Table 61

Arrests
Nonmetropolitan Counties
by Race, 2008
[1,836 agencies; 2008 estimated population 19,987,986]
Offense charged Total arrests Percent distribution1
Total White Black American
Indian or
Alaskan
Native
Asian or
Pacific
Islander
Total White Black American
Indian or
Alaskan
Native
Asian or
Pacific
Islander
TOTAL 745,092 607,289 103,747 24,274 9,782 100.0 81.5 13.9 3.3 1.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 603 378 195 28 2 100.0 62.7 32.3 4.6 0.3
Forcible rape 1,370 1,124 192 42 12 100.0 82.0 14.0 3.1 0.9
Robbery 1,736 867 755 83 31 100.0 49.9 43.5 4.8 1.8
Aggravated assault 18,899 14,267 3,481 973 178 100.0 75.5 18.4 5.1 0.9
Burglary 17,280 14,117 2,456 558 149 100.0 81.7 14.2 3.2 0.9
Larceny-theft 32,206 26,327 4,424 899 556 100.0 81.7 13.7 2.8 1.7
Motor vehicle theft 4,135 3,354 547 151 83 100.0 81.1 13.2 3.7 2.0
Arson 762 668 66 22 6 100.0 87.7 8.7 2.9 0.8
Violent crime2 22,608 16,636 4,623 1,126 223 100.0 73.6 20.4 5.0 1.0
Property crime2 54,383 44,466 7,493 1,630 794 100.0 81.8 13.8 3.0 1.5
Other assaults 66,439 52,836 10,160 2,572 871 100.0 79.5 15.3 3.9 1.3
Forgery and counterfeiting 4,220 3,309 838 47 26 100.0 78.4 19.9 1.1 0.6
Fraud 23,598 18,505 4,677 288 128 100.0 78.4 19.8 1.2 0.5
Embezzlement 844 704 116 11 13 100.0 83.4 13.7 1.3 1.5
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 4,396 3,442 819 121 14 100.0 78.3 18.6 2.8 0.3
Vandalism 12,795 10,819 1,291 506 179 100.0 84.6 10.1 4.0 1.4
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 6,569 4,957 1,323 228 61 100.0 75.5 20.1 3.5 0.9
Prostitution and commercialized vice 207 147 25 14 21 100.0 71.0 12.1 6.8 10.1
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 4,935 4,292 500 103 40 100.0 87.0 10.1 2.1 0.8
Drug abuse violations 80,929 65,428 13,109 1,619 773 100.0 80.8 16.2 2.0 1.0
Gambling 207 146 35 3 23 100.0 70.5 16.9 1.4 11.1
Offenses against the family and children 11,996 8,108 3,168 695 25 100.0 67.6 26.4 5.8 0.2
Driving under the influence 156,475 138,258 12,193 3,941 2,083 100.0 88.4 7.8 2.5 1.3
Liquor laws 34,031 30,849 1,576 1,240 366 100.0 90.6 4.6 3.6 1.1
Drunkenness 17,695 15,408 1,455 805 27 100.0 87.1 8.2 4.5 0.2
Disorderly conduct 22,503 17,451 3,699 1,186 167 100.0 77.5 16.4 5.3 0.7
Vagrancy 250 181 56 13 0 100.0 72.4 22.4 5.2 0.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 215,147 167,615 36,247 7,976 3,309 100.0 77.9 16.8 3.7 1.5
Suspicion 92 71 20 1 0 100.0 77.2 21.7 1.1 0.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 457 352 16 30 59 100.0 77.0 3.5 6.6 12.9
Runaways 4,316 3,309 308 119 580 100.0 76.7 7.1 2.8 13.4


Offense charged Arrests under 18 Percent distribution1
Total White Black American
Indian or
Alaskan
Native
Asian or
Pacific
Islander
Total White Black American
Indian or
Alaskan
Native
Asian or
Pacific
Islander
TOTAL 64,377 51,795 8,271 2,412 1,899 100.0 80.5 12.8 3.7 2.9
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 40 19 20 1 0 100.0 47.5 50.0 2.5 0.0
Forcible rape 195 161 29 4 1 100.0 82.6 14.9 2.1 0.5
Robbery 174 71 92 1 10 100.0 40.8 52.9 0.6 5.7
Aggravated assault 1,592 1,111 387 66 28 100.0 69.8 24.3 4.1 1.8
Burglary 3,757 3,066 491 156 44 100.0 81.6 13.1 4.2 1.2
Larceny-theft 5,229 4,280 611 156 182 100.0 81.9 11.7 3.0 3.5
Motor vehicle theft 906 752 89 43 22 100.0 83.0 9.8 4.7 2.4
Arson 198 175 13 8 2 100.0 88.4 6.6 4.0 1.0
Violent crime2 2,001 1,362 528 72 39 100.0 68.1 26.4 3.6 1.9
Property crime2 10,090 8,273 1,204 363 250 100.0 82.0 11.9 3.6 2.5
Other assaults 8,711 6,280 1,951 301 179 100.0 72.1 22.4 3.5 2.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 101 88 6 6 1 100.0 87.1 5.9 5.9 1.0
Fraud 337 286 39 3 9 100.0 84.9 11.6 0.9 2.7
Embezzlement 19 14 3 1 1 100.0 73.7 15.8 5.3 5.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 518 410 97 11 0 100.0 79.2 18.7 2.1 0.0
Vandalism 3,517 3,074 267 109 67 100.0 87.4 7.6 3.1 1.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 796 577 179 30 10 100.0 72.5 22.5 3.8 1.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 6 4 0 2 0 100.0 66.7 0.0 33.3 0.0
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 926 784 114 21 7 100.0 84.7 12.3 2.3 0.8
Drug abuse violations 5,573 4,762 539 138 134 100.0 85.4 9.7 2.5 2.4
Gambling 16 8 1 0 7 100.0 50.0 6.3 0.0 43.8
Offenses against the family and children 386 338 40 7 1 100.0 87.6 10.4 1.8 0.3
Driving under the influence 1,738 1,591 69 55 23 100.0 91.5 4.0 3.2 1.3
Liquor laws 8,128 7,577 154 304 93 100.0 93.2 1.9 3.7 1.1
Drunkenness 494 460 13 21 0 100.0 93.1 2.6 4.3 0.0
Disorderly conduct 4,600 3,039 1,253 270 38 100.0 66.1 27.2 5.9 0.8
Vagrancy 28 24 4 0 0 100.0 85.7 14.3 0.0 0.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 11,605 9,169 1,486 549 401 100.0 79.0 12.8 4.7 3.5
Suspicion 14 14 0 0 0 100.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 457 352 16 30 59 100.0 77.0 3.5 6.6 12.9
Runaways 4,316 3,309 308 119 580 100.0 76.7 7.1 2.8 13.4


Offense charged Arrests 18 and over Percent distribution1
Total White Black American
Indian or
Alaskan
Native
Asian or
Pacific
Islander
Total White Black American
Indian or
Alaskan
Native
Asian or
Pacific
Islander
TOTAL 680,715 555,494 95,476 21,862 7,883 100.0 81.6 14.0 3.2 1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 563 359 175 27 2 100.0 63.8 31.1 4.8 0.4
Forcible rape 1,175 963 163 38 11 100.0 82.0 13.9 3.2 0.9
Robbery 1,562 796 663 82 21 100.0 51.0 42.4 5.2 1.3
Aggravated assault 17,307 13,156 3,094 907 150 100.0 76.0 17.9 5.2 0.9
Burglary 13,523 11,051 1,965 402 105 100.0 81.7 14.5 3.0 0.8
Larceny-theft 26,977 22,047 3,813 743 374 100.0 81.7 14.1 2.8 1.4
Motor vehicle theft 3,229 2,602 458 108 61 100.0 80.6 14.2 3.3 1.9
Arson 564 493 53 14 4 100.0 87.4 9.4 2.5 0.7
Violent crime2 20,607 15,274 4,095 1,054 184 100.0 74.1 19.9 5.1 0.9
Property crime2 44,293 36,193 6,289 1,267 544 100.0 81.7 14.2 2.9 1.2
Other assaults 57,728 46,556 8,209 2,271 692 100.0 80.6 14.2 3.9 1.2
Forgery and counterfeiting 4,119 3,221 832 41 25 100.0 78.2 20.2 1.0 0.6
Fraud 23,261 18,219 4,638 285 119 100.0 78.3 19.9 1.2 0.5
Embezzlement 825 690 113 10 12 100.0 83.6 13.7 1.2 1.5
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 3,878 3,032 722 110 14 100.0 78.2 18.6 2.8 0.4
Vandalism 9,278 7,745 1,024 397 112 100.0 83.5 11.0 4.3 1.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 5,773 4,380 1,144 198 51 100.0 75.9 19.8 3.4 0.9
Prostitution and commercialized vice 201 143 25 12 21 100.0 71.1 12.4 6.0 10.4
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 4,009 3,508 386 82 33 100.0 87.5 9.6 2.0 0.8
Drug abuse violations 75,356 60,666 12,570 1,481 639 100.0 80.5 16.7 2.0 0.8
Gambling 191 138 34 3 16 100.0 72.3 17.8 1.6 8.4
Offenses against the family and children 11,610 7,770 3,128 688 24 100.0 66.9 26.9 5.9 0.2
Driving under the influence 154,737 136,667 12,124 3,886 2,060 100.0 88.3 7.8 2.5 1.3
Liquor laws 25,903 23,272 1,422 936 273 100.0 89.8 5.5 3.6 1.1
Drunkenness 17,201 14,948 1,442 784 27 100.0 86.9 8.4 4.6 0.2
Disorderly conduct 17,903 14,412 2,446 916 129 100.0 80.5 13.7 5.1 0.7
Vagrancy 222 157 52 13 0 100.0 70.7 23.4 5.9 0.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 203,542 158,446 34,761 7,427 2,908 100.0 77.8 17.1 3.6 1.4
Suspicion 78 57 20 1 0 100.0 73.1 25.6 1.3 0.0
Curfew and loitering law violations - - - - - - - - - -
Runaways - - - - - - - - - -

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