Home NIBRS 2014 Tables Relationship of Victims to Offenders by Offense Category

Relationship of Victims to Offenders by Offense Category

by Offense Category, 2014
Offense Category Total
Victims
1
Relationship of Victims to Offenders
Family
Member
2
Family
Member
and Other
3
Known to
Victim and
Other
4
Stranger All Other5
Total 1,273,602 277,657 38,812 671,480 131,101 154,552
Crimes Against Persons 1,209,245 277,088 38,642 659,049 103,731 130,735
Assault Offenses 1,119,109 254,424 37,758 610,614 96,679 119,634
Homicide Offenses 3,427 602 46 1,317 391 1,071
Human Trafficking Offenses 57 0 0 28 24 5
Kidnapping/Abduction 14,894 3,226 179 7,969 1,631 1,889
Sex Offenses 66,567 17,770 607 35,497 4,911 7,782
Sex Offenses, Nonforcible 5,191 1,066 52 3,624 95 354
Crimes Against Property 64,357 569 170 12,431 27,370 23,817
Robbery 64,357 569 170 12,431 27,370 23,817
  • 1The relationship of a victim to an offender is reported only for the victim types of Individual and Law Enforcement Officer that are connected to Crimes Against Persons or Robbery offenses. Relationship data are not collected for victims of offenses reported with an Unknown Offender or of other Crimes Against Property or Crimes Against Society offenses.
  • 2Victims were related to all offenders, whether one or more, of the reported offense.
  • 3Victims were related to at least one of the multiple offenders of the reported offense.
  • 4Victims knew, but were not related to, one or more of the multiple offenders of the reported offense.
  • 5Victims were mutual combatants (victim was offender) or had an unknown relationship with a single offender. In the case of multiple offenders, victims' relationships were combinations of strangers, mutual combatants, and/or unknown offenders.