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Table 55B

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

by Race, 2012Continued

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

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 144,535 94,531 47,065 1,157 1,782 100.0 65.4 32.6 0.8 1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 91 42 47 1 1 100.0 46.2 51.6 1.1 1.1
Forcible rape 335 246 81 5 3 100.0 73.4 24.2 1.5 0.9
Robbery 1,862 532 1,297 3 30 100.0 28.6 69.7 0.2 1.6
Aggravated assault 4,679 2,666 1,937 34 42 100.0 57.0 41.4 0.7 0.9
Burglary 6,660 4,181 2,382 26 71 100.0 62.8 35.8 0.4 1.1
Larceny-theft 20,132 11,193 8,450 128 361 100.0 55.6 42.0 0.6 1.8
Motor vehicle theft 1,583 1,068 491 8 16 100.0 67.5 31.0 0.5 1.0
Arson 464 344 115 2 3 100.0 74.1 24.8 0.4 0.6
Violent crime2 6,967 3,486 3,362 43 76 100.0 50.0 48.3 0.6 1.1
Property crime2 28,839 16,786 11,438 164 451 100.0 58.2 39.7 0.6 1.6
Other assaults 25,073 14,281 10,449 180 163 100.0 57.0 41.7 0.7 0.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 220 153 63 2 2 100.0 69.5 28.6 0.9 0.9
Fraud 555 342 201 4 8 100.0 61.6 36.2 0.7 1.4
Embezzlement 58 37 21 0 0 100.0 63.8 36.2 0.0 0.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 1,386 729 631 12 14 100.0 52.6 45.5 0.9 1.0
Vandalism 7,109 5,257 1,737 66 49 100.0 73.9 24.4 0.9 0.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 2,761 1,716 994 12 39 100.0 62.2 36.0 0.4 1.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 59 28 31 0 0 100.0 47.5 52.5 0.0 0.0
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 1,936 1,403 511 10 12 100.0 72.5 26.4 0.5 0.6
Drug abuse violations 17,306 13,176 3,696 141 293 100.0 76.1 21.4 0.8 1.7
Gambling 44 26 15 1 2 100.0 59.1 34.1 2.3 4.5
Offenses against the family and children 482 351 119 7 5 100.0 72.8 24.7 1.5 1.0
Driving under the influence 1,362 1,257 66 18 21 100.0 92.3 4.8 1.3 1.5
Liquor laws 9,726 8,878 594 85 169 100.0 91.3 6.1 0.9 1.7
Drunkenness 738 658 66 10 4 100.0 89.2 8.9 1.4 0.5
Disorderly conduct 9,933 5,344 4,457 71 61 100.0 53.8 44.9 0.7 0.6
Vagrancy 123 64 58 0 1 100.0 52.0 47.2 0.0 0.8
All other offenses (except traffic) 26,512 18,104 7,760 320 328 100.0 68.3 29.3 1.2 1.2
Suspicion 5 3 2 0 0 100.0 60.0 40.0 0.0 0.0
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.