Motor Vehicle Theft 2018
Denver Police Department
A motor vehicle is a self-propelled vehicle that runs on the surface of land and not on rails. Examples of motor vehicles include sport utility vehicles, automobiles, trucks, buses, motorcycles, motor scooters, all-terrain vehicles, and snowmobiles.
Value of Stolen/Recovered Motor Vehicles
Thefts from a Motor Vehicle
Secondary Offenses are offenses that occur in the same incident as the motor vehicle theft.
Motor Vehicle Theft and Secondary Offenses
Total number of MVT incidents: 5,491, MVT incidents with associated offenses: 481
Top 5 MVT-Related Offenses
These offenses are the top 5 additional offenses related to MVT
MVT and Violent Crime
Violent Crime consists of murder, non-consensual sex offenses and aggravated assault. Victims are always individuals.
MVT and Other Crimes Against Person
MVT and Other Property Crimes
Crimes Against Property, e.g., Robbery, Bribery, and Burglary, is to obtain money, property, or some other benefit.
Narcotics Type Charge Associated to MVT
MVT and Society Crimes
Crimes Against Society, e.g., Animal Cruelty, Drug Violations, Gambling, and Prostitution, represent society’s prohibition against engaging in certain types of activity.
MVT by Time of Day
MVT by Day of Week
Offenders Age Group
Motor Vehicle Theft related to gangs
Non-MVT with stolen Vehicles
This report shows the incidents where the offense is not a Motor Vehicle Theft but where a vehicle has been stolen. The most common examples are carjacking (robbery) and where a vehicle is stolen as part of a burglary.