Home Crime in the U.S. 2012 Crime in the U.S. 2012 Tables Table 55 Table 55A

Table 55A

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

by Race, 2012

[1,363 agencies; 2012 estimated population 55,902,687]

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 1,714,020 1,240,340 436,210 14,150 23,320 100.0 72.4 25.4 0.8 1.4
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,564 902 629 9 24 100.0 57.7 40.2 0.6 1.5
Forcible rape 2,456 1,836 569 20 31 100.0 74.8 23.2 0.8 1.3
Robbery 10,672 4,911 5,589 52 120 100.0 46.0 52.4 0.5 1.1
Aggravated assault 54,952 37,953 15,700 571 728 100.0 69.1 28.6 1.0 1.3
Burglary 40,953 30,097 10,287 176 393 100.0 73.5 25.1 0.4 1.0
Larceny-theft 134,416 89,866 41,940 741 1,869 100.0 66.9 31.2 0.6 1.4
Motor vehicle theft 10,165 7,557 2,364 80 164 100.0 74.3 23.3 0.8 1.6
Arson 1,414 1,115 278 8 13 100.0 78.9 19.7 0.6 0.9
Violent crime2 69,644 45,602 22,487 652 903 100.0 65.5 32.3 0.9 1.3
Property crime2 186,948 128,635 54,869 1,005 2,439 100.0 68.8 29.3 0.5 1.3
Other assaults 165,216 117,620 44,687 1,221 1,688 100.0 71.2 27.0 0.7 1.0
Forgery and counterfeiting 10,544 6,777 3,613 31 123 100.0 64.3 34.3 0.3 1.2
Fraud 27,124 18,817 7,937 144 226 100.0 69.4 29.3 0.5 0.8
Embezzlement 2,389 1,531 822 10 26 100.0 64.1 34.4 0.4 1.1
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 14,796 10,394 4,174 98 130 100.0 70.2 28.2 0.7 0.9
Vandalism 29,207 22,087 6,609 248 263 100.0 75.6 22.6 0.8 0.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 18,666 12,034 6,299 84 249 100.0 64.5 33.7 0.5 1.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,695 1,592 928 3 172 100.0 59.1 34.4 0.1 6.4
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 10,823 8,416 2,211 68 128 100.0 77.8 20.4 0.6 1.2
Drug abuse violations 224,927 162,248 58,855 1,163 2,661 100.0 72.1 26.2 0.5 1.2
Gambling 760 515 180 6 59 100.0 67.8 23.7 0.8 7.8
Offenses against the family and children 30,514 18,315 11,874 160 165 100.0 60.0 38.9 0.5 0.5
Driving under the influence 240,061 203,428 29,003 1,525 6,105 100.0 84.7 12.1 0.6 2.5
Liquor laws 41,707 35,774 4,742 546 645 100.0 85.8 11.4 1.3 1.5
Drunkenness 36,138 31,156 4,223 350 409 100.0 86.2 11.7 1.0 1.1
Disorderly conduct 45,493 29,336 15,443 364 350 100.0 64.5 33.9 0.8 0.8
Vagrancy 2,488 1,806 664 4 14 100.0 72.6 26.7 0.2 0.6
All other offenses (except traffic) 550,321 381,729 155,657 6,457 6,478 100.0 69.4 28.3 1.2 1.2
Suspicion 218 76 139 0 3 100.0 34.9 63.8 0.0 1.4
Curfew and loitering law violations 3,341 2,452 794 11 84 100.0 73.4 23.8 0.3 2.5
  • 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.