Home Crime in the U.S. 2015 Crime in the U.S. 2015 Tables Table 55 Table 55A

Table 55A

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

by Race and Ethnicity, 2015

[1,536 agencies; 2015 estimated population 56,900,141]

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 1,585,353 1,154,488 395,800 12,613 17,909 4,543 100.0 72.8 25.0 0.8 1.1 0.3 1,253,230 228,371 1,024,859 100.0 18.2 81.8
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,672 977 669 7 14 5 100.0 58.4 40.0 0.4 0.8 0.3 1,253 342 911 100.0 27.3 72.7
Rape3 3,407 2,655 687 23 32 10 100.0 77.9 20.2 0.7 0.9 0.3 2,484 673 1,811 100.0 27.1 72.9
Robbery 9,643 4,695 4,795 43 67 43 100.0 48.7 49.7 0.4 0.7 0.4 7,729 1,507 6,222 100.0 19.5 80.5
Aggravated assault 52,391 37,753 13,362 509 586 181 100.0 72.1 25.5 1.0 1.1 0.3 42,598 9,676 32,922 100.0 22.7 77.3
Burglary 30,523 22,770 7,279 124 243 107 100.0 74.6 23.8 0.4 0.8 0.4 24,850 3,318 21,532 100.0 13.4 86.6
Larceny-theft 115,849 78,888 34,778 519 1,331 333 100.0 68.1 30.0 0.4 1.1 0.3 89,368 10,188 79,180 100.0 11.4 88.6
Motor vehicle theft 11,412 8,792 2,326 85 114 95 100.0 77.0 20.4 0.7 1.0 0.8 9,508 2,615 6,893 100.0 27.5 72.5
Arson 1,112 889 191 10 15 7 100.0 79.9 17.2 0.9 1.3 0.6 911 123 788 100.0 13.5 86.5
Violent crime4 67,113 46,080 19,513 582 699 239 100.0 68.7 29.1 0.9 1.0 0.4 54,064 12,198 41,866 100.0 22.6 77.4
Property crime4 158,896 111,339 44,574 738 1,703 542 100.0 70.1 28.1 0.5 1.1 0.3 124,637 16,244 108,393 100.0 13.0 87.0
Other assaults 150,894 110,302 37,698 1,191 1,394 309 100.0 73.1 25.0 0.8 0.9 0.2 117,070 17,079 99,991 100.0 14.6 85.4
Forgery and counterfeiting 8,671 5,419 3,109 21 115 7 100.0 62.5 35.9 0.2 1.3 0.1 6,497 1,171 5,326 100.0 18.0 82.0
Fraud 21,652 15,040 6,274 116 210 12 100.0 69.5 29.0 0.5 1.0 0.1 16,868 1,633 15,235 100.0 9.7 90.3
Embezzlement 2,148 1,298 817 6 26 1 100.0 60.4 38.0 0.3 1.2 * 1,714 155 1,559 100.0 9.0 91.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 13,571 9,679 3,692 76 110 14 100.0 71.3 27.2 0.6 0.8 0.1 9,800 2,014 7,786 100.0 20.6 79.4
Vandalism 25,055 18,844 5,739 225 219 28 100.0 75.2 22.9 0.9 0.9 0.1 20,920 3,167 17,753 100.0 15.1 84.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 18,709 12,242 6,132 100 182 53 100.0 65.4 32.8 0.5 1.0 0.3 14,832 3,388 11,444 100.0 22.8 77.2
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,847 1,606 1,014 6 218 3 100.0 56.4 35.6 0.2 7.7 0.1 2,310 381 1,929 100.0 16.5 83.5
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 8,738 6,896 1,671 53 106 12 100.0 78.9 19.1 0.6 1.2 0.1 6,620 1,569 5,051 100.0 23.7 76.3
Drug abuse violations 232,847 168,929 59,662 1,221 2,466 569 100.0 72.5 25.6 0.5 1.1 0.2 184,773 35,265 149,508 100.0 19.1 80.9
Gambling 601 289 237 5 59 11 100.0 48.1 39.4 0.8 9.8 1.8 482 72 410 100.0 14.9 85.1
Offenses against the family and children 25,838 16,161 9,426 115 128 8 100.0 62.5 36.5 0.4 0.5 * 19,208 2,266 16,942 100.0 11.8 88.2
Driving under the influence 211,691 175,760 29,581 1,276 4,627 447 100.0 83.0 14.0 0.6 2.2 0.2 182,786 50,360 132,426 100.0 27.6 72.4
Liquor laws 28,006 23,439 3,743 420 355 49 100.0 83.7 13.4 1.5 1.3 0.2 21,510 3,476 18,034 100.0 16.2 83.8
Drunkenness 29,763 25,436 3,682 252 343 50 100.0 85.5 12.4 0.8 1.2 0.2 27,831 7,322 20,509 100.0 26.3 73.7
Disorderly conduct 34,306 23,092 10,434 471 254 55 100.0 67.3 30.4 1.4 0.7 0.2 23,174 2,962 20,212 100.0 12.8 87.2
Vagrancy 2,182 1,625 544 0 13 0 100.0 74.5 24.9 0.0 0.6 0.0 1,862 279 1,583 100.0 15.0 85.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 540,021 379,658 147,886 5,736 4,639 2,102 100.0 70.3 27.4 1.1 0.9 0.4 415,323 67,195 348,128 100.0 16.2 83.8
Suspicion 42 36 6 0 0 0 100.0 85.7 14.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 13 0 13 100.0 0.0 100.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 1,762 1,318 366 3 43 32 100.0 74.8 20.8 0.2 2.4 1.8 936 175 761 100.0 18.7 81.3
  • 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.