Published: March 3, 2022

It’s not surprising that Colorado’s general crime rate trends mirror the U.S. as a whole over a few decades, said Brenden Beck, Assistant Professor of Sociology. He said factors that influence crime on a macro level such as unemployment and economic recessions tend to affect different areas at the same time.

Violent crime rates in Colorado mirror U.S. since 1985, data shows
The Denver Gazette, Feb 25