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Table 55C

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

by Race, 2012Continued

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

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 1,569,485 1,145,809 389,145 12,993 21,538 100.0 73.0 24.8 0.8 1.4
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,473 860 582 8 23 100.0 58.4 39.5 0.5 1.6
Forcible rape 2,121 1,590 488 15 28 100.0 75.0 23.0 0.7 1.3
Robbery 8,810 4,379 4,292 49 90 100.0 49.7 48.7 0.6 1.0
Aggravated assault 50,273 35,287 13,763 537 686 100.0 70.2 27.4 1.1 1.4
Burglary 34,293 25,916 7,905 150 322 100.0 75.6 23.1 0.4 0.9
Larceny-theft 114,284 78,673 33,490 613 1,508 100.0 68.8 29.3 0.5 1.3
Motor vehicle theft 8,582 6,489 1,873 72 148 100.0 75.6 21.8 0.8 1.7
Arson 950 771 163 6 10 100.0 81.2 17.2 0.6 1.1
Violent crime2 62,677 42,116 19,125 609 827 100.0 67.2 30.5 1.0 1.3
Property crime2 158,109 111,849 43,431 841 1,988 100.0 70.7 27.5 0.5 1.3
Other assaults 140,143 103,339 34,238 1,041 1,525 100.0 73.7 24.4 0.7 1.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 10,324 6,624 3,550 29 121 100.0 64.2 34.4 0.3 1.2
Fraud 26,569 18,475 7,736 140 218 100.0 69.5 29.1 0.5 0.8
Embezzlement 2,331 1,494 801 10 26 100.0 64.1 34.4 0.4 1.1
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 13,410 9,665 3,543 86 116 100.0 72.1 26.4 0.6 0.9
Vandalism 22,098 16,830 4,872 182 214 100.0 76.2 22.0 0.8 1.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 15,905 10,318 5,305 72 210 100.0 64.9 33.4 0.5 1.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,636 1,564 897 3 172 100.0 59.3 34.0 0.1 6.5
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 8,887 7,013 1,700 58 116 100.0 78.9 19.1 0.7 1.3
Drug abuse violations 207,621 149,072 55,159 1,022 2,368 100.0 71.8 26.6 0.5 1.1
Gambling 716 489 165 5 57 100.0 68.3 23.0 0.7 8.0
Offenses against the family and children 30,032 17,964 11,755 153 160 100.0 59.8 39.1 0.5 0.5
Driving under the influence 238,699 202,171 28,937 1,507 6,084 100.0 84.7 12.1 0.6 2.5
Liquor laws 31,981 26,896 4,148 461 476 100.0 84.1 13.0 1.4 1.5
Drunkenness 35,400 30,498 4,157 340 405 100.0 86.2 11.7 1.0 1.1
Disorderly conduct 35,560 23,992 10,986 293 289 100.0 67.5 30.9 0.8 0.8
Vagrancy 2,365 1,742 606 4 13 100.0 73.7 25.6 0.2 0.5
All other offenses (except traffic) 523,809 363,625 147,897 6,137 6,150 100.0 69.4 28.2 1.2 1.2
Suspicion 213 73 137 0 3 100.0 34.3 64.3 0.0 1.4
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.