in 2004
to one reported in 2005
All Other Offenses - Bomb Threat: The number of reported
bomb threats increased from six reported in 2004 to eight
reported in 2005
All Other Offenses - Trespass Demo: Incidents of trespassing
related to campus demonstrations and protests did not change
with one in 2004 and one reported in 2005.
All Other Offenses - Trespass Other: Other types of trespassing
displayed a 3% increase from 205 in 2004 to 212 in 2005.
In 2005, there were 67 offenses in the categories of Offenses
Against the Family & Children, Prostitution & Commercial Vice, Vagrancy,
Suspicion, Curfew & Loitering, and Runaway. In 2004, these
categories were captured in the "Misc. Offense Report" section.
The clearance rate for FBI Part I Offenses in 2005
was 8%. .
- Forty-seven percent of reported violent crimes were cleared
- Five percent of property offenses were cleared in 2005.
- The clearance rate for Part II offenses was 53% in 2005.
University Police Officers arrested 3,692 persons in 2005.
Of those arrested, 80% were not affiliated with the University.
Of those total persons arrested in 2005, 118 persons were
arrested for violent offenses and 304 for property crime.
Property reported stolen to U.C. Police in 2005 totaled
$5,318,212. Of the loss, $1,267,786 was property of the University
of California. Total property recovered was valued at $963,459
for an 18% recovery rate.