Home Crime in the U.S. 2012 Crime in the U.S. 2012 Tables Table 67 Table 67A

Table 67A

Arrests

Suburban Areas1

by Race, 2012

[6,766 agencies; 2012 estimated population 110,031,559]

Offense charged Total arrests Percent distribution2
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 3,893,728 2,858,792 954,810 34,184 45,942 100.0 73.4 24.5 0.9 1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,659 1,458 1,143 17 41 100.0 54.8 43.0 0.6 1.5
Forcible rape 5,005 3,633 1,264 42 66 100.0 72.6 25.3 0.8 1.3
Robbery 24,080 11,682 12,060 132 206 100.0 48.5 50.1 0.5 0.9
Aggravated assault 108,347 74,610 31,308 1,058 1,371 100.0 68.9 28.9 1.0 1.3
Burglary 84,983 62,278 21,518 379 808 100.0 73.3 25.3 0.4 1.0
Larceny-theft 409,913 286,222 115,328 3,457 4,906 100.0 69.8 28.1 0.8 1.2
Motor vehicle theft 19,000 13,965 4,623 151 261 100.0 73.5 24.3 0.8 1.4
Arson 3,367 2,666 653 17 31 100.0 79.2 19.4 0.5 0.9
Violent crime3 140,091 91,383 45,775 1,249 1,684 100.0 65.2 32.7 0.9 1.2
Property crime3 517,263 365,131 142,122 4,004 6,006 100.0 70.6 27.5 0.8 1.2
Other assaults 363,467 259,205 97,735 2,874 3,653 100.0 71.3 26.9 0.8 1.0
Forgery and counterfeiting 23,536 15,576 7,602 79 279 100.0 66.2 32.3 0.3 1.2
Fraud 55,218 37,677 16,792 250 499 100.0 68.2 30.4 0.5 0.9
Embezzlement 5,206 3,429 1,714 16 47 100.0 65.9 32.9 0.3 0.9
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 32,834 22,742 9,571 191 330 100.0 69.3 29.1 0.6 1.0
Vandalism 71,002 54,610 15,187 576 629 100.0 76.9 21.4 0.8 0.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 39,635 26,190 12,773 193 479 100.0 66.1 32.2 0.5 1.2
Prostitution and commercialized vice 5,785 3,685 1,715 16 369 100.0 63.7 29.6 0.3 6.4
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 20,811 16,112 4,274 149 276 100.0 77.4 20.5 0.7 1.3
Drug abuse violations 481,998 354,904 119,725 2,350 5,019 100.0 73.6 24.8 0.5 1.0
Gambling 1,281 825 361 8 87 100.0 64.4 28.2 0.6 6.8
Offenses against the family and children 44,271 28,969 14,526 481 295 100.0 65.4 32.8 1.1 0.7
Driving under the influence 453,858 388,434 52,708 3,306 9,410 100.0 85.6 11.6 0.7 2.1
Liquor laws 147,535 126,633 15,703 2,825 2,374 100.0 85.8 10.6 1.9 1.6
Drunkenness 139,264 119,091 17,764 1,197 1,212 100.0 85.5 12.8 0.9 0.9
Disorderly conduct 173,471 119,501 51,177 1,462 1,331 100.0 68.9 29.5 0.8 0.8
Vagrancy 5,399 3,793 1,538 26 42 100.0 70.3 28.5 0.5 0.8
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,157,666 810,397 322,675 12,845 11,749 100.0 70.0 27.9 1.1 1.0
Suspicion 765 338 412 4 11 100.0 44.2 53.9 0.5 1.4
Curfew and loitering law violations 13,372 10,167 2,961 83 161 100.0 76.0 22.1 0.6 1.2
  • 1 Suburban areas include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants and county law enforcement agencies that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban areas exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city.
  • 2 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 3 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.