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Table 43C

Arrests

by Race, 2012Continued

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

Offense charged Arrests 18 and over 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 8,388,188 5,848,970 2,317,465 121,737 100,016 100.0 69.7 27.6 1.5 1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 7,947 3,837 3,919 92 99 100.0 48.3 49.3 1.2 1.2
Forcible rape 11,955 7,790 3,857 161 147 100.0 65.2 32.3 1.3 1.2
Robbery 63,823 29,881 32,812 534 596 100.0 46.8 51.4 0.8 0.9
Aggravated assault 272,201 173,204 90,518 4,018 4,461 100.0 63.6 33.3 1.5 1.6
Burglary 177,810 122,692 51,463 1,613 2,042 100.0 69.0 28.9 0.9 1.1
Larceny-theft 821,997 570,787 228,388 12,566 10,256 100.0 69.4 27.8 1.5 1.2
Motor vehicle theft 42,945 29,452 12,364 503 626 100.0 68.6 28.8 1.2 1.5
Arson 5,590 4,122 1,281 120 67 100.0 73.7 22.9 2.1 1.2
Violent crime2 355,926 214,712 131,106 4,805 5,303 100.0 60.3 36.8 1.3 1.5
Property crime2 1,048,342 727,053 293,496 14,802 12,991 100.0 69.4 28.0 1.4 1.2
Other assaults 794,815 529,242 244,052 12,395 9,126 100.0 66.6 30.7 1.6 1.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 50,696 33,213 16,590 231 662 100.0 65.5 32.7 0.5 1.3
Fraud 114,221 76,309 35,808 1,087 1,017 100.0 66.8 31.3 1.0 0.9
Embezzlement 12,031 7,779 3,990 69 193 100.0 64.7 33.2 0.6 1.6
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 65,648 44,940 19,328 525 855 100.0 68.5 29.4 0.8 1.3
Vandalism 130,227 92,127 34,466 2,272 1,362 100.0 70.7 26.5 1.7 1.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 96,346 55,460 39,067 643 1,176 100.0 57.6 40.5 0.7 1.2
Prostitution and commercialized vice 42,607 22,930 18,124 175 1,378 100.0 53.8 42.5 0.4 3.2
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 43,023 31,388 10,388 538 709 100.0 73.0 24.1 1.3 1.6
Drug abuse violations 1,090,126 723,590 348,230 7,121 11,185 100.0 66.4 31.9 0.7 1.0
Gambling 5,224 1,630 3,365 21 208 100.0 31.2 64.4 0.4 4.0
Offenses against the family and children 79,131 51,964 24,985 1,634 548 100.0 65.7 31.6 2.1 0.7
Driving under the influence 973,996 823,952 118,196 13,190 18,658 100.0 84.6 12.1 1.4 1.9
Liquor laws 276,076 220,935 42,061 9,432 3,648 100.0 80.0 15.2 3.4 1.3
Drunkenness 391,013 317,592 62,250 7,050 4,121 100.0 81.2 15.9 1.8 1.1
Disorderly conduct 328,463 212,115 107,140 6,663 2,545 100.0 64.6 32.6 2.0 0.8
Vagrancy 19,723 12,336 6,811 385 191 100.0 62.5 34.5 2.0 1.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,469,587 1,649,239 757,523 38,695 24,130 100.0 66.8 30.7 1.6 1.0
Suspicion 967 464 489 4 10 100.0 48.0 50.6 0.4 1.0
Curfew and loitering law violations - - - - - - - - - -
  • 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.