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Table 67

Arrests

Suburban Areas1

by Race, 2012

[6,766 agencies; 2012 estimated population 110,031,559]

Table 67A

Offense charged Total arrests Percent distribution2
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 3,893,728 2,858,792 954,810 34,184 45,942 100.0 73.4 24.5 0.9 1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,659 1,458 1,143 17 41 100.0 54.8 43.0 0.6 1.5
Forcible rape 5,005 3,633 1,264 42 66 100.0 72.6 25.3 0.8 1.3
Robbery 24,080 11,682 12,060 132 206 100.0 48.5 50.1 0.5 0.9
Aggravated assault 108,347 74,610 31,308 1,058 1,371 100.0 68.9 28.9 1.0 1.3
Burglary 84,983 62,278 21,518 379 808 100.0 73.3 25.3 0.4 1.0
Larceny-theft 409,913 286,222 115,328 3,457 4,906 100.0 69.8 28.1 0.8 1.2
Motor vehicle theft 19,000 13,965 4,623 151 261 100.0 73.5 24.3 0.8 1.4
Arson 3,367 2,666 653 17 31 100.0 79.2 19.4 0.5 0.9
Violent crime3 140,091 91,383 45,775 1,249 1,684 100.0 65.2 32.7 0.9 1.2
Property crime3 517,263 365,131 142,122 4,004 6,006 100.0 70.6 27.5 0.8 1.2
Other assaults 363,467 259,205 97,735 2,874 3,653 100.0 71.3 26.9 0.8 1.0
Forgery and counterfeiting 23,536 15,576 7,602 79 279 100.0 66.2 32.3 0.3 1.2
Fraud 55,218 37,677 16,792 250 499 100.0 68.2 30.4 0.5 0.9
Embezzlement 5,206 3,429 1,714 16 47 100.0 65.9 32.9 0.3 0.9
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 32,834 22,742 9,571 191 330 100.0 69.3 29.1 0.6 1.0
Vandalism 71,002 54,610 15,187 576 629 100.0 76.9 21.4 0.8 0.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 39,635 26,190 12,773 193 479 100.0 66.1 32.2 0.5 1.2
Prostitution and commercialized vice 5,785 3,685 1,715 16 369 100.0 63.7 29.6 0.3 6.4
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 20,811 16,112 4,274 149 276 100.0 77.4 20.5 0.7 1.3
Drug abuse violations 481,998 354,904 119,725 2,350 5,019 100.0 73.6 24.8 0.5 1.0
Gambling 1,281 825 361 8 87 100.0 64.4 28.2 0.6 6.8
Offenses against the family and children 44,271 28,969 14,526 481 295 100.0 65.4 32.8 1.1 0.7
Driving under the influence 453,858 388,434 52,708 3,306 9,410 100.0 85.6 11.6 0.7 2.1
Liquor laws 147,535 126,633 15,703 2,825 2,374 100.0 85.8 10.6 1.9 1.6
Drunkenness 139,264 119,091 17,764 1,197 1,212 100.0 85.5 12.8 0.9 0.9
Disorderly conduct 173,471 119,501 51,177 1,462 1,331 100.0 68.9 29.5 0.8 0.8
Vagrancy 5,399 3,793 1,538 26 42 100.0 70.3 28.5 0.5 0.8
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,157,666 810,397 322,675 12,845 11,749 100.0 70.0 27.9 1.1 1.0
Suspicion 765 338 412 4 11 100.0 44.2 53.9 0.5 1.4
Curfew and loitering law violations 13,372 10,167 2,961 83 161 100.0 76.0 22.1 0.6 1.2
  • 1 Suburban areas include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants and county law enforcement agencies that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban areas exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city.
  • 2 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 3 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 67B

Offense charged Arrests under 18 Percent distribution2
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 410,869 286,714 116,320 3,108 4,727 100.0 69.8 28.3 0.8 1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 175 89 83 2 1 100.0 50.9 47.4 1.1 0.6
Forcible rape 751 552 182 6 11 100.0 73.5 24.2 0.8 1.5
Robbery 4,315 1,452 2,803 12 48 100.0 33.7 65.0 0.3 1.1
Aggravated assault 10,545 6,246 4,128 76 95 100.0 59.2 39.1 0.7 0.9
Burglary 15,033 9,749 5,055 65 164 100.0 64.9 33.6 0.4 1.1
Larceny-theft 67,253 41,359 24,315 571 1,008 100.0 61.5 36.2 0.8 1.5
Motor vehicle theft 3,292 2,196 1,039 24 33 100.0 66.7 31.6 0.7 1.0
Arson 1,414 1,086 314 6 8 100.0 76.8 22.2 0.4 0.6
Violent crime3 15,786 8,339 7,196 96 155 100.0 52.8 45.6 0.6 1.0
Property crime3 86,992 54,390 30,723 666 1,213 100.0 62.5 35.3 0.8 1.4
Other assaults 56,804 35,493 20,568 344 399 100.0 62.5 36.2 0.6 0.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 520 380 130 3 7 100.0 73.1 25.0 0.6 1.3
Fraud 1,572 938 603 5 26 100.0 59.7 38.4 0.3 1.7
Embezzlement 110 75 34 0 1 100.0 68.2 30.9 0.0 0.9
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 4,081 2,275 1,739 32 35 100.0 55.7 42.6 0.8 0.9
Vandalism 18,922 14,784 3,876 131 131 100.0 78.1 20.5 0.7 0.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 6,892 4,679 2,084 31 98 100.0 67.9 30.2 0.4 1.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 99 58 41 0 0 100.0 58.6 41.4 0.0 0.0
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 4,001 2,966 979 24 32 100.0 74.1 24.5 0.6 0.8
Drug abuse violations 47,148 37,620 8,518 352 658 100.0 79.8 18.1 0.7 1.4
Gambling 89 46 40 1 2 100.0 51.7 44.9 1.1 2.2
Offenses against the family and children 1,196 914 254 20 8 100.0 76.4 21.2 1.7 0.7
Driving under the influence 3,340 3,113 150 32 45 100.0 93.2 4.5 1.0 1.3
Liquor laws 30,650 27,661 2,136 363 490 100.0 90.2 7.0 1.2 1.6
Drunkenness 3,214 2,880 263 40 31 100.0 89.6 8.2 1.2 1.0
Disorderly conduct 39,693 24,054 15,132 218 289 100.0 60.6 38.1 0.5 0.7
Vagrancy 292 175 115 1 1 100.0 59.9 39.4 0.3 0.3
All other offenses (except traffic) 76,052 55,688 18,754 666 944 100.0 73.2 24.7 0.9 1.2
Suspicion 44 19 24 0 1 100.0 43.2 54.5 0.0 2.3
Curfew and loitering law violations 13,372 10,167 2,961 83 161 100.0 76.0 22.1 0.6 1.2
  • 1 Suburban areas include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants and county law enforcement agencies that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban areas exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city.
  • 2 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 3 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 67C

Offense charged Arrests 18 and over Percent distribution2
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 3,482,859 2,572,078 838,490 31,076 41,215 100.0 73.8 24.1 0.9 1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,484 1,369 1,060 15 40 100.0 55.1 42.7 0.6 1.6
Forcible rape 4,254 3,081 1,082 36 55 100.0 72.4 25.4 0.8 1.3
Robbery 19,765 10,230 9,257 120 158 100.0 51.8 46.8 0.6 0.8
Aggravated assault 97,802 68,364 27,180 982 1,276 100.0 69.9 27.8 1.0 1.3
Burglary 69,950 52,529 16,463 314 644 100.0 75.1 23.5 0.4 0.9
Larceny-theft 342,660 244,863 91,013 2,886 3,898 100.0 71.5 26.6 0.8 1.1
Motor vehicle theft 15,708 11,769 3,584 127 228 100.0 74.9 22.8 0.8 1.5
Arson 1,953 1,580 339 11 23 100.0 80.9 17.4 0.6 1.2
Violent crime3 124,305 83,044 38,579 1,153 1,529 100.0 66.8 31.0 0.9 1.2
Property crime3 430,271 310,741 111,399 3,338 4,793 100.0 72.2 25.9 0.8 1.1
Other assaults 306,663 223,712 77,167 2,530 3,254 100.0 73.0 25.2 0.8 1.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 23,016 15,196 7,472 76 272 100.0 66.0 32.5 0.3 1.2
Fraud 53,646 36,739 16,189 245 473 100.0 68.5 30.2 0.5 0.9
Embezzlement 5,096 3,354 1,680 16 46 100.0 65.8 33.0 0.3 0.9
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 28,753 20,467 7,832 159 295 100.0 71.2 27.2 0.6 1.0
Vandalism 52,080 39,826 11,311 445 498 100.0 76.5 21.7 0.9 1.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 32,743 21,511 10,689 162 381 100.0 65.7 32.6 0.5 1.2
Prostitution and commercialized vice 5,686 3,627 1,674 16 369 100.0 63.8 29.4 0.3 6.5
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 16,810 13,146 3,295 125 244 100.0 78.2 19.6 0.7 1.5
Drug abuse violations 434,850 317,284 111,207 1,998 4,361 100.0 73.0 25.6 0.5 1.0
Gambling 1,192 779 321 7 85 100.0 65.4 26.9 0.6 7.1
Offenses against the family and children 43,075 28,055 14,272 461 287 100.0 65.1 33.1 1.1 0.7
Driving under the influence 450,518 385,321 52,558 3,274 9,365 100.0 85.5 11.7 0.7 2.1
Liquor laws 116,885 98,972 13,567 2,462 1,884 100.0 84.7 11.6 2.1 1.6
Drunkenness 136,050 116,211 17,501 1,157 1,181 100.0 85.4 12.9 0.9 0.9
Disorderly conduct 133,778 95,447 36,045 1,244 1,042 100.0 71.3 26.9 0.9 0.8
Vagrancy 5,107 3,618 1,423 25 41 100.0 70.8 27.9 0.5 0.8
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,081,614 754,709 303,921 12,179 10,805 100.0 69.8 28.1 1.1 1.0
Suspicion 721 319 388 4 10 100.0 44.2 53.8 0.6 1.4
Curfew and loitering law violations - - - - - - - - - -
  • 1 Suburban areas include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants and county law enforcement agencies that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban areas exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city.
  • 2 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 3 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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