Table 61

Arrests

Nonmetropolitan Counties

by Race and Ethnicity, 2018

[1,805 agencies; 2018 estimated population 19,122,063]

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 602,743 498,823 81,404 18,126 4,040 350 100.0 82.8 13.5 3.0 0.7 0.1 427,621 32,907 394,714 100.0 7.7 92.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 568 411 139 18 0 0 100.0 72.4 24.5 3.2 0.0 0.0 433 36 397 100.0 8.3 91.7
Rape3 1,565 1,344 160 54 6 1 100.0 85.9 10.2 3.5 0.4 0.1 1,076 110 966 100.0 10.2 89.8
Robbery 1,110 723 316 67 4 0 100.0 65.1 28.5 6.0 0.4 0.0 795 66 729 100.0 8.3 91.7
Aggravated assault 15,626 12,475 2,157 904 70 20 100.0 79.8 13.8 5.8 0.4 0.1 10,921 958 9,963 100.0 8.8 91.2
Burglary 9,507 8,218 1,009 257 21 2 100.0 86.4 10.6 2.7 0.2 * 6,987 400 6,587 100.0 5.7 94.3
Larceny-theft 20,014 17,220 2,207 521 62 4 100.0 86.0 11.0 2.6 0.3 * 14,504 792 13,712 100.0 5.5 94.5
Motor vehicle theft 3,874 3,364 344 154 11 1 100.0 86.8 8.9 4.0 0.3 * 2,890 233 2,657 100.0 8.1 91.9
Arson 681 587 61 26 6 1 100.0 86.2 9.0 3.8 0.9 0.1 551 89 462 100.0 16.2 83.8
Violent crime4 18,869 14,953 2,772 1,043 80 21 100.0 79.2 14.7 5.5 0.4 0.1 13,225 1,170 12,055 100.0 8.8 91.2
Property crime4 34,076 29,389 3,621 958 100 8 100.0 86.2 10.6 2.8 0.3 * 24,932 1,514 23,418 100.0 6.1 93.9
Other assaults 49,428 41,604 5,719 1,933 148 24 100.0 84.2 11.6 3.9 0.3 * 36,085 2,234 33,851 100.0 6.2 93.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 2,310 1,892 377 34 6 1 100.0 81.9 16.3 1.5 0.3 * 1,737 179 1,558 100.0 10.3 89.7
Fraud 6,131 5,039 922 144 25 1 100.0 82.2 15.0 2.3 0.4 * 4,272 263 4,009 100.0 6.2 93.8
Embezzlement 437 395 36 3 3 0 100.0 90.4 8.2 0.7 0.7 * 279 7 272 100.0 2.5 97.5
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 3,602 2,822 667 103 5 5 100.0 78.3 18.5 2.9 0.1 0.1 2,564 135 2,429 100.0 5.3 94.7
Vandalism 6,871 5,830 757 247 34 3 100.0 84.8 11.0 3.6 0.5 * 5,176 269 4,907 100.0 5.2 94.8
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 6,789 5,079 1,490 175 38 7 100.0 74.8 21.9 2.6 0.6 0.1 4,605 363 4,242 100.0 7.9 92.1
Prostitution and commercialized vice 202 174 23 4 1 0 100.0 86.1 11.4 2.0 0.5 0.0 87 6 81 100.0 6.9 93.1
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 2,463 2,136 256 66 5 0 100.0 86.7 10.4 2.7 0.2 0.0 1,674 124 1,550 100.0 7.4 92.6
Drug abuse violations 95,850 77,474 15,294 2,411 601 70 100.0 80.8 16.0 2.5 0.6 0.1 69,783 6,176 63,607 100.0 8.9 91.1
Gambling 141 97 36 0 8 0 100.0 68.8 25.5 0.0 5.7 0.0 85 17 68 100.0 20.0 80.0
Offenses against the family and children 7,917 6,506 1,270 124 10 7 100.0 82.2 16.0 1.6 0.1 0.1 5,832 401 5,431 100.0 6.9 93.1
Driving under the influence 113,103 92,764 15,292 3,047 1,961 39 100.0 82.0 13.5 2.7 1.7 * 69,101 5,986 63,115 100.0 8.7 91.3
Liquor laws 9,607 8,496 580 442 79 10 100.0 88.4 6.0 4.6 0.8 0.1 6,775 685 6,090 100.0 10.1 89.9
Drunkenness 10,110 8,983 663 423 33 8 100.0 88.9 6.6 4.2 0.3 0.1 8,750 938 7,812 100.0 10.7 89.3
Disorderly conduct 13,626 10,804 1,900 859 58 5 100.0 79.3 13.9 6.3 0.4 * 8,410 598 7,812 100.0 7.1 92.9
Vagrancy 308 254 34 17 3 0 100.0 82.5 11.0 5.5 1.0 0.0 165 32 133 100.0 19.4 80.6
All other offenses (except traffic) 220,657 183,929 29,682 6,065 840 141 100.0 83.4 13.5 2.7 0.4 0.1 163,881 11,798 152,083 100.0 7.2 92.8
Suspicion 20 19 1 0 0 0 100.0 95.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12 1 11 100.0 8.3 91.7
Curfew and loitering law violations 226 184 12 28 2 0 100.0 81.4 5.3 12.4 0.9 0.0 191 11 180 100.0 5.8 94.2
  • 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.

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 23,459 18,786 3,565 1,012 76 20 100.0 80.1 15.2 4.3 0.3 0.1 16,609 1,677 14,932 100.0 10.1 89.9
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 37 29 7 1 0 0 100.0 78.4 18.9 2.7 0.0 0.0 27 6 21 100.0 22.2 77.8
Rape3 267 241 14 11 1 0 100.0 90.3 5.2 4.1 0.4 0.0 160 9 151 100.0 5.6 94.4
Robbery 57 27 27 3 0 0 100.0 47.4 47.4 5.3 0.0 0.0 49 9 40 100.0 18.4 81.6
Aggravated assault 735 537 152 43 2 1 100.0 73.1 20.7 5.9 0.3 0.1 465 53 412 100.0 11.4 88.6
Burglary 877 681 140 53 2 1 100.0 77.7 16.0 6.0 0.2 0.1 598 58 540 100.0 9.7 90.3
Larceny-theft 1,356 1,096 203 52 5 0 100.0 80.8 15.0 3.8 0.4 0.0 921 68 853 100.0 7.4 92.6
Motor vehicle theft 428 346 58 22 1 1 100.0 80.8 13.6 5.1 0.2 0.2 289 30 259 100.0 10.4 89.6
Arson 56 41 7 8 0 0 100.0 73.2 12.5 14.3 0.0 0.0 31 2 29 100.0 6.5 93.5
Violent crime4 1,096 834 200 58 3 1 100.0 76.1 18.2 5.3 0.3 0.1 701 77 624 100.0 11.0 89.0
Property crime4 2,717 2,164 408 135 8 2 100.0 79.6 15.0 5.0 0.3 0.1 1,839 158 1,681 100.0 8.6 91.4
Other assaults 4,237 3,253 818 149 13 4 100.0 76.8 19.3 3.5 0.3 0.1 3,057 257 2,800 100.0 8.4 91.6
Forgery and counterfeiting 25 23 2 0 0 0 100.0 92.0 8.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 21 4 17 100.0 19.0 81.0
Fraud 92 72 17 3 0 0 100.0 78.3 18.5 3.3 0.0 0.0 62 5 57 100.0 8.1 91.9
Embezzlement 7 7 0 0 0 0 100.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7 0 7 100.0 0.0 100.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 170 101 57 11 0 1 100.0 59.4 33.5 6.5 0.0 0.6 128 14 114 100.0 10.9 89.1
Vandalism 1,042 858 141 38 5 0 100.0 82.3 13.5 3.6 0.5 0.0 803 57 746 100.0 7.1 92.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 316 231 77 7 1 0 100.0 73.1 24.4 2.2 0.3 0.0 237 29 208 100.0 12.2 87.8
Prostitution and commercialized vice 6 4 0 2 0 0 100.0 66.7 0.0 33.3 0.0 0.0 1 0 1 100.0 0.0 100.0
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 395 337 37 21 0 0 100.0 85.3 9.4 5.3 0.0 0.0 247 13 234 100.0 5.3 94.7
Drug abuse violations 3,057 2,568 359 109 15 6 100.0 84.0 11.7 3.6 0.5 0.2 2,189 294 1,895 100.0 13.4 86.6
Gambling 0 0 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 100.0
Offenses against the family and children 97 78 10 9 0 0 100.0 80.4 10.3 9.3 0.0 0.0 72 15 57 100.0 20.8 79.2
Driving under the influence 624 567 30 20 7 0 100.0 90.9 4.8 3.2 1.1 0.0 414 56 358 100.0 13.5 86.5
Liquor laws 1,953 1,773 52 113 11 4 100.0 90.8 2.7 5.8 0.6 0.2 1,524 130 1,394 100.0 8.5 91.5
Drunkenness 104 97 5 2 0 0 100.0 93.3 4.8 1.9 0.0 0.0 84 13 71 100.0 15.5 84.5
Disorderly conduct 1,929 1,327 508 89 5 0 100.0 68.8 26.3 4.6 0.3 0.0 1,255 112 1,143 100.0 8.9 91.1
Vagrancy 14 13 1 0 0 0 100.0 92.9 7.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 3 0 3 100.0 0.0 100.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 5,349 4,292 831 218 6 2 100.0 80.2 15.5 4.1 0.1 * 3,772 432 3,340 100.0 11.5 88.5
Suspicion 3 3 0 0 0 0 100.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2 0 2 100.0 0.0 100.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 226 184 12 28 2 0 100.0 81.4 5.3 12.4 0.9 0.0 191 11 180 100.0 5.8 94.2
  • 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.

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 579,284 480,037 77,839 17,114 3,964 330 100.0 82.9 13.4 3.0 0.7 0.1 411,012 31,230 379,782 100.0 7.6 92.4
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 531 382 132 17 0 0 100.0 71.9 24.9 3.2 0.0 0.0 406 30 376 100.0 7.4 92.6
Rape3 1,298 1,103 146 43 5 1 100.0 85.0 11.2 3.3 0.4 0.1 916 101 815 100.0 11.0 89.0
Robbery 1,053 696 289 64 4 0 100.0 66.1 27.4 6.1 0.4 0.0 746 57 689 100.0 7.6 92.4
Aggravated assault 14,891 11,938 2,005 861 68 19 100.0 80.2 13.5 5.8 0.5 0.1 10,456 905 9,551 100.0 8.7 91.3
Burglary 8,630 7,537 869 204 19 1 100.0 87.3 10.1 2.4 0.2 * 6,389 342 6,047 100.0 5.4 94.6
Larceny-theft 18,658 16,124 2,004 469 57 4 100.0 86.4 10.7 2.5 0.3 * 13,583 724 12,859 100.0 5.3 94.7
Motor vehicle theft 3,446 3,018 286 132 10 0 100.0 87.6 8.3 3.8 0.3 0.0 2,601 203 2,398 100.0 7.8 92.2
Arson 625 546 54 18 6 1 100.0 87.4 8.6 2.9 1.0 0.2 520 87 433 100.0 16.7 83.3
Violent crime4 17,773 14,119 2,572 985 77 20 100.0 79.4 14.5 5.5 0.4 0.1 12,524 1,093 11,431 100.0 8.7 91.3
Property crime4 31,359 27,225 3,213 823 92 6 100.0 86.8 10.2 2.6 0.3 * 23,093 1,356 21,737 100.0 5.9 94.1
Other assaults 45,191 38,351 4,901 1,784 135 20 100.0 84.9 10.8 3.9 0.3 * 33,028 1,977 31,051 100.0 6.0 94.0
Forgery and counterfeiting 2,285 1,869 375 34 6 1 100.0 81.8 16.4 1.5 0.3 * 1,716 175 1,541 100.0 10.2 89.8
Fraud 6,039 4,967 905 141 25 1 100.0 82.2 15.0 2.3 0.4 * 4,210 258 3,952 100.0 6.1 93.9
Embezzlement 430 388 36 3 3 0 100.0 90.2 8.4 0.7 0.7 0.0 272 7 265 100.0 2.6 97.4
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 3,432 2,721 610 92 5 4 100.0 79.3 17.8 2.7 0.1 0.1 2,436 121 2,315 100.0 5.0 95.0
Vandalism 5,829 4,972 616 209 29 3 100.0 85.3 10.6 3.6 0.5 0.1 4,373 212 4,161 100.0 4.8 95.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 6,473 4,848 1,413 168 37 7 100.0 74.9 21.8 2.6 0.6 0.1 4,368 334 4,034 100.0 7.6 92.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 196 170 23 2 1 0 100.0 86.7 11.7 1.0 0.5 0.0 86 6 80 100.0 7.0 93.0
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 2,068 1,799 219 45 5 0 100.0 87.0 10.6 2.2 0.2 0.0 1,427 111 1,316 100.0 7.8 92.2
Drug abuse violations 92,793 74,906 14,935 2,302 586 64 100.0 80.7 16.1 2.5 0.6 0.1 67,594 5,882 61,712 100.0 8.7 91.3
Gambling 141 97 36 0 8 0 100.0 68.8 25.5 0.0 5.7 0.0 85 17 68 100.0 20.0 80.0
Offenses against the family and children 7,820 6,428 1,260 115 10 7 100.0 82.2 16.1 1.5 0.1 0.1 5,760 386 5,374 100.0 6.7 93.3
Driving under the influence 112,479 92,197 15,262 3,027 1,954 39 100.0 82.0 13.6 2.7 1.7 * 68,687 5,930 62,757 100.0 8.6 91.4
Liquor laws 7,654 6,723 528 329 68 6 100.0 87.8 6.9 4.3 0.9 0.1 5,251 555 4,696 100.0 10.6 89.4
Drunkenness 10,006 8,886 658 421 33 8 100.0 88.8 6.6 4.2 0.3 0.1 8,666 925 7,741 100.0 10.7 89.3
Disorderly conduct 11,697 9,477 1,392 770 53 5 100.0 81.0 11.9 6.6 0.5 * 7,155 486 6,669 100.0 6.8 93.2
Vagrancy 294 241 33 17 3 0 100.0 82.0 11.2 5.8 1.0 0.0 162 32 130 100.0 19.8 80.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 215,308 179,637 28,851 5,847 834 139 100.0 83.4 13.4 2.7 0.4 0.1 160,109 11,366 148,743 100.0 7.1 92.9
Suspicion 17 16 1 0 0 0 100.0 94.1 5.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 10 1 9 100.0 10.0 90.0
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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