Clery Act Criminal Offense Definitions
Arson: Any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle, aircraft or other personal property of another.
Robbery: The taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.
Aggravated assault: An unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury.
Burglary: The unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft.
Motor vehicle theft: The theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle.
Forcible rape: The carnal knowledge of a person, forcibly and/or against that person’s will or not forcibly or against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent.
Forcible sodomy: Oral or anal sexual intercourse with another person, forcibly and/or against that person’s will or not forcibly or against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent.
Sexual assault with an object: The use of an object or instrument to unlawfully penetrate, however slightly, the genital or anal opening of the body by another person, forcibly and/or against that person’s will or not forcibly or against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent.
Forcible fondling: The touching of the private parts of another person for the purpose of sexual gratification, forcibly and/or against that person’s will or not forcibly or against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent.
Incest: Nonforcible sexual intercourse between persons who are related to each other within the degrees wherein marriage is prohibited by law.
Statutory rape: Non-forcible sexual intercourse with a person who is under the age of consent (in Oklahoma, the age of consent is 16).
Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: The willful killing of one human being by another.
Negligent manslaughter: The killing of another person through gross negligence.
Larceny-theft: The unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession, or constructive possession, of another person.
Simple assault: 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 involving apparent broken bones, loss of teeth, possible internal injury, severe laceration, or loss of consciousness.
Intimidation: To unlawfully place another person in reasonable fear of bodily harm through the use of threatening words and/or other conduct, but without displaying a weapon or subjecting the victim to actual physical attack.
Destruction, damage, or vandalism of property: To willfully or maliciously destroy, damage, deface, or otherwise injure real or personal property without the consent of the owner or the person having custody or control of it.
Motor vehicle theft: The theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle. A motor vehicle is self-propelled and runs on the surface and not on rails. Specifically excluded from this category are motorboats, construction equipment, airplanes, and farming equipment.
Hate crimes: A criminal offense committed against a person in which the victim is intentionally selected because of the actual or perceived race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity or disability of the victim.
Weapons law violations: The violation of laws or ordinances dealing with weapon offenses, regulatory in nature, such as manufacture, sale or possession of deadly weapons; carrying deadly weapons, concealed or openly; furnishing deadly weapons to minors; aliens possessing deadly weapons; and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.
Drug law violations: The violation of state and local laws relating to the unlawful possession, sale, use, growing, manufacturing and making of narcotic drugs.
Liquor law violations: The violation of laws or ordinances prohibiting the manufacture, sale, transporting, furnishing or possession of intoxicating liquor; maintaining unlawful drinking places; bootlegging; operating a still; furnishing liquor to a minor or intemperate person; using a vehicle for illegal transportation of liquor; drinking on a train or public conveyance; and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.