Table 49

Arrests

Cities

by Race and Ethnicity, 2013

[8,659 agencies; 2013 estimated population 167,355,619]

Table 49A

Offense charged Total arrests Percent distribution1 Total arrests Percent distribution1
Race Ethnicity
Total White Black or
African
American
American
Indian or
Alaska
Native
Asian Native
Hawaiian
or Other
Pacific
Islander
Total White Black or
African
American
American
Indian or
Alaskan
Native
Asian Native
Hawaiian
or Other
Pacific
Islander
Total2 Hispanic
or
Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
Total Hispanic
or
Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
TOTAL 6,626,283 4,403,180 2,031,290 108,604 79,265 3,944 100.0 66.5 30.7 1.6 1.2 0.1 3,574,566 622,826 2,951,740 100.0 17.4 82.6
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 6,154 2,455 3,568 50 76 5 100.0 39.9 58.0 0.8 1.2 0.1 3,535 787 2,748 100.0 22.3 77.7
Rape3 9,885 6,081 3,538 119 143 4 100.0 61.5 35.8 1.2 1.4 * 7,037 1,614 5,423 100.0 22.9 77.1
Robbery 67,293 27,540 38,644 479 547 83 100.0 40.9 57.4 0.7 0.8 0.1 37,776 7,620 30,156 100.0 20.2 79.8
Aggravated assault 219,066 130,860 80,975 3,192 3,707 332 100.0 59.7 37.0 1.5 1.7 0.2 139,184 36,006 103,178 100.0 25.9 74.1
Burglary 148,586 94,619 50,570 1,367 1,835 195 100.0 63.7 34.0 0.9 1.2 0.1 91,492 20,902 70,590 100.0 22.8 77.2
Larceny-theft 828,443 561,672 240,846 14,878 10,719 328 100.0 67.8 29.1 1.8 1.3 * 422,398 57,775 364,623 100.0 13.7 86.3
Motor vehicle theft 38,688 24,094 13,481 490 573 50 100.0 62.3 34.8 1.3 1.5 0.1 23,074 6,401 16,673 100.0 27.7 72.3
Arson 6,504 4,700 1,629 99 74 2 100.0 72.3 25.0 1.5 1.1 * 3,164 590 2,574 100.0 18.6 81.4
Violent crime4 302,398 166,936 126,725 3,840 4,473 424 100.0 55.2 41.9 1.3 1.5 0.1 187,532 46,027 141,505 100.0 24.5 75.5
Property crime4 1,022,221 685,085 306,526 16,834 13,201 575 100.0 67.0 30.0 1.6 1.3 0.1 540,128 85,668 454,460 100.0 15.9 84.1
Other assaults 662,359 409,753 233,085 11,237 7,946 338 100.0 61.9 35.2 1.7 1.2 0.1 340,625 55,282 285,343 100.0 16.2 83.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 35,793 22,695 12,341 225 506 26 100.0 63.4 34.5 0.6 1.4 0.1 20,169 2,937 17,232 100.0 14.6 85.4
Fraud 75,023 47,215 26,182 791 804 31 100.0 62.9 34.9 1.1 1.1 * 39,621 4,012 35,609 100.0 10.1 89.9
Embezzlement 9,602 5,919 3,414 72 186 11 100.0 61.6 35.6 0.7 1.9 0.1 5,385 584 4,801 100.0 10.8 89.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 55,198 35,971 17,930 512 724 61 100.0 65.2 32.5 0.9 1.3 0.1 33,207 7,891 25,316 100.0 23.8 76.2
Vandalism 123,929 85,003 35,074 2,437 1,349 66 100.0 68.6 28.3 2.0 1.1 0.1 64,975 13,213 51,762 100.0 20.3 79.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 87,487 48,246 37,484 647 1,036 74 100.0 55.1 42.8 0.7 1.2 0.1 47,279 12,796 34,483 100.0 27.1 72.9
Prostitution and commercialized vice 38,475 20,622 16,215 354 1,264 20 100.0 53.6 42.1 0.9 3.3 0.1 19,947 3,588 16,359 100.0 18.0 82.0
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 33,140 22,632 9,362 502 620 24 100.0 68.3 28.2 1.5 1.9 0.1 16,346 4,742 11,604 100.0 29.0 71.0
Drug abuse violations 877,391 567,508 292,828 6,703 9,705 647 100.0 64.7 33.4 0.8 1.1 0.1 463,437 91,620 371,817 100.0 19.8 80.2
Gambling 4,194 946 3,130 15 102 1 100.0 22.6 74.6 0.4 2.4 * 1,194 256 938 100.0 21.4 78.6
Offenses against the family and children 37,128 24,999 10,830 940 357 2 100.0 67.3 29.2 2.5 1.0 * 29,340 1,765 27,575 100.0 6.0 94.0
Driving under the influence 529,575 442,466 69,654 7,678 9,389 388 100.0 83.6 13.2 1.4 1.8 0.1 296,810 58,208 238,602 100.0 19.6 80.4
Liquor laws 222,143 173,041 36,333 9,708 3,023 38 100.0 77.9 16.4 4.4 1.4 * 117,717 15,501 102,216 100.0 13.2 86.8
Drunkenness 305,956 244,399 51,549 6,476 3,143 389 100.0 79.9 16.8 2.1 1.0 0.1 216,639 37,038 179,601 100.0 17.1 82.9
Disorderly conduct 311,144 189,740 112,150 6,827 2,378 49 100.0 61.0 36.0 2.2 0.8 * 162,409 18,413 143,996 100.0 11.3 88.7
Vagrancy 19,086 12,040 6,276 551 204 15 100.0 63.1 32.9 2.9 1.1 0.1 11,036 1,635 9,401 100.0 14.8 85.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,828,736 1,174,589 603,360 31,666 18,367 754 100.0 64.2 33.0 1.7 1.0 * 929,665 156,193 773,472 100.0 16.8 83.2
Suspicion 464 233 209 11 11 0 100.0 50.2 45.0 2.4 2.4 0.0 43 4 39 100.0 9.3 90.7
Curfew and loitering law violations 44,841 23,142 20,633 578 477 11 100.0 51.6 46.0 1.3 1.1 * 31,062 5,453 25,609 100.0 17.6 82.4
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 2 The ethnicity totals are representative of those agencies that provided ethnicity breakdowns. Not all agencies provide ethnicity data, therefore the race and ethnicity totals will not equal.
  • 3 The rape figures in this table are an aggregate total of the data submitted using both the revised and legacy Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 4 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

Table 49B

Offense charged Arrests under 18 Percent distribution1 Arrests under 18 Percent distribution1
Race Ethnicity
Total White Black or
African
American
American
Indian or
Alaska
Native
Asian Native
Hawaiian
or Other
Pacific
Islander
Total White Black or
African
American
American
Indian or
Alaskan
Native
Asian Native
Hawaiian
or Other
Pacific
Islander
Total2 Hispanic
or
Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
Total Hispanic
or
Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
TOTAL 708,731 437,876 251,934 10,374 8,065 482 100.0 61.8 35.5 1.5 1.1 0.1 384,061 88,888 295,173 100.0 23.1 76.9
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 490 200 281 2 6 1 100.0 40.8 57.3 0.4 1.2 0.2 226 82 144 100.0 36.3 63.7
Rape3 1,527 900 591 20 15 1 100.0 58.9 38.7 1.3 1.0 0.1 1,290 206 1,084 100.0 16.0 84.0
Robbery 14,208 3,872 10,171 52 94 19 100.0 27.3 71.6 0.4 0.7 0.1 7,619 1,712 5,907 100.0 22.5 77.5
Aggravated assault 19,728 10,415 8,856 220 216 21 100.0 52.8 44.9 1.1 1.1 0.1 11,450 3,112 8,338 100.0 27.2 72.8
Burglary 27,716 15,244 11,857 252 331 32 100.0 55.0 42.8 0.9 1.2 0.1 16,006 4,593 11,413 100.0 28.7 71.3
Larceny-theft 130,903 79,140 47,339 2,198 2,149 77 100.0 60.5 36.2 1.7 1.6 0.1 68,346 13,489 54,857 100.0 19.7 80.3
Motor vehicle theft 7,590 3,752 3,654 108 66 10 100.0 49.4 48.1 1.4 0.9 0.1 3,854 1,159 2,695 100.0 30.1 69.9
Arson 2,429 1,772 592 40 24 1 100.0 73.0 24.4 1.6 1.0 * 1,226 269 957 100.0 21.9 78.1
Violent crime4 35,953 15,387 19,899 294 331 42 100.0 42.8 55.3 0.8 0.9 0.1 20,585 5,112 15,473 100.0 24.8 75.2
Property crime4 168,638 99,908 63,442 2,598 2,570 120 100.0 59.2 37.6 1.5 1.5 0.1 89,432 19,510 69,922 100.0 21.8 78.2
Other assaults 89,449 49,893 37,601 1,131 760 64 100.0 55.8 42.0 1.3 0.8 0.1 47,471 10,065 37,406 100.0 21.2 78.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 642 395 230 6 10 1 100.0 61.5 35.8 0.9 1.6 0.2 351 56 295 100.0 16.0 84.0
Fraud 2,799 1,562 1,132 61 44 0 100.0 55.8 40.4 2.2 1.6 0.0 1,479 208 1,271 100.0 14.1 85.9
Embezzlement 269 158 96 8 7 0 100.0 58.7 35.7 3.0 2.6 0.0 145 20 125 100.0 13.8 86.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 6,916 3,421 3,343 67 77 8 100.0 49.5 48.3 1.0 1.1 0.1 4,135 1,140 2,995 100.0 27.6 72.4
Vandalism 29,507 21,507 7,309 420 258 13 100.0 72.9 24.8 1.4 0.9 * 17,270 4,969 12,301 100.0 28.8 71.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 13,721 8,022 5,359 105 214 21 100.0 58.5 39.1 0.8 1.6 0.2 8,260 3,110 5,150 100.0 37.7 62.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 577 201 370 3 3 0 100.0 34.8 64.1 0.5 0.5 0.0 277 42 235 100.0 15.2 84.8
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 5,934 4,080 1,711 54 85 4 100.0 68.8 28.8 0.9 1.4 0.1 2,913 841 2,072 100.0 28.9 71.1
Drug abuse violations 73,904 53,028 18,994 967 889 26 100.0 71.8 25.7 1.3 1.2 * 35,937 9,271 26,666 100.0 25.8 74.2
Gambling 576 30 545 0 1 0 100.0 5.2 94.6 0.0 0.2 0.0 81 2 79 100.0 2.5 97.5
Offenses against the family and children 1,557 961 508 79 9 0 100.0 61.7 32.6 5.1 0.6 0.0 778 70 708 100.0 9.0 91.0
Driving under the influence 3,840 3,477 227 76 59 1 100.0 90.5 5.9 2.0 1.5 * 2,046 384 1,662 100.0 18.8 81.2
Liquor laws 35,355 30,446 2,938 1,485 474 12 100.0 86.1 8.3 4.2 1.3 * 19,382 3,031 16,351 100.0 15.6 84.4
Drunkenness 5,093 4,389 483 133 77 11 100.0 86.2 9.5 2.6 1.5 0.2 3,279 1,174 2,105 100.0 35.8 64.2
Disorderly conduct 63,391 34,080 28,087 729 463 32 100.0 53.8 44.3 1.2 0.7 0.1 33,228 6,910 26,318 100.0 20.8 79.2
Vagrancy 615 423 187 2 2 1 100.0 68.8 30.4 0.3 0.3 0.2 268 83 185 100.0 31.0 69.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 125,101 83,337 38,816 1,578 1,255 115 100.0 66.6 31.0 1.3 1.0 0.1 65,668 17,435 48,233 100.0 26.6 73.4
Suspicion 53 29 24 0 0 0 100.0 54.7 45.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 14 2 12 100.0 14.3 85.7
Curfew and loitering law violations 44,841 23,142 20,633 578 477 11 100.0 51.6 46.0 1.3 1.1 * 31,062 5,453 25,609 100.0 17.6 82.4
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 2 The ethnicity totals are representative of those agencies that provided ethnicity breakdowns. Not all agencies provide ethnicity data, therefore the race and ethnicity totals will not equal.
  • 3 The rape figures in this table are an aggregate total of the data submitted using both the revised and legacy Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 4 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

Table 49C

Offense charged Arrests 18 and over Percent distribution1 Arrests 18 and over Percent distribution1
Race Ethnicity
Total White Black or
African
American
American
Indian or
Alaska
Native
Asian Native
Hawaiian
or Other
Pacific
Islander
Total White Black or
African
American
American
Indian or
Alaskan
Native
Asian Native
Hawaiian
or Other
Pacific
Islander
Total2 Hispanic
or
Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
Total Hispanic
or
Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
TOTAL 5,917,552 3,965,304 1,779,356 98,230 71,200 3,462 100.0 67.0 30.1 1.7 1.2 0.1 3,190,505 533,938 2,656,567 100.0 16.7 83.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 5,664 2,255 3,287 48 70 4 100.0 39.8 58.0 0.8 1.2 0.1 3,309 705 2,604 100.0 21.3 78.7
Rape3 8,358 5,181 2,947 99 128 3 100.0 62.0 35.3 1.2 1.5 * 5,747 1,408 4,339 100.0 24.5 75.5
Robbery 53,085 23,668 28,473 427 453 64 100.0 44.6 53.6 0.8 0.9 0.1 30,157 5,908 24,249 100.0 19.6 80.4
Aggravated assault 199,338 120,445 72,119 2,972 3,491 311 100.0 60.4 36.2 1.5 1.8 0.2 127,734 32,894 94,840 100.0 25.8 74.2
Burglary 120,870 79,375 38,713 1,115 1,504 163 100.0 65.7 32.0 0.9 1.2 0.1 75,486 16,309 59,177 100.0 21.6 78.4
Larceny-theft 697,540 482,532 193,507 12,680 8,570 251 100.0 69.2 27.7 1.8 1.2 * 354,052 44,286 309,766 100.0 12.5 87.5
Motor vehicle theft 31,098 20,342 9,827 382 507 40 100.0 65.4 31.6 1.2 1.6 0.1 19,220 5,242 13,978 100.0 27.3 72.7
Arson 4,075 2,928 1,037 59 50 1 100.0 71.9 25.4 1.4 1.2 * 1,938 321 1,617 100.0 16.6 83.4
Violent crime4 266,445 151,549 106,826 3,546 4,142 382 100.0 56.9 40.1 1.3 1.6 0.1 166,947 40,915 126,032 100.0 24.5 75.5
Property crime4 853,583 585,177 243,084 14,236 10,631 455 100.0 68.6 28.5 1.7 1.2 0.1 450,696 66,158 384,538 100.0 14.7 85.3
Other assaults 572,910 359,860 195,484 10,106 7,186 274 100.0 62.8 34.1 1.8 1.3 * 293,154 45,217 247,937 100.0 15.4 84.6
Forgery and counterfeiting 35,151 22,300 12,111 219 496 25 100.0 63.4 34.5 0.6 1.4 0.1 19,818 2,881 16,937 100.0 14.5 85.5
Fraud 72,224 45,653 25,050 730 760 31 100.0 63.2 34.7 1.0 1.1 * 38,142 3,804 34,338 100.0 10.0 90.0
Embezzlement 9,333 5,761 3,318 64 179 11 100.0 61.7 35.6 0.7 1.9 0.1 5,240 564 4,676 100.0 10.8 89.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 48,282 32,550 14,587 445 647 53 100.0 67.4 30.2 0.9 1.3 0.1 29,072 6,751 22,321 100.0 23.2 76.8
Vandalism 94,422 63,496 27,765 2,017 1,091 53 100.0 67.2 29.4 2.1 1.2 0.1 47,705 8,244 39,461 100.0 17.3 82.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 73,766 40,224 32,125 542 822 53 100.0 54.5 43.5 0.7 1.1 0.1 39,019 9,686 29,333 100.0 24.8 75.2
Prostitution and commercialized vice 37,898 20,421 15,845 351 1,261 20 100.0 53.9 41.8 0.9 3.3 0.1 19,670 3,546 16,124 100.0 18.0 82.0
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 27,206 18,552 7,651 448 535 20 100.0 68.2 28.1 1.6 2.0 0.1 13,433 3,901 9,532 100.0 29.0 71.0
Drug abuse violations 803,487 514,480 273,834 5,736 8,816 621 100.0 64.0 34.1 0.7 1.1 0.1 427,500 82,349 345,151 100.0 19.3 80.7
Gambling 3,618 916 2,585 15 101 1 100.0 25.3 71.4 0.4 2.8 * 1,113 254 859 100.0 22.8 77.2
Offenses against the family and children 35,571 24,038 10,322 861 348 2 100.0 67.6 29.0 2.4 1.0 * 28,562 1,695 26,867 100.0 5.9 94.1
Driving under the influence 525,735 438,989 69,427 7,602 9,330 387 100.0 83.5 13.2 1.4 1.8 0.1 294,764 57,824 236,940 100.0 19.6 80.4
Liquor laws 186,788 142,595 33,395 8,223 2,549 26 100.0 76.3 17.9 4.4 1.4 * 98,335 12,470 85,865 100.0 12.7 87.3
Drunkenness 300,863 240,010 51,066 6,343 3,066 378 100.0 79.8 17.0 2.1 1.0 0.1 213,360 35,864 177,496 100.0 16.8 83.2
Disorderly conduct 247,753 155,660 84,063 6,098 1,915 17 100.0 62.8 33.9 2.5 0.8 * 129,181 11,503 117,678 100.0 8.9 91.1
Vagrancy 18,471 11,617 6,089 549 202 14 100.0 62.9 33.0 3.0 1.1 0.1 10,768 1,552 9,216 100.0 14.4 85.6
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,703,635 1,091,252 564,544 30,088 17,112 639 100.0 64.1 33.1 1.8 1.0 * 863,997 138,758 725,239 100.0 16.1 83.9
Suspicion 411 204 185 11 11 0 100.0 49.6 45.0 2.7 2.7 0.0 29 2 27 100.0 6.9 93.1
Curfew and loitering law violations - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 2 The ethnicity totals are representative of those agencies that provided ethnicity breakdowns. Not all agencies provide ethnicity data, therefore the race and ethnicity totals will not equal.
  • 3 The rape figures in this table are an aggregate total of the data submitted using both the revised and legacy Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 4 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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