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Table 26

Percent of Offenses Cleared by Arrest or Exceptional Means

by Region and Geographic Division, 2011

Region/geographic division Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible
rape
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson1 Number
of
agencies
2011
estimated
population
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: Offenses known 1,046,123 12,706 72,666 304,089 656,662 8,107,267 1,976,408 5,485,117 645,742 48,348 14,442 276,800,696
Percent cleared by arrest 47.7 64.8 41.2 28.7 56.9 18.6 12.7 21.5 11.9 18.8
NORTHEAST Offenses known 138,942 1,604 9,211 47,636 80,491 991,231 215,503 712,088 63,640 5,662 3,311 45,474,641
Percent cleared by arrest 49.6 58.7 43.0 29.4 62.2 21.1 14.5 23.7 13.5 23.2
NEW ENGLAND Offenses known 43,340 360 3,423 11,552 28,005 318,458 72,761 225,136 20,561 1,699 893 14,083,589
Percent cleared by arrest 50.4 60.0 34.4 27.3 61.8 16.7 12.1 18.7 11.2 23.2
MIDDLE ATLANTIC Offenses known 95,602 1,244 5,788 36,084 52,486 672,773 142,742 486,952 43,079 3,963 2,418 31,391,052
Percent cleared by arrest 49.2 58.4 48.1 30.0 62.4 23.1 15.7 26.1 14.6 23.1
MIDWEST Offenses known 168,670 2,153 14,971 48,717 102,829 1,436,443 354,238 980,279 101,926 10,877 3,625 49,878,507
Percent cleared by arrest 42.5 52.7 35.4 24.5 51.9 18.3 11.0 21.6 12.2 16.3
EAST NORTH CENTRAL Offenses known 109,484 1,491 10,094 36,444 61,455 895,311 241,306 588,768 65,237 7,150 1,729 30,200,542
Percent cleared by arrest 36.9 44.3 32.2 22.6 46.0 16.5 9.6 20.0 10.6 14.7
WEST NORTH CENTRAL Offenses known 59,186 662 4,877 12,273 41,374 541,132 112,932 391,511 36,689 3,727 1,896 19,677,965
Percent cleared by arrest 52.9 71.6 42.0 30.0 60.7 21.4 14.1 24.1 15.0 19.5
SOUTH Offenses known 473,955 6,046 29,986 127,553 310,370 3,721,340 961,673 2,511,465 248,202 18,532 5,535 111,005,570
Percent cleared by arrest 50.1 70.7 46.4 30.5 58.1 19.3 13.4 22.0 15.0 19.4
SOUTH ATLANTIC Offenses known 248,943 3,170 13,902 72,325 159,546 1,921,400 486,732 1,305,085 129,583 8,575 2,499 57,776,297
Percent cleared by arrest 52.2 72.8 50.9 31.5 61.3 21.0 15.5 23.5 15.9 19.9
EAST SOUTH CENTRAL Offenses known 71,630 947 5,219 17,582 47,882 562,944 160,587 368,971 33,386 2,912 1,297 17,254,684
Percent cleared by arrest 48.1 66.1 43.6 29.2 55.2 19.9 13.1 22.8 19.4 22.6
WEST SOUTH CENTRAL Offenses known 153,382 1,929 10,865 37,646 102,942 1,236,996 314,354 837,409 85,233 7,045 1,739 35,974,589
Percent cleared by arrest 47.6 69.5 42.0 29.3 54.5 16.5 10.2 19.4 11.8 17.6
WEST Offenses known 264,556 2,903 18,498 80,183 162,972 1,958,253 444,994 1,281,285 231,974 13,277 1,971 70,441,978
Percent cleared by arrest 45.8 65.0 36.3 28.1 55.2 16.0 11.7 19.0 8.1 18.1
MOUNTAIN Offenses known 77,517 848 7,221 17,881 51,567 621,381 140,985 427,674 52,722 3,876 816 21,949,115
Percent cleared by arrest 48.0 70.9 33.3 27.7 56.7 18.9 10.7 22.7 10.2 22.9
PACIFIC Offenses known 187,039 2,055 11,277 62,302 111,405 1,336,872 304,009 853,611 179,252 9,401 1,155 48,492,863
Percent cleared by arrest 44.9 62.6 38.3 28.1 54.6 14.7 12.1 17.1 7.4 16.2
  • 1 Not all agencies submit data reports for arson to the FBI. Therefore, the agency counts and estimated population presented in this table do not represent participation for the reporting of arson.

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