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Table 55A

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

by Race, 2011

[1,280 agencies; 2011 estimated population 51,699,773]

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 1,612,734 1,175,314 415,210 11,047 11,163 100.0 72.9 25.7 0.7 0.7
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,565 908 639 6 12 100.0 58.0 40.8 0.4 0.8
Forcible rape 2,420 1,838 558 12 12 100.0 76.0 23.1 0.5 0.5
Robbery 9,738 4,592 5,059 42 45 100.0 47.2 52.0 0.4 0.5
Aggravated assault 54,720 38,860 15,077 415 368 100.0 71.0 27.6 0.8 0.7
Burglary 41,053 30,235 10,467 161 190 100.0 73.6 25.5 0.4 0.5
Larceny-theft 124,249 85,021 37,539 580 1,109 100.0 68.4 30.2 0.5 0.9
Motor vehicle theft 8,795 6,458 2,253 50 34 100.0 73.4 25.6 0.6 0.4
Arson 1,762 1,344 401 9 8 100.0 76.3 22.8 0.5 0.5
Violent crime2 68,443 46,198 21,333 475 437 100.0 67.5 31.2 0.7 0.6
Property crime2 175,859 123,058 50,660 800 1,341 100.0 70.0 28.8 0.5 0.8
Other assaults 162,747 117,612 43,042 1,028 1,065 100.0 72.3 26.4 0.6 0.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 9,826 6,531 3,177 21 97 100.0 66.5 32.3 0.2 1.0
Fraud 29,586 20,632 8,633 127 194 100.0 69.7 29.2 0.4 0.7
Embezzlement 2,337 1,462 834 12 29 100.0 62.6 35.7 0.5 1.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 13,738 9,997 3,623 61 57 100.0 72.8 26.4 0.4 0.4
Vandalism 28,159 21,754 6,057 180 168 100.0 77.3 21.5 0.6 0.6
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 18,376 12,189 6,004 72 111 100.0 66.3 32.7 0.4 0.6
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,381 1,379 863 8 131 100.0 57.9 36.2 0.3 5.5
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 10,688 8,361 2,161 72 94 100.0 78.2 20.2 0.7 0.9
Drug abuse violations 212,965 155,615 55,032 956 1,362 100.0 73.1 25.8 0.4 0.6
Gambling 597 285 263 13 36 100.0 47.7 44.1 2.2 6.0
Offenses against the family and children 33,172 19,603 13,247 139 183 100.0 59.1 39.9 0.4 0.6
Driving under the influence 170,950 146,126 21,757 1,282 1,785 100.0 85.5 12.7 0.7 1.0
Liquor laws 43,630 37,994 4,698 536 402 100.0 87.1 10.8 1.2 0.9
Drunkenness 38,601 33,614 4,365 340 282 100.0 87.1 11.3 0.9 0.7
Disorderly conduct 46,609 30,614 15,466 299 230 100.0 65.7 33.2 0.6 0.5
Vagrancy 2,247 1,649 586 5 7 100.0 73.4 26.1 0.2 0.3
All other offenses (except traffic) 538,052 377,913 152,414 4,616 3,109 100.0 70.2 28.3 0.9 0.6
Suspicion 77 34 42 1 0 100.0 44.2 54.5 1.3 0.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 3,694 2,694 953 4 43 100.0 72.9 25.8 0.1 1.2
  • 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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