Table 49

Arrests

Cities

by Race and Ethnicity, 2019

[7,979 agencies; 2019 estimated population 159,706,353]

Table 49A

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 4,928,838 3,309,189 1,401,734 136,629 65,543 15,743 100.0 67.1 28.4 2.8 1.3 0.3 4,324,743 876,586 3,448,157 100.0 20.3 79.7
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 5,747 2,302 3,282 77 71 15 100.0 40.1 57.1 1.3 1.2 0.3 4,834 1,015 3,819 100.0 21.0 79.0
Rape3 11,793 7,775 3,571 183 221 43 100.0 65.9 30.3 1.6 1.9 0.4 10,284 3,086 7,198 100.0 30.0 70.0
Robbery 47,649 21,117 25,229 568 488 247 100.0 44.3 52.9 1.2 1.0 0.5 43,139 10,579 32,560 100.0 24.5 75.5
Aggravated assault 212,042 124,682 75,814 5,963 4,104 1,479 100.0 58.8 35.8 2.8 1.9 0.7 190,715 52,056 138,659 100.0 27.3 72.7
Burglary 90,948 59,468 28,580 1,340 1,278 282 100.0 65.4 31.4 1.5 1.4 0.3 82,157 19,060 63,097 100.0 23.2 76.8
Larceny-theft 495,523 329,865 147,378 10,937 5,892 1,451 100.0 66.6 29.7 2.2 1.2 0.3 424,423 66,149 358,274 100.0 15.6 84.4
Motor vehicle theft 43,032 27,972 13,415 975 575 95 100.0 65.0 31.2 2.3 1.3 0.2 38,302 10,261 28,041 100.0 26.8 73.2
Arson 4,847 3,323 1,304 89 101 30 100.0 68.6 26.9 1.8 2.1 0.6 4,235 862 3,373 100.0 20.4 79.6
Violent crime4 277,231 155,876 107,896 6,791 4,884 1,784 100.0 56.2 38.9 2.4 1.8 0.6 248,972 66,736 182,236 100.0 26.8 73.2
Property crime4 634,350 420,628 190,677 13,341 7,846 1,858 100.0 66.3 30.1 2.1 1.2 0.3 549,117 96,332 452,785 100.0 17.5 82.5
Other assaults 541,249 335,868 181,943 13,249 8,241 1,948 100.0 62.1 33.6 2.4 1.5 0.4 471,728 96,674 375,054 100.0 20.5 79.5
Forgery and counterfeiting 24,484 16,304 7,434 288 408 50 100.0 66.6 30.4 1.2 1.7 0.2 21,831 3,740 18,091 100.0 17.1 82.9
Fraud 58,434 37,385 18,823 1,193 899 134 100.0 64.0 32.2 2.0 1.5 0.2 51,175 7,780 43,395 100.0 15.2 84.8
Embezzlement 7,969 4,734 2,949 104 164 18 100.0 59.4 37.0 1.3 2.1 0.2 6,671 942 5,729 100.0 14.1 85.9
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 48,059 28,194 17,950 886 697 332 100.0 58.7 37.3 1.8 1.5 0.7 42,349 8,340 34,009 100.0 19.7 80.3
Vandalism 99,112 65,975 28,803 2,719 1,326 289 100.0 66.6 29.1 2.7 1.3 0.3 86,698 18,147 68,551 100.0 20.9 79.1
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 81,894 43,423 36,256 853 1,004 358 100.0 53.0 44.3 1.0 1.2 0.4 71,101 17,840 53,261 100.0 25.1 74.9
Prostitution and commercialized vice 17,414 8,738 7,556 66 976 78 100.0 50.2 43.4 0.4 5.6 0.4 16,153 3,152 13,001 100.0 19.5 80.5
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 20,930 15,062 4,685 523 567 93 100.0 72.0 22.4 2.5 2.7 0.4 18,755 5,524 13,231 100.0 29.5 70.5
Drug abuse violations 741,159 519,170 200,531 10,689 8,779 1,990 100.0 70.0 27.1 1.4 1.2 0.3 675,772 151,708 524,064 100.0 22.4 77.6
Gambling 1,194 653 370 7 153 11 100.0 54.7 31.0 0.6 12.8 0.9 1,149 269 880 100.0 23.4 76.6
Offenses against the family and children 31,814 20,101 8,917 2,363 363 70 100.0 63.2 28.0 7.4 1.1 0.2 27,028 4,170 22,858 100.0 15.4 84.6
Driving under the influence 382,803 306,754 56,868 9,270 7,368 2,543 100.0 80.1 14.9 2.4 1.9 0.7 333,695 89,187 244,508 100.0 26.7 73.3
Liquor laws 86,939 66,241 14,182 5,081 1,328 107 100.0 76.2 16.3 5.8 1.5 0.1 72,665 12,038 60,627 100.0 16.6 83.4
Drunkenness 186,891 138,266 28,502 17,727 2,069 327 100.0 74.0 15.3 9.5 1.1 0.2 177,409 40,212 137,197 100.0 22.7 77.3
Disorderly conduct 172,734 107,462 54,571 8,855 1,568 278 100.0 62.2 31.6 5.1 0.9 0.2 137,791 20,511 117,280 100.0 14.9 85.1
Vagrancy 14,182 9,580 3,942 465 178 17 100.0 67.6 27.8 3.3 1.3 0.1 13,377 1,805 11,572 100.0 13.5 86.5
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,490,225 1,002,433 425,855 41,859 16,630 3,448 100.0 67.3 28.6 2.8 1.1 0.2 1,293,143 229,307 1,063,836 100.0 17.7 82.3
Suspicion 262 150 67 44 1 0 100.0 57.3 25.6 16.8 0.4 0.0 207 28 179 100.0 13.5 86.5
Curfew and loitering law violations 9,509 6,192 2,957 256 94 10 100.0 65.1 31.1 2.7 1.0 0.1 7,957 2,144 5,813 100.0 26.9 73.1
  • 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 49B

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 377,634 233,488 129,804 9,031 4,207 1,104 100.0 61.8 34.4 2.4 1.1 0.3 322,540 82,344 240,196 100.0 25.5 74.5
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 475 208 261 5 1 0 100.0 43.8 54.9 1.1 0.2 0.0 389 129 260 100.0 33.2 66.8
Rape3 1,883 1,273 558 22 25 5 100.0 67.6 29.6 1.2 1.3 0.3 1,601 391 1,210 100.0 24.4 75.6
Robbery 10,294 3,800 6,260 62 109 63 100.0 36.9 60.8 0.6 1.1 0.6 9,378 2,548 6,830 100.0 27.2 72.8
Aggravated assault 15,044 8,408 6,018 383 186 49 100.0 55.9 40.0 2.5 1.2 0.3 13,414 4,073 9,341 100.0 30.4 69.6
Burglary 11,195 6,117 4,661 222 149 46 100.0 54.6 41.6 2.0 1.3 0.4 9,840 2,651 7,189 100.0 26.9 73.1
Larceny-theft 51,322 28,768 20,612 970 774 198 100.0 56.1 40.2 1.9 1.5 0.4 43,135 9,150 33,985 100.0 21.2 78.8
Motor vehicle theft 7,797 3,480 4,076 172 56 13 100.0 44.6 52.3 2.2 0.7 0.2 6,770 1,761 5,009 100.0 26.0 74.0
Arson 959 657 274 18 8 2 100.0 68.5 28.6 1.9 0.8 0.2 824 170 654 100.0 20.6 79.4
Violent crime4 27,696 13,689 13,097 472 321 117 100.0 49.4 47.3 1.7 1.2 0.4 24,782 7,141 17,641 100.0 28.8 71.2
Property crime4 71,273 39,022 29,623 1,382 987 259 100.0 54.8 41.6 1.9 1.4 0.4 60,569 13,732 46,837 100.0 22.7 77.3
Other assaults 64,335 38,503 23,645 1,293 676 218 100.0 59.8 36.8 2.0 1.1 0.3 55,771 14,478 41,293 100.0 26.0 74.0
Forgery and counterfeiting 491 308 173 3 6 1 100.0 62.7 35.2 0.6 1.2 0.2 431 106 325 100.0 24.6 75.4
Fraud 2,035 971 984 55 24 1 100.0 47.7 48.4 2.7 1.2 * 1,737 342 1,395 100.0 19.7 80.3
Embezzlement 339 159 166 1 12 1 100.0 46.9 49.0 0.3 3.5 0.3 264 56 208 100.0 21.2 78.8
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 5,459 1,831 3,457 81 49 41 100.0 33.5 63.3 1.5 0.9 0.8 4,783 947 3,836 100.0 19.8 80.2
Vandalism 17,595 12,194 4,820 403 141 37 100.0 69.3 27.4 2.3 0.8 0.2 15,214 3,662 11,552 100.0 24.1 75.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 9,250 5,116 3,827 124 153 30 100.0 55.3 41.4 1.3 1.7 0.3 8,142 2,933 5,209 100.0 36.0 64.0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 186 79 103 0 2 2 100.0 42.5 55.4 0.0 1.1 1.1 173 29 144 100.0 16.8 83.2
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 3,374 2,477 755 48 73 21 100.0 73.4 22.4 1.4 2.2 0.6 2,914 890 2,024 100.0 30.5 69.5
Drug abuse violations 42,365 31,618 9,059 1,054 497 137 100.0 74.6 21.4 2.5 1.2 0.3 37,816 12,310 25,506 100.0 32.6 67.4
Gambling 61 25 35 0 1 0 100.0 41.0 57.4 0.0 1.6 0.0 55 8 47 100.0 14.5 85.5
Offenses against the family and children 1,638 1,032 404 194 8 0 100.0 63.0 24.7 11.8 0.5 0.0 1,400 340 1,060 100.0 24.3 75.7
Driving under the influence 2,211 1,935 149 86 29 12 100.0 87.5 6.7 3.9 1.3 0.5 1,854 585 1,269 100.0 31.6 68.4
Liquor laws 11,996 10,076 903 863 132 22 100.0 84.0 7.5 7.2 1.1 0.2 10,162 2,270 7,892 100.0 22.3 77.7
Drunkenness 1,905 1,443 224 217 20 1 100.0 75.7 11.8 11.4 1.0 0.1 1,789 673 1,116 100.0 37.6 62.4
Disorderly conduct 30,045 16,508 12,481 790 222 44 100.0 54.9 41.5 2.6 0.7 0.1 23,477 5,021 18,456 100.0 21.4 78.6
Vagrancy 243 174 62 5 2 0 100.0 71.6 25.5 2.1 0.8 0.0 181 65 116 100.0 35.9 64.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 75,610 50,125 22,874 1,703 758 150 100.0 66.3 30.3 2.3 1.0 0.2 63,057 14,612 48,445 100.0 23.2 76.8
Suspicion 18 11 6 1 0 0 100.0 61.1 33.3 5.6 0.0 0.0 12 0 12 100.0 0.0 100.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 9,509 6,192 2,957 256 94 10 100.0 65.1 31.1 2.7 1.0 0.1 7,957 2,144 5,813 100.0 26.9 73.1
  • 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 49C

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 4,551,204 3,075,701 1,271,930 127,598 61,336 14,639 100.0 67.6 27.9 2.8 1.3 0.3 4,002,203 794,242 3,207,961 100.0 19.8 80.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 5,272 2,094 3,021 72 70 15 100.0 39.7 57.3 1.4 1.3 0.3 4,445 886 3,559 100.0 19.9 80.1
Rape3 9,910 6,502 3,013 161 196 38 100.0 65.6 30.4 1.6 2.0 0.4 8,683 2,695 5,988 100.0 31.0 69.0
Robbery 37,355 17,317 18,969 506 379 184 100.0 46.4 50.8 1.4 1.0 0.5 33,761 8,031 25,730 100.0 23.8 76.2
Aggravated assault 196,998 116,274 69,796 5,580 3,918 1,430 100.0 59.0 35.4 2.8 2.0 0.7 177,301 47,983 129,318 100.0 27.1 72.9
Burglary 79,753 53,351 23,919 1,118 1,129 236 100.0 66.9 30.0 1.4 1.4 0.3 72,317 16,409 55,908 100.0 22.7 77.3
Larceny-theft 444,201 301,097 126,766 9,967 5,118 1,253 100.0 67.8 28.5 2.2 1.2 0.3 381,288 56,999 324,289 100.0 14.9 85.1
Motor vehicle theft 35,235 24,492 9,339 803 519 82 100.0 69.5 26.5 2.3 1.5 0.2 31,532 8,500 23,032 100.0 27.0 73.0
Arson 3,888 2,666 1,030 71 93 28 100.0 68.6 26.5 1.8 2.4 0.7 3,411 692 2,719 100.0 20.3 79.7
Violent crime4 249,535 142,187 94,799 6,319 4,563 1,667 100.0 57.0 38.0 2.5 1.8 0.7 224,190 59,595 164,595 100.0 26.6 73.4
Property crime4 563,077 381,606 161,054 11,959 6,859 1,599 100.0 67.8 28.6 2.1 1.2 0.3 488,548 82,600 405,948 100.0 16.9 83.1
Other assaults 476,914 297,365 158,298 11,956 7,565 1,730 100.0 62.4 33.2 2.5 1.6 0.4 415,957 82,196 333,761 100.0 19.8 80.2
Forgery and counterfeiting 23,993 15,996 7,261 285 402 49 100.0 66.7 30.3 1.2 1.7 0.2 21,400 3,634 17,766 100.0 17.0 83.0
Fraud 56,399 36,414 17,839 1,138 875 133 100.0 64.6 31.6 2.0 1.6 0.2 49,438 7,438 42,000 100.0 15.0 85.0
Embezzlement 7,630 4,575 2,783 103 152 17 100.0 60.0 36.5 1.3 2.0 0.2 6,407 886 5,521 100.0 13.8 86.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 42,600 26,363 14,493 805 648 291 100.0 61.9 34.0 1.9 1.5 0.7 37,566 7,393 30,173 100.0 19.7 80.3
Vandalism 81,517 53,781 23,983 2,316 1,185 252 100.0 66.0 29.4 2.8 1.5 0.3 71,484 14,485 56,999 100.0 20.3 79.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 72,644 38,307 32,429 729 851 328 100.0 52.7 44.6 1.0 1.2 0.5 62,959 14,907 48,052 100.0 23.7 76.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 17,228 8,659 7,453 66 974 76 100.0 50.3 43.3 0.4 5.7 0.4 15,980 3,123 12,857 100.0 19.5 80.5
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 17,556 12,585 3,930 475 494 72 100.0 71.7 22.4 2.7 2.8 0.4 15,841 4,634 11,207 100.0 29.3 70.7
Drug abuse violations 698,794 487,552 191,472 9,635 8,282 1,853 100.0 69.8 27.4 1.4 1.2 0.3 637,956 139,398 498,558 100.0 21.9 78.1
Gambling 1,133 628 335 7 152 11 100.0 55.4 29.6 0.6 13.4 1.0 1,094 261 833 100.0 23.9 76.1
Offenses against the family and children 30,176 19,069 8,513 2,169 355 70 100.0 63.2 28.2 7.2 1.2 0.2 25,628 3,830 21,798 100.0 14.9 85.1
Driving under the influence 380,592 304,819 56,719 9,184 7,339 2,531 100.0 80.1 14.9 2.4 1.9 0.7 331,841 88,602 243,239 100.0 26.7 73.3
Liquor laws 74,943 56,165 13,279 4,218 1,196 85 100.0 74.9 17.7 5.6 1.6 0.1 62,503 9,768 52,735 100.0 15.6 84.4
Drunkenness 184,986 136,823 28,278 17,510 2,049 326 100.0 74.0 15.3 9.5 1.1 0.2 175,620 39,539 136,081 100.0 22.5 77.5
Disorderly conduct 142,689 90,954 42,090 8,065 1,346 234 100.0 63.7 29.5 5.7 0.9 0.2 114,314 15,490 98,824 100.0 13.6 86.4
Vagrancy 13,939 9,406 3,880 460 176 17 100.0 67.5 27.8 3.3 1.3 0.1 13,196 1,740 11,456 100.0 13.2 86.8
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,414,615 952,308 402,981 40,156 15,872 3,298 100.0 67.3 28.5 2.8 1.1 0.2 1,230,086 214,695 1,015,391 100.0 17.5 82.5
Suspicion 244 139 61 43 1 0 100.0 57.0 25.0 17.6 0.4 0.0 195 28 167 100.0 14.4 85.6
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.

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