Home Crime in the U.S. 2010 Crime in the U.S. 2010 Tables Table 43 Table 43a

Table 43a

Arrests

by Race, 2010

[12,221 agencies; 2010 estimated population 240,100,189]

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 10,177,907 7,066,154 2,846,862 145,612 119,279 100.0 69.4 28.0 1.4 1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 8,641 4,261 4,209 91 80 100.0 49.3 48.7 1.1 0.9
Forcible rape 15,503 10,178 4,925 214 186 100.0 65.7 31.8 1.4 1.2
Robbery 87,587 37,906 48,154 617 910 100.0 43.3 55.0 0.7 1.0
Aggravated assault 317,435 202,275 106,382 4,854 3,924 100.0 63.7 33.5 1.5 1.2
Burglary 225,775 152,210 69,541 1,961 2,063 100.0 67.4 30.8 0.9 0.9
Larceny-theft 998,476 687,609 282,246 14,323 14,298 100.0 68.9 28.3 1.4 1.4
Motor vehicle theft 55,278 35,009 18,797 696 776 100.0 63.3 34.0 1.3 1.4
Arson 8,766 6,592 1,978 100 96 100.0 75.2 22.6 1.1 1.1
Violent crime2 429,166 254,620 163,670 5,776 5,100 100.0 59.3 38.1 1.3 1.2
Property crime2 1,288,295 881,420 372,562 17,080 17,233 100.0 68.4 28.9 1.3 1.3
Other assaults 1,004,273 659,171 318,117 14,848 12,137 100.0 65.6 31.7 1.5 1.2
Forgery and counterfeiting 60,538 40,167 19,350 342 679 100.0 66.4 32.0 0.6 1.1
Fraud 144,214 95,126 46,493 1,253 1,342 100.0 66.0 32.2 0.9 0.9
Embezzlement 12,930 8,568 4,037 88 237 100.0 66.3 31.2 0.7 1.8
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 74,122 48,303 24,494 598 727 100.0 65.2 33.0 0.8 1.0
Vandalism 197,015 145,284 46,306 3,279 2,146 100.0 73.7 23.5 1.7 1.1
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 123,278 71,772 49,443 874 1,189 100.0 58.2 40.1 0.7 1.0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 48,154 26,156 20,405 342 1,251 100.0 54.3 42.4 0.7 2.6
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 56,125 41,406 13,182 744 793 100.0 73.8 23.5 1.3 1.4
Drug abuse violations 1,270,443 846,736 404,609 8,766 10,332 100.0 66.6 31.8 0.7 0.8
Gambling 7,512 2,160 5,071 32 249 100.0 28.8 67.5 0.4 3.3
Offenses against the family and children 84,812 56,233 26,470 1,533 576 100.0 66.3 31.2 1.8 0.7
Driving under the influence 1,082,301 927,516 124,467 13,980 16,338 100.0 85.7 11.5 1.3 1.5
Liquor laws 396,942 329,895 47,529 14,129 5,389 100.0 83.1 12.0 3.6 1.4
Drunkenness 440,688 362,396 66,837 8,583 2,872 100.0 82.2 15.2 1.9 0.7
Disorderly conduct 480,080 305,154 162,521 8,415 3,990 100.0 63.6 33.9 1.8 0.8
Vagrancy 24,759 14,092 9,935 567 165 100.0 56.9 40.1 2.3 0.7
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,877,687 1,905,436 893,018 43,634 35,599 100.0 66.2 31.0 1.5 1.2
Suspicion 903 582 310 5 6 100.0 64.5 34.3 0.6 0.7
Curfew and loitering law violations 73,670 43,961 28,036 744 929 100.0 59.7 38.1 1.0 1.3
  • 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.