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60 Percent of Burglaries Involved Forcible Entry

60 Percent of Burglaries Involved Forcible Entry

If you’re curious about crime statistics for burglaries, you’ll find this factual article helpful. Today, we’re going to talk about some statistics for burglaries which involve forcible entry. Our statistics are derived from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program.

To begin, let’s define burglary. It is the illegal entry into a structure with the intent to rob or to commit a felony. In order to be classified as a burglary, a crime doesn’t need to involve force. In order to be classified as a burglary, a crime must meet one of three sub-classifications. The first is forcible...