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Table 21B

Arrests

by Race and Ethnicity, 2016-Continued

[13,049 agencies; 2016 estimated population 257,112,535]

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 674,820 419,393 234,092 11,509 7,424 2,402 100.0 62.1 34.7 1.7 1.1 0.4 496,233 113,244 382,989 100.0 22.8 77.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 679 244 413 9 11 2 100.0 35.9 60.8 1.3 1.6 0.3 416 103 313 100.0 24.8 75.2
Rape3 2,900 1,877 956 23 31 13 100.0 64.7 33.0 0.8 1.1 0.4 2,137 455 1,682 100.0 21.3 78.7
Robbery 15,293 4,468 10,520 94 139 72 100.0 29.2 68.8 0.6 0.9 0.5 11,254 2,462 8,792 100.0 21.9 78.1
Aggravated assault 22,217 12,086 9,486 350 223 72 100.0 54.4 42.7 1.6 1.0 0.3 17,438 4,600 12,838 100.0 26.4 73.6
Burglary 25,360 14,036 10,606 351 302 65 100.0 55.3 41.8 1.4 1.2 0.3 17,560 4,874 12,686 100.0 27.8 72.2
Larceny-theft 106,014 63,842 38,364 1,754 1,672 382 100.0 60.2 36.2 1.7 1.6 0.4 72,692 15,155 57,537 100.0 20.8 79.2
Motor vehicle theft 12,394 5,810 6,255 190 106 33 100.0 46.9 50.5 1.5 0.9 0.3 7,979 2,123 5,856 100.0 26.6 73.4
Arson 1,983 1,409 486 48 31 9 100.0 71.1 24.5 2.4 1.6 0.5 1,454 298 1,156 100.0 20.5 79.5
Violent crime4 41,089 18,675 21,375 476 404 159 100.0 45.5 52.0 1.2 1.0 0.4 31,245 7,620 23,625 100.0 24.4 75.6
Property crime4 145,751 85,097 55,711 2,343 2,111 489 100.0 58.4 38.2 1.6 1.4 0.3 99,685 22,450 77,235 100.0 22.5 77.5
Other assaults 101,852 58,674 40,635 1,425 782 336 100.0 57.6 39.9 1.4 0.8 0.3 78,351 17,144 61,207 100.0 21.9 78.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 961 534 405 6 14 2 100.0 55.6 42.1 0.6 1.5 0.2 715 126 589 100.0 17.6 82.4
Fraud 3,646 1,818 1,745 49 29 5 100.0 49.9 47.9 1.3 0.8 0.1 2,788 384 2,404 100.0 13.8 86.2
Embezzlement 537 316 202 7 12 0 100.0 58.8 37.6 1.3 2.2 0.0 443 144 299 100.0 32.5 67.5
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 8,614 3,390 5,035 87 81 21 100.0 39.4 58.5 1.0 0.9 0.2 5,849 1,228 4,621 100.0 21.0 79.0
Vandalism 30,863 21,355 8,536 620 260 92 100.0 69.2 27.7 2.0 0.8 0.3 22,603 5,175 17,428 100.0 22.9 77.1
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 15,342 8,249 6,698 162 211 22 100.0 53.8 43.7 1.1 1.4 0.1 11,505 3,644 7,861 100.0 31.7 68.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 395 157 227 2 5 4 100.0 39.7 57.5 0.5 1.3 1.0 331 52 279 100.0 15.7 84.3
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 6,659 4,786 1,707 62 85 19 100.0 71.9 25.6 0.9 1.3 0.3 5,169 1,278 3,891 100.0 24.7 75.3
Drug abuse violations 77,527 58,017 17,107 1,242 917 244 100.0 74.8 22.1 1.6 1.2 0.3 57,833 16,358 41,475 100.0 28.3 71.7
Gambling 203 50 150 0 3 0 100.0 24.6 73.9 0.0 1.5 0.0 102 21 81 100.0 20.6 79.4
Offenses against the family and children 2,703 1,596 646 443 17 1 100.0 59.0 23.9 16.4 0.6 * 2,205 306 1,899 100.0 13.9 86.1
Driving under the influence 5,059 4,499 338 132 73 17 100.0 88.9 6.7 2.6 1.4 0.3 4,074 977 3,097 100.0 24.0 76.0
Liquor laws 28,598 25,203 1,923 1,055 352 65 100.0 88.1 6.7 3.7 1.2 0.2 21,892 3,540 18,352 100.0 16.2 83.8
Drunkenness 3,753 3,132 373 194 46 8 100.0 83.5 9.9 5.2 1.2 0.2 3,326 1,405 1,921 100.0 42.2 57.8
Disorderly conduct 51,928 27,777 22,915 829 332 75 100.0 53.5 44.1 1.6 0.6 0.1 35,870 6,040 29,830 100.0 16.8 83.2
Vagrancy 608 368 220 11 7 2 100.0 60.5 36.2 1.8 1.2 0.3 383 102 281 100.0 26.6 73.4
All other offenses (except traffic) 121,710 80,504 37,132 1,938 1,375 761 100.0 66.1 30.5 1.6 1.1 0.6 89,152 20,306 68,846 100.0 22.8 77.2
Suspicion 74 34 33 0 4 3 100.0 45.9 44.6 0.0 5.4 4.1 46 8 38 100.0 17.4 82.6
Curfew and loitering law violations 26,948 15,162 10,979 426 304 77 100.0 56.3 40.7 1.6 1.1 0.3 22,666 4,936 17,730 100.0 21.8 78.2
  • 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.