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Table 29

Estimated Number of Arrests

United States, 2017

TOTAL1 10,554,985
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 12,208
Rape2 23,436
Robbery 94,046
Aggravated assault 388,927
Burglary 199,266
Larceny-theft 950,357
Motor vehicle theft 91,023
Arson 9,111
Violent crime3 518,617
Property crime3 1,249,757
Other assaults 1,062,370
Forgery and counterfeiting 55,604
Fraud 124,232
Embezzlement 15,967
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 98,660
Vandalism 188,350
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 164,984
Prostitution and commercialized vice 36,247
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 48,525
Drug abuse violations 1,632,921
Gambling 3,237
Offenses against the family and children 94,062
Driving under the influence 990,678
Liquor laws 207,332
Drunkenness 366,824
Disorderly conduct 353,151
Vagrancy 23,321
All other offenses 3,290,015
Suspicion 885
Curfew and loitering law violations 30,131
  • 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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