Table 61

Arrests

Nonmetropolitan Counties

by Race and Ethnicity, 2019

[1,622 agencies; 2019 estimated population 18,187,868]

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 527,980 444,923 62,470 16,718 3,324 545 100.0 84.3 11.8 3.2 0.6 0.1 406,243 32,493 373,750 100.0 8.0 92.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 530 382 110 34 1 3 100.0 72.1 20.8 6.4 0.2 0.6 376 23 353 100.0 6.1 93.9
Rape3 1,419 1,242 120 52 5 0 100.0 87.5 8.5 3.7 0.4 0.0 1,008 96 912 100.0 9.5 90.5
Robbery 758 514 208 35 1 0 100.0 67.8 27.4 4.6 0.1 0.0 581 57 524 100.0 9.8 90.2
Aggravated assault 13,692 11,089 1,693 837 69 4 100.0 81.0 12.4 6.1 0.5 * 10,410 948 9,462 100.0 9.1 90.9
Burglary 7,402 6,388 695 296 18 5 100.0 86.3 9.4 4.0 0.2 0.1 5,780 343 5,437 100.0 5.9 94.1
Larceny-theft 14,699 12,608 1,638 410 38 5 100.0 85.8 11.1 2.8 0.3 * 11,257 668 10,589 100.0 5.9 94.1
Motor vehicle theft 3,245 2,774 307 154 8 2 100.0 85.5 9.5 4.7 0.2 0.1 2,560 226 2,334 100.0 8.8 91.2
Arson 388 326 39 22 1 0 100.0 84.0 10.1 5.7 0.3 0.0 313 15 298 100.0 4.8 95.2
Violent crime4 16,399 13,227 2,131 958 76 7 100.0 80.7 13.0 5.8 0.5 * 12,375 1,124 11,251 100.0 9.1 90.9
Property crime4 25,734 22,096 2,679 882 65 12 100.0 85.9 10.4 3.4 0.3 * 19,910 1,252 18,658 100.0 6.3 93.7
Other assaults 42,699 36,223 4,469 1,865 128 14 100.0 84.8 10.5 4.4 0.3 * 32,620 2,436 30,184 100.0 7.5 92.5
Forgery and counterfeiting 1,660 1,338 289 28 4 1 100.0 80.6 17.4 1.7 0.2 0.1 1,265 94 1,171 100.0 7.4 92.6
Fraud 4,637 3,838 634 138 18 9 100.0 82.8 13.7 3.0 0.4 0.2 3,613 284 3,329 100.0 7.9 92.1
Embezzlement 343 296 40 6 1 0 100.0 86.3 11.7 1.7 0.3 0.0 213 8 205 100.0 3.8 96.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 3,203 2,505 569 117 12 0 100.0 78.2 17.8 3.7 0.4 0.0 2,601 137 2,464 100.0 5.3 94.7
Vandalism 6,353 5,402 632 280 31 8 100.0 85.0 9.9 4.4 0.5 0.1 4,912 321 4,591 100.0 6.5 93.5
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 5,839 4,513 1,110 176 32 8 100.0 77.3 19.0 3.0 0.5 0.1 4,208 399 3,809 100.0 9.5 90.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 111 91 18 0 2 0 100.0 82.0 16.2 0.0 1.8 0.0 53 6 47 100.0 11.3 88.7
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 1,855 1,622 176 43 13 1 100.0 87.4 9.5 2.3 0.7 0.1 1,345 110 1,235 100.0 8.2 91.8
Drug abuse violations 86,387 70,565 13,134 2,134 489 65 100.0 81.7 15.2 2.5 0.6 0.1 71,748 6,148 65,600 100.0 8.6 91.4
Gambling 101 59 37 2 3 0 100.0 58.4 36.6 2.0 3.0 0.0 95 21 74 100.0 22.1 77.9
Offenses against the family and children 6,801 5,374 1,019 391 16 1 100.0 79.0 15.0 5.7 0.2 * 5,513 348 5,165 100.0 6.3 93.7
Driving under the influence 84,446 74,128 6,569 2,105 1,436 208 100.0 87.8 7.8 2.5 1.7 0.2 54,635 6,405 48,230 100.0 11.7 88.3
Liquor laws 8,774 7,840 478 376 76 4 100.0 89.4 5.4 4.3 0.9 * 6,615 680 5,935 100.0 10.3 89.7
Drunkenness 9,109 8,150 566 341 37 15 100.0 89.5 6.2 3.7 0.4 0.2 8,042 734 7,308 100.0 9.1 90.9
Disorderly conduct 11,155 9,021 1,432 649 53 0 100.0 80.9 12.8 5.8 0.5 0.0 7,424 546 6,878 100.0 7.4 92.6
Vagrancy 238 193 35 4 6 0 100.0 81.1 14.7 1.7 2.5 0.0 63 3 60 100.0 4.8 95.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 211,953 178,283 26,446 6,206 826 192 100.0 84.1 12.5 2.9 0.4 0.1 168,870 11,433 157,437 100.0 6.8 93.2
Suspicion 47 40 5 2 0 0 100.0 85.1 10.6 4.3 0.0 0.0 2 0 2 100.0 0.0 100.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 136 119 2 15 0 0 100.0 87.5 1.5 11.0 0.0 0.0 121 4 117 100.0 3.3 96.7
  • 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 20,131 16,276 2,828 965 56 6 100.0 80.9 14.0 4.8 0.3 * 15,050 1,527 13,523 100.0 10.1 89.9
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 31 21 6 4 0 0 100.0 67.7 19.4 12.9 0.0 0.0 24 2 22 100.0 8.3 91.7
Rape3 256 226 14 15 1 0 100.0 88.3 5.5 5.9 0.4 0.0 167 7 160 100.0 4.2 95.8
Robbery 60 43 14 3 0 0 100.0 71.7 23.3 5.0 0.0 0.0 42 6 36 100.0 14.3 85.7
Aggravated assault 690 497 136 51 5 1 100.0 72.0 19.7 7.4 0.7 0.1 505 58 447 100.0 11.5 88.5
Burglary 661 511 82 68 0 0 100.0 77.3 12.4 10.3 0.0 0.0 437 34 403 100.0 7.8 92.2
Larceny-theft 962 780 132 48 2 0 100.0 81.1 13.7 5.0 0.2 0.0 701 65 636 100.0 9.3 90.7
Motor vehicle theft 350 251 53 44 2 0 100.0 71.7 15.1 12.6 0.6 0.0 249 27 222 100.0 10.8 89.2
Arson 54 46 7 1 0 0 100.0 85.2 13.0 1.9 0.0 0.0 45 6 39 100.0 13.3 86.7
Violent crime4 1,037 787 170 73 6 1 100.0 75.9 16.4 7.0 0.6 0.1 738 73 665 100.0 9.9 90.1
Property crime4 2,027 1,588 274 161 4 0 100.0 78.3 13.5 7.9 0.2 0.0 1,432 132 1,300 100.0 9.2 90.8
Other assaults 4,024 3,066 777 172 7 2 100.0 76.2 19.3 4.3 0.2 * 2,976 269 2,707 100.0 9.0 91.0
Forgery and counterfeiting 11 8 3 0 0 0 100.0 72.7 27.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 7 1 6 100.0 14.3 85.7
Fraud 89 66 20 3 0 0 100.0 74.2 22.5 3.4 0.0 0.0 62 7 55 100.0 11.3 88.7
Embezzlement 2 1 1 0 0 0 100.0 50.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2 1 1 100.0 50.0 50.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 147 79 59 9 0 0 100.0 53.7 40.1 6.1 0.0 0.0 111 9 102 100.0 8.1 91.9
Vandalism 970 819 102 47 0 2 100.0 84.4 10.5 4.8 0.0 0.2 741 52 689 100.0 7.0 93.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 271 201 62 8 0 0 100.0 74.2 22.9 3.0 0.0 0.0 189 24 165 100.0 12.7 87.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 6 5 1 0 0 0 100.0 83.3 16.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 2 1 1 100.0 50.0 50.0
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 376 336 29 10 1 0 100.0 89.4 7.7 2.7 0.3 0.0 257 12 245 100.0 4.7 95.3
Drug abuse violations 2,451 2,076 268 98 9 0 100.0 84.7 10.9 4.0 0.4 0.0 1,979 280 1,699 100.0 14.1 85.9
Gambling 2 0 2 0 0 0 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2 0 2 100.0 0.0 100.0
Offenses against the family and children 102 86 13 3 0 0 100.0 84.3 12.7 2.9 0.0 0.0 70 11 59 100.0 15.7 84.3
Driving under the influence 477 446 8 16 7 0 100.0 93.5 1.7 3.4 1.5 0.0 343 46 297 100.0 13.4 86.6
Liquor laws 1,827 1,679 63 78 7 0 100.0 91.9 3.4 4.3 0.4 0.0 1,433 124 1,309 100.0 8.7 91.3
Drunkenness 116 110 3 3 0 0 100.0 94.8 2.6 2.6 0.0 0.0 93 18 75 100.0 19.4 80.6
Disorderly conduct 1,553 1,081 359 110 3 0 100.0 69.6 23.1 7.1 0.2 0.0 1,131 90 1,041 100.0 8.0 92.0
Vagrancy 2 2 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
All other offenses (except traffic) 4,504 3,720 612 159 12 1 100.0 82.6 13.6 3.5 0.3 * 3,359 373 2,986 100.0 11.1 88.9
Suspicion 1 1 0 0 0 0 100.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
Curfew and loitering law violations 136 119 2 15 0 0 100.0 87.5 1.5 11.0 0.0 0.0 121 4 117 100.0 3.3 96.7
  • 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 507,849 428,647 59,642 15,753 3,268 539 100.0 84.4 11.7 3.1 0.6 0.1 391,193 30,966 360,227 100.0 7.9 92.1
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 499 361 104 30 1 3 100.0 72.3 20.8 6.0 0.2 0.6 352 21 331 100.0 6.0 94.0
Rape3 1,163 1,016 106 37 4 0 100.0 87.4 9.1 3.2 0.3 0.0 841 89 752 100.0 10.6 89.4
Robbery 698 471 194 32 1 0 100.0 67.5 27.8 4.6 0.1 0.0 539 51 488 100.0 9.5 90.5
Aggravated assault 13,002 10,592 1,557 786 64 3 100.0 81.5 12.0 6.0 0.5 * 9,905 890 9,015 100.0 9.0 91.0
Burglary 6,741 5,877 613 228 18 5 100.0 87.2 9.1 3.4 0.3 0.1 5,343 309 5,034 100.0 5.8 94.2
Larceny-theft 13,737 11,828 1,506 362 36 5 100.0 86.1 11.0 2.6 0.3 * 10,556 603 9,953 100.0 5.7 94.3
Motor vehicle theft 2,895 2,523 254 110 6 2 100.0 87.2 8.8 3.8 0.2 0.1 2,311 199 2,112 100.0 8.6 91.4
Arson 334 280 32 21 1 0 100.0 83.8 9.6 6.3 0.3 0.0 268 9 259 100.0 3.4 96.6
Violent crime4 15,362 12,440 1,961 885 70 6 100.0 81.0 12.8 5.8 0.5 * 11,637 1,051 10,586 100.0 9.0 91.0
Property crime4 23,707 20,508 2,405 721 61 12 100.0 86.5 10.1 3.0 0.3 0.1 18,478 1,120 17,358 100.0 6.1 93.9
Other assaults 38,675 33,157 3,692 1,693 121 12 100.0 85.7 9.5 4.4 0.3 * 29,644 2,167 27,477 100.0 7.3 92.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 1,649 1,330 286 28 4 1 100.0 80.7 17.3 1.7 0.2 0.1 1,258 93 1,165 100.0 7.4 92.6
Fraud 4,548 3,772 614 135 18 9 100.0 82.9 13.5 3.0 0.4 0.2 3,551 277 3,274 100.0 7.8 92.2
Embezzlement 341 295 39 6 1 0 100.0 86.5 11.4 1.8 0.3 0.0 211 7 204 100.0 3.3 96.7
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 3,056 2,426 510 108 12 0 100.0 79.4 16.7 3.5 0.4 0.0 2,490 128 2,362 100.0 5.1 94.9
Vandalism 5,383 4,583 530 233 31 6 100.0 85.1 9.8 4.3 0.6 0.1 4,171 269 3,902 100.0 6.4 93.6
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 5,568 4,312 1,048 168 32 8 100.0 77.4 18.8 3.0 0.6 0.1 4,019 375 3,644 100.0 9.3 90.7
Prostitution and commercialized vice 105 86 17 0 2 0 100.0 81.9 16.2 0.0 1.9 0.0 51 5 46 100.0 9.8 90.2
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 1,479 1,286 147 33 12 1 100.0 87.0 9.9 2.2 0.8 0.1 1,088 98 990 100.0 9.0 91.0
Drug abuse violations 83,936 68,489 12,866 2,036 480 65 100.0 81.6 15.3 2.4 0.6 0.1 69,769 5,868 63,901 100.0 8.4 91.6
Gambling 99 59 35 2 3 0 100.0 59.6 35.4 2.0 3.0 0.0 93 21 72 100.0 22.6 77.4
Offenses against the family and children 6,699 5,288 1,006 388 16 1 100.0 78.9 15.0 5.8 0.2 * 5,443 337 5,106 100.0 6.2 93.8
Driving under the influence 83,969 73,682 6,561 2,089 1,429 208 100.0 87.7 7.8 2.5 1.7 0.2 54,292 6,359 47,933 100.0 11.7 88.3
Liquor laws 6,947 6,161 415 298 69 4 100.0 88.7 6.0 4.3 1.0 0.1 5,182 556 4,626 100.0 10.7 89.3
Drunkenness 8,993 8,040 563 338 37 15 100.0 89.4 6.3 3.8 0.4 0.2 7,949 716 7,233 100.0 9.0 91.0
Disorderly conduct 9,602 7,940 1,073 539 50 0 100.0 82.7 11.2 5.6 0.5 0.0 6,293 456 5,837 100.0 7.2 92.8
Vagrancy 236 191 35 4 6 0 100.0 80.9 14.8 1.7 2.5 0.0 61 3 58 100.0 4.9 95.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 207,449 174,563 25,834 6,047 814 191 100.0 84.1 12.5 2.9 0.4 0.1 165,511 11,060 154,451 100.0 6.7 93.3
Suspicion 46 39 5 2 0 0 100.0 84.8 10.9 4.3 0.0 0.0 2 0 2 100.0 0.0 100.0
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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