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Arrests, by Race, 2014

  • In 2014, 69.4 percent of all individuals arrested were white, 27.8 percent were black, and 2.8 percent were of other races.
  • Of all juveniles (persons under the age of 18) arrested in 2014, 63.0 percent were white, 34.5 percent were black, and 2.5 percent were of other races.
  • Of all adults arrested in 2014, 70.0 percent were white, 27.1 percent were black, and 2.8 percent were of other races.
  • White individuals were arrested more often for violent crimes than individuals of any other race and accounted for 59.4 percent of those arrests.
  • Of adults arrested for murder, 50.9 percent were black, 46.7 percent were white, and 2.5 percent were of other races.
  • Black juveniles comprised 52.4 percent of all juveniles arrested for violent crimes. White juveniles accounted for 59.6 percent of all juveniles arrested for property crimes.
  • Of juveniles arrested for drug abuse violations, 74.4 percent were white.
  • White juveniles comprised 55.3 percent of juveniles arrested for aggravated assaults.