Table 49

Arrests
Cities
by Race, 2009
[9,075 agencies; 2009 estimated population 166,296,396]
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 8,069,588 5,382,464 2,472,370 113,265 101,489 100.0 66.7 30.6 1.4 1.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 7,149 3,112 3,896 65 76 100.0 43.5 54.5 0.9 1.1
Forcible rape 11,925 7,177 4,442 116 190 100.0 60.2 37.2 1.0 1.6
Robbery 85,481 36,296 47,700 598 887 100.0 42.5 55.8 0.7 1.0
Aggravated assault 251,463 152,885 92,008 3,201 3,369 100.0 60.8 36.6 1.3 1.3
Burglary 173,684 109,827 60,888 1,253 1,716 100.0 63.2 35.1 0.7 1.0
Larceny-theft 889,995 603,735 260,103 12,952 13,205 100.0 67.8 29.2 1.5 1.5
Motor vehicle theft 48,625 27,653 19,696 571 705 100.0 56.9 40.5 1.2 1.4
Arson 6,889 4,971 1,740 84 94 100.0 72.2 25.3 1.2 1.4
Violent crime2 356,018 199,470 148,046 3,980 4,522 100.0 56.0 41.6 1.1 1.3
Property crime2 1,119,193 746,186 342,427 14,860 15,720 100.0 66.7 30.6 1.3 1.4
Other assaults 787,600 489,346 276,908 11,365 9,981 100.0 62.1 35.2 1.4 1.3
Forgery and counterfeiting 50,232 32,740 16,672 256 564 100.0 65.2 33.2 0.5 1.1
Fraud 98,656 62,815 33,860 814 1,167 100.0 63.7 34.3 0.8 1.2
Embezzlement 10,592 6,990 3,330 53 219 100.0 66.0 31.4 0.5 2.1
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 63,562 37,987 24,489 454 632 100.0 59.8 38.5 0.7 1.0
Vandalism 166,968 121,327 41,046 2,585 2,010 100.0 72.7 24.6 1.5 1.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 102,514 56,057 44,894 585 978 100.0 54.7 43.8 0.6 1.0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 53,355 29,616 22,080 408 1,251 100.0 55.5 41.4 0.8 2.3
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 43,227 30,423 11,538 541 725 100.0 70.4 26.7 1.3 1.7
Drug abuse violations 983,034 607,678 361,976 5,981 7,399 100.0 61.8 36.8 0.6 0.8
Gambling 6,543 1,283 5,100 14 146 100.0 19.6 77.9 0.2 2.2
Offenses against the family and children 43,600 30,068 12,184 915 433 100.0 69.0 27.9 2.1 1.0
Driving under the influence 687,408 587,190 80,171 9,381 10,666 100.0 85.4 11.7 1.4 1.6
Liquor laws 355,286 293,778 43,956 12,985 4,567 100.0 82.7 12.4 3.7 1.3
Drunkenness 404,246 329,309 65,113 7,278 2,546 100.0 81.5 16.1 1.8 0.6
Disorderly conduct 442,213 274,724 156,493 7,324 3,672 100.0 62.1 35.4 1.7 0.8
Vagrancy 23,078 12,572 9,866 517 123 100.0 54.5 42.8 2.2 0.5
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,129,294 1,345,482 723,161 30,747 29,904 100.0 63.2 34.0 1.4 1.4
Suspicion 666 368 293 1 4 100.0 55.3 44.0 0.2 0.6
Curfew and loitering law violations 85,129 50,825 32,507 834 963 100.0 59.7 38.2 1.0 1.1
Runaways 57,174 36,230 16,260 1,387 3,297 100.0 63.4 28.4 2.4 5.8


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 1,243,191 807,748 400,250 15,146 20,047 100.0 65.0 32.2 1.2 1.6
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 759 282 467 6 4 100.0 37.2 61.5 0.8 0.5
Forcible rape 1,718 986 692 16 24 100.0 57.4 40.3 0.9 1.4
Robbery 21,971 6,960 14,647 98 266 100.0 31.7 66.7 0.4 1.2
Aggravated assault 30,917 16,835 13,401 293 388 100.0 54.5 43.3 0.9 1.3
Burglary 46,142 26,920 18,408 332 482 100.0 58.3 39.9 0.7 1.0
Larceny-theft 219,458 143,835 68,397 2,838 4,388 100.0 65.5 31.2 1.3 2.0
Motor vehicle theft 12,400 6,226 5,821 188 165 100.0 50.2 46.9 1.5 1.3
Arson 3,310 2,494 714 48 54 100.0 75.3 21.6 1.5 1.6
Violent crime2 55,365 25,063 29,207 413 682 100.0 45.3 52.8 0.7 1.2
Property crime2 281,310 179,475 93,340 3,406 5,089 100.0 63.8 33.2 1.2 1.8
Other assaults 133,434 77,184 53,306 1,387 1,557 100.0 57.8 39.9 1.0 1.2
Forgery and counterfeiting 1,326 881 428 6 11 100.0 66.4 32.3 0.5 0.8
Fraud 3,911 2,311 1,516 47 37 100.0 59.1 38.8 1.2 0.9
Embezzlement 376 234 130 1 11 100.0 62.2 34.6 0.3 2.9
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 12,552 6,598 5,727 95 132 100.0 52.6 45.6 0.8 1.1
Vandalism 57,859 45,167 11,318 641 733 100.0 78.1 19.6 1.1 1.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 21,928 13,217 8,285 142 284 100.0 60.3 37.8 0.6 1.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 984 378 587 4 15 100.0 38.4 59.7 0.4 1.5
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 7,480 5,135 2,157 56 132 100.0 68.6 28.8 0.7 1.8
Drug abuse violations 107,768 76,561 29,064 954 1,189 100.0 71.0 27.0 0.9 1.1
Gambling 1,326 60 1,262 0 4 100.0 4.5 95.2 0.0 0.3
Offenses against the family and children 2,719 1,921 740 44 14 100.0 70.7 27.2 1.6 0.5
Driving under the influence 7,251 6,638 383 135 95 100.0 91.5 5.3 1.9 1.3
Liquor laws 67,193 59,394 4,641 2,263 895 100.0 88.4 6.9 3.4 1.3
Drunkenness 9,591 8,467 876 162 86 100.0 88.3 9.1 1.7 0.9
Disorderly conduct 115,476 65,980 47,430 1,106 960 100.0 57.1 41.1 1.0 0.8
Vagrancy 1,885 1,388 477 7 13 100.0 73.6 25.3 0.4 0.7
All other offenses (except traffic) 211,066 144,591 60,571 2,056 3,848 100.0 68.5 28.7 1.0 1.8
Suspicion 88 50 38 0 0 100.0 56.8 43.2 0.0 0.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 85,129 50,825 32,507 834 963 100.0 59.7 38.2 1.0 1.1
Runaways 57,174 36,230 16,260 1,387 3,297 100.0 63.4 28.4 2.4 5.8


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 6,826,397 4,574,716 2,072,120 98,119 81,442 100.0 67.0 30.4 1.4 1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 6,390 2,830 3,429 59 72 100.0 44.3 53.7 0.9 1.1
Forcible rape 10,207 6,191 3,750 100 166 100.0 60.7 36.7 1.0 1.6
Robbery 63,510 29,336 33,053 500 621 100.0 46.2 52.0 0.8 1.0
Aggravated assault 220,546 136,050 78,607 2,908 2,981 100.0 61.7 35.6 1.3 1.4
Burglary 127,542 82,907 42,480 921 1,234 100.0 65.0 33.3 0.7 1.0
Larceny-theft 670,537 459,900 191,706 10,114 8,817 100.0 68.6 28.6 1.5 1.3
Motor vehicle theft 36,225 21,427 13,875 383 540 100.0 59.1 38.3 1.1 1.5
Arson 3,579 2,477 1,026 36 40 100.0 69.2 28.7 1.0 1.1
Violent crime2 300,653 174,407 118,839 3,567 3,840 100.0 58.0 39.5 1.2 1.3
Property crime2 837,883 566,711 249,087 11,454 10,631 100.0 67.6 29.7 1.4 1.3
Other assaults 654,166 412,162 223,602 9,978 8,424 100.0 63.0 34.2 1.5 1.3
Forgery and counterfeiting 48,906 31,859 16,244 250 553 100.0 65.1 33.2 0.5 1.1
Fraud 94,745 60,504 32,344 767 1,130 100.0 63.9 34.1 0.8 1.2
Embezzlement 10,216 6,756 3,200 52 208 100.0 66.1 31.3 0.5 2.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 51,010 31,389 18,762 359 500 100.0 61.5 36.8 0.7 1.0
Vandalism 109,109 76,160 29,728 1,944 1,277 100.0 69.8 27.2 1.8 1.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 80,586 42,840 36,609 443 694 100.0 53.2 45.4 0.5 0.9
Prostitution and commercialized vice 52,371 29,238 21,493 404 1,236 100.0 55.8 41.0 0.8 2.4
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 35,747 25,288 9,381 485 593 100.0 70.7 26.2 1.4 1.7
Drug abuse violations 875,266 531,117 332,912 5,027 6,210 100.0 60.7 38.0 0.6 0.7
Gambling 5,217 1,223 3,838 14 142 100.0 23.4 73.6 0.3 2.7
Offenses against the family and children 40,881 28,147 11,444 871 419 100.0 68.9 28.0 2.1 1.0
Driving under the influence 680,157 580,552 79,788 9,246 10,571 100.0 85.4 11.7 1.4 1.6
Liquor laws 288,093 234,384 39,315 10,722 3,672 100.0 81.4 13.6 3.7 1.3
Drunkenness 394,655 320,842 64,237 7,116 2,460 100.0 81.3 16.3 1.8 0.6
Disorderly conduct 326,737 208,744 109,063 6,218 2,712 100.0 63.9 33.4 1.9 0.8
Vagrancy 21,193 11,184 9,389 510 110 100.0 52.8 44.3 2.4 0.5
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,918,228 1,200,891 662,590 28,691 26,056 100.0 62.6 34.5 1.5 1.4
Suspicion 578 318 255 1 4 100.0 55.0 44.1 0.2 0.7
Curfew and loitering law violations - - - - - - - - - -
Runaways - - - - - - - - - -

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