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

Table 55C

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

by Race and Ethnicity, 2015-Continued

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

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 1,480,776 1,085,763 362,092 11,708 16,956 4,257 100.0 73.3 24.5 0.8 1.1 0.3 1,175,367 214,927 960,440 100.0 18.3 81.7
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,592 935 632 6 14 5 100.0 58.7 39.7 0.4 0.9 0.3 1,198 317 881 100.0 26.5 73.5
Rape3 2,819 2,217 547 17 29 9 100.0 78.6 19.4 0.6 1.0 0.3 2,081 598 1,483 100.0 28.7 71.3
Robbery 8,096 4,200 3,764 41 55 36 100.0 51.9 46.5 0.5 0.7 0.4 6,493 1,256 5,237 100.0 19.3 80.7
Aggravated assault 48,755 35,597 11,945 487 554 172 100.0 73.0 24.5 1.0 1.1 0.4 39,824 9,123 30,701 100.0 22.9 77.1
Burglary 26,354 20,287 5,669 101 205 92 100.0 77.0 21.5 0.4 0.8 0.3 21,631 2,773 18,858 100.0 12.8 87.2
Larceny-theft 102,337 71,239 29,222 457 1,141 278 100.0 69.6 28.6 0.4 1.1 0.3 79,248 8,675 70,573 100.0 10.9 89.1
Motor vehicle theft 9,962 7,807 1,881 75 107 92 100.0 78.4 18.9 0.8 1.1 0.9 8,414 2,326 6,088 100.0 27.6 72.4
Arson 830 658 145 8 14 5 100.0 79.3 17.5 1.0 1.7 0.6 663 93 570 100.0 14.0 86.0
Violent crime4 61,262 42,949 16,888 551 652 222 100.0 70.1 27.6 0.9 1.1 0.4 49,596 11,294 38,302 100.0 22.8 77.2
Property crime4 139,483 99,991 36,917 641 1,467 467 100.0 71.7 26.5 0.5 1.1 0.3 109,956 13,867 96,089 100.0 12.6 87.4
Other assaults 131,265 98,612 30,086 1,035 1,257 275 100.0 75.1 22.9 0.8 1.0 0.2 102,141 14,743 87,398 100.0 14.4 85.6
Forgery and counterfeiting 8,522 5,319 3,064 19 114 6 100.0 62.4 36.0 0.2 1.3 0.1 6,366 1,152 5,214 100.0 18.1 81.9
Fraud 21,154 14,737 6,095 109 201 12 100.0 69.7 28.8 0.5 1.0 0.1 16,509 1,590 14,919 100.0 9.6 90.4
Embezzlement 2,097 1,275 789 6 26 1 100.0 60.8 37.6 0.3 1.2 * 1,672 147 1,525 100.0 8.8 91.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 12,506 9,164 3,159 70 99 14 100.0 73.3 25.3 0.6 0.8 0.1 9,074 1,848 7,226 100.0 20.4 79.6
Vandalism 19,808 15,058 4,368 177 179 26 100.0 76.0 22.1 0.9 0.9 0.1 16,533 2,493 14,040 100.0 15.1 84.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 16,615 10,987 5,328 90 159 51 100.0 66.1 32.1 0.5 1.0 0.3 13,242 3,065 10,177 100.0 23.1 76.9
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,811 1,584 1,002 5 218 2 100.0 56.4 35.6 0.2 7.8 0.1 2,285 378 1,907 100.0 16.5 83.5
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 7,370 5,861 1,355 46 96 12 100.0 79.5 18.4 0.6 1.3 0.2 5,697 1,413 4,284 100.0 24.8 75.2
Drug abuse violations 219,745 158,812 57,026 1,076 2,317 514 100.0 72.3 26.0 0.5 1.1 0.2 174,739 33,162 141,577 100.0 19.0 81.0
Gambling 559 268 218 5 57 11 100.0 47.9 39.0 0.9 10.2 2.0 442 61 381 100.0 13.8 86.2
Offenses against the family and children 25,333 15,841 9,249 109 126 8 100.0 62.5 36.5 0.4 0.5 * 18,971 2,230 16,741 100.0 11.8 88.2
Driving under the influence 210,648 174,809 29,504 1,269 4,620 446 100.0 83.0 14.0 0.6 2.2 0.2 181,948 50,184 131,764 100.0 27.6 72.4
Liquor laws 22,201 18,153 3,396 331 292 29 100.0 81.8 15.3 1.5 1.3 0.1 17,108 2,952 14,156 100.0 17.3 82.7
Drunkenness 29,350 25,061 3,652 250 338 49 100.0 85.4 12.4 0.9 1.2 0.2 27,440 7,180 20,260 100.0 26.2 73.8
Disorderly conduct 27,628 19,707 7,243 403 220 55 100.0 71.3 26.2 1.5 0.8 0.2 18,925 2,476 16,449 100.0 13.1 86.9
Vagrancy 2,054 1,590 452 0 12 0 100.0 77.4 22.0 0.0 0.6 0.0 1,833 272 1,561 100.0 14.8 85.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 520,328 365,952 142,297 5,516 4,506 2,057 100.0 70.3 27.3 1.1 0.9 0.4 400,878 64,420 336,458 100.0 16.1 83.9
Suspicion 37 33 4 0 0 0 100.0 89.2 10.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 12 0 12 100.0 0.0 100.0
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.