Table 29

Estimated Number of Arrests

United States, 2010

Total1 13,120,947
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 11,201
Forcible rape 20,088
Robbery 112,300
Aggravated assault 408,488
Burglary 289,769
Larceny-theft 1,271,410
Motor vehicle theft 71,487
Arson 11,296
Violent crime2 552,077
Property crime2 1,643,962
Other assaults 1,292,449
Forgery and counterfeiting 78,101
Fraud 187,887
Embezzlement 16,616
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 94,802
Vandalism 252,753
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 159,020
Prostitution and commercialized vice 62,668
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 72,628
Drug abuse violations 1,638,846
Gambling 9,941
Offenses against the family and children 111,062
Driving under the influence 1,412,223
Liquor laws 512,790
Drunkenness 560,718
Disorderly conduct 615,172
Vagrancy 32,033
All other offenses 3,720,402
Suspicion 1,166
Curfew and loitering law violations 94,797
  • 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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