Table 29

Estimated Number of Arrests

United States, 2018

TOTAL1 10,310,960
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 11,970
Rape2 25,205
Robbery 88,128
Aggravated assault 395,800
Burglary 178,611
Larceny-theft 887,622
Motor vehicle theft 91,676
Arson 9,387
Violent crime3 521,103
Property crime3 1,167,296
Other assaults 1,063,535
Forgery and counterfeiting 50,072
Fraud 119,951
Embezzlement 14,765
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 93,161
Vandalism 179,828
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 168,403
Prostitution and commercialized vice 31,147
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 46,937
Drug abuse violations 1,654,282
Gambling 3,323
Offenses against the family and children 87,475
Driving under the influence 1,001,329
Liquor laws 173,152
Drunkenness 328,772
Disorderly conduct 329,152
Vagrancy 23,546
All other offenses 3,231,700
Suspicion 564
Curfew and loitering law violations 22,031
  • 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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