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METHOD OF ENTRY (BURGLARY)

Data Element: METHOD OF ENTRY (BURGLARY)
Definition: The type of access used by a burglar.
Standard of Verification: Incident Report
Data Type: A
Field Size: 1
Field Format: 1A
Originating Teams: Law Enforcement
User Teams: Law Enforcement
Tables / Codes: F - Force - where force in any degree, or any mechanical contrivance of any kind (including a passkey or skeleton key), is used to unlawfully enter a building or other structure.
N - No Force - where the unlawful entry was achieved without force through an unlocked door or window.
X - Not Applicable
Comments: None
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 2/91