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Table 49

Arrests

Cities

by Race, 2012

[8,871 agencies; 2012 estimated population 165,509,499]

Table 49A

Offense charged Total arrests Percent distribution1
Total White Black American
Indian or
Alaskan
Native
Asian or
Pacific
Islander
Total White Black American
Indian or
Alaskan
Native
Asian or
Pacific
Islander
TOTAL 6,949,486 4,657,288 2,105,421 101,962 84,815 100.0 67.0 30.3 1.5 1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 6,302 2,723 3,439 65 75 100.0 43.2 54.6 1.0 1.2
Forcible rape 10,242 6,184 3,783 148 127 100.0 60.4 36.9 1.4 1.2
Robbery 67,926 28,914 37,875 490 647 100.0 42.6 55.8 0.7 1.0
Aggravated assault 227,756 136,794 83,953 3,046 3,963 100.0 60.1 36.9 1.3 1.7
Burglary 160,572 102,253 54,877 1,300 2,142 100.0 63.7 34.2 0.8 1.3
Larceny-theft 824,754 558,570 241,339 13,463 11,382 100.0 67.7 29.3 1.6 1.4
Motor vehicle theft 39,028 24,448 13,528 469 583 100.0 62.6 34.7 1.2 1.5
Arson 6,684 4,747 1,746 104 87 100.0 71.0 26.1 1.6 1.3
Violent crime2 312,226 174,615 129,050 3,749 4,812 100.0 55.9 41.3 1.2 1.5
Property crime2 1,031,038 690,018 311,490 15,336 14,194 100.0 66.9 30.2 1.5 1.4
Other assaults 695,559 435,182 241,124 10,887 8,366 100.0 62.6 34.7 1.6 1.2
Forgery and counterfeiting 38,150 24,655 12,767 193 535 100.0 64.6 33.5 0.5 1.4
Fraud 77,457 48,978 26,902 766 811 100.0 63.2 34.7 1.0 1.0
Embezzlement 9,389 5,945 3,217 53 174 100.0 63.3 34.3 0.6 1.9
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 56,332 36,189 18,883 437 823 100.0 64.2 33.5 0.8 1.5
Vandalism 135,685 94,970 36,961 2,276 1,478 100.0 70.0 27.2 1.7 1.1
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 90,098 50,047 38,293 559 1,199 100.0 55.5 42.5 0.6 1.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 40,383 21,473 17,534 166 1,210 100.0 53.2 43.4 0.4 3.0
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 37,206 25,806 10,230 502 668 100.0 69.4 27.5 1.3 1.8
Drug abuse violations 885,321 568,225 301,897 5,787 9,412 100.0 64.2 34.1 0.7 1.1
Gambling 4,997 1,059 3,786 10 142 100.0 21.2 75.8 0.2 2.8
Offenses against the family and children 39,643 26,823 11,270 1,183 367 100.0 67.7 28.4 3.0 0.9
Driving under the influence 577,758 486,356 73,099 7,948 10,355 100.0 84.2 12.7 1.4 1.8
Liquor laws 272,204 217,766 40,608 10,019 3,811 100.0 80.0 14.9 3.7 1.4
Drunkenness 344,752 277,153 57,523 6,305 3,771 100.0 80.4 16.7 1.8 1.1
Disorderly conduct 354,212 218,240 126,687 6,472 2,813 100.0 61.6 35.8 1.8 0.8
Vagrancy 18,012 11,098 6,358 375 181 100.0 61.6 35.3 2.1 1.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,878,032 1,212,985 617,500 28,448 19,099 100.0 64.6 32.9 1.5 1.0
Suspicion 777 384 381 4 8 100.0 49.4 49.0 0.5 1.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 50,255 29,321 19,861 487 586 100.0 58.3 39.5 1.0 1.2
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 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.

Table 49B

Offense charged Arrests under 18 Percent distribution1
Total White Black American
Indian or
Alaskan
Native
Asian or
Pacific
Islander
Total White Black American
Indian or
Alaskan
Native
Asian or
Pacific
Islander
TOTAL 818,337 526,491 270,708 10,734 10,404 100.0 64.3 33.1 1.3 1.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 438 207 226 5 0 100.0 47.3 51.6 1.1 0.0
Forcible rape 1,438 849 561 15 13 100.0 59.0 39.0 1.0 0.9
Robbery 14,341 4,292 9,848 57 144 100.0 29.9 68.7 0.4 1.0
Aggravated assault 21,969 11,790 9,723 207 249 100.0 53.7 44.3 0.9 1.1
Burglary 32,503 18,451 13,352 259 441 100.0 56.8 41.1 0.8 1.4
Larceny-theft 148,546 92,878 50,713 2,253 2,702 100.0 62.5 34.1 1.5 1.8
Motor vehicle theft 7,792 4,186 3,376 117 113 100.0 53.7 43.3 1.5 1.5
Arson 2,634 1,913 671 17 33 100.0 72.6 25.5 0.6 1.3
Violent crime2 38,186 17,138 20,358 284 406 100.0 44.9 53.3 0.7 1.1
Property crime2 191,475 117,428 68,112 2,646 3,289 100.0 61.3 35.6 1.4 1.7
Other assaults 98,989 57,874 39,097 1,112 906 100.0 58.5 39.5 1.1 0.9
Forgery and counterfeiting 802 549 241 6 6 100.0 68.5 30.0 0.7 0.7
Fraud 2,769 1,549 1,140 44 36 100.0 55.9 41.2 1.6 1.3
Embezzlement 271 167 92 5 7 100.0 61.6 33.9 1.8 2.6
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 8,213 4,269 3,769 74 101 100.0 52.0 45.9 0.9 1.2
Vandalism 35,602 26,542 8,270 446 344 100.0 74.6 23.2 1.3 1.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 15,402 9,374 5,686 94 248 100.0 60.9 36.9 0.6 1.6
Prostitution and commercialized vice 539 203 331 0 5 100.0 37.7 61.4 0.0 0.9
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 6,594 4,542 1,894 70 88 100.0 68.9 28.7 1.1 1.3
Drug abuse violations 83,605 60,939 20,681 928 1,057 100.0 72.9 24.7 1.1 1.3
Gambling 672 42 626 0 4 100.0 6.3 93.2 0.0 0.6
Offenses against the family and children 1,944 1,272 571 90 11 100.0 65.4 29.4 4.6 0.6
Driving under the influence 4,718 4,339 247 72 60 100.0 92.0 5.2 1.5 1.3
Liquor laws 47,145 41,190 3,617 1,610 728 100.0 87.4 7.7 3.4 1.5
Drunkenness 6,544 5,688 613 140 103 100.0 86.9 9.4 2.1 1.6
Disorderly conduct 77,545 43,242 32,892 812 599 100.0 55.8 42.4 1.0 0.8
Vagrancy 831 614 210 4 3 100.0 73.9 25.3 0.5 0.4
All other offenses (except traffic) 146,166 100,178 42,362 1,810 1,816 100.0 68.5 29.0 1.2 1.2
Suspicion 70 31 38 0 1 100.0 44.3 54.3 0.0 1.4
Curfew and loitering law violations 50,255 29,321 19,861 487 586 100.0 58.3 39.5 1.0 1.2
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 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.

Table 49C

Offense charged Arrests 18 and over Percent distribution1
Total White Black American
Indian or
Alaskan
Native
Asian or
Pacific
Islander
Total White Black American
Indian or
Alaskan
Native
Asian or
Pacific
Islander
TOTAL 6,131,149 4,130,797 1,834,713 91,228 74,411 100.0 67.4 29.9 1.5 1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 5,864 2,516 3,213 60 75 100.0 42.9 54.8 1.0 1.3
Forcible rape 8,804 5,335 3,222 133 114 100.0 60.6 36.6 1.5 1.3
Robbery 53,585 24,622 28,027 433 503 100.0 45.9 52.3 0.8 0.9
Aggravated assault 205,787 125,004 74,230 2,839 3,714 100.0 60.7 36.1 1.4 1.8
Burglary 128,069 83,802 41,525 1,041 1,701 100.0 65.4 32.4 0.8 1.3
Larceny-theft 676,208 465,692 190,626 11,210 8,680 100.0 68.9 28.2 1.7 1.3
Motor vehicle theft 31,236 20,262 10,152 352 470 100.0 64.9 32.5 1.1 1.5
Arson 4,050 2,834 1,075 87 54 100.0 70.0 26.5 2.1 1.3
Violent crime2 274,040 157,477 108,692 3,465 4,406 100.0 57.5 39.7 1.3 1.6
Property crime2 839,563 572,590 243,378 12,690 10,905 100.0 68.2 29.0 1.5 1.3
Other assaults 596,570 377,308 202,027 9,775 7,460 100.0 63.2 33.9 1.6 1.3
Forgery and counterfeiting 37,348 24,106 12,526 187 529 100.0 64.5 33.5 0.5 1.4
Fraud 74,688 47,429 25,762 722 775 100.0 63.5 34.5 1.0 1.0
Embezzlement 9,118 5,778 3,125 48 167 100.0 63.4 34.3 0.5 1.8
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 48,119 31,920 15,114 363 722 100.0 66.3 31.4 0.8 1.5
Vandalism 100,083 68,428 28,691 1,830 1,134 100.0 68.4 28.7 1.8 1.1
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 74,696 40,673 32,607 465 951 100.0 54.5 43.7 0.6 1.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 39,844 21,270 17,203 166 1,205 100.0 53.4 43.2 0.4 3.0
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 30,612 21,264 8,336 432 580 100.0 69.5 27.2 1.4 1.9
Drug abuse violations 801,716 507,286 281,216 4,859 8,355 100.0 63.3 35.1 0.6 1.0
Gambling 4,325 1,017 3,160 10 138 100.0 23.5 73.1 0.2 3.2
Offenses against the family and children 37,699 25,551 10,699 1,093 356 100.0 67.8 28.4 2.9 0.9
Driving under the influence 573,040 482,017 72,852 7,876 10,295 100.0 84.1 12.7 1.4 1.8
Liquor laws 225,059 176,576 36,991 8,409 3,083 100.0 78.5 16.4 3.7 1.4
Drunkenness 338,208 271,465 56,910 6,165 3,668 100.0 80.3 16.8 1.8 1.1
Disorderly conduct 276,667 174,998 93,795 5,660 2,214 100.0 63.3 33.9 2.0 0.8
Vagrancy 17,181 10,484 6,148 371 178 100.0 61.0 35.8 2.2 1.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,731,866 1,112,807 575,138 26,638 17,283 100.0 64.3 33.2 1.5 1.0
Suspicion 707 353 343 4 7 100.0 49.9 48.5 0.6 1.0
Curfew and loitering law violations - - - - - - - - - -
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 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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