Compensable Crimes

Per Colorado law, a compensable crime as defined for Crime Victim Compensation is an intentional, knowing, reckless, or criminally negligent act of a person that results in residential property damage or bodily (physical and/or emotional) injury of another person.

Some examples are provided below; however, this list is not all inclusive, and Crime Victim Compensation may make awards on a case-by-case basis.

  • Domestic assault
  • Assault
  • Sex assault
  • DUI
  • Kidnapping
  • Arson
  • Homicide
  • Burglary/criminal mischief
  • Vehicular assault
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Stalking
  • Robbery
  • Terrorism
  • Careless driving resulting in death
  • Violation of protection order