Table 67

Arrests
Suburban Areas1
by Race, 2008
[6,404 agencies; 2008 estimated population 101,304,348]
Offense charged Total arrests Percent distribution2
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 4,140,443 3,115,053 964,802 28,834 31,754 100.0 75.2 23.3 0.7 0.8
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,960 1,718 1,210 13 19 100.0 58.0 40.9 0.4 0.6
Forcible rape 5,947 4,405 1,450 40 52 100.0 74.1 24.4 0.7 0.9
Robbery 27,937 12,941 14,728 112 156 100.0 46.3 52.7 0.4 0.6
Aggravated assault 114,194 80,202 32,082 906 1,004 100.0 70.2 28.1 0.8 0.9
Burglary 86,474 63,791 21,724 409 550 100.0 73.8 25.1 0.5 0.6
Larceny-theft 367,754 258,219 103,373 2,335 3,827 100.0 70.2 28.1 0.6 1.0
Motor vehicle theft 23,476 16,463 6,723 135 155 100.0 70.1 28.6 0.6 0.7
Arson 4,387 3,551 764 25 47 100.0 80.9 17.4 0.6 1.1
Violent crime3 151,038 99,266 49,470 1,071 1,231 100.0 65.7 32.8 0.7 0.8
Property crime3 482,091 342,024 132,584 2,904 4,579 100.0 70.9 27.5 0.6 0.9
Other assaults 367,031 268,527 93,081 2,570 2,853 100.0 73.2 25.4 0.7 0.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 27,098 19,147 7,632 82 237 100.0 70.7 28.2 0.3 0.9
Fraud 82,422 56,540 25,064 331 487 100.0 68.6 30.4 0.4 0.6
Embezzlement 6,192 4,012 2,117 12 51 100.0 64.8 34.2 0.2 0.8
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 33,409 22,717 10,290 174 228 100.0 68.0 30.8 0.5 0.7
Vandalism 83,709 67,468 15,026 617 598 100.0 80.6 18.0 0.7 0.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 44,882 29,384 14,949 238 311 100.0 65.5 33.3 0.5 0.7
Prostitution and commercialized vice 6,486 4,209 1,939 32 306 100.0 64.9 29.9 0.5 4.7
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 22,698 17,836 4,489 151 222 100.0 78.6 19.8 0.7 1.0
Drug abuse violations 467,425 347,396 114,906 2,187 2,936 100.0 74.3 24.6 0.5 0.6
Gambling 1,000 556 371 12 61 100.0 55.6 37.1 1.2 6.1
Offenses against the family and children 47,703 31,592 15,529 298 284 100.0 66.2 32.6 0.6 0.6
Driving under the influence 504,697 449,805 46,882 3,163 4,847 100.0 89.1 9.3 0.6 1.0
Liquor laws 194,303 172,560 17,449 2,276 2,018 100.0 88.8 9.0 1.2 1.0
Drunkenness 159,139 139,206 17,398 1,770 765 100.0 87.5 10.9 1.1 0.5
Disorderly conduct 204,084 144,928 56,240 1,522 1,394 100.0 71.0 27.6 0.7 0.7
Vagrancy 6,104 4,080 1,987 14 23 100.0 66.8 32.6 0.2 0.4
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,199,476 857,367 325,152 9,056 7,901 100.0 71.5 27.1 0.8 0.7
Suspicion 583 264 304 10 5 100.0 45.3 52.1 1.7 0.9
Curfew and loitering law violations 21,682 16,230 5,176 96 180 100.0 74.9 23.9 0.4 0.8
Runaways 27,191 19,939 6,767 248 237 100.0 73.3 24.9 0.9 0.9


Offense charged Arrests under 18 Percent distribution2
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 615,070 440,921 164,880 3,789 5,480 100.0 71.7 26.8 0.6 0.9
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 249 111 134 2 2 100.0 44.6 53.8 0.8 0.8
Forcible rape 900 644 248 5 3 100.0 71.6 27.6 0.6 0.3
Robbery 7,272 2,355 4,846 15 56 100.0 32.4 66.6 0.2 0.8
Aggravated assault 15,555 9,318 6,035 107 95 100.0 59.9 38.8 0.7 0.6
Burglary 23,926 16,574 7,057 103 192 100.0 69.3 29.5 0.4 0.8
Larceny-theft 93,448 61,269 30,425 524 1,230 100.0 65.6 32.6 0.6 1.3
Motor vehicle theft 5,823 3,605 2,139 34 45 100.0 61.9 36.7 0.6 0.8
Arson 2,225 1,802 379 10 34 100.0 81.0 17.0 0.4 1.5
Violent crime3 23,976 12,428 11,263 129 156 100.0 51.8 47.0 0.5 0.7
Property crime3 125,422 83,250 40,000 671 1,501 100.0 66.4 31.9 0.5 1.2
Other assaults 72,391 46,060 25,478 364 489 100.0 63.6 35.2 0.5 0.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 814 575 225 3 11 100.0 70.6 27.6 0.4 1.4
Fraud 2,399 1,558 807 15 19 100.0 64.9 33.6 0.6 0.8
Embezzlement 357 217 138 0 2 100.0 60.8 38.7 0.0 0.6
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 6,100 3,714 2,302 27 57 100.0 60.9 37.7 0.4 0.9
Vandalism 33,132 27,098 5,598 201 235 100.0 81.8 16.9 0.6 0.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 10,854 7,156 3,539 50 109 100.0 65.9 32.6 0.5 1.0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 172 102 64 1 5 100.0 59.3 37.2 0.6 2.9
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 4,567 3,394 1,122 20 31 100.0 74.3 24.6 0.4 0.7
Drug abuse violations 55,385 44,525 10,134 283 443 100.0 80.4 18.3 0.5 0.8
Gambling 79 20 58 0 1 100.0 25.3 73.4 0.0 1.3
Offenses against the family and children 2,376 1,784 575 13 4 100.0 75.1 24.2 0.5 0.2
Driving under the influence 5,260 4,977 209 33 41 100.0 94.6 4.0 0.6 0.8
Liquor laws 46,382 42,923 2,446 510 503 100.0 92.5 5.3 1.1 1.1
Drunkenness 4,634 4,223 317 66 28 100.0 91.1 6.8 1.4 0.6
Disorderly conduct 60,608 37,735 22,115 308 450 100.0 62.3 36.5 0.5 0.7
Vagrancy 691 562 126 0 3 100.0 81.3 18.2 0.0 0.4
All other offenses (except traffic) 110,487 82,401 26,361 751 974 100.0 74.6 23.9 0.7 0.9
Suspicion 111 50 60 0 1 100.0 45.0 54.1 0.0 0.9
Curfew and loitering law violations 21,682 16,230 5,176 96 180 100.0 74.9 23.9 0.4 0.8
Runaways 27,191 19,939 6,767 248 237 100.0 73.3 24.9 0.9 0.9


Offense charged Arrests 18 and over Percent distribution2
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 3,525,373 2,674,132 799,922 25,045 26,274 100.0 75.9 22.7 0.7 0.7
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,711 1,607 1,076 11 17 100.0 59.3 39.7 0.4 0.6
Forcible rape 5,047 3,761 1,202 35 49 100.0 74.5 23.8 0.7 1.0
Robbery 20,665 10,586 9,882 97 100 100.0 51.2 47.8 0.5 0.5
Aggravated assault 98,639 70,884 26,047 799 909 100.0 71.9 26.4 0.8 0.9
Burglary 62,548 47,217 14,667 306 358 100.0 75.5 23.4 0.5 0.6
Larceny-theft 274,306 196,950 72,948 1,811 2,597 100.0 71.8 26.6 0.7 0.9
Motor vehicle theft 17,653 12,858 4,584 101 110 100.0 72.8 26.0 0.6 0.6
Arson 2,162 1,749 385 15 13 100.0 80.9 17.8 0.7 0.6
Violent crime3 127,062 86,838 38,207 942 1,075 100.0 68.3 30.1 0.7 0.8
Property crime3 356,669 258,774 92,584 2,233 3,078 100.0 72.6 26.0 0.6 0.9
Other assaults 294,640 222,467 67,603 2,206 2,364 100.0 75.5 22.9 0.7 0.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 26,284 18,572 7,407 79 226 100.0 70.7 28.2 0.3 0.9
Fraud 80,023 54,982 24,257 316 468 100.0 68.7 30.3 0.4 0.6
Embezzlement 5,835 3,795 1,979 12 49 100.0 65.0 33.9 0.2 0.8
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 27,309 19,003 7,988 147 171 100.0 69.6 29.3 0.5 0.6
Vandalism 50,577 40,370 9,428 416 363 100.0 79.8 18.6 0.8 0.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 34,028 22,228 11,410 188 202 100.0 65.3 33.5 0.6 0.6
Prostitution and commercialized vice 6,314 4,107 1,875 31 301 100.0 65.0 29.7 0.5 4.8
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 18,131 14,442 3,367 131 191 100.0 79.7 18.6 0.7 1.1
Drug abuse violations 412,040 302,871 104,772 1,904 2,493 100.0 73.5 25.4 0.5 0.6
Gambling 921 536 313 12 60 100.0 58.2 34.0 1.3 6.5
Offenses against the family and children 45,327 29,808 14,954 285 280 100.0 65.8 33.0 0.6 0.6
Driving under the influence 499,437 444,828 46,673 3,130 4,806 100.0 89.1 9.3 0.6 1.0
Liquor laws 147,921 129,637 15,003 1,766 1,515 100.0 87.6 10.1 1.2 1.0
Drunkenness 154,505 134,983 17,081 1,704 737 100.0 87.4 11.1 1.1 0.5
Disorderly conduct 143,476 107,193 34,125 1,214 944 100.0 74.7 23.8 0.8 0.7
Vagrancy 5,413 3,518 1,861 14 20 100.0 65.0 34.4 0.3 0.4
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,088,989 774,966 298,791 8,305 6,927 100.0 71.2 27.4 0.8 0.6
Suspicion 472 214 244 10 4 100.0 45.3 51.7 2.1 0.8
Curfew and loitering law violations - - - - - - - - - -
Runaways - - - - - - - - - -

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