Table 67

Arrests

Suburban Areas1

by Race and Ethnicity, 2019

[5,820 agencies; 2019 estimated population 97,421,942]

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 2,676,549 1,924,521 686,744 25,763 33,063 6,458 100.0 71.9 25.7 1.0 1.2 0.2 2,307,837 415,979 1,891,858 100.0 18.0 82.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,493 1,352 1,091 21 19 10 100.0 54.2 43.8 0.8 0.8 0.4 1,885 421 1,464 100.0 22.3 77.7
Rape4 6,050 4,514 1,378 44 91 23 100.0 74.6 22.8 0.7 1.5 0.4 5,176 1,311 3,865 100.0 25.3 74.7
Robbery 15,411 7,066 8,076 80 139 50 100.0 45.9 52.4 0.5 0.9 0.3 13,652 2,846 10,806 100.0 20.8 79.2
Aggravated assault 85,487 58,980 24,215 790 1,264 238 100.0 69.0 28.3 0.9 1.5 0.3 74,558 17,446 57,112 100.0 23.4 76.6
Burglary 40,311 29,083 10,478 241 403 106 100.0 72.1 26.0 0.6 1.0 0.3 35,321 6,128 29,193 100.0 17.3 82.7
Larceny-theft 229,363 148,429 75,800 1,998 2,801 335 100.0 64.7 33.0 0.9 1.2 0.1 190,906 23,005 167,901 100.0 12.1 87.9
Motor vehicle theft 19,259 13,656 5,083 175 213 132 100.0 70.9 26.4 0.9 1.1 0.7 16,838 3,823 13,015 100.0 22.7 77.3
Arson 2,173 1,655 443 21 42 12 100.0 76.2 20.4 1.0 1.9 0.6 1,903 322 1,581 100.0 16.9 83.1
Violent crime5 109,441 71,912 34,760 935 1,513 321 100.0 65.7 31.8 0.9 1.4 0.3 95,271 22,024 73,247 100.0 23.1 76.9
Property crime5 291,106 192,823 91,804 2,435 3,459 585 100.0 66.2 31.5 0.8 1.2 0.2 244,968 33,278 211,690 100.0 13.6 86.4
Other assaults 246,791 173,322 67,576 2,241 3,124 528 100.0 70.2 27.4 0.9 1.3 0.2 213,599 35,546 178,053 100.0 16.6 83.4
Forgery and counterfeiting 13,250 8,717 4,276 71 178 8 100.0 65.8 32.3 0.5 1.3 0.1 11,663 1,986 9,677 100.0 17.0 83.0
Fraud 33,166 21,586 10,771 268 496 45 100.0 65.1 32.5 0.8 1.5 0.1 28,701 3,890 24,811 100.0 13.6 86.4
Embezzlement 3,654 2,215 1,362 17 50 10 100.0 60.6 37.3 0.5 1.4 0.3 3,071 302 2,769 100.0 9.8 90.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 22,906 15,093 7,311 229 225 48 100.0 65.9 31.9 1.0 1.0 0.2 19,654 3,542 16,112 100.0 18.0 82.0
Vandalism 43,396 31,752 10,631 466 481 66 100.0 73.2 24.5 1.1 1.1 0.2 38,069 6,181 31,888 100.0 16.2 83.8
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 38,056 23,161 14,176 204 399 116 100.0 60.9 37.3 0.5 1.0 0.3 32,256 7,260 24,996 100.0 22.5 77.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 3,451 1,913 1,128 15 378 17 100.0 55.4 32.7 0.4 11.0 0.5 2,918 454 2,464 100.0 15.6 84.4
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 10,827 8,499 2,020 80 203 25 100.0 78.5 18.7 0.7 1.9 0.2 9,515 2,527 6,988 100.0 26.6 73.4
Drug abuse violations 437,451 315,018 113,775 3,037 4,756 865 100.0 72.0 26.0 0.7 1.1 0.2 390,972 73,964 317,008 100.0 18.9 81.1
Gambling 815 491 222 4 74 24 100.0 60.2 27.2 0.5 9.1 2.9 643 167 476 100.0 26.0 74.0
Offenses against the family and children 27,004 18,426 7,961 386 213 18 100.0 68.2 29.5 1.4 0.8 0.1 23,239 2,670 20,569 100.0 11.5 88.5
Driving under the influence 306,337 251,544 45,388 2,042 6,512 851 100.0 82.1 14.8 0.7 2.1 0.3 268,853 71,401 197,452 100.0 26.6 73.4
Liquor laws 43,768 34,581 7,542 785 779 81 100.0 79.0 17.2 1.8 1.8 0.2 35,518 5,364 30,154 100.0 15.1 84.9
Drunkenness 66,246 55,211 9,340 781 818 96 100.0 83.3 14.1 1.2 1.2 0.1 62,637 14,477 48,160 100.0 23.1 76.9
Disorderly conduct 79,306 52,723 24,621 1,147 699 116 100.0 66.5 31.0 1.4 0.9 0.1 63,102 7,795 55,307 100.0 12.4 87.6
Vagrancy 3,189 2,027 1,101 26 32 3 100.0 63.6 34.5 0.8 1.0 0.1 2,804 535 2,269 100.0 19.1 80.9
All other offenses (except traffic) 891,640 640,218 229,674 10,547 8,611 2,590 100.0 71.8 25.8 1.2 1.0 0.3 757,271 122,072 635,199 100.0 16.1 83.9
Suspicion 1,168 920 237 10 1 0 100.0 78.8 20.3 0.9 0.1 0.0 323 34 289 100.0 10.5 89.5
Curfew and loitering law violations 3,581 2,369 1,068 37 62 45 100.0 66.2 29.8 1.0 1.7 1.3 2,790 510 2,280 100.0 18.3 81.7
  • 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 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 190,581 122,763 63,391 1,899 2,048 480 100.0 64.4 33.3 1.0 1.1 0.3 161,639 33,952 127,687 100.0 21.0 79.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 200 100 92 8 0 0 100.0 50.0 46.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 129 37 92 100.0 28.7 71.3
Rape4 1,161 873 271 4 12 1 100.0 75.2 23.3 0.3 1.0 0.1 976 160 816 100.0 16.4 83.6
Robbery 3,643 1,211 2,375 9 30 18 100.0 33.2 65.2 0.2 0.8 0.5 3,260 693 2,567 100.0 21.3 78.7
Aggravated assault 7,118 4,166 2,815 62 63 12 100.0 58.5 39.5 0.9 0.9 0.2 6,124 1,584 4,540 100.0 25.9 74.1
Burglary 5,167 3,114 1,954 37 44 18 100.0 60.3 37.8 0.7 0.9 0.3 4,395 868 3,527 100.0 19.7 80.3
Larceny-theft 23,155 12,140 10,450 169 350 46 100.0 52.4 45.1 0.7 1.5 0.2 19,228 3,160 16,068 100.0 16.4 83.6
Motor vehicle theft 3,071 1,574 1,436 29 25 7 100.0 51.3 46.8 0.9 0.8 0.2 2,621 596 2,025 100.0 22.7 77.3
Arson 556 394 151 7 4 0 100.0 70.9 27.2 1.3 0.7 0.0 479 74 405 100.0 15.4 84.6
Violent crime5 12,122 6,350 5,553 83 105 31 100.0 52.4 45.8 0.7 0.9 0.3 10,489 2,474 8,015 100.0 23.6 76.4
Property crime5 31,949 17,222 13,991 242 423 71 100.0 53.9 43.8 0.8 1.3 0.2 26,723 4,698 22,025 100.0 17.6 82.4
Other assaults 36,142 21,488 13,965 315 310 64 100.0 59.5 38.6 0.9 0.9 0.2 31,479 6,320 25,159 100.0 20.1 79.9
Forgery and counterfeiting 258 165 90 0 3 0 100.0 64.0 34.9 0.0 1.2 0.0 226 50 176 100.0 22.1 77.9
Fraud 1,108 575 510 10 12 1 100.0 51.9 46.0 0.9 1.1 0.1 961 225 736 100.0 23.4 76.6
Embezzlement 146 62 82 0 2 0 100.0 42.5 56.2 0.0 1.4 0.0 128 24 104 100.0 18.8 81.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 2,068 838 1,197 11 17 5 100.0 40.5 57.9 0.5 0.8 0.2 1,764 379 1,385 100.0 21.5 78.5
Vandalism 8,628 6,131 2,318 95 71 13 100.0 71.1 26.9 1.1 0.8 0.2 7,580 1,321 6,259 100.0 17.4 82.6
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 4,212 2,514 1,612 21 52 13 100.0 59.7 38.3 0.5 1.2 0.3 3,685 1,085 2,600 100.0 29.4 70.6
Prostitution and commercialized vice 38 32 6 0 0 0 100.0 84.2 15.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 31 4 27 100.0 12.9 87.1
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 1,921 1,451 426 8 31 5 100.0 75.5 22.2 0.4 1.6 0.3 1,618 348 1,270 100.0 21.5 78.5
Drug abuse violations 25,392 19,425 5,292 269 322 84 100.0 76.5 20.8 1.1 1.3 0.3 22,758 6,425 16,333 100.0 28.2 71.8
Gambling 117 82 31 0 4 0 100.0 70.1 26.5 0.0 3.4 0.0 111 43 68 100.0 38.7 61.3
Offenses against the family and children 647 493 121 30 3 0 100.0 76.2 18.7 4.6 0.5 0.0 509 101 408 100.0 19.8 80.2
Driving under the influence 1,458 1,328 97 13 15 5 100.0 91.1 6.7 0.9 1.0 0.3 1,218 379 839 100.0 31.1 68.9
Liquor laws 7,088 6,314 495 143 107 29 100.0 89.1 7.0 2.0 1.5 0.4 5,822 999 4,823 100.0 17.2 82.8
Drunkenness 974 775 172 14 11 2 100.0 79.6 17.7 1.4 1.1 0.2 928 310 618 100.0 33.4 66.6
Disorderly conduct 15,353 8,203 6,886 148 103 13 100.0 53.4 44.9 1.0 0.7 0.1 12,014 1,948 10,066 100.0 16.2 83.8
Vagrancy 55 41 10 4 0 0 100.0 74.5 18.2 7.3 0.0 0.0 50 11 39 100.0 22.0 78.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 37,316 26,897 9,469 456 395 99 100.0 72.1 25.4 1.2 1.1 0.3 30,749 6,297 24,452 100.0 20.5 79.5
Suspicion 8 8 0 0 0 0 100.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6 1 5 100.0 16.7 83.3
Curfew and loitering law violations 3,581 2,369 1,068 37 62 45 100.0 66.2 29.8 1.0 1.7 1.3 2,790 510 2,280 100.0 18.3 81.7
  • 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 2,485,968 1,801,758 623,353 23,864 31,015 5,978 100.0 72.5 25.1 1.0 1.2 0.2 2,146,198 382,027 1,764,171 100.0 17.8 82.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,293 1,252 999 13 19 10 100.0 54.6 43.6 0.6 0.8 0.4 1,756 384 1,372 100.0 21.9 78.1
Rape4 4,889 3,641 1,107 40 79 22 100.0 74.5 22.6 0.8 1.6 0.4 4,200 1,151 3,049 100.0 27.4 72.6
Robbery 11,768 5,855 5,701 71 109 32 100.0 49.8 48.4 0.6 0.9 0.3 10,392 2,153 8,239 100.0 20.7 79.3
Aggravated assault 78,369 54,814 21,400 728 1,201 226 100.0 69.9 27.3 0.9 1.5 0.3 68,434 15,862 52,572 100.0 23.2 76.8
Burglary 35,144 25,969 8,524 204 359 88 100.0 73.9 24.3 0.6 1.0 0.3 30,926 5,260 25,666 100.0 17.0 83.0
Larceny-theft 206,208 136,289 65,350 1,829 2,451 289 100.0 66.1 31.7 0.9 1.2 0.1 171,678 19,845 151,833 100.0 11.6 88.4
Motor vehicle theft 16,188 12,082 3,647 146 188 125 100.0 74.6 22.5 0.9 1.2 0.8 14,217 3,227 10,990 100.0 22.7 77.3
Arson 1,617 1,261 292 14 38 12 100.0 78.0 18.1 0.9 2.4 0.7 1,424 248 1,176 100.0 17.4 82.6
Violent crime5 97,319 65,562 29,207 852 1,408 290 100.0 67.4 30.0 0.9 1.4 0.3 84,782 19,550 65,232 100.0 23.1 76.9
Property crime5 259,157 175,601 77,813 2,193 3,036 514 100.0 67.8 30.0 0.8 1.2 0.2 218,245 28,580 189,665 100.0 13.1 86.9
Other assaults 210,649 151,834 53,611 1,926 2,814 464 100.0 72.1 25.5 0.9 1.3 0.2 182,120 29,226 152,894 100.0 16.0 84.0
Forgery and counterfeiting 12,992 8,552 4,186 71 175 8 100.0 65.8 32.2 0.5 1.3 0.1 11,437 1,936 9,501 100.0 16.9 83.1
Fraud 32,058 21,011 10,261 258 484 44 100.0 65.5 32.0 0.8 1.5 0.1 27,740 3,665 24,075 100.0 13.2 86.8
Embezzlement 3,508 2,153 1,280 17 48 10 100.0 61.4 36.5 0.5 1.4 0.3 2,943 278 2,665 100.0 9.4 90.6
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 20,838 14,255 6,114 218 208 43 100.0 68.4 29.3 1.0 1.0 0.2 17,890 3,163 14,727 100.0 17.7 82.3
Vandalism 34,768 25,621 8,313 371 410 53 100.0 73.7 23.9 1.1 1.2 0.2 30,489 4,860 25,629 100.0 15.9 84.1
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 33,844 20,647 12,564 183 347 103 100.0 61.0 37.1 0.5 1.0 0.3 28,571 6,175 22,396 100.0 21.6 78.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 3,413 1,881 1,122 15 378 17 100.0 55.1 32.9 0.4 11.1 0.5 2,887 450 2,437 100.0 15.6 84.4
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 8,906 7,048 1,594 72 172 20 100.0 79.1 17.9 0.8 1.9 0.2 7,897 2,179 5,718 100.0 27.6 72.4
Drug abuse violations 412,059 295,593 108,483 2,768 4,434 781 100.0 71.7 26.3 0.7 1.1 0.2 368,214 67,539 300,675 100.0 18.3 81.7
Gambling 698 409 191 4 70 24 100.0 58.6 27.4 0.6 10.0 3.4 532 124 408 100.0 23.3 76.7
Offenses against the family and children 26,357 17,933 7,840 356 210 18 100.0 68.0 29.7 1.4 0.8 0.1 22,730 2,569 20,161 100.0 11.3 88.7
Driving under the influence 304,879 250,216 45,291 2,029 6,497 846 100.0 82.1 14.9 0.7 2.1 0.3 267,635 71,022 196,613 100.0 26.5 73.5
Liquor laws 36,680 28,267 7,047 642 672 52 100.0 77.1 19.2 1.8 1.8 0.1 29,696 4,365 25,331 100.0 14.7 85.3
Drunkenness 65,272 54,436 9,168 767 807 94 100.0 83.4 14.0 1.2 1.2 0.1 61,709 14,167 47,542 100.0 23.0 77.0
Disorderly conduct 63,953 44,520 17,735 999 596 103 100.0 69.6 27.7 1.6 0.9 0.2 51,088 5,847 45,241 100.0 11.4 88.6
Vagrancy 3,134 1,986 1,091 22 32 3 100.0 63.4 34.8 0.7 1.0 0.1 2,754 524 2,230 100.0 19.0 81.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 854,324 613,321 220,205 10,091 8,216 2,491 100.0 71.8 25.8 1.2 1.0 0.3 726,522 115,775 610,747 100.0 15.9 84.1
Suspicion 1,160 912 237 10 1 0 100.0 78.6 20.4 0.9 0.1 0.0 317 33 284 100.0 10.4 89.6
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.

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