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Table 29

Estimated Number of Arrests

United States, 2019

Total1 10,085,207
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 11,060
Rape2 24,986
Robbery 74,547
Aggravated assault 385,278
Burglary 171,590
Larceny-theft 813,073
Motor vehicle theft 80,636
Arson 9,068
Violent crime3 495,871
Property crime3 1,074,367
Other assaults 1,025,711
Forgery and counterfeiting 45,183
Fraud 112,707
Embezzlement 13,497
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 88,272
Vandalism 180,501
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 153,161
Prostitution and commercialized vice 26,713
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 40,796
Drug abuse violations 1,558,862
Gambling 2,458
Offenses against the family and children 85,687
Driving under the influence 1,024,508
Liquor laws 175,548
Drunkenness 316,032
Disorderly conduct 310,331
Vagrancy 21,896
All other offenses 3,318,453
Suspicion 579
Curfew and loitering law violations 14,653
  • 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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