Table 30

Number and Rate of Arrests

by Region, 2013

[Rate: Number of arrests per 100,000 inhabitants]

Offense charged United States total
(11,951 agencies;
population 245,741,701)
Northeast
(2,924 agencies;
population 44,939,316)
Midwest
(3,010 agencies;
population 48,866,569)
South
(4,215 agencies;
population 84,250,091)
West
(1,802 agencies;
population 67,685,725)
Total Rate Total Rate Total Rate Total Rate Total Rate
TOTAL1 9,069,148 3,690.5 1,385,990 3,084.1 1,782,251 3,647.2 3,451,627 4,096.9 2,449,280 3,618.6
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 8,401 3.4 1,085 2.4 1,534 3.1 3,543 4.2 2,239 3.3
Rape2 13,617 5.5 2,508 5.6 3,039 6.2 4,640 5.5 3,430 5.1
Robbery 78,753 32.0 16,362 36.4 13,619 27.9 25,284 30.0 23,488 34.7
Aggravated assault 292,007 118.8 43,042 95.8 44,551 91.2 91,462 108.6 112,952 166.9
Burglary 203,709 82.9 30,704 68.3 29,870 61.1 72,817 86.4 70,318 103.9
Larceny-theft 996,495 405.5 166,563 370.6 208,393 426.5 396,236 470.3 225,303 332.9
Motor vehicle theft 52,507 21.4 6,449 14.4 11,002 22.5 14,202 16.9 20,854 30.8
Arson 8,413 3.4 1,661 3.7 1,449 3.0 2,499 3.0 2,804 4.1
Violent crime3 392,778 159.8 62,997 140.2 62,743 128.4 124,929 148.3 142,109 210.0
Property crime3 1,261,124 513.2 205,377 457.0 250,714 513.1 485,754 576.6 319,279 471.7
Other assaults 885,822 360.5 154,677 344.2 179,959 368.3 354,542 420.8 196,644 290.5
Forgery and counterfeiting 48,826 19.9 8,618 19.2 7,724 15.8 21,402 25.4 11,082 16.4
Fraud 113,510 46.2 20,009 44.5 20,524 42.0 56,662 67.3 16,315 24.1
Embezzlement 12,664 5.2 1,361 3.0 2,199 4.5 6,895 8.2 2,209 3.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 74,792 30.4 13,316 29.6 12,860 26.3 20,190 24.0 28,426 42.0
Vandalism 162,068 66.0 35,778 79.6 33,184 67.9 42,556 50.5 50,550 74.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 112,673 45.9 14,548 32.4 22,958 47.0 38,275 45.4 36,892 54.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 42,110 17.1 5,616 12.5 6,224 12.7 13,807 16.4 16,463 24.3
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 46,832 19.1 7,089 15.8 9,335 19.1 14,015 16.6 16,393 24.2
Drug abuse violations 1,209,661 492.2 200,571 446.3 226,385 463.3 455,503 540.7 327,202 483.4
Gambling 5,089 2.1 415 0.9 2,520 5.2 1,639 1.9 515 0.8
Offenses against the family and children 78,812 32.1 16,781 37.3 15,882 32.5 35,164 41.7 10,985 16.2
Driving under the influence 918,462 373.8 130,652 290.7 191,485 391.9 294,813 349.9 301,512 445.5
Liquor laws 280,860 114.3 34,048 75.8 95,990 196.4 71,999 85.5 78,823 116.5
Drunkenness 358,036 145.7 33,501 74.5 22,166 45.4 203,825 241.9 98,544 145.6
Disorderly conduct 375,142 152.7 90,572 201.5 116,902 239.2 112,756 133.8 54,912 81.1
Vagrancy 21,633 8.8 1,648 3.7 3,658 7.5 5,329 6.3 10,998 16.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,620,320 1,066.3 330,170 734.7 489,841 1,002.4 1,081,380 1,283.5 718,929 1,062.2
Suspicion 844 0.3 58 0.1 190 0.4 555 0.7 41 0.1
Curfew and loitering law violations 47,934 19.5 18,246 40.6 8,998 18.4 10,192 12.1 10,498 15.5
  • 1 Does not include suspicion.
  • 2 The rape figures in this table are an aggregate total of the data submitted using both the revised and legacy Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 3 Violent crimes are offenses of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, revised and legacy rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. Property crimes are offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.

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