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Table 29

Estimated Number of Arrests

United States, 2011

Total1 12,408,899
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 10,832
Forcible rape 19,491
Robbery 106,674
Aggravated assault 397,707
Burglary 296,707
Larceny-theft 1,264,986
Motor vehicle theft 66,414
Arson 11,776
Violent crime2 534,704
Property crime2 1,639,883
Other assaults 1,241,722
Forgery and counterfeiting 70,211
Fraud 168,217
Embezzlement 16,190
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 93,234
Vandalism 237,638
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 153,519
Prostitution and commercialized vice 57,345
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 69,225
Drug abuse violations 1,531,251
Gambling 8,596
Offenses against the family and children 116,723
Driving under the influence 1,215,077
Liquor laws 500,648
Drunkenness 534,218
Disorderly conduct 582,158
Vagrancy 29,203
All other offenses 3,532,195
Suspicion 1,424
Curfew and loitering law violations 76,942
  • 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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