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Table 61A

Arrests

Nonmetropolitan Counties

by Race, 2012

[1,962 agencies; 2012 estimated population 21,512,971]

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 726,967 605,291 98,436 19,053 4,187 100.0 83.3 13.5 2.6 0.6
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 640 476 135 28 1 100.0 74.4 21.1 4.4 0.2
Forcible rape 1,188 1,007 160 15 6 100.0 84.8 13.5 1.3 0.5
Robbery 1,537 936 538 59 4 100.0 60.9 35.0 3.8 0.3
Aggravated assault 17,235 13,758 2,718 695 64 100.0 79.8 15.8 4.0 0.4
Burglary 17,707 14,806 2,390 490 21 100.0 83.6 13.5 2.8 0.1
Larceny-theft 35,134 29,459 4,746 848 81 100.0 83.8 13.5 2.4 0.2
Motor vehicle theft 3,759 3,246 409 96 8 100.0 86.4 10.9 2.6 0.2
Arson 729 638 59 29 3 100.0 87.5 8.1 4.0 0.4
Violent crime2 20,600 16,177 3,551 797 75 100.0 78.5 17.2 3.9 0.4
Property crime2 57,329 48,149 7,604 1,463 113 100.0 84.0 13.3 2.6 0.2
Other assaults 64,064 53,246 8,867 1,790 161 100.0 83.1 13.8 2.8 0.3
Forgery and counterfeiting 3,065 2,518 520 15 12 100.0 82.2 17.0 0.5 0.4
Fraud 13,125 10,536 2,332 233 24 100.0 80.3 17.8 1.8 0.2
Embezzlement 593 518 64 11 0 100.0 87.4 10.8 1.9 0.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 4,388 3,561 730 80 17 100.0 81.2 16.6 1.8 0.4
Vandalism 10,351 8,930 1,080 321 20 100.0 86.3 10.4 3.1 0.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 6,215 4,828 1,250 121 16 100.0 77.7 20.1 1.9 0.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 138 107 24 6 1 100.0 77.5 17.4 4.3 0.7
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 4,325 3,841 409 58 17 100.0 88.8 9.5 1.3 0.4
Drug abuse violations 84,708 70,725 12,162 1,349 472 100.0 83.5 14.4 1.6 0.6
Gambling 194 133 42 6 13 100.0 68.6 21.6 3.1 6.7
Offenses against the family and children 11,605 8,622 2,554 397 32 100.0 74.3 22.0 3.4 0.3
Driving under the influence 163,291 140,714 16,455 3,840 2,282 100.0 86.2 10.1 2.4 1.4
Liquor laws 23,776 21,917 1,005 749 105 100.0 92.2 4.2 3.2 0.4
Drunkenness 17,710 15,900 1,198 563 49 100.0 89.8 6.8 3.2 0.3
Disorderly conduct 19,255 15,234 3,053 915 53 100.0 79.1 15.9 4.8 0.3
Vagrancy 198 130 58 10 0 100.0 65.7 29.3 5.1 0.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 221,556 179,078 35,452 6,301 725 100.0 80.8 16.0 2.8 0.3
Suspicion 165 150 15 0 0 100.0 90.9 9.1 0.0 0.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 316 277 11 28 0 100.0 87.7 3.5 8.9 0.0
  • 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.