Table 55

Arrests
Metropolitan Counties
by Race, 2009
[1,320 agencies; 2009 estimated population 52,113,451]
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 1,847,071 1,374,767 446,860 12,651 12,793 100.0 74.4 24.2 0.7 0.7
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,840 1,121 694 8 17 100.0 60.9 37.7 0.4 0.9
Forcible rape 2,885 2,192 652 19 22 100.0 76.0 22.6 0.7 0.8
Robbery 12,952 5,657 7,182 45 68 100.0 43.7 55.5 0.3 0.5
Aggravated assault 59,163 42,247 16,088 452 376 100.0 71.4 27.2 0.8 0.6
Burglary 42,361 31,344 10,673 141 203 100.0 74.0 25.2 0.3 0.5
Larceny-theft 132,325 88,258 41,943 747 1,377 100.0 66.7 31.7 0.6 1.0
Motor vehicle theft 11,501 8,300 3,070 83 48 100.0 72.2 26.7 0.7 0.4
Arson 1,792 1,440 324 14 14 100.0 80.4 18.1 0.8 0.8
Violent crime2 76,840 51,217 24,616 524 483 100.0 66.7 32.0 0.7 0.6
Property crime2 187,979 129,342 56,010 985 1,642 100.0 68.8 29.8 0.5 0.9
Other assaults 171,520 124,944 44,285 1,102 1,189 100.0 72.8 25.8 0.6 0.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 12,533 8,504 3,850 36 143 100.0 67.9 30.7 0.3 1.1
Fraud 41,235 28,485 12,301 200 249 100.0 69.1 29.8 0.5 0.6
Embezzlement 2,599 1,591 980 9 19 100.0 61.2 37.7 0.3 0.7
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 14,467 10,329 3,976 71 91 100.0 71.4 27.5 0.5 0.6
Vandalism 31,949 25,145 6,366 240 198 100.0 78.7 19.9 0.8 0.6
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 20,931 13,543 7,123 132 133 100.0 64.7 34.0 0.6 0.6
Prostitution and commercialized vice 3,022 1,951 908 16 147 100.0 64.6 30.0 0.5 4.9
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 11,933 9,501 2,281 62 89 100.0 79.6 19.1 0.5 0.7
Drug abuse violations 231,455 167,568 61,466 1,114 1,307 100.0 72.4 26.6 0.5 0.6
Gambling 1,191 745 382 10 54 100.0 62.6 32.1 0.8 4.5
Offenses against the family and children 31,576 19,421 11,833 161 161 100.0 61.5 37.5 0.5 0.5
Driving under the influence 266,838 234,414 28,368 1,725 2,331 100.0 87.8 10.6 0.6 0.9
Liquor laws 56,539 50,218 5,059 711 551 100.0 88.8 8.9 1.3 1.0
Drunkenness 45,898 40,779 4,467 404 248 100.0 88.8 9.7 0.9 0.5
Disorderly conduct 50,319 33,942 15,751 344 282 100.0 67.5 31.3 0.7 0.6
Vagrancy 2,889 1,773 1,104 7 5 100.0 61.4 38.2 0.2 0.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 567,979 408,578 151,438 4,639 3,324 100.0 71.9 26.7 0.8 0.6
Suspicion 719 223 493 0 3 100.0 31.0 68.6 0.0 0.4
Curfew and loitering law violations 3,950 3,213 676 18 43 100.0 81.3 17.1 0.5 1.1
Runaways 12,710 9,341 3,127 141 101 100.0 73.5 24.6 1.1 0.8


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 203,903 136,687 64,398 1,309 1,509 100.0 67.0 31.6 0.6 0.7
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 134 67 62 2 3 100.0 50.0 46.3 1.5 2.2
Forcible rape 424 317 102 1 4 100.0 74.8 24.1 0.2 0.9
Robbery 3,020 809 2,183 11 17 100.0 26.8 72.3 0.4 0.6
Aggravated assault 6,897 3,881 2,924 34 58 100.0 56.3 42.4 0.5 0.8
Burglary 9,599 6,341 3,188 30 40 100.0 66.1 33.2 0.3 0.4
Larceny-theft 28,561 16,505 11,578 153 325 100.0 57.8 40.5 0.5 1.1
Motor vehicle theft 2,505 1,598 871 22 14 100.0 63.8 34.8 0.9 0.6
Arson 667 533 126 4 4 100.0 79.9 18.9 0.6 0.6
Violent crime2 10,475 5,074 5,271 48 82 100.0 48.4 50.3 0.5 0.8
Property crime2 41,332 24,977 15,763 209 383 100.0 60.4 38.1 0.5 0.9
Other assaults 29,910 17,407 12,167 177 159 100.0 58.2 40.7 0.6 0.5
Forgery and counterfeiting 284 179 100 2 3 100.0 63.0 35.2 0.7 1.1
Fraud 802 539 245 6 12 100.0 67.2 30.5 0.7 1.5
Embezzlement 88 57 29 0 2 100.0 64.8 33.0 0.0 2.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 1,774 1,110 643 7 14 100.0 62.6 36.2 0.4 0.8
Vandalism 9,777 7,570 2,091 66 50 100.0 77.4 21.4 0.7 0.5
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 4,056 2,479 1,496 41 40 100.0 61.1 36.9 1.0 1.0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 80 41 38 0 1 100.0 51.3 47.5 0.0 1.3
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 2,098 1,529 550 13 6 100.0 72.9 26.2 0.6 0.3
Drug abuse violations 21,004 16,042 4,663 138 161 100.0 76.4 22.2 0.7 0.8
Gambling 60 29 29 0 2 100.0 48.3 48.3 0.0 3.3
Offenses against the family and children 575 469 101 3 2 100.0 81.6 17.6 0.5 0.3
Driving under the influence 1,856 1,731 92 19 14 100.0 93.3 5.0 1.0 0.8
Liquor laws 13,534 12,593 655 141 145 100.0 93.0 4.8 1.0 1.1
Drunkenness 1,042 944 81 11 6 100.0 90.6 7.8 1.1 0.6
Disorderly conduct 13,750 7,027 6,596 67 60 100.0 51.1 48.0 0.5 0.4
Vagrancy 240 129 108 1 2 100.0 53.8 45.0 0.4 0.8
All other offenses (except traffic) 34,430 24,194 9,815 201 220 100.0 70.3 28.5 0.6 0.6
Suspicion 76 13 62 0 1 100.0 17.1 81.6 0.0 1.3
Curfew and loitering law violations 3,950 3,213 676 18 43 100.0 81.3 17.1 0.5 1.1
Runaways 12,710 9,341 3,127 141 101 100.0 73.5 24.6 1.1 0.8


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 1,643,168 1,238,080 382,462 11,342 11,284 100.0 75.3 23.3 0.7 0.7
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,706 1,054 632 6 14 100.0 61.8 37.0 0.4 0.8
Forcible rape 2,461 1,875 550 18 18 100.0 76.2 22.3 0.7 0.7
Robbery 9,932 4,848 4,999 34 51 100.0 48.8 50.3 0.3 0.5
Aggravated assault 52,266 38,366 13,164 418 318 100.0 73.4 25.2 0.8 0.6
Burglary 32,762 25,003 7,485 111 163 100.0 76.3 22.8 0.3 0.5
Larceny-theft 103,764 71,753 30,365 594 1,052 100.0 69.2 29.3 0.6 1.0
Motor vehicle theft 8,996 6,702 2,199 61 34 100.0 74.5 24.4 0.7 0.4
Arson 1,125 907 198 10 10 100.0 80.6 17.6 0.9 0.9
Violent crime2 66,365 46,143 19,345 476 401 100.0 69.5 29.1 0.7 0.6
Property crime2 146,647 104,365 40,247 776 1,259 100.0 71.2 27.4 0.5 0.9
Other assaults 141,610 107,537 32,118 925 1,030 100.0 75.9 22.7 0.7 0.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 12,249 8,325 3,750 34 140 100.0 68.0 30.6 0.3 1.1
Fraud 40,433 27,946 12,056 194 237 100.0 69.1 29.8 0.5 0.6
Embezzlement 2,511 1,534 951 9 17 100.0 61.1 37.9 0.4 0.7
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 12,693 9,219 3,333 64 77 100.0 72.6 26.3 0.5 0.6
Vandalism 22,172 17,575 4,275 174 148 100.0 79.3 19.3 0.8 0.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 16,875 11,064 5,627 91 93 100.0 65.6 33.3 0.5 0.6
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,942 1,910 870 16 146 100.0 64.9 29.6 0.5 5.0
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 9,835 7,972 1,731 49 83 100.0 81.1 17.6 0.5 0.8
Drug abuse violations 210,451 151,526 56,803 976 1,146 100.0 72.0 27.0 0.5 0.5
Gambling 1,131 716 353 10 52 100.0 63.3 31.2 0.9 4.6
Offenses against the family and children 31,001 18,952 11,732 158 159 100.0 61.1 37.8 0.5 0.5
Driving under the influence 264,982 232,683 28,276 1,706 2,317 100.0 87.8 10.7 0.6 0.9
Liquor laws 43,005 37,625 4,404 570 406 100.0 87.5 10.2 1.3 0.9
Drunkenness 44,856 39,835 4,386 393 242 100.0 88.8 9.8 0.9 0.5
Disorderly conduct 36,569 26,915 9,155 277 222 100.0 73.6 25.0 0.8 0.6
Vagrancy 2,649 1,644 996 6 3 100.0 62.1 37.6 0.2 0.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 533,549 384,384 141,623 4,438 3,104 100.0 72.0 26.5 0.8 0.6
Suspicion 643 210 431 0 2 100.0 32.7 67.0 0.0 0.3
Curfew and loitering law violations - - - - - - - - - -
Runaways - - - - - - - - - -

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