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Table 55

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

by Race, 2012

[1,363 agencies; 2012 estimated population 55,902,687]

Table 55A

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 1,714,020 1,240,340 436,210 14,150 23,320 100.0 72.4 25.4 0.8 1.4
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,564 902 629 9 24 100.0 57.7 40.2 0.6 1.5
Forcible rape 2,456 1,836 569 20 31 100.0 74.8 23.2 0.8 1.3
Robbery 10,672 4,911 5,589 52 120 100.0 46.0 52.4 0.5 1.1
Aggravated assault 54,952 37,953 15,700 571 728 100.0 69.1 28.6 1.0 1.3
Burglary 40,953 30,097 10,287 176 393 100.0 73.5 25.1 0.4 1.0
Larceny-theft 134,416 89,866 41,940 741 1,869 100.0 66.9 31.2 0.6 1.4
Motor vehicle theft 10,165 7,557 2,364 80 164 100.0 74.3 23.3 0.8 1.6
Arson 1,414 1,115 278 8 13 100.0 78.9 19.7 0.6 0.9
Violent crime2 69,644 45,602 22,487 652 903 100.0 65.5 32.3 0.9 1.3
Property crime2 186,948 128,635 54,869 1,005 2,439 100.0 68.8 29.3 0.5 1.3
Other assaults 165,216 117,620 44,687 1,221 1,688 100.0 71.2 27.0 0.7 1.0
Forgery and counterfeiting 10,544 6,777 3,613 31 123 100.0 64.3 34.3 0.3 1.2
Fraud 27,124 18,817 7,937 144 226 100.0 69.4 29.3 0.5 0.8
Embezzlement 2,389 1,531 822 10 26 100.0 64.1 34.4 0.4 1.1
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 14,796 10,394 4,174 98 130 100.0 70.2 28.2 0.7 0.9
Vandalism 29,207 22,087 6,609 248 263 100.0 75.6 22.6 0.8 0.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 18,666 12,034 6,299 84 249 100.0 64.5 33.7 0.5 1.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,695 1,592 928 3 172 100.0 59.1 34.4 0.1 6.4
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 10,823 8,416 2,211 68 128 100.0 77.8 20.4 0.6 1.2
Drug abuse violations 224,927 162,248 58,855 1,163 2,661 100.0 72.1 26.2 0.5 1.2
Gambling 760 515 180 6 59 100.0 67.8 23.7 0.8 7.8
Offenses against the family and children 30,514 18,315 11,874 160 165 100.0 60.0 38.9 0.5 0.5
Driving under the influence 240,061 203,428 29,003 1,525 6,105 100.0 84.7 12.1 0.6 2.5
Liquor laws 41,707 35,774 4,742 546 645 100.0 85.8 11.4 1.3 1.5
Drunkenness 36,138 31,156 4,223 350 409 100.0 86.2 11.7 1.0 1.1
Disorderly conduct 45,493 29,336 15,443 364 350 100.0 64.5 33.9 0.8 0.8
Vagrancy 2,488 1,806 664 4 14 100.0 72.6 26.7 0.2 0.6
All other offenses (except traffic) 550,321 381,729 155,657 6,457 6,478 100.0 69.4 28.3 1.2 1.2
Suspicion 218 76 139 0 3 100.0 34.9 63.8 0.0 1.4
Curfew and loitering law violations 3,341 2,452 794 11 84 100.0 73.4 23.8 0.3 2.5
  • 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 55B

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 144,535 94,531 47,065 1,157 1,782 100.0 65.4 32.6 0.8 1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 91 42 47 1 1 100.0 46.2 51.6 1.1 1.1
Forcible rape 335 246 81 5 3 100.0 73.4 24.2 1.5 0.9
Robbery 1,862 532 1,297 3 30 100.0 28.6 69.7 0.2 1.6
Aggravated assault 4,679 2,666 1,937 34 42 100.0 57.0 41.4 0.7 0.9
Burglary 6,660 4,181 2,382 26 71 100.0 62.8 35.8 0.4 1.1
Larceny-theft 20,132 11,193 8,450 128 361 100.0 55.6 42.0 0.6 1.8
Motor vehicle theft 1,583 1,068 491 8 16 100.0 67.5 31.0 0.5 1.0
Arson 464 344 115 2 3 100.0 74.1 24.8 0.4 0.6
Violent crime2 6,967 3,486 3,362 43 76 100.0 50.0 48.3 0.6 1.1
Property crime2 28,839 16,786 11,438 164 451 100.0 58.2 39.7 0.6 1.6
Other assaults 25,073 14,281 10,449 180 163 100.0 57.0 41.7 0.7 0.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 220 153 63 2 2 100.0 69.5 28.6 0.9 0.9
Fraud 555 342 201 4 8 100.0 61.6 36.2 0.7 1.4
Embezzlement 58 37 21 0 0 100.0 63.8 36.2 0.0 0.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 1,386 729 631 12 14 100.0 52.6 45.5 0.9 1.0
Vandalism 7,109 5,257 1,737 66 49 100.0 73.9 24.4 0.9 0.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 2,761 1,716 994 12 39 100.0 62.2 36.0 0.4 1.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 59 28 31 0 0 100.0 47.5 52.5 0.0 0.0
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 1,936 1,403 511 10 12 100.0 72.5 26.4 0.5 0.6
Drug abuse violations 17,306 13,176 3,696 141 293 100.0 76.1 21.4 0.8 1.7
Gambling 44 26 15 1 2 100.0 59.1 34.1 2.3 4.5
Offenses against the family and children 482 351 119 7 5 100.0 72.8 24.7 1.5 1.0
Driving under the influence 1,362 1,257 66 18 21 100.0 92.3 4.8 1.3 1.5
Liquor laws 9,726 8,878 594 85 169 100.0 91.3 6.1 0.9 1.7
Drunkenness 738 658 66 10 4 100.0 89.2 8.9 1.4 0.5
Disorderly conduct 9,933 5,344 4,457 71 61 100.0 53.8 44.9 0.7 0.6
Vagrancy 123 64 58 0 1 100.0 52.0 47.2 0.0 0.8
All other offenses (except traffic) 26,512 18,104 7,760 320 328 100.0 68.3 29.3 1.2 1.2
Suspicion 5 3 2 0 0 100.0 60.0 40.0 0.0 0.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 3,341 2,452 794 11 84 100.0 73.4 23.8 0.3 2.5
  • 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 55C

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 1,569,485 1,145,809 389,145 12,993 21,538 100.0 73.0 24.8 0.8 1.4
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,473 860 582 8 23 100.0 58.4 39.5 0.5 1.6
Forcible rape 2,121 1,590 488 15 28 100.0 75.0 23.0 0.7 1.3
Robbery 8,810 4,379 4,292 49 90 100.0 49.7 48.7 0.6 1.0
Aggravated assault 50,273 35,287 13,763 537 686 100.0 70.2 27.4 1.1 1.4
Burglary 34,293 25,916 7,905 150 322 100.0 75.6 23.1 0.4 0.9
Larceny-theft 114,284 78,673 33,490 613 1,508 100.0 68.8 29.3 0.5 1.3
Motor vehicle theft 8,582 6,489 1,873 72 148 100.0 75.6 21.8 0.8 1.7
Arson 950 771 163 6 10 100.0 81.2 17.2 0.6 1.1
Violent crime2 62,677 42,116 19,125 609 827 100.0 67.2 30.5 1.0 1.3
Property crime2 158,109 111,849 43,431 841 1,988 100.0 70.7 27.5 0.5 1.3
Other assaults 140,143 103,339 34,238 1,041 1,525 100.0 73.7 24.4 0.7 1.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 10,324 6,624 3,550 29 121 100.0 64.2 34.4 0.3 1.2
Fraud 26,569 18,475 7,736 140 218 100.0 69.5 29.1 0.5 0.8
Embezzlement 2,331 1,494 801 10 26 100.0 64.1 34.4 0.4 1.1
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 13,410 9,665 3,543 86 116 100.0 72.1 26.4 0.6 0.9
Vandalism 22,098 16,830 4,872 182 214 100.0 76.2 22.0 0.8 1.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 15,905 10,318 5,305 72 210 100.0 64.9 33.4 0.5 1.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,636 1,564 897 3 172 100.0 59.3 34.0 0.1 6.5
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 8,887 7,013 1,700 58 116 100.0 78.9 19.1 0.7 1.3
Drug abuse violations 207,621 149,072 55,159 1,022 2,368 100.0 71.8 26.6 0.5 1.1
Gambling 716 489 165 5 57 100.0 68.3 23.0 0.7 8.0
Offenses against the family and children 30,032 17,964 11,755 153 160 100.0 59.8 39.1 0.5 0.5
Driving under the influence 238,699 202,171 28,937 1,507 6,084 100.0 84.7 12.1 0.6 2.5
Liquor laws 31,981 26,896 4,148 461 476 100.0 84.1 13.0 1.4 1.5
Drunkenness 35,400 30,498 4,157 340 405 100.0 86.2 11.7 1.0 1.1
Disorderly conduct 35,560 23,992 10,986 293 289 100.0 67.5 30.9 0.8 0.8
Vagrancy 2,365 1,742 606 4 13 100.0 73.7 25.6 0.2 0.5
All other offenses (except traffic) 523,809 363,625 147,897 6,137 6,150 100.0 69.4 28.2 1.2 1.2
Suspicion 213 73 137 0 3 100.0 34.3 64.3 0.0 1.4
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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