– the willful killing of one human being by another
Forcible Sex Offenses
- Non-negligent Manslaughter – The willful non-negligent killing of one human being by another.
- Negligent Manslaughter – The killing of another person through gross negligence.
Non-forcible Sex Offenses
- Forcible Rape – The carnal knowledge of a person, forcibly and/or against that person’s will; or forcibly or against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity.
- Forcible Sodomy - Oral or anal sexual intercourse with another person, forcibly and/or against that person’s will; or not forcibly against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity.
- Sexual Assault With An Object – The use of an object or instrument to unlawfully penetrate, however slight, the genital or anal opening of the body of 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 because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity.
- Forcible Fondling – The touching of the private parts of another person for the purpose of sexual gratification, 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 because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity.
- Incest – Non-forcible sexual intercourse between two persons who are related to each other within the degrees wherein marriage is prohibited by law.
- Statutory Rape – Non-forcible sexual intercourse with a person who is under the statutory age of consent.
– Abuse between family or household members.
- The law defines family and household members as spouses or former spouses, adults related by blood, person’s cohabitating or who have cohabitated, persons in a past or present sexually intimate relationship, or unmarried parents of a child.
- Abuse is the occurrence of one or more of the following acts:
- Attempting to cause or causing (with or without a deadly weapon):
- Bodily injury
- Involuntary deviate sexual intercourse (oral sex, anal sex, vaginal or anal penetration with a foreign object performed under force or the threat of force, or while unconscious.
- Sexual assault
- Aggravated indecent assault (vaginal or anal penetration with a finger for the purposes of arousal without consent, under force or threat of force, or while the person is unconscious.
- Placing another in reasonable fear of immediate serious bodily injury.
- False imprisonment
- Physical or sexual abuse of a child
- Engaging in a course of conduct or repeatedly committing acts toward another person, including following the person, under circumstances which place the person in reasonable fear of bodily injury.
– A person commits the crime of stalking when the person either:
- Engages in a course of conduct or repeatedly commits acts toward another person, including following the person without proper authority, under circumstances which demonstrate either intent to place such other person in reasonable fear of bodily injury or to cause substantial emotional distress to such other person.
- Engages in a course of conduct or repeatedly communicates to another person under circumstances which demonstrate or communicate either intent to place such person in reasonable fear of bodily injury or to cause substantial emotional distress to such other person.
– Violence committed by a person who is or has been in a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim. The existence of such a relationship shall be determined based on the reporting party’s statement and with consideration of the length of the relationship, the type of relationship, and the frequency of interaction between the persons involved in the relationship.
For the purposes of definition:
- Dating violence includes, but not limited to, sexual or physical abuse or the threat of such abuse.
- Dating violence does not include acts covered under definition of domestic violence.
- For the purpose of complying with the requirements of this section, any incident meeting this definition is considered a crime for the purpose of the Clery Act reporting.
– The taking or attempting to take anything from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force, threat of force, or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear .
– 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.
– 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 larceny, housebreaking, safecracking, and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.
Motor Vehicle Theft
– The theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle, and all motor vehicle theft cases where automobiles are taken by persons not having lawful access even though the vehicle are later abandoned, including joyriding.
– Any willful or malicious burning or attempting to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc.
Weapon Law Violations
– The violation of laws or ordinances dealing with weapon offenses, regulatory in nature, such as:
Drug Abuse Violations
- Manufacture, sale or possession of deadly weapons.
- Carrying deadly weapons, concealed or openly.
- Furnishing deadly weapons to minors.
- Aliens possessing deadly weapons.
- All attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.
– Violations of state and local laws relating to the unlawful possession, sale, use, growing, manufacturing, and making of narcotic drugs. The relevant substances include, but not limited to:
Liquor Law Violations
- Opium or cocaine and their derivatives (morphine, heroin, codeine)
- Synthetic narcotics (Demerol, methadone)
- Dangerous non-narcotic drugs (barbiturates, Benzedrine).
– The violations of laws or ordinances prohibiting:
- The manufacture, sale, transportation, furnishing and possessing intoxicating liquor.
- Maintaining unlawful drinking places.
- Bootlegging or operating a still.
- Furnishing liquor to a minor or intemperate person.
- Using a vehicle for illegal transportation of liquor.
- Drinking on train or public conveyance.
- All attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.
– The law requires the release of statistics, by category, of prejudice concerning the occurrence of hate crimes in the crime classification listed in all the aforementioned categories, and larceny-theft, simple assault, intimidation, destruction, damage or vandalism of property, or crime involving bodily injury to any person in which the victim is selected because of the actual or perceived race, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, or disability of the victim.
The definitions of additional hate crimes categories are as follows:
- Larceny Theft – The unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession, or constructive possession, of another.
- Threats – Intimidation, includes stalking, to unlawfully place another person in reasonable fear of bodily harm through the use of threatening words and/or other conduct, but without displaying a weapon or subjecting the victim to actual physical attack.
- Vandalism – To willfully or maliciously destroy, damage, deface, or otherwise injure real or personal property, without consent of the owner or the person having custody or control of it.
- Simple Assault – An unlawful physical attack by one person upon another where neither the offender or the victim displays a weapon, and the victim suffers obvious severe or serious bodily injury involving apparent broken bones, loss of teeth, possible internal injury, severe laceration, or loss of consciousness.