Table 61

Arrests

Nonmetropolitan Counties

by Race and Ethnicity, 2017

[1,859 agencies; 2017 estimated population 20,549,030]

Table 61A

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 652,379 543,244 82,026 17,416 5,610 4,083 100.0 83.3 12.6 2.7 0.9 0.6 479,837 35,967 443,870 100.0 7.5 92.5
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 597 407 161 18 7 4 100.0 68.2 27.0 3.0 1.2 0.7 400 27 373 100.0 6.8 93.3
Rape3 1,635 1,411 135 56 11 22 100.0 86.3 8.3 3.4 0.7 1.3 1,059 92 967 100.0 8.7 91.3
Robbery 1,172 710 394 39 8 21 100.0 60.6 33.6 3.3 0.7 1.8 758 46 712 100.0 6.1 93.9
Aggravated assault 17,146 13,823 2,384 758 99 82 100.0 80.6 13.9 4.4 0.6 0.5 12,884 962 11,922 100.0 7.5 92.5
Burglary 11,656 9,798 1,402 341 46 69 100.0 84.1 12.0 2.9 0.4 0.6 7,854 403 7,451 100.0 5.1 94.9
Larceny-theft 23,852 20,289 2,653 525 155 230 100.0 85.1 11.1 2.2 0.6 1.0 16,817 877 15,940 100.0 5.2 94.8
Motor vehicle theft 4,337 3,626 431 147 44 89 100.0 83.6 9.9 3.4 1.0 2.1 3,161 237 2,924 100.0 7.5 92.5
Arson 485 403 56 16 4 6 100.0 83.1 11.5 3.3 0.8 1.2 339 22 317 100.0 6.5 93.5
Violent crime4 20,550 16,351 3,074 871 125 129 100.0 79.6 15.0 4.2 0.6 0.6 15,101 1,127 13,974 100.0 7.5 92.5
Property crime4 40,330 34,116 4,542 1,029 249 394 100.0 84.6 11.3 2.6 0.6 1.0 28,171 1,539 26,632 100.0 5.5 94.5
Other assaults 53,959 44,989 6,513 1,841 273 343 100.0 83.4 12.1 3.4 0.5 0.6 39,892 2,409 37,483 100.0 6.0 94.0
Forgery and counterfeiting 2,378 1,970 348 36 18 6 100.0 82.8 14.6 1.5 0.8 0.3 1,666 133 1,533 100.0 8.0 92.0
Fraud 7,612 6,227 1,203 137 24 21 100.0 81.8 15.8 1.8 0.3 0.3 5,606 259 5,347 100.0 4.6 95.4
Embezzlement 478 411 54 3 4 6 100.0 86.0 11.3 0.6 0.8 1.3 299 14 285 100.0 4.7 95.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 3,940 3,241 591 95 11 2 100.0 82.3 15.0 2.4 0.3 0.1 2,762 209 2,553 100.0 7.6 92.4
Vandalism 8,280 6,958 931 291 41 59 100.0 84.0 11.2 3.5 0.5 0.7 6,128 336 5,792 100.0 5.5 94.5
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 6,910 5,204 1,417 199 56 34 100.0 75.3 20.5 2.9 0.8 0.5 4,758 403 4,355 100.0 8.5 91.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 193 146 35 2 3 7 100.0 75.6 18.1 1.0 1.6 3.6 96 9 87 100.0 9.4 90.6
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 2,794 2,427 270 63 22 12 100.0 86.9 9.7 2.3 0.8 0.4 2,066 138 1,928 100.0 6.7 93.3
Drug abuse violations 100,971 82,737 14,841 2,144 875 374 100.0 81.9 14.7 2.1 0.9 0.4 72,668 6,101 66,567 100.0 8.4 91.6
Gambling 131 91 27 0 8 5 100.0 69.5 20.6 0.0 6.1 3.8 97 39 58 100.0 40.2 59.8
Offenses against the family and children 8,636 7,263 1,225 122 25 1 100.0 84.1 14.2 1.4 0.3 * 6,830 387 6,443 100.0 5.7 94.3
Driving under the influence 117,859 99,329 12,844 3,208 2,063 415 100.0 84.3 10.9 2.7 1.8 0.4 84,174 6,910 77,264 100.0 8.2 91.8
Liquor laws 11,962 10,763 582 484 106 27 100.0 90.0 4.9 4.0 0.9 0.2 8,131 685 7,446 100.0 8.4 91.6
Drunkenness 11,036 9,810 744 435 37 10 100.0 88.9 6.7 3.9 0.3 0.1 10,039 1,263 8,776 100.0 12.6 87.4
Disorderly conduct 15,113 12,138 1,945 806 95 129 100.0 80.3 12.9 5.3 0.6 0.9 9,847 613 9,234 100.0 6.2 93.8
Vagrancy 205 156 41 7 1 0 100.0 76.1 20.0 3.4 0.5 0.0 181 23 158 100.0 12.7 87.3
All other offenses (except traffic) 238,731 198,683 30,770 5,624 1,563 2,091 100.0 83.2 12.9 2.4 0.7 0.9 181,059 13,345 167,714 100.0 7.4 92.6
Suspicion 61 35 22 2 1 1 100.0 57.4 36.1 3.3 1.6 1.6 58 3 55 100.0 5.2 94.8
Curfew and loitering law violations 250 199 7 17 10 17 100.0 79.6 2.8 6.8 4.0 6.8 208 22 186 100.0 10.6 89.4
  • 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.

Table 61B

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 27,028 21,461 3,901 983 317 366 100.0 79.4 14.4 3.6 1.2 1.4 17,980 1,534 16,446 100.0 8.5 91.5
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 31 19 12 0 0 0 100.0 61.3 38.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 24 1 23 100.0 4.2 95.8
Rape3 295 250 26 16 2 1 100.0 84.7 8.8 5.4 0.7 0.3 179 10 169 100.0 5.6 94.4
Robbery 88 28 58 2 0 0 100.0 31.8 65.9 2.3 0.0 0.0 45 3 42 100.0 6.7 93.3
Aggravated assault 896 649 173 53 13 8 100.0 72.4 19.3 5.9 1.5 0.9 604 41 563 100.0 6.8 93.2
Burglary 1,268 916 241 93 10 8 100.0 72.2 19.0 7.3 0.8 0.6 660 48 612 100.0 7.3 92.7
Larceny-theft 1,741 1,377 255 45 24 40 100.0 79.1 14.6 2.6 1.4 2.3 1,020 96 924 100.0 9.4 90.6
Motor vehicle theft 513 341 129 31 3 9 100.0 66.5 25.1 6.0 0.6 1.8 270 35 235 100.0 13.0 87.0
Arson 64 53 6 1 2 2 100.0 82.8 9.4 1.6 3.1 3.1 44 5 39 100.0 11.4 88.6
Violent crime4 1,310 946 269 71 15 9 100.0 72.2 20.5 5.4 1.1 0.7 852 55 797 100.0 6.5 93.5
Property crime4 3,586 2,687 631 170 39 59 100.0 74.9 17.6 4.7 1.1 1.6 1,994 184 1,810 100.0 9.2 90.8
Other assaults 4,525 3,351 935 166 31 42 100.0 74.1 20.7 3.7 0.7 0.9 3,204 227 2,977 100.0 7.1 92.9
Forgery and counterfeiting 29 24 4 0 0 1 100.0 82.8 13.8 0.0 0.0 3.4 21 4 17 100.0 19.0 81.0
Fraud 115 96 17 2 0 0 100.0 83.5 14.8 1.7 0.0 0.0 68 0 68 100.0 0.0 100.0
Embezzlement 8 5 2 0 1 0 100.0 62.5 25.0 0.0 12.5 0.0 5 0 5 100.0 0.0 100.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 223 152 61 10 0 0 100.0 68.2 27.4 4.5 0.0 0.0 122 23 99 100.0 18.9 81.1
Vandalism 1,401 1,190 154 43 9 5 100.0 84.9 11.0 3.1 0.6 0.4 937 54 883 100.0 5.8 94.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 348 233 105 8 2 0 100.0 67.0 30.2 2.3 0.6 0.0 248 19 229 100.0 7.7 92.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 1 1 0 0 0 0 100.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 100.0
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 456 403 39 9 2 3 100.0 88.4 8.6 2.0 0.4 0.7 313 10 303 100.0 3.2 96.8
Drug abuse violations 3,664 3,081 379 97 57 50 100.0 84.1 10.3 2.6 1.6 1.4 2,373 249 2,124 100.0 10.5 89.5
Gambling 3 2 1 0 0 0 100.0 66.7 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 2 1 1 100.0 50.0 50.0
Offenses against the family and children 101 95 3 3 0 0 100.0 94.1 3.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 77 7 70 100.0 9.1 90.9
Driving under the influence 687 626 29 24 6 2 100.0 91.1 4.2 3.5 0.9 0.3 542 50 492 100.0 9.2 90.8
Liquor laws 2,522 2,321 52 116 21 12 100.0 92.0 2.1 4.6 0.8 0.5 1,816 119 1,697 100.0 6.6 93.4
Drunkenness 115 103 9 2 0 1 100.0 89.6 7.8 1.7 0.0 0.9 103 13 90 100.0 12.6 87.4
Disorderly conduct 1,933 1,404 426 67 18 18 100.0 72.6 22.0 3.5 0.9 0.9 1,378 115 1,263 100.0 8.3 91.7
Vagrancy 5 5 0 0 0 0 100.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3 0 3 100.0 0.0 100.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 5,742 4,536 775 178 106 147 100.0 79.0 13.5 3.1 1.8 2.6 3,712 382 3,330 100.0 10.3 89.7
Suspicion 4 1 3 0 0 0 100.0 25.0 75.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2 0 2 100.0 0.0 100.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 250 199 7 17 10 17 100.0 79.6 2.8 6.8 4.0 6.8 208 22 186 100.0 10.6 89.4
  • 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.

Table 61C

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 625,351 521,783 78,125 16,433 5,293 3,717 100.0 83.4 12.5 2.6 0.8 0.6 461,857 34,433 427,424 100.0 7.5 92.5
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 566 388 149 18 7 4 100.0 68.6 26.3 3.2 1.2 0.7 376 26 350 100.0 6.9 93.1
Rape3 1,340 1,161 109 40 9 21 100.0 86.6 8.1 3.0 0.7 1.6 880 82 798 100.0 9.3 90.7
Robbery 1,084 682 336 37 8 21 100.0 62.9 31.0 3.4 0.7 1.9 713 43 670 100.0 6.0 94.0
Aggravated assault 16,250 13,174 2,211 705 86 74 100.0 81.1 13.6 4.3 0.5 0.5 12,280 921 11,359 100.0 7.5 92.5
Burglary 10,388 8,882 1,161 248 36 61 100.0 85.5 11.2 2.4 0.3 0.6 7,194 355 6,839 100.0 4.9 95.1
Larceny-theft 22,111 18,912 2,398 480 131 190 100.0 85.5 10.8 2.2 0.6 0.9 15,797 781 15,016 100.0 4.9 95.1
Motor vehicle theft 3,824 3,285 302 116 41 80 100.0 85.9 7.9 3.0 1.1 2.1 2,891 202 2,689 100.0 7.0 93.0
Arson 421 350 50 15 2 4 100.0 83.1 11.9 3.6 0.5 1.0 295 17 278 100.0 5.8 94.2
Violent crime4 19,240 15,405 2,805 800 110 120 100.0 80.1 14.6 4.2 0.6 0.6 14,249 1,072 13,177 100.0 7.5 92.5
Property crime4 36,744 31,429 3,911 859 210 335 100.0 85.5 10.6 2.3 0.6 0.9 26,177 1,355 24,822 100.0 5.2 94.8
Other assaults 49,434 41,638 5,578 1,675 242 301 100.0 84.2 11.3 3.4 0.5 0.6 36,688 2,182 34,506 100.0 5.9 94.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 2,349 1,946 344 36 18 5 100.0 82.8 14.6 1.5 0.8 0.2 1,645 129 1,516 100.0 7.8 92.2
Fraud 7,497 6,131 1,186 135 24 21 100.0 81.8 15.8 1.8 0.3 0.3 5,538 259 5,279 100.0 4.7 95.3
Embezzlement 470 406 52 3 3 6 100.0 86.4 11.1 0.6 0.6 1.3 294 14 280 100.0 4.8 95.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 3,717 3,089 530 85 11 2 100.0 83.1 14.3 2.3 0.3 0.1 2,640 186 2,454 100.0 7.0 93.0
Vandalism 6,879 5,768 777 248 32 54 100.0 83.8 11.3 3.6 0.5 0.8 5,191 282 4,909 100.0 5.4 94.6
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 6,562 4,971 1,312 191 54 34 100.0 75.8 20.0 2.9 0.8 0.5 4,510 384 4,126 100.0 8.5 91.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 192 145 35 2 3 7 100.0 75.5 18.2 1.0 1.6 3.6 96 9 87 100.0 9.4 90.6
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 2,338 2,024 231 54 20 9 100.0 86.6 9.9 2.3 0.9 0.4 1,753 128 1,625 100.0 7.3 92.7
Drug abuse violations 97,307 79,656 14,462 2,047 818 324 100.0 81.9 14.9 2.1 0.8 0.3 70,295 5,852 64,443 100.0 8.3 91.7
Gambling 128 89 26 0 8 5 100.0 69.5 20.3 0.0 6.3 3.9 95 38 57 100.0 40.0 60.0
Offenses against the family and children 8,535 7,168 1,222 119 25 1 100.0 84.0 14.3 1.4 0.3 * 6,753 380 6,373 100.0 5.6 94.4
Driving under the influence 117,172 98,703 12,815 3,184 2,057 413 100.0 84.2 10.9 2.7 1.8 0.4 83,632 6,860 76,772 100.0 8.2 91.8
Liquor laws 9,440 8,442 530 368 85 15 100.0 89.4 5.6 3.9 0.9 0.2 6,315 566 5,749 100.0 9.0 91.0
Drunkenness 10,921 9,707 735 433 37 9 100.0 88.9 6.7 4.0 0.3 0.1 9,936 1,250 8,686 100.0 12.6 87.4
Disorderly conduct 13,180 10,734 1,519 739 77 111 100.0 81.4 11.5 5.6 0.6 0.8 8,469 498 7,971 100.0 5.9 94.1
Vagrancy 200 151 41 7 1 0 100.0 75.5 20.5 3.5 0.5 0.0 178 23 155 100.0 12.9 87.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 232,989 194,147 29,995 5,446 1,457 1,944 100.0 83.3 12.9 2.3 0.6 0.8 177,347 12,963 164,384 100.0 7.3 92.7
Suspicion 57 34 19 2 1 1 100.0 59.6 33.3 3.5 1.8 1.8 56 3 53 100.0 5.4 94.6
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.

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