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Table 61

Arrests

Nonmetropolitan Counties

by Race, 2012

[1,962 agencies; 2012 estimated population 21,512,971]

Table 61A

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 726,967 605,291 98,436 19,053 4,187 100.0 83.3 13.5 2.6 0.6
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 640 476 135 28 1 100.0 74.4 21.1 4.4 0.2
Forcible rape 1,188 1,007 160 15 6 100.0 84.8 13.5 1.3 0.5
Robbery 1,537 936 538 59 4 100.0 60.9 35.0 3.8 0.3
Aggravated assault 17,235 13,758 2,718 695 64 100.0 79.8 15.8 4.0 0.4
Burglary 17,707 14,806 2,390 490 21 100.0 83.6 13.5 2.8 0.1
Larceny-theft 35,134 29,459 4,746 848 81 100.0 83.8 13.5 2.4 0.2
Motor vehicle theft 3,759 3,246 409 96 8 100.0 86.4 10.9 2.6 0.2
Arson 729 638 59 29 3 100.0 87.5 8.1 4.0 0.4
Violent crime2 20,600 16,177 3,551 797 75 100.0 78.5 17.2 3.9 0.4
Property crime2 57,329 48,149 7,604 1,463 113 100.0 84.0 13.3 2.6 0.2
Other assaults 64,064 53,246 8,867 1,790 161 100.0 83.1 13.8 2.8 0.3
Forgery and counterfeiting 3,065 2,518 520 15 12 100.0 82.2 17.0 0.5 0.4
Fraud 13,125 10,536 2,332 233 24 100.0 80.3 17.8 1.8 0.2
Embezzlement 593 518 64 11 0 100.0 87.4 10.8 1.9 0.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 4,388 3,561 730 80 17 100.0 81.2 16.6 1.8 0.4
Vandalism 10,351 8,930 1,080 321 20 100.0 86.3 10.4 3.1 0.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 6,215 4,828 1,250 121 16 100.0 77.7 20.1 1.9 0.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 138 107 24 6 1 100.0 77.5 17.4 4.3 0.7
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 4,325 3,841 409 58 17 100.0 88.8 9.5 1.3 0.4
Drug abuse violations 84,708 70,725 12,162 1,349 472 100.0 83.5 14.4 1.6 0.6
Gambling 194 133 42 6 13 100.0 68.6 21.6 3.1 6.7
Offenses against the family and children 11,605 8,622 2,554 397 32 100.0 74.3 22.0 3.4 0.3
Driving under the influence 163,291 140,714 16,455 3,840 2,282 100.0 86.2 10.1 2.4 1.4
Liquor laws 23,776 21,917 1,005 749 105 100.0 92.2 4.2 3.2 0.4
Drunkenness 17,710 15,900 1,198 563 49 100.0 89.8 6.8 3.2 0.3
Disorderly conduct 19,255 15,234 3,053 915 53 100.0 79.1 15.9 4.8 0.3
Vagrancy 198 130 58 10 0 100.0 65.7 29.3 5.1 0.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 221,556 179,078 35,452 6,301 725 100.0 80.8 16.0 2.8 0.3
Suspicion 165 150 15 0 0 100.0 90.9 9.1 0.0 0.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 316 277 11 28 0 100.0 87.7 3.5 8.9 0.0
  • 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 61B

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 39,413 32,927 4,829 1,537 120 100.0 83.5 12.3 3.9 0.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 30 15 11 4 0 100.0 50.0 36.7 13.3 0.0
Forcible rape 158 142 13 2 1 100.0 89.9 8.2 1.3 0.6
Robbery 109 56 45 7 1 100.0 51.4 41.3 6.4 0.9
Aggravated assault 1,094 845 193 53 3 100.0 77.2 17.6 4.8 0.3
Burglary 2,259 1,832 357 68 2 100.0 81.1 15.8 3.0 0.1
Larceny-theft 3,629 3,037 474 105 13 100.0 83.7 13.1 2.9 0.4
Motor vehicle theft 632 545 70 17 0 100.0 86.2 11.1 2.7 0.0
Arson 139 121 16 2 0 100.0 87.1 11.5 1.4 0.0
Violent crime2 1,391 1,058 262 66 5 100.0 76.1 18.8 4.7 0.4
Property crime2 6,659 5,535 917 192 15 100.0 83.1 13.8 2.9 0.2
Other assaults 5,962 4,651 1,080 211 20 100.0 78.0 18.1 3.5 0.3
Forgery and counterfeiting 41 35 6 0 0 100.0 85.4 14.6 0.0 0.0
Fraud 161 131 22 8 0 100.0 81.4 13.7 5.0 0.0
Embezzlement 11 11 0 0 0 100.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 269 206 59 4 0 100.0 76.6 21.9 1.5 0.0
Vandalism 2,305 2,061 177 61 6 100.0 89.4 7.7 2.6 0.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 470 359 95 15 1 100.0 76.4 20.2 3.2 0.2
Prostitution and commercialized vice 11 11 0 0 0 100.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 801 730 57 10 4 100.0 91.1 7.1 1.2 0.5
Drug abuse violations 3,919 3,493 307 109 10 100.0 89.1 7.8 2.8 0.3
Gambling 11 9 2 0 0 100.0 81.8 18.2 0.0 0.0
Offenses against the family and children 205 173 23 9 0 100.0 84.4 11.2 4.4 0.0
Driving under the influence 1,034 950 48 33 3 100.0 91.9 4.6 3.2 0.3
Liquor laws 4,740 4,454 83 187 16 100.0 94.0 1.8 3.9 0.3
Drunkenness 305 271 15 18 1 100.0 88.9 4.9 5.9 0.3
Disorderly conduct 3,019 2,109 694 205 11 100.0 69.9 23.0 6.8 0.4
Vagrancy 21 20 1 0 0 100.0 95.2 4.8 0.0 0.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 7,644 6,271 964 381 28 100.0 82.0 12.6 5.0 0.4
Suspicion 118 112 6 0 0 100.0 94.9 5.1 0.0 0.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 316 277 11 28 0 100.0 87.7 3.5 8.9 0.0
  • 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 61C

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 687,554 572,364 93,607 17,516 4,067 100.0 83.2 13.6 2.5 0.6
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 610 461 124 24 1 100.0 75.6 20.3 3.9 0.2
Forcible rape 1,030 865 147 13 5 100.0 84.0 14.3 1.3 0.5
Robbery 1,428 880 493 52 3 100.0 61.6 34.5 3.6 0.2
Aggravated assault 16,141 12,913 2,525 642 61 100.0 80.0 15.6 4.0 0.4
Burglary 15,448 12,974 2,033 422 19 100.0 84.0 13.2 2.7 0.1
Larceny-theft 31,505 26,422 4,272 743 68 100.0 83.9 13.6 2.4 0.2
Motor vehicle theft 3,127 2,701 339 79 8 100.0 86.4 10.8 2.5 0.3
Arson 590 517 43 27 3 100.0 87.6 7.3 4.6 0.5
Violent crime2 19,209 15,119 3,289 731 70 100.0 78.7 17.1 3.8 0.4
Property crime2 50,670 42,614 6,687 1,271 98 100.0 84.1 13.2 2.5 0.2
Other assaults 58,102 48,595 7,787 1,579 141 100.0 83.6 13.4 2.7 0.2
Forgery and counterfeiting 3,024 2,483 514 15 12 100.0 82.1 17.0 0.5 0.4
Fraud 12,964 10,405 2,310 225 24 100.0 80.3 17.8 1.7 0.2
Embezzlement 582 507 64 11 0 100.0 87.1 11.0 1.9 0.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 4,119 3,355 671 76 17 100.0 81.5 16.3 1.8 0.4
Vandalism 8,046 6,869 903 260 14 100.0 85.4 11.2 3.2 0.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 5,745 4,469 1,155 106 15 100.0 77.8 20.1 1.8 0.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 127 96 24 6 1 100.0 75.6 18.9 4.7 0.8
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 3,524 3,111 352 48 13 100.0 88.3 10.0 1.4 0.4
Drug abuse violations 80,789 67,232 11,855 1,240 462 100.0 83.2 14.7 1.5 0.6
Gambling 183 124 40 6 13 100.0 67.8 21.9 3.3 7.1
Offenses against the family and children 11,400 8,449 2,531 388 32 100.0 74.1 22.2 3.4 0.3
Driving under the influence 162,257 139,764 16,407 3,807 2,279 100.0 86.1 10.1 2.3 1.4
Liquor laws 19,036 17,463 922 562 89 100.0 91.7 4.8 3.0 0.5
Drunkenness 17,405 15,629 1,183 545 48 100.0 89.8 6.8 3.1 0.3
Disorderly conduct 16,236 13,125 2,359 710 42 100.0 80.8 14.5 4.4 0.3
Vagrancy 177 110 57 10 0 100.0 62.1 32.2 5.6 0.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 213,912 172,807 34,488 5,920 697 100.0 80.8 16.1 2.8 0.3
Suspicion 47 38 9 0 0 100.0 80.9 19.1 0.0 0.0
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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