Table 67

Arrests

Suburban Areas1

by Race and Ethnicity, 2018

[6,757 agencies; 2018 estimated population 106,796,972]

Table 67A

Total arrests Percent distribution2 Total arrests Percent distribution2
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
Total3 Hispanic
or
Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
Total Hispanic
or
Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
TOTAL 3,061,471 2,201,630 792,093 27,369 34,617 5,762 100.0 71.9 25.9 0.9 1.1 0.2 2,529,971 429,677 2,100,294 100.0 17.0 83.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,609 1,354 1,210 14 26 5 100.0 51.9 46.4 0.5 1.0 0.2 2,008 412 1,596 100.0 20.5 79.5
Rape4 6,703 5,039 1,520 44 79 21 100.0 75.2 22.7 0.7 1.2 0.3 5,491 1,358 4,133 100.0 24.7 75.3
Robbery 17,987 8,354 9,365 86 138 44 100.0 46.4 52.1 0.5 0.8 0.2 15,316 2,910 12,406 100.0 19.0 81.0
Aggravated assault 98,450 67,880 28,178 824 1,332 236 100.0 68.9 28.6 0.8 1.4 0.2 82,550 18,799 63,751 100.0 22.8 77.2
Burglary 47,799 34,476 12,558 237 423 105 100.0 72.1 26.3 0.5 0.9 0.2 39,881 6,777 33,104 100.0 17.0 83.0
Larceny-theft 262,899 175,608 82,229 2,035 2,757 270 100.0 66.8 31.3 0.8 1.0 0.1 211,229 23,951 187,278 100.0 11.3 88.7
Motor vehicle theft 22,391 16,263 5,595 167 233 133 100.0 72.6 25.0 0.7 1.0 0.6 19,156 4,596 14,560 100.0 24.0 76.0
Arson 2,504 1,882 570 23 21 8 100.0 75.2 22.8 0.9 0.8 0.3 2,152 322 1,830 100.0 15.0 85.0
Violent crime5 125,749 82,627 40,273 968 1,575 306 100.0 65.7 32.0 0.8 1.3 0.2 105,365 23,479 81,886 100.0 22.3 77.7
Property crime5 335,593 228,229 100,952 2,462 3,434 516 100.0 68.0 30.1 0.7 1.0 0.2 272,418 35,646 236,772 100.0 13.1 86.9
Other assaults 281,751 199,044 76,709 2,368 3,124 506 100.0 70.6 27.2 0.8 1.1 0.2 235,359 37,321 198,038 100.0 15.9 84.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 16,142 10,353 5,472 68 236 13 100.0 64.1 33.9 0.4 1.5 0.1 13,280 2,055 11,225 100.0 15.5 84.5
Fraud 38,431 25,379 12,257 295 458 42 100.0 66.0 31.9 0.8 1.2 0.1 31,642 3,539 28,103 100.0 11.2 88.8
Embezzlement 4,035 2,551 1,424 12 45 3 100.0 63.2 35.3 0.3 1.1 0.1 3,320 280 3,040 100.0 8.4 91.6
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 27,365 18,247 8,677 159 254 28 100.0 66.7 31.7 0.6 0.9 0.1 21,926 3,816 18,110 100.0 17.4 82.6
Vandalism 48,398 35,168 12,137 549 483 61 100.0 72.7 25.1 1.1 1.0 0.1 41,318 6,325 34,993 100.0 15.3 84.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 42,340 26,116 15,463 246 407 108 100.0 61.7 36.5 0.6 1.0 0.3 34,577 7,548 27,029 100.0 21.8 78.2
Prostitution and commercialized vice 3,794 2,165 1,221 16 383 9 100.0 57.1 32.2 0.4 10.1 0.2 3,133 522 2,611 100.0 16.7 83.3
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 14,199 10,670 3,150 97 265 17 100.0 75.1 22.2 0.7 1.9 0.1 11,441 2,642 8,799 100.0 23.1 76.9
Drug abuse violations 518,969 373,407 136,286 3,116 5,458 702 100.0 72.0 26.3 0.6 1.1 0.1 440,291 79,752 360,539 100.0 18.1 81.9
Gambling 670 352 198 4 74 42 100.0 52.5 29.6 0.6 11.0 6.3 431 116 315 100.0 26.9 73.1
Offenses against the family and children 32,153 21,849 9,747 341 201 15 100.0 68.0 30.3 1.1 0.6 * 26,145 2,570 23,575 100.0 9.8 90.2
Driving under the influence 346,858 286,138 50,964 2,299 6,753 704 100.0 82.5 14.7 0.7 1.9 0.2 297,601 72,206 225,395 100.0 24.3 75.7
Liquor laws 52,504 42,956 7,710 881 896 61 100.0 81.8 14.7 1.7 1.7 0.1 41,473 5,964 35,509 100.0 14.4 85.6
Drunkenness 79,693 66,844 10,985 845 930 89 100.0 83.9 13.8 1.1 1.2 0.1 73,840 16,543 57,297 100.0 22.4 77.6
Disorderly conduct 99,881 68,262 29,647 1,125 756 91 100.0 68.3 29.7 1.1 0.8 0.1 78,284 8,588 69,696 100.0 11.0 89.0
Vagrancy 3,607 2,412 1,126 22 42 5 100.0 66.9 31.2 0.6 1.2 0.1 3,090 536 2,554 100.0 17.3 82.7
All other offenses (except traffic) 984,462 695,385 266,421 11,469 8,785 2,402 100.0 70.6 27.1 1.2 0.9 0.2 791,070 119,482 671,588 100.0 15.1 84.9
Suspicion 298 186 110 1 1 0 100.0 62.4 36.9 0.3 0.3 0.0 283 13 270 100.0 4.6 95.4
Curfew and loitering law violations 4,579 3,290 1,164 26 57 42 100.0 71.8 25.4 0.6 1.2 0.9 3,684 734 2,950 100.0 19.9 80.1
  • 1 Suburban areas include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants and county law enforcement agencies that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban areas exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city.
  • 2 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 3 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.
  • 4 The rape figures in this table are aggregate totals of the data submitted based on both the legacy and revised Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 5 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 67B

Arrests under 18 Percent distribution2 Arrests under 18 Percent distribution2
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
Total3 Hispanic
or
Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
Total Hispanic
or
Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
TOTAL 220,954 144,663 71,453 2,118 2,223 497 100.0 65.5 32.3 1.0 1.0 0.2 179,985 35,435 144,550 100.0 19.7 80.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 198 83 113 1 0 1 100.0 41.9 57.1 0.5 0.0 0.5 126 36 90 100.0 28.6 71.4
Rape4 1,212 896 296 3 14 3 100.0 73.9 24.4 0.2 1.2 0.2 984 200 784 100.0 20.3 79.7
Robbery 3,586 1,230 2,301 17 25 13 100.0 34.3 64.2 0.5 0.7 0.4 3,095 643 2,452 100.0 20.8 79.2
Aggravated assault 8,316 4,756 3,372 74 90 24 100.0 57.2 40.5 0.9 1.1 0.3 6,828 1,643 5,185 100.0 24.1 75.9
Burglary 6,239 3,733 2,399 41 48 18 100.0 59.8 38.5 0.7 0.8 0.3 4,933 1,088 3,845 100.0 22.1 77.9
Larceny-theft 26,795 14,639 11,567 203 350 36 100.0 54.6 43.2 0.8 1.3 0.1 21,364 3,307 18,057 100.0 15.5 84.5
Motor vehicle theft 3,076 1,593 1,407 31 22 23 100.0 51.8 45.7 1.0 0.7 0.7 2,501 605 1,896 100.0 24.2 75.8
Arson 640 446 187 2 3 2 100.0 69.7 29.2 0.3 0.5 0.3 547 70 477 100.0 12.8 87.2
Violent crime5 13,312 6,965 6,082 95 129 41 100.0 52.3 45.7 0.7 1.0 0.3 11,033 2,522 8,511 100.0 22.9 77.1
Property crime5 36,750 20,411 15,560 277 423 79 100.0 55.5 42.3 0.8 1.2 0.2 29,345 5,070 24,275 100.0 17.3 82.7
Other assaults 39,276 23,768 14,794 363 279 72 100.0 60.5 37.7 0.9 0.7 0.2 33,274 6,507 26,767 100.0 19.6 80.4
Forgery and counterfeiting 327 212 108 1 6 0 100.0 64.8 33.0 0.3 1.8 0.0 279 59 220 100.0 21.1 78.9
Fraud 1,084 600 455 9 17 3 100.0 55.4 42.0 0.8 1.6 0.3 881 117 764 100.0 13.3 86.7
Embezzlement 139 71 67 0 1 0 100.0 51.1 48.2 0.0 0.7 0.0 124 16 108 100.0 12.9 87.1
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 2,392 965 1,393 8 24 2 100.0 40.3 58.2 0.3 1.0 0.1 1,942 383 1,559 100.0 19.7 80.3
Vandalism 9,376 6,624 2,523 151 64 14 100.0 70.6 26.9 1.6 0.7 0.1 8,150 1,276 6,874 100.0 15.7 84.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 4,666 2,789 1,775 32 56 14 100.0 59.8 38.0 0.7 1.2 0.3 3,886 1,050 2,836 100.0 27.0 73.0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 53 33 19 0 1 0 100.0 62.3 35.8 0.0 1.9 0.0 43 6 37 100.0 14.0 86.0
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 2,551 1,870 631 13 32 5 100.0 73.3 24.7 0.5 1.3 0.2 2,035 395 1,640 100.0 19.4 80.6
Drug abuse violations 31,798 24,318 6,680 280 437 83 100.0 76.5 21.0 0.9 1.4 0.3 26,749 6,680 20,069 100.0 25.0 75.0
Gambling 38 14 23 1 0 0 100.0 36.8 60.5 2.6 0.0 0.0 35 8 27 100.0 22.9 77.1
Offenses against the family and children 912 677 190 36 9 0 100.0 74.2 20.8 3.9 1.0 0.0 630 87 543 100.0 13.8 86.2
Driving under the influence 1,720 1,539 134 20 22 5 100.0 89.5 7.8 1.2 1.3 0.3 1,419 321 1,098 100.0 22.6 77.4
Liquor laws 8,919 8,053 547 161 135 23 100.0 90.3 6.1 1.8 1.5 0.3 7,373 1,063 6,310 100.0 14.4 85.6
Drunkenness 1,151 920 204 12 15 0 100.0 79.9 17.7 1.0 1.3 0.0 1,087 372 715 100.0 34.2 65.8
Disorderly conduct 19,367 10,933 8,142 163 114 15 100.0 56.5 42.0 0.8 0.6 0.1 14,896 2,108 12,788 100.0 14.2 85.8
Vagrancy 209 117 90 1 1 0 100.0 56.0 43.1 0.5 0.5 0.0 117 39 78 100.0 33.3 66.7
All other offenses (except traffic) 42,321 30,485 10,867 469 401 99 100.0 72.0 25.7 1.1 0.9 0.2 32,994 6,620 26,374 100.0 20.1 79.9
Suspicion 14 9 5 0 0 0 100.0 64.3 35.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 9 2 7 100.0 22.2 77.8
Curfew and loitering law violations 4,579 3,290 1,164 26 57 42 100.0 71.8 25.4 0.6 1.2 0.9 3,684 734 2,950 100.0 19.9 80.1
  • 1 Suburban areas include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants and county law enforcement agencies that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban areas exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city.
  • 2 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 3 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.
  • 4 The rape figures in this table are aggregate totals of the data submitted based on both the legacy and revised Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 5 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 67C

Arrests 18 and over Percent distribution2 Arrests 18 and over Percent distribution2
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
Total3 Hispanic
or
Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
Total Hispanic
or
Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
TOTAL 2,840,517 2,056,967 720,640 25,251 32,394 5,265 100.0 72.4 25.4 0.9 1.1 0.2 2,349,986 394,242 1,955,744 100.0 16.8 83.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,411 1,271 1,097 13 26 4 100.0 52.7 45.5 0.5 1.1 0.2 1,882 376 1,506 100.0 20.0 80.0
Rape4 5,491 4,143 1,224 41 65 18 100.0 75.5 22.3 0.7 1.2 0.3 4,507 1,158 3,349 100.0 25.7 74.3
Robbery 14,401 7,124 7,064 69 113 31 100.0 49.5 49.1 0.5 0.8 0.2 12,221 2,267 9,954 100.0 18.6 81.4
Aggravated assault 90,134 63,124 24,806 750 1,242 212 100.0 70.0 27.5 0.8 1.4 0.2 75,722 17,156 58,566 100.0 22.7 77.3
Burglary 41,560 30,743 10,159 196 375 87 100.0 74.0 24.4 0.5 0.9 0.2 34,948 5,689 29,259 100.0 16.3 83.7
Larceny-theft 236,104 160,969 70,662 1,832 2,407 234 100.0 68.2 29.9 0.8 1.0 0.1 189,865 20,644 169,221 100.0 10.9 89.1
Motor vehicle theft 19,315 14,670 4,188 136 211 110 100.0 76.0 21.7 0.7 1.1 0.6 16,655 3,991 12,664 100.0 24.0 76.0
Arson 1,864 1,436 383 21 18 6 100.0 77.0 20.5 1.1 1.0 0.3 1,605 252 1,353 100.0 15.7 84.3
Violent crime5 112,437 75,662 34,191 873 1,446 265 100.0 67.3 30.4 0.8 1.3 0.2 94,332 20,957 73,375 100.0 22.2 77.8
Property crime5 298,843 207,818 85,392 2,185 3,011 437 100.0 69.5 28.6 0.7 1.0 0.1 243,073 30,576 212,497 100.0 12.6 87.4
Other assaults 242,475 175,276 61,915 2,005 2,845 434 100.0 72.3 25.5 0.8 1.2 0.2 202,085 30,814 171,271 100.0 15.2 84.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 15,815 10,141 5,364 67 230 13 100.0 64.1 33.9 0.4 1.5 0.1 13,001 1,996 11,005 100.0 15.4 84.6
Fraud 37,347 24,779 11,802 286 441 39 100.0 66.3 31.6 0.8 1.2 0.1 30,761 3,422 27,339 100.0 11.1 88.9
Embezzlement 3,896 2,480 1,357 12 44 3 100.0 63.7 34.8 0.3 1.1 0.1 3,196 264 2,932 100.0 8.3 91.7
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 24,973 17,282 7,284 151 230 26 100.0 69.2 29.2 0.6 0.9 0.1 19,984 3,433 16,551 100.0 17.2 82.8
Vandalism 39,022 28,544 9,614 398 419 47 100.0 73.1 24.6 1.0 1.1 0.1 33,168 5,049 28,119 100.0 15.2 84.8
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 37,674 23,327 13,688 214 351 94 100.0 61.9 36.3 0.6 0.9 0.2 30,691 6,498 24,193 100.0 21.2 78.8
Prostitution and commercialized vice 3,741 2,132 1,202 16 382 9 100.0 57.0 32.1 0.4 10.2 0.2 3,090 516 2,574 100.0 16.7 83.3
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 11,648 8,800 2,519 84 233 12 100.0 75.5 21.6 0.7 2.0 0.1 9,406 2,247 7,159 100.0 23.9 76.1
Drug abuse violations 487,171 349,089 129,606 2,836 5,021 619 100.0 71.7 26.6 0.6 1.0 0.1 413,542 73,072 340,470 100.0 17.7 82.3
Gambling 632 338 175 3 74 42 100.0 53.5 27.7 0.5 11.7 6.6 396 108 288 100.0 27.3 72.7
Offenses against the family and children 31,241 21,172 9,557 305 192 15 100.0 67.8 30.6 1.0 0.6 * 25,515 2,483 23,032 100.0 9.7 90.3
Driving under the influence 345,138 284,599 50,830 2,279 6,731 699 100.0 82.5 14.7 0.7 2.0 0.2 296,182 71,885 224,297 100.0 24.3 75.7
Liquor laws 43,585 34,903 7,163 720 761 38 100.0 80.1 16.4 1.7 1.7 0.1 34,100 4,901 29,199 100.0 14.4 85.6
Drunkenness 78,542 65,924 10,781 833 915 89 100.0 83.9 13.7 1.1 1.2 0.1 72,753 16,171 56,582 100.0 22.2 77.8
Disorderly conduct 80,514 57,329 21,505 962 642 76 100.0 71.2 26.7 1.2 0.8 0.1 63,388 6,480 56,908 100.0 10.2 89.8
Vagrancy 3,398 2,295 1,036 21 41 5 100.0 67.5 30.5 0.6 1.2 0.1 2,973 497 2,476 100.0 16.7 83.3
All other offenses (except traffic) 942,141 664,900 255,554 11,000 8,384 2,303 100.0 70.6 27.1 1.2 0.9 0.2 758,076 112,862 645,214 100.0 14.9 85.1
Suspicion 284 177 105 1 1 0 100.0 62.3 37.0 0.4 0.4 * 274 11 263 100.0 4.0 96.0
Curfew and loitering law violations - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • 1 Suburban areas include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants and county law enforcement agencies that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban areas exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city.
  • 2 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 3 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.
  • 4 The rape figures in this table are aggregate totals of the data submitted based on both the legacy and revised Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 5 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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