July - September 2020 July - September 2019
Approximately 45% were known to be domestic-related. 50% occurred within a residence, 20% near a roadway, and 3% in a convenience store.
Approximately 54% were known to be domestic-related.
500 1,000 1,500 2,000
Intimidation To unlawfully place another per- son in reasonable fear of bodily harm through the use of threat- ening words and/or other con- duct, but without displaying a weapon or subject the victim to actual physical attack.
Aggravated Assault An unlawful attack by one person upon another wherein the offender uses a weapon or dis- plays it in a threatening manner, or the victim suffers obvious se- vere or aggravated bodily injury.
Simple Assaults An unlawful physical attack by one person upon another where neither the offender displays a weapon, nor the victim suffers obvious severe or aggravated bodily injury.
Kidnapping/Abduction There were 36 kidnapping/abduction offenses in the Third Quarter of 2020 compared to 27 offenses in the Third Quarter of 2019, which is an increase of 33.3%. Of the 36 kidnapping offenses this quarter, 29 were unlawful restraints, 3 were aggravated kidnappings, and 4 were kidnappings.
Yes No Victim Relationship
Please refer to Texas Penal Code Title 5, Chapter 20 for full definitions, below are abbreviated definitions of each:
Intentionally or knowingly
[restraining] another person.
Kidnapping : Intentionally or knowingly [abducting] another person … not coupled with intent to use or to threaten to use deadly force. Aggravated Kidnapping : Intentionally or knowingly [abducting] another person with the intent [for exam- ple] to hold him for ransom or reward … use him as a shield or hostage...inflict bodily injury. Transport : benefit [transporting] an individual in a manner that is de- signed to conceal the individual from … law enforce- ment authorities … and [creating] a substantial likeli- hood that the individual will suffer serious bodily inju- ry or death. Unlawful For pecuniary
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