Table 61

Arrests

Nonmetropolitan Counties

by Race, 2014

[1,996 agencies; 2014 estimated population 21,814,046]

Table 61A

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 678,552 568,140 91,018 15,566 3,453 375 100.0 83.7 13.4 2.3 0.5 0.1 497,476 39,376 458,100 100.0 7.9 92.1
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 603 419 171 13 0 0 100.0 69.5 28.4 2.2 0.0 0.0 473 37 436 100.0 7.8 92.2
Rape3 1,395 1,238 133 22 1 1 100.0 88.7 9.5 1.6 0.1 0.1 917 100 817 100.0 10.9 89.1
Robbery 1,351 827 480 41 0 3 100.0 61.2 35.5 3.0 0.0 0.2 1,008 43 965 100.0 4.3 95.7
Aggravated assault 16,916 13,837 2,468 552 34 25 100.0 81.8 14.6 3.3 0.2 0.1 13,002 989 12,013 100.0 7.6 92.4
Burglary 14,330 12,044 1,931 324 22 9 100.0 84.0 13.5 2.3 0.2 0.1 11,426 563 10,863 100.0 4.9 95.1
Larceny-theft 31,179 26,685 3,845 569 55 25 100.0 85.6 12.3 1.8 0.2 0.1 24,002 1,334 22,668 100.0 5.6 94.4
Motor vehicle theft 3,523 3,029 384 102 1 7 100.0 86.0 10.9 2.9 * 0.2 2,832 217 2,615 100.0 7.7 92.3
Arson 578 513 51 14 0 0 100.0 88.8 8.8 2.4 0.0 0.0 462 24 438 100.0 5.2 94.8
Violent crime4 20,265 16,321 3,252 628 35 29 100.0 80.5 16.0 3.1 0.2 0.1 15,400 1,169 14,231 100.0 7.6 92.4
Property crime4 49,610 42,271 6,211 1,009 78 41 100.0 85.2 12.5 2.0 0.2 0.1 38,722 2,138 36,584 100.0 5.5 94.5
Other assaults 56,015 46,849 7,670 1,339 136 21 100.0 83.6 13.7 2.4 0.2 * 44,079 2,561 41,518 100.0 5.8 94.2
Forgery and counterfeiting 2,792 2,229 523 27 11 2 100.0 79.8 18.7 1.0 0.4 0.1 2,032 204 1,828 100.0 10.0 90.0
Fraud 10,853 8,784 1,894 141 33 1 100.0 80.9 17.5 1.3 0.3 * 8,738 462 8,276 100.0 5.3 94.7
Embezzlement 634 556 72 5 0 1 100.0 87.7 11.4 0.8 0.0 0.2 532 9 523 100.0 1.7 98.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 3,923 3,153 680 74 13 3 100.0 80.4 17.3 1.9 0.3 0.1 3,020 156 2,864 100.0 5.2 94.8
Vandalism 8,790 7,516 1,032 227 9 6 100.0 85.5 11.7 2.6 0.1 0.1 7,295 382 6,913 100.0 5.2 94.8
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 6,233 4,827 1,268 108 27 3 100.0 77.4 20.3 1.7 0.4 * 4,831 292 4,539 100.0 6.0 94.0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 198 155 34 2 7 0 100.0 78.3 17.2 1.0 3.5 0.0 135 13 122 100.0 9.6 90.4
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 3,364 2,976 330 44 14 0 100.0 88.5 9.8 1.3 0.4 0.0 2,372 197 2,175 100.0 8.3 91.7
Drug abuse violations 95,214 78,314 14,762 1,617 480 41 100.0 82.3 15.5 1.7 0.5 * 68,264 5,664 62,600 100.0 8.3 91.7
Gambling 137 112 21 1 3 0 100.0 81.8 15.3 0.7 2.2 0.0 114 20 94 100.0 17.5 82.5
Offenses against the family and children 10,443 8,156 2,116 148 22 1 100.0 78.1 20.3 1.4 0.2 * 7,718 498 7,220 100.0 6.5 93.5
Driving under the influence 146,879 126,335 15,603 3,079 1,813 49 100.0 86.0 10.6 2.1 1.2 * 88,830 7,318 81,512 100.0 8.2 91.8
Liquor laws 17,181 15,806 763 520 88 4 100.0 92.0 4.4 3.0 0.5 * 12,275 1,096 11,179 100.0 8.9 91.1
Drunkenness 14,753 13,202 966 535 45 5 100.0 89.5 6.5 3.6 0.3 * 13,892 1,934 11,958 100.0 13.9 86.1
Disorderly conduct 17,106 13,651 2,634 755 50 16 100.0 79.8 15.4 4.4 0.3 0.1 10,923 705 10,218 100.0 6.5 93.5
Vagrancy 184 149 29 5 1 0 100.0 81.0 15.8 2.7 0.5 0.0 157 38 119 100.0 24.2 75.8
All other offenses (except traffic) 213,470 176,348 31,090 5,294 587 151 100.0 82.6 14.6 2.5 0.3 0.1 167,804 14,497 153,307 100.0 8.6 91.4
Suspicion 222 161 61 0 0 0 100.0 72.5 27.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 105 2 103 100.0 1.9 98.1
Curfew and loitering law violations 286 269 7 8 1 1 100.0 94.1 2.4 2.8 0.3 0.3 238 21 217 100.0 8.8 91.2
  • 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 61B

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 31,470 26,110 4,288 931 118 23 100.0 83.0 13.6 3.0 0.4 0.1 22,306 1,991 20,315 100.0 8.9 91.1
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 26 18 8 0 0 0 100.0 69.2 30.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 23 2 21 100.0 8.7 91.3
Rape3 215 196 18 1 0 0 100.0 91.2 8.4 0.5 0.0 0.0 125 10 115 100.0 8.0 92.0
Robbery 75 43 30 2 0 0 100.0 57.3 40.0 2.7 0.0 0.0 52 3 49 100.0 5.8 94.2
Aggravated assault 887 660 197 27 2 1 100.0 74.4 22.2 3.0 0.2 0.1 611 42 569 100.0 6.9 93.1
Burglary 1,541 1,243 270 25 3 0 100.0 80.7 17.5 1.6 0.2 0.0 1,126 100 1,026 100.0 8.9 91.1
Larceny-theft 2,547 2,105 385 50 1 6 100.0 82.6 15.1 2.0 * 0.2 1,790 133 1,657 100.0 7.4 92.6
Motor vehicle theft 474 406 54 13 1 0 100.0 85.7 11.4 2.7 0.2 0.0 344 25 319 100.0 7.3 92.7
Arson 103 90 7 6 0 0 100.0 87.4 6.8 5.8 0.0 0.0 78 3 75 100.0 3.8 96.2
Violent crime4 1,203 917 253 30 2 1 100.0 76.2 21.0 2.5 0.2 0.1 811 57 754 100.0 7.0 93.0
Property crime4 4,665 3,844 716 94 5 6 100.0 82.4 15.3 2.0 0.1 0.1 3,338 261 3,077 100.0 7.8 92.2
Other assaults 5,005 3,861 1,006 112 24 2 100.0 77.1 20.1 2.2 0.5 * 3,459 223 3,236 100.0 6.4 93.6
Forgery and counterfeiting 33 25 8 0 0 0 100.0 75.8 24.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 24 4 20 100.0 16.7 83.3
Fraud 157 128 25 4 0 0 100.0 81.5 15.9 2.5 0.0 0.0 101 11 90 100.0 10.9 89.1
Embezzlement 11 9 2 0 0 0 100.0 81.8 18.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 10 0 10 100.0 0.0 100.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 234 164 61 5 4 0 100.0 70.1 26.1 2.1 1.7 0.0 187 15 172 100.0 8.0 92.0
Vandalism 1,740 1,483 205 48 4 0 100.0 85.2 11.8 2.8 0.2 0.0 1,428 88 1,340 100.0 6.2 93.8
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 394 315 71 6 1 1 100.0 79.9 18.0 1.5 0.3 0.3 289 18 271 100.0 6.2 93.8
Prostitution and commercialized vice 18 17 1 0 0 0 100.0 94.4 5.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 10 0 10 100.0 0.0 100.0
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 531 487 36 6 2 0 100.0 91.7 6.8 1.1 0.4 0.0 355 14 341 100.0 3.9 96.1
Drug abuse violations 3,692 3,223 347 107 13 2 100.0 87.3 9.4 2.9 0.4 0.1 2,643 311 2,332 100.0 11.8 88.2
Gambling 2 1 1 0 0 0 100.0 50.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3 0 3 100.0 0.0 100.0
Offenses against the family and children 206 186 14 6 0 0 100.0 90.3 6.8 2.9 0.0 0.0 150 25 125 100.0 16.7 83.3
Driving under the influence 805 753 28 20 4 0 100.0 93.5 3.5 2.5 0.5 0.0 529 54 475 100.0 10.2 89.8
Liquor laws 3,432 3,208 72 133 19 0 100.0 93.5 2.1 3.9 0.6 0.0 2,392 222 2,170 100.0 9.3 90.7
Drunkenness 215 178 18 18 1 0 100.0 82.8 8.4 8.4 0.5 0.0 185 33 152 100.0 17.8 82.2
Disorderly conduct 2,328 1,568 657 97 6 0 100.0 67.4 28.2 4.2 0.3 0.0 1,587 112 1,475 100.0 7.1 92.9
Vagrancy 25 19 6 0 0 0 100.0 76.0 24.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12 4 8 100.0 33.3 66.7
All other offenses (except traffic) 6,415 5,383 753 237 32 10 100.0 83.9 11.7 3.7 0.5 0.2 4,554 518 4,036 100.0 11.4 88.6
Suspicion 73 72 1 0 0 0 100.0 98.6 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 1 0 1 100.0 0.0 100.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 286 269 7 8 1 1 100.0 94.1 2.4 2.8 0.3 0.3 238 21 217 100.0 8.8 91.2
  • 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 61C

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 647,082 542,030 86,730 14,635 3,335 352 100.0 83.8 13.4 2.3 0.5 0.1 475,170 37,385 437,785 100.0 7.9 92.1
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 577 401 163 13 0 0 100.0 69.5 28.2 2.3 0.0 0.0 450 35 415 100.0 7.8 92.2
Rape3 1,180 1,042 115 21 1 1 100.0 88.3 9.7 1.8 0.1 0.1 792 90 702 100.0 11.4 88.6
Robbery 1,276 784 450 39 0 3 100.0 61.4 35.3 3.1 0.0 0.2 956 40 916 100.0 4.2 95.8
Aggravated assault 16,029 13,177 2,271 525 32 24 100.0 82.2 14.2 3.3 0.2 0.1 12,391 947 11,444 100.0 7.6 92.4
Burglary 12,789 10,801 1,661 299 19 9 100.0 84.5 13.0 2.3 0.1 0.1 10,300 463 9,837 100.0 4.5 95.5
Larceny-theft 28,632 24,580 3,460 519 54 19 100.0 85.8 12.1 1.8 0.2 0.1 22,212 1,201 21,011 100.0 5.4 94.6
Motor vehicle theft 3,049 2,623 330 89 0 7 100.0 86.0 10.8 2.9 0.0 0.2 2,488 192 2,296 100.0 7.7 92.3
Arson 475 423 44 8 0 0 100.0 89.1 9.3 1.7 0.0 0.0 384 21 363 100.0 5.5 94.5
Violent crime4 19,062 15,404 2,999 598 33 28 100.0 80.8 15.7 3.1 0.2 0.1 14,589 1,112 13,477 100.0 7.6 92.4
Property crime4 44,945 38,427 5,495 915 73 35 100.0 85.5 12.2 2.0 0.2 0.1 35,384 1,877 33,507 100.0 5.3 94.7
Other assaults 51,010 42,988 6,664 1,227 112 19 100.0 84.3 13.1 2.4 0.2 * 40,620 2,338 38,282 100.0 5.8 94.2
Forgery and counterfeiting 2,759 2,204 515 27 11 2 100.0 79.9 18.7 1.0 0.4 0.1 2,008 200 1,808 100.0 10.0 90.0
Fraud 10,696 8,656 1,869 137 33 1 100.0 80.9 17.5 1.3 0.3 * 8,637 451 8,186 100.0 5.2 94.8
Embezzlement 623 547 70 5 0 1 100.0 87.8 11.2 0.8 0.0 0.2 522 9 513 100.0 1.7 98.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 3,689 2,989 619 69 9 3 100.0 81.0 16.8 1.9 0.2 0.1 2,833 141 2,692 100.0 5.0 95.0
Vandalism 7,050 6,033 827 179 5 6 100.0 85.6 11.7 2.5 0.1 0.1 5,867 294 5,573 100.0 5.0 95.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 5,839 4,512 1,197 102 26 2 100.0 77.3 20.5 1.7 0.4 * 4,542 274 4,268 100.0 6.0 94.0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 180 138 33 2 7 0 100.0 76.7 18.3 1.1 3.9 0.0 125 13 112 100.0 10.4 89.6
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 2,833 2,489 294 38 12 0 100.0 87.9 10.4 1.3 0.4 0.0 2,017 183 1,834 100.0 9.1 90.9
Drug abuse violations 91,522 75,091 14,415 1,510 467 39 100.0 82.0 15.8 1.6 0.5 * 65,621 5,353 60,268 100.0 8.2 91.8
Gambling 135 111 20 1 3 0 100.0 82.2 14.8 0.7 2.2 0.0 111 20 91 100.0 18.0 82.0
Offenses against the family and children 10,237 7,970 2,102 142 22 1 100.0 77.9 20.5 1.4 0.2 * 7,568 473 7,095 100.0 6.3 93.8
Driving under the influence 146,074 125,582 15,575 3,059 1,809 49 100.0 86.0 10.7 2.1 1.2 * 88,301 7,264 81,037 100.0 8.2 91.8
Liquor laws 13,749 12,598 691 387 69 4 100.0 91.6 5.0 2.8 0.5 * 9,883 874 9,009 100.0 8.8 91.2
Drunkenness 14,538 13,024 948 517 44 5 100.0 89.6 6.5 3.6 0.3 * 13,707 1,901 11,806 100.0 13.9 86.1
Disorderly conduct 14,778 12,083 1,977 658 44 16 100.0 81.8 13.4 4.5 0.3 0.1 9,336 593 8,743 100.0 6.4 93.6
Vagrancy 159 130 23 5 1 0 100.0 81.8 14.5 3.1 0.6 0.0 145 34 111 100.0 23.4 76.6
All other offenses (except traffic) 207,055 170,965 30,337 5,057 555 141 100.0 82.6 14.7 2.4 0.3 0.1 163,250 13,979 149,271 100.0 8.6 91.4
Suspicion 149 89 60 0 0 0 100.0 59.7 40.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 104 2 102 100.0 1.9 98.1
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 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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