Table 29

Estimated Number of Arrests

United States, 2015

TOTAL1 10,797,088
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 11,092
Rape2 22,863
Robbery 95,572
Aggravated assault 376,154
Burglary 216,010
Larceny-theft 1,160,390
Motor vehicle theft 77,979
Arson 8,834
Violent crime3 505,681
Property crime3 1,463,213
Other assaults 1,081,019
Forgery and counterfeiting 55,333
Fraud 133,138
Embezzlement 15,909
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 88,576
Vandalism 191,015
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 145,358
Prostitution and commercialized vice 41,877
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 51,388
Drug abuse violations 1,488,707
Gambling 4,825
Offenses against the family and children 94,837
Driving under the influence 1,089,171
Liquor laws 266,250
Drunkenness 405,880
Disorderly conduct 386,078
Vagrancy 25,151
All other offenses 3,218,880
Suspicion 1,389
Curfew and loitering law violations 44,802
  • 1 Does not include suspicion.
  • 2 The rape figure in this table is an aggregate total of the data submitted based on both the legacy and revised Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 3 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.

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