Incident reports are from Aug. 15 to Dec. 31, from the UNC Department of Public Safety, the Chapel Hill Police Department and the Carrboro Police Department.
This is a map of incidents filed with UNC's Department of Public Safety, the Chapel Hill Police Department and the Carrboro Police Department. These incidents are filtered by relevance to personal safety. All offense titles appear as shown on the report, except for acronyms. The map is updated monthly.
Incidents were grouped and labeled as below.
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Editor's Note: The map will be updated with January and February's numbers on March 29.
Assault - Most crimes that are labeled as some form of assault. Assault can range from a verbal threat to a physical attack. ("Chapter 14, Article 8":http://www.ncleg.net/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/ByArticle/Chapter_14/Article_8.html, specifically § 14-32.4, § 14-33, § 14-34)
Includes: Strangulation, Assault On A Female, Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, Harassment, Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer.
Fighting/Affray - A fight involving a group of people in a public place. ("§ 14-33":http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/BySection/Chapter_14/GS_14-33.html)
Miscellaneous - Other incidents important to map.
Includes: Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Vicious Dog/Leash Law Violation, (Felony) Cruelty To Animals, Chemical Odor
Panhandling/Loitering - Panhandling involves solicitation, while loitering is lingering in a public place or business.
Property Crimes - Forms of theft and crimes against property other than those causing damage.
Includes: Burglary, Breaking and Entering, Larceny, Possession of Stolen Property, Shoplifting.
Property Damage - Damage to all forms of property.
Includes: Arson, Vandalism, Damage to Property, Injury to Personal Property.
Robbery - Taking or trying to take property from a person through force or fear. ("Chapter 14, Article 17":http://www.ncleg.net/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/ByArticle/Chapter_14/Article_17.html)
Sexual Crimes - All crimes of a sexual nature.
Includes: Rape, Sexual Battery, Sexual Offense, Indecent Exposure, Peeping Tom.
Traffic - All incidents involving traffic, other than crimes against property and incidents involving alcohol. This excludes Driving While Intoxicated charges, which are typically arrests rather than incidents.
Includes: Road Rage, Reckless Driving, Hit and Run.
Trespassing - Unlawfully staying on a property. ("Chapter 14, Article 22B":http://www.ncleg.net/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/ByArticle/Chapter_14/Article_22B.html)