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Table 43B

Arrests

by Race, 2012Continued

[12,196 agencies; 2012 estimated population 242,925,157]

Offense charged Arrests under 18 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 1,002,285 653,949 322,602 13,428 12,306 100.0 65.2 32.2 1.3 1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 559 264 284 10 1 100.0 47.2 50.8 1.8 0.2
Forcible rape 1,931 1,237 655 22 17 100.0 64.1 33.9 1.1 0.9
Robbery 16,312 4,880 11,190 67 175 100.0 29.9 68.6 0.4 1.1
Aggravated assault 27,742 15,301 11,853 294 294 100.0 55.2 42.7 1.1 1.1
Burglary 41,422 24,464 16,091 353 514 100.0 59.1 38.8 0.9 1.2
Larceny-theft 172,307 107,108 59,637 2,486 3,076 100.0 62.2 34.6 1.4 1.8
Motor vehicle theft 10,007 5,799 3,937 142 129 100.0 57.9 39.3 1.4 1.3
Arson 3,237 2,378 802 21 36 100.0 73.5 24.8 0.6 1.1
Violent crime2 46,544 21,682 23,982 393 487 100.0 46.6 51.5 0.8 1.0
Property crime2 226,973 139,749 80,467 3,002 3,755 100.0 61.6 35.5 1.3 1.7
Other assaults 130,024 76,806 50,626 1,503 1,089 100.0 59.1 38.9 1.2 0.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 1,063 737 310 8 8 100.0 69.3 29.2 0.8 0.8
Fraud 3,485 2,022 1,363 56 44 100.0 58.0 39.1 1.6 1.3
Embezzlement 340 215 113 5 7 100.0 63.2 33.2 1.5 2.1
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 9,868 5,204 4,459 90 115 100.0 52.7 45.2 0.9 1.2
Vandalism 45,016 33,860 10,184 573 399 100.0 75.2 22.6 1.3 0.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 18,633 11,449 6,775 121 288 100.0 61.4 36.4 0.6 1.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 609 242 362 0 5 100.0 39.7 59.4 0.0 0.8
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 9,331 6,675 2,462 90 104 100.0 71.5 26.4 1.0 1.1
Drug abuse violations 104,830 77,608 24,684 1,178 1,360 100.0 74.0 23.5 1.1 1.3
Gambling 727 77 643 1 6 100.0 10.6 88.4 0.1 0.8
Offenses against the family and children 2,631 1,796 713 106 16 100.0 68.3 27.1 4.0 0.6
Driving under the influence 7,114 6,546 361 123 84 100.0 92.0 5.1 1.7 1.2
Liquor laws 61,611 54,522 4,294 1,882 913 100.0 88.5 7.0 3.1 1.5
Drunkenness 7,587 6,617 694 168 108 100.0 87.2 9.1 2.2 1.4
Disorderly conduct 90,497 50,695 38,043 1,088 671 100.0 56.0 42.0 1.2 0.7
Vagrancy 975 698 269 4 4 100.0 71.6 27.6 0.4 0.4
All other offenses (except traffic) 180,322 124,553 51,086 2,511 2,172 100.0 69.1 28.3 1.4 1.2
Suspicion 193 146 46 0 1 100.0 75.6 23.8 0.0 0.5
Curfew and loitering law violations 53,912 32,050 20,666 526 670 100.0 59.4 38.3 1.0 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.