Table 55

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

by Race, 2014

[1,458 agencies; 2014 estimated population 58,220,680

Table 55A

Total arrests Percent distribution1 Total arrests Percent distribution1
Race Ethnicity
Offense charged 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
Alaska
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 1,681,283 1,216,126 427,384 13,343 19,591 4,839 100.0 72.3 25.4 0.8 1.2 0.3 1,236,971 224,970 1,012,001 100.0 18.2 81.8
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,690 974 674 15 21 6 100.0 57.6 39.9 0.9 1.2 0.4 1,230 287 943 100.0 23.3 76.7
Rape3 3,099 2,312 719 21 32 15 100.0 74.6 23.2 0.7 1.0 0.5 2,160 562 1,598 100.0 26.0 74.0
Robbery 9,829 4,531 5,154 44 71 29 100.0 46.1 52.4 0.4 0.7 0.3 7,066 1,233 5,833 100.0 17.4 82.6
Aggravated assault 53,636 37,919 14,373 519 653 172 100.0 70.7 26.8 1.0 1.2 0.3 41,471 9,097 32,374 100.0 21.9 78.1
Burglary 35,933 26,775 8,642 137 258 121 100.0 74.5 24.1 0.4 0.7 0.3 28,371 3,695 24,676 100.0 13.0 87.0
Larceny-theft 124,314 85,246 36,720 699 1,325 324 100.0 68.6 29.5 0.6 1.1 0.3 89,238 10,109 79,129 100.0 11.3 88.7
Motor vehicle theft 10,174 7,619 2,258 66 142 89 100.0 74.9 22.2 0.6 1.4 0.9 8,123 1,968 6,155 100.0 24.2 75.8
Arson 1,253 1,000 225 10 15 3 100.0 79.8 18.0 0.8 1.2 0.2 980 164 816 100.0 16.7 83.3
Violent crime4 68,254 45,736 20,920 599 777 222 100.0 67.0 30.7 0.9 1.1 0.3 51,927 11,179 40,748 100.0 21.5 78.5
Property crime4 171,674 120,640 47,845 912 1,740 537 100.0 70.3 27.9 0.5 1.0 0.3 126,712 15,936 110,776 100.0 12.6 87.4
Other assaults 159,725 114,535 42,353 1,164 1,358 315 100.0 71.7 26.5 0.7 0.9 0.2 114,872 16,205 98,667 100.0 14.1 85.9
Forgery and counterfeiting 9,043 5,628 3,244 35 129 7 100.0 62.2 35.9 0.4 1.4 0.1 6,814 1,101 5,713 100.0 16.2 83.8
Fraud 24,684 17,217 7,126 142 188 11 100.0 69.7 28.9 0.6 0.8 * 20,515 1,756 18,759 100.0 8.6 91.4
Embezzlement 2,423 1,481 901 7 32 2 100.0 61.1 37.2 0.3 1.3 0.1 1,942 145 1,797 100.0 7.5 92.5
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 14,055 10,074 3,781 83 100 17 100.0 71.7 26.9 0.6 0.7 0.1 10,711 2,100 8,611 100.0 19.6 80.4
Vandalism 26,431 19,634 6,313 239 203 42 100.0 74.3 23.9 0.9 0.8 0.2 20,890 3,176 17,714 100.0 15.2 84.8
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 17,984 11,726 5,937 83 186 52 100.0 65.2 33.0 0.5 1.0 0.3 13,377 2,825 10,552 100.0 21.1 78.9
Prostitution and commercialized vice 3,308 1,786 1,267 12 226 17 100.0 54.0 38.3 0.4 6.8 0.5 2,465 411 2,054 100.0 16.7 83.3
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 9,036 7,021 1,822 73 104 16 100.0 77.7 20.2 0.8 1.2 0.2 6,714 1,647 5,067 100.0 24.5 75.5
Drug abuse violations 249,803 179,824 65,378 1,217 2,716 668 100.0 72.0 26.2 0.5 1.1 0.3 184,338 37,246 147,092 100.0 20.2 79.8
Gambling 748 450 204 1 68 25 100.0 60.2 27.3 0.1 9.1 3.3 456 92 364 100.0 20.2 79.8
Offenses against the family and children 30,052 17,780 11,945 136 179 12 100.0 59.2 39.7 0.5 0.6 * 16,602 1,860 14,742 100.0 11.2 88.8
Driving under the influence 217,014 181,098 29,096 1,227 5,054 539 100.0 83.4 13.4 0.6 2.3 0.2 173,114 50,137 122,977 100.0 29.0 71.0
Liquor laws 33,994 28,473 4,655 393 422 51 100.0 83.8 13.7 1.2 1.2 0.2 22,425 3,054 19,371 100.0 13.6 86.4
Drunkenness 32,975 28,220 3,924 339 435 57 100.0 85.6 11.9 1.0 1.3 0.2 31,212 8,269 22,943 100.0 26.5 73.5
Disorderly conduct 38,158 24,872 12,503 463 237 83 100.0 65.2 32.8 1.2 0.6 0.2 22,141 2,385 19,756 100.0 10.8 89.2
Vagrancy 2,099 1,596 478 13 11 1 100.0 76.0 22.8 0.6 0.5 * 1,814 281 1,533 100.0 15.5 84.5
All other offenses (except traffic) 566,702 396,601 156,416 6,197 5,371 2,117 100.0 70.0 27.6 1.1 0.9 0.4 406,487 64,802 341,685 100.0 15.9 84.1
Suspicion 7 5 2 0 0 0 100.0 71.4 28.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Curfew and loitering law violations 3,114 1,729 1,274 8 55 48 100.0 55.5 40.9 0.3 1.8 1.5 1,443 363 1,080 100.0 25.2 74.8
  • 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 aggregate totals of the data submitted based on both the legacy and revised Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 4 Violent crimes are offenses of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, 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 55B

Arrests under 18 Percent distribution1 Arrests under 18 Percent distribution1
Race Ethnicity
Offense charged 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
Alaska
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 115,699 75,603 37,745 914 1,095 342 100.0 65.3 32.6 0.8 0.9 0.3 78,176 14,256 63,920 100.0 18.2 81.8
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 104 56 42 2 2 2 100.0 53.8 40.4 1.9 1.9 1.9 64 26 38 100.0 40.6 59.4
Rape3 506 349 154 2 0 1 100.0 69.0 30.4 0.4 0.0 0.2 329 65 264 100.0 19.8 80.2
Robbery 1,477 396 1,054 4 20 3 100.0 26.8 71.4 0.3 1.4 0.2 928 162 766 100.0 17.5 82.5
Aggravated assault 3,929 2,336 1,504 29 48 12 100.0 59.5 38.3 0.7 1.2 0.3 2,700 534 2,166 100.0 19.8 80.2
Burglary 4,640 2,828 1,743 22 35 12 100.0 60.9 37.6 0.5 0.8 0.3 3,279 609 2,670 100.0 18.6 81.4
Larceny-theft 14,754 8,355 6,091 57 203 48 100.0 56.6 41.3 0.4 1.4 0.3 9,799 1,576 8,223 100.0 16.1 83.9
Motor vehicle theft 1,273 819 420 9 18 7 100.0 64.3 33.0 0.7 1.4 0.5 870 250 620 100.0 28.7 71.3
Arson 343 263 72 5 1 2 100.0 76.7 21.0 1.5 0.3 0.6 251 47 204 100.0 18.7 81.3
Violent crime4 6,016 3,137 2,754 37 70 18 100.0 52.1 45.8 0.6 1.2 0.3 4,021 787 3,234 100.0 19.6 80.4
Property crime4 21,010 12,265 8,326 93 257 69 100.0 58.4 39.6 0.4 1.2 0.3 14,199 2,482 11,717 100.0 17.5 82.5
Other assaults 21,205 12,302 8,596 142 136 29 100.0 58.0 40.5 0.7 0.6 0.1 14,173 2,181 11,992 100.0 15.4 84.6
Forgery and counterfeiting 168 114 52 0 2 0 100.0 67.9 31.0 0.0 1.2 0.0 100 26 74 100.0 26.0 74.0
Fraud 527 346 170 6 4 1 100.0 65.7 32.3 1.1 0.8 0.2 420 52 368 100.0 12.4 87.6
Embezzlement 56 33 22 0 1 0 100.0 58.9 39.3 0.0 1.8 0.0 50 5 45 100.0 10.0 90.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 1,050 520 515 7 8 0 100.0 49.5 49.0 0.7 0.8 0.0 742 161 581 100.0 21.7 78.3
Vandalism 5,613 4,048 1,484 43 33 5 100.0 72.1 26.4 0.8 0.6 0.1 4,266 782 3,484 100.0 18.3 81.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 2,233 1,422 775 10 23 3 100.0 63.7 34.7 0.4 1.0 0.1 1,593 295 1,298 100.0 18.5 81.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 49 16 32 1 0 0 100.0 32.7 65.3 2.0 0.0 0.0 30 2 28 100.0 6.7 93.3
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 1,484 1,121 340 10 10 3 100.0 75.5 22.9 0.7 0.7 0.2 1,032 186 846 100.0 18.0 82.0
Drug abuse violations 14,960 11,432 3,087 156 202 83 100.0 76.4 20.6 1.0 1.4 0.6 10,542 2,167 8,375 100.0 20.6 79.4
Gambling 55 33 16 0 6 0 100.0 60.0 29.1 0.0 10.9 0.0 38 12 26 100.0 31.6 68.4
Offenses against the family and children 351 261 83 3 4 0 100.0 74.4 23.6 0.9 1.1 0.0 256 42 214 100.0 16.4 83.6
Driving under the influence 1,061 965 67 6 19 4 100.0 91.0 6.3 0.6 1.8 0.4 734 183 551 100.0 24.9 75.1
Liquor laws 7,256 6,652 442 63 78 21 100.0 91.7 6.1 0.9 1.1 0.3 4,978 679 4,299 100.0 13.6 86.4
Drunkenness 473 431 33 6 0 3 100.0 91.1 7.0 1.3 0.0 0.6 451 160 291 100.0 35.5 64.5
Disorderly conduct 7,318 3,673 3,559 57 24 5 100.0 50.2 48.6 0.8 0.3 0.1 4,171 528 3,643 100.0 12.7 87.3
Vagrancy 98 68 29 0 1 0 100.0 69.4 29.6 0.0 1.0 0.0 59 15 44 100.0 25.4 74.6
All other offenses (except traffic) 21,601 15,034 6,089 266 162 50 100.0 69.6 28.2 1.2 0.7 0.2 14,878 3,148 11,730 100.0 21.2 78.8
Suspicion 1 1 0 0 0 0 100.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Curfew and loitering law violations 3,114 1,729 1,274 8 55 48 100.0 55.5 40.9 0.3 1.8 1.5 1,443 363 1,080 100.0 25.2 74.8
  • 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 aggregate totals of the data submitted based on both the legacy and revised Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 4 Violent crimes are offenses of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. Property crimes are offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.

Table 55C

Arrests 18 and over Percent distribution1 Arrests 18 and over Percent distribution1
Race Ethnicity
Offense charged 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
Alaska
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 1,565,584 1,140,523 389,639 12,429 18,496 4,497 100.0 72.8 24.9 0.8 1.2 0.3 1,158,795 210,714 948,081 100.0 18.2 81.8
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,586 918 632 13 19 4 100.0 57.9 39.8 0.8 1.2 0.3 1,166 261 905 100.0 22.4 77.6
Rape3 2,593 1,963 565 19 32 14 100.0 75.7 21.8 0.7 1.2 0.5 1,831 497 1,334 100.0 27.1 72.9
Robbery 8,352 4,135 4,100 40 51 26 100.0 49.5 49.1 0.5 0.6 0.3 6,138 1,071 5,067 100.0 17.4 82.6
Aggravated assault 49,707 35,583 12,869 490 605 160 100.0 71.6 25.9 1.0 1.2 0.3 38,771 8,563 30,208 100.0 22.1 77.9
Burglary 31,293 23,947 6,899 115 223 109 100.0 76.5 22.0 0.4 0.7 0.3 25,092 3,086 22,006 100.0 12.3 87.7
Larceny-theft 109,560 76,891 30,629 642 1,122 276 100.0 70.2 28.0 0.6 1.0 0.3 79,439 8,533 70,906 100.0 10.7 89.3
Motor vehicle theft 8,901 6,800 1,838 57 124 82 100.0 76.4 20.6 0.6 1.4 0.9 7,253 1,718 5,535 100.0 23.7 76.3
Arson 910 737 153 5 14 1 100.0 81.0 16.8 0.5 1.5 0.1 729 117 612 100.0 16.0 84.0
Violent crime4 62,238 42,599 18,166 562 707 204 100.0 68.4 29.2 0.9 1.1 0.3 47,906 10,392 37,514 100.0 21.7 78.3
Property crime4 150,664 108,375 39,519 819 1,483 468 100.0 71.9 26.2 0.5 1.0 0.3 112,513 13,454 99,059 100.0 12.0 88.0
Other assaults 138,520 102,233 33,757 1,022 1,222 286 100.0 73.8 24.4 0.7 0.9 0.2 100,699 14,024 86,675 100.0 13.9 86.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 8,875 5,514 3,192 35 127 7 100.0 62.1 36.0 0.4 1.4 0.1 6,714 1,075 5,639 100.0 16.0 84.0
Fraud 24,157 16,871 6,956 136 184 10 100.0 69.8 28.8 0.6 0.8 * 20,095 1,704 18,391 100.0 8.5 91.5
Embezzlement 2,367 1,448 879 7 31 2 100.0 61.2 37.1 0.3 1.3 0.1 1,892 140 1,752 100.0 7.4 92.6
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 13,005 9,554 3,266 76 92 17 100.0 73.5 25.1 0.6 0.7 0.1 9,969 1,939 8,030 100.0 19.5 80.5
Vandalism 20,818 15,586 4,829 196 170 37 100.0 74.9 23.2 0.9 0.8 0.2 16,624 2,394 14,230 100.0 14.4 85.6
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 15,751 10,304 5,162 73 163 49 100.0 65.4 32.8 0.5 1.0 0.3 11,784 2,530 9,254 100.0 21.5 78.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 3,259 1,770 1,235 11 226 17 100.0 54.3 37.9 0.3 6.9 0.5 2,435 409 2,026 100.0 16.8 83.2
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 7,552 5,900 1,482 63 94 13 100.0 78.1 19.6 0.8 1.2 0.2 5,682 1,461 4,221 100.0 25.7 74.3
Drug abuse violations 234,843 168,392 62,291 1,061 2,514 585 100.0 71.7 26.5 0.5 1.1 0.2 173,796 35,079 138,717 100.0 20.2 79.8
Gambling 693 417 188 1 62 25 100.0 60.2 27.1 0.1 8.9 3.6 418 80 338 100.0 19.1 80.9
Offenses against the family and children 29,701 17,519 11,862 133 175 12 100.0 59.0 39.9 0.4 0.6 * 16,346 1,818 14,528 100.0 11.1 88.9
Driving under the influence 215,953 180,133 29,029 1,221 5,035 535 100.0 83.4 13.4 0.6 2.3 0.2 172,380 49,954 122,426 100.0 29.0 71.0
Liquor laws 26,738 21,821 4,213 330 344 30 100.0 81.6 15.8 1.2 1.3 0.1 17,447 2,375 15,072 100.0 13.6 86.4
Drunkenness 32,502 27,789 3,891 333 435 54 100.0 85.5 12.0 1.0 1.3 0.2 30,761 8,109 22,652 100.0 26.4 73.6
Disorderly conduct 30,840 21,199 8,944 406 213 78 100.0 68.7 29.0 1.3 0.7 0.3 17,970 1,857 16,113 100.0 10.3 89.7
Vagrancy 2,001 1,528 449 13 10 1 100.0 76.4 22.4 0.6 0.5 * 1,755 266 1,489 100.0 15.2 84.8
All other offenses (except traffic) 545,101 381,567 150,327 5,931 5,209 2,067 100.0 70.0 27.6 1.1 1.0 0.4 391,609 61,654 329,955 100.0 15.7 84.3
Suspicion 6 4 2 0 0 0 100.0 66.7 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
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 aggregate totals of the data submitted based on both the legacy and revised Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 4 Violent crimes are offenses of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, 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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