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Table 30

Number and Rate of Arrests

by Region, 2011

[Rate: Number of arrests per 100,000 inhabitants]

Offense charged United States total
(12,023 agencies;
population 238,952,977)
Northeast
(3,021 agencies;
population 42,838,148)
Midwest
(2,999 agencies;
population 49,075,854)
South
(4,317 agencies;
population 81,895,840)
West
(1,686 agencies;
population 65,143,135)
Total Rate Total Rate Total Rate Total Rate Total Rate
TOTAL1 9,536,787 3,991.1 1,445,100 3,373.4 1,944,775 3,962.8 3,742,708 4,570.1 2,404,204 3,690.6
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 8,359 3.5 1,077 2.5 1,526 3.1 3,456 4.2 2,300 3.5
Forcible rape 14,943 6.3 2,398 5.6 3,736 7.6 5,147 6.3 3,662 5.6
Robbery 82,557 34.5 16,600 38.8 15,038 30.6 26,405 32.2 24,514 37.6
Aggravated assault 305,939 128.0 45,420 106.0 47,146 96.1 97,333 118.8 116,040 178.1
Burglary 228,401 95.6 33,097 77.3 37,356 76.1 85,298 104.2 72,650 111.5
Larceny-theft 981,116 410.6 157,453 367.6 215,645 439.4 385,660 470.9 222,358 341.3
Motor vehicle theft 51,027 21.4 6,779 15.8 11,880 24.2 15,739 19.2 16,629 25.5
Arson 8,994 3.8 1,471 3.4 1,598 3.3 3,199 3.9 2,726 4.2
Violent crime2 411,798 172.3 65,495 152.9 67,446 137.4 132,341 161.6 146,516 224.9
Property crime2 1,269,538 531.3 198,800 464.1 266,479 543.0 489,896 598.2 314,363 482.6
Other assaults 955,620 399.9 165,154 385.5 200,515 408.6 389,609 475.7 200,342 307.5
Forgery and counterfeiting 53,983 22.6 9,112 21.3 8,523 17.4 24,293 29.7 12,055 18.5
Fraud 128,200 53.7 20,448 47.7 21,758 44.3 69,390 84.7 16,604 25.5
Embezzlement 12,496 5.2 1,260 2.9 1,786 3.6 7,108 8.7 2,342 3.6
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 71,890 30.1 13,943 32.5 13,446 27.4 20,584 25.1 23,917 36.7
Vandalism 183,203 76.7 39,018 91.1 39,110 79.7 49,425 60.4 55,650 85.4
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 118,072 49.4 14,867 34.7 24,064 49.0 40,356 49.3 38,785 59.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 44,174 18.5 5,167 12.1 7,264 14.8 14,999 18.3 16,744 25.7
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 53,048 22.2 8,527 19.9 10,554 21.5 15,766 19.3 18,201 27.9
Drug abuse violations 1,175,083 491.8 193,294 451.2 232,588 473.9 439,664 536.9 309,537 475.2
Gambling 6,517 2.7 479 1.1 2,938 6.0 2,392 2.9 708 1.1
Offenses against the family and children 87,963 36.8 20,406 47.6 19,107 38.9 36,342 44.4 12,108 18.6
Driving under the influence 929,903 389.2 142,830 333.4 217,890 444.0 326,681 398.9 242,502 372.3
Liquor laws 383,903 160.7 44,501 103.9 126,719 258.2 113,872 139.0 98,811 151.7
Drunkenness 414,861 173.6 34,248 79.9 33,383 68.0 241,204 294.5 106,026 162.8
Disorderly conduct 449,694 188.2 103,951 242.7 134,855 274.8 142,860 174.4 68,028 104.4
Vagrancy 22,576 9.4 2,183 5.1 4,350 8.9 7,375 9.0 8,668 13.3
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,704,866 1,132.0 345,820 807.3 499,675 1,018.2 1,164,264 1,421.6 695,107 1,067.0
Suspicion 1,150 0.5 23 0.1 186 0.4 889 1.1 52 0.1
Curfew and loitering law violations 59,399 24.9 15,597 36.4 12,325 25.1 14,287 17.4 17,190 26.4
  • 1 Does not include suspicion.
  • 2 Violent crimes are offenses of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. Property crimes are offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.

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