Home Crime in the U.S. 2015 Crime in the U.S. 2015 Tables Table 67 Table 67A

Table 67A

Arrests

Suburban Areas1

by Race and Ethnicity, 2015

[7,014 agencies; 2015 estimated population 111,221,322]

Total arrests Percent distribution2 Total arrests Percent distribution2
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
Total3 Hispanic
or
Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
Total Hispanic
or
Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
TOTAL 3,463,539 2,530,862 854,028 35,162 37,867 5,620 100.0 73.1 24.7 1.0 1.1 0.2 2,546,353 436,187 2,110,166 100.0 17.1 82.9
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,707 1,464 1,153 18 65 7 100.0 54.1 42.6 0.7 2.4 0.3 1,862 450 1,412 100.0 24.2 75.8
Rape4 6,590 4,887 1,552 56 82 13 100.0 74.2 23.6 0.8 1.2 0.2 4,559 1,157 3,402 100.0 25.4 74.6
Robbery 21,838 10,686 10,879 79 137 57 100.0 48.9 49.8 0.4 0.6 0.3 16,113 3,069 13,044 100.0 19.0 81.0
Aggravated assault 101,685 71,134 28,019 1,110 1,177 245 100.0 70.0 27.6 1.1 1.2 0.2 77,781 17,662 60,119 100.0 22.7 77.3
Burglary 63,254 46,334 15,795 348 643 134 100.0 73.3 25.0 0.6 1.0 0.2 49,381 7,995 41,386 100.0 16.2 83.8
Larceny-theft 369,377 259,904 102,050 3,157 3,854 412 100.0 70.4 27.6 0.9 1.0 0.1 254,264 30,380 223,884 100.0 11.9 88.1
Motor vehicle theft 20,653 15,470 4,711 180 188 104 100.0 74.9 22.8 0.9 0.9 0.5 16,153 4,279 11,874 100.0 26.5 73.5
Arson 2,566 2,033 476 15 34 8 100.0 79.2 18.6 0.6 1.3 0.3 2,010 289 1,721 100.0 14.4 85.6
Violent crime5 132,820 88,171 41,603 1,263 1,461 322 100.0 66.4 31.3 1.0 1.1 0.2 100,315 22,338 77,977 100.0 22.3 77.7
Property crime5 455,850 323,741 123,032 3,700 4,719 658 100.0 71.0 27.0 0.8 1.0 0.1 321,808 42,943 278,865 100.0 13.3 86.7
Other assaults 326,033 232,588 86,806 3,033 3,179 427 100.0 71.3 26.6 0.9 1.0 0.1 235,989 35,928 200,061 100.0 15.2 84.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 19,225 12,131 6,752 76 254 12 100.0 63.1 35.1 0.4 1.3 0.1 13,911 2,222 11,689 100.0 16.0 84.0
Fraud 47,234 31,562 14,872 252 524 24 100.0 66.8 31.5 0.5 1.1 0.1 33,682 3,306 30,376 100.0 9.8 90.2
Embezzlement 5,026 3,120 1,817 21 67 1 100.0 62.1 36.2 0.4 1.3 * 3,574 328 3,246 100.0 9.2 90.8
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 28,768 19,766 8,542 184 254 22 100.0 68.7 29.7 0.6 0.9 0.1 20,103 3,829 16,274 100.0 19.0 81.0
Vandalism 59,542 44,247 14,092 575 588 40 100.0 74.3 23.7 1.0 1.0 0.1 45,359 6,833 38,526 100.0 15.1 84.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 39,020 25,418 12,931 213 388 70 100.0 65.1 33.1 0.5 1.0 0.2 29,620 6,597 23,023 100.0 22.3 77.7
Prostitution and commercialized vice 5,383 3,257 1,687 14 421 4 100.0 60.5 31.3 0.3 7.8 0.1 3,939 627 3,312 100.0 15.9 84.1
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 16,571 12,737 3,457 133 223 21 100.0 76.9 20.9 0.8 1.3 0.1 11,948 2,753 9,195 100.0 23.0 77.0
Drug abuse violations 486,020 357,875 119,531 2,960 4,953 701 100.0 73.6 24.6 0.6 1.0 0.1 370,911 66,848 304,063 100.0 18.0 82.0
Gambling 980 521 344 8 96 11 100.0 53.2 35.1 0.8 9.8 1.1 743 117 626 100.0 15.7 84.3
Offenses against the family and children 37,502 24,956 11,704 575 259 8 100.0 66.5 31.2 1.5 0.7 * 26,740 3,228 23,512 100.0 12.1 87.9
Driving under the influence 384,447 322,243 50,622 3,645 7,382 555 100.0 83.8 13.2 0.9 1.9 0.1 307,024 70,992 236,032 100.0 23.1 76.9
Liquor laws 89,580 74,748 10,988 2,405 1,327 112 100.0 83.4 12.3 2.7 1.5 0.1 62,513 7,862 54,651 100.0 12.6 87.4
Drunkenness 109,595 92,639 14,394 1,320 1,102 140 100.0 84.5 13.1 1.2 1.0 0.1 91,688 21,519 70,169 100.0 23.5 76.5
Disorderly conduct 126,236 86,549 36,800 1,778 1,013 96 100.0 68.6 29.2 1.4 0.8 0.1 83,029 9,726 73,303 100.0 11.7 88.3
Vagrancy 5,313 3,713 1,552 12 33 3 100.0 69.9 29.2 0.2 0.6 0.1 3,709 542 3,167 100.0 14.6 85.4
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,080,043 764,805 290,411 12,929 9,539 2,359 100.0 70.8 26.9 1.2 0.9 0.2 774,282 126,396 647,886 100.0 16.3 83.7
Suspicion 274 149 102 11 10 2 100.0 54.4 37.2 4.0 3.6 0.7 217 27 190 100.0 12.4 87.6
Curfew and loitering law violations 8,077 5,926 1,989 55 75 32 100.0 73.4 24.6 0.7 0.9 0.4 5,249 1,226 4,023 100.0 23.4 76.6
  • 1 Suburban areas include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants and county law enforcement agencies that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban areas exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city.
  • 2 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 3 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.
  • 4 The rape figures in this table are aggregate totals of the data submitted based on both the legacy and revised Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 5 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.