Home Crime in the U.S. 2012 Crime in the U.S. 2012 Tables Table 49 Table 49A

Table 49A

Arrests

Cities

by Race, 2012

[8,871 agencies; 2012 estimated population 165,509,499]

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 6,949,486 4,657,288 2,105,421 101,962 84,815 100.0 67.0 30.3 1.5 1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 6,302 2,723 3,439 65 75 100.0 43.2 54.6 1.0 1.2
Forcible rape 10,242 6,184 3,783 148 127 100.0 60.4 36.9 1.4 1.2
Robbery 67,926 28,914 37,875 490 647 100.0 42.6 55.8 0.7 1.0
Aggravated assault 227,756 136,794 83,953 3,046 3,963 100.0 60.1 36.9 1.3 1.7
Burglary 160,572 102,253 54,877 1,300 2,142 100.0 63.7 34.2 0.8 1.3
Larceny-theft 824,754 558,570 241,339 13,463 11,382 100.0 67.7 29.3 1.6 1.4
Motor vehicle theft 39,028 24,448 13,528 469 583 100.0 62.6 34.7 1.2 1.5
Arson 6,684 4,747 1,746 104 87 100.0 71.0 26.1 1.6 1.3
Violent crime2 312,226 174,615 129,050 3,749 4,812 100.0 55.9 41.3 1.2 1.5
Property crime2 1,031,038 690,018 311,490 15,336 14,194 100.0 66.9 30.2 1.5 1.4
Other assaults 695,559 435,182 241,124 10,887 8,366 100.0 62.6 34.7 1.6 1.2
Forgery and counterfeiting 38,150 24,655 12,767 193 535 100.0 64.6 33.5 0.5 1.4
Fraud 77,457 48,978 26,902 766 811 100.0 63.2 34.7 1.0 1.0
Embezzlement 9,389 5,945 3,217 53 174 100.0 63.3 34.3 0.6 1.9
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 56,332 36,189 18,883 437 823 100.0 64.2 33.5 0.8 1.5
Vandalism 135,685 94,970 36,961 2,276 1,478 100.0 70.0 27.2 1.7 1.1
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 90,098 50,047 38,293 559 1,199 100.0 55.5 42.5 0.6 1.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 40,383 21,473 17,534 166 1,210 100.0 53.2 43.4 0.4 3.0
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 37,206 25,806 10,230 502 668 100.0 69.4 27.5 1.3 1.8
Drug abuse violations 885,321 568,225 301,897 5,787 9,412 100.0 64.2 34.1 0.7 1.1
Gambling 4,997 1,059 3,786 10 142 100.0 21.2 75.8 0.2 2.8
Offenses against the family and children 39,643 26,823 11,270 1,183 367 100.0 67.7 28.4 3.0 0.9
Driving under the influence 577,758 486,356 73,099 7,948 10,355 100.0 84.2 12.7 1.4 1.8
Liquor laws 272,204 217,766 40,608 10,019 3,811 100.0 80.0 14.9 3.7 1.4
Drunkenness 344,752 277,153 57,523 6,305 3,771 100.0 80.4 16.7 1.8 1.1
Disorderly conduct 354,212 218,240 126,687 6,472 2,813 100.0 61.6 35.8 1.8 0.8
Vagrancy 18,012 11,098 6,358 375 181 100.0 61.6 35.3 2.1 1.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,878,032 1,212,985 617,500 28,448 19,099 100.0 64.6 32.9 1.5 1.0
Suspicion 777 384 381 4 8 100.0 49.4 49.0 0.5 1.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 50,255 29,321 19,861 487 586 100.0 58.3 39.5 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.