Table 61

Arrests
Nonmetropolitan Counties
by Race, 2009
[1,976 agencies; 2009 estimated population 21,430,124]
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 773,902 631,977 107,923 24,628 9,374 100.0 81.7 13.9 3.2 1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 750 508 211 27 4 100.0 67.7 28.1 3.6 0.5
Forcible rape 1,552 1,275 225 34 18 100.0 82.2 14.5 2.2 1.2
Robbery 2,063 1,086 860 83 34 100.0 52.6 41.7 4.0 1.6
Aggravated assault 19,742 14,790 3,808 960 184 100.0 74.9 19.3 4.9 0.9
Burglary 18,506 14,823 2,858 627 198 100.0 80.1 15.4 3.4 1.1
Larceny-theft 34,153 27,990 4,579 947 637 100.0 82.0 13.4 2.8 1.9
Motor vehicle theft 3,793 3,124 418 163 88 100.0 82.4 11.0 4.3 2.3
Arson 785 674 90 17 4 100.0 85.9 11.5 2.2 0.5
Violent crime2 24,107 17,659 5,104 1,104 240 100.0 73.3 21.2 4.6 1.0
Property crime2 57,237 46,611 7,945 1,754 927 100.0 81.4 13.9 3.1 1.6
Other assaults 73,382 58,575 11,242 2,660 905 100.0 79.8 15.3 3.6 1.2
Forgery and counterfeiting 4,289 3,486 729 53 21 100.0 81.3 17.0 1.2 0.5
Fraud 21,342 16,732 4,206 301 103 100.0 78.4 19.7 1.4 0.5
Embezzlement 769 627 119 13 10 100.0 81.5 15.5 1.7 1.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 4,685 3,637 892 137 19 100.0 77.6 19.0 2.9 0.4
Vandalism 13,256 11,251 1,334 527 144 100.0 84.9 10.1 4.0 1.1
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 7,058 5,342 1,424 234 58 100.0 75.7 20.2 3.3 0.8
Prostitution and commercialized vice 183 132 33 3 15 100.0 72.1 18.0 1.6 8.2
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 5,015 4,316 528 112 59 100.0 86.1 10.5 2.2 1.2
Drug abuse violations 87,140 70,728 14,181 1,493 738 100.0 81.2 16.3 1.7 0.8
Gambling 312 262 36 3 11 100.0 84.0 11.5 1.0 3.5
Offenses against the family and children 12,056 8,579 2,833 614 30 100.0 71.2 23.5 5.1 0.2
Driving under the influence 151,155 132,840 13,055 3,797 1,463 100.0 87.9 8.6 2.5 1.0
Liquor laws 32,262 29,193 1,416 1,180 473 100.0 90.5 4.4 3.7 1.5
Drunkenness 19,814 17,454 1,440 870 50 100.0 88.1 7.3 4.4 0.3
Disorderly conduct 23,157 17,897 3,925 1,115 220 100.0 77.3 16.9 4.8 1.0
Vagrancy 380 236 61 19 64 100.0 62.1 16.1 5.0 16.8
All other offenses (except traffic) 231,944 183,161 37,071 8,494 3,218 100.0 79.0 16.0 3.7 1.4
Suspicion 128 86 42 0 0 100.0 67.2 32.8 0.0 0.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 499 401 24 20 54 100.0 80.4 4.8 4.0 10.8
Runaways 3,732 2,772 283 125 552 100.0 74.3 7.6 3.3 14.8


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 61,456 48,993 8,281 2,311 1,871 100.0 79.7 13.5 3.8 3.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 48 31 17 0 0 100.0 64.6 35.4 0.0 0.0
Forcible rape 226 198 24 2 2 100.0 87.6 10.6 0.9 0.9
Robbery 235 85 138 3 9 100.0 36.2 58.7 1.3 3.8
Aggravated assault 1,527 1,074 369 67 17 100.0 70.3 24.2 4.4 1.1
Burglary 3,496 2,812 486 149 49 100.0 80.4 13.9 4.3 1.4
Larceny-theft 5,448 4,361 695 157 235 100.0 80.0 12.8 2.9 4.3
Motor vehicle theft 759 628 73 24 34 100.0 82.7 9.6 3.2 4.5
Arson 226 195 25 4 2 100.0 86.3 11.1 1.8 0.9
Violent crime2 2,036 1,388 548 72 28 100.0 68.2 26.9 3.5 1.4
Property crime2 9,929 7,996 1,279 334 320 100.0 80.5 12.9 3.4 3.2
Other assaults 8,656 6,281 1,947 285 143 100.0 72.6 22.5 3.3 1.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 77 60 15 1 1 100.0 77.9 19.5 1.3 1.3
Fraud 267 233 32 2 0 100.0 87.3 12.0 0.7 0.0
Embezzlement 17 16 1 0 0 100.0 94.1 5.9 0.0 0.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 505 396 91 15 3 100.0 78.4 18.0 3.0 0.6
Vandalism 3,522 3,064 274 138 46 100.0 87.0 7.8 3.9 1.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 682 494 157 27 4 100.0 72.4 23.0 4.0 0.6
Prostitution and commercialized vice 8 7 1 0 0 100.0 87.5 12.5 0.0 0.0
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 916 804 81 20 11 100.0 87.8 8.8 2.2 1.2
Drug abuse violations 5,435 4,629 568 120 118 100.0 85.2 10.5 2.2 2.2
Gambling 9 6 2 0 1 100.0 66.7 22.2 0.0 11.1
Offenses against the family and children 282 252 29 1 0 100.0 89.4 10.3 0.4 0.0
Driving under the influence 1,522 1,405 66 37 14 100.0 92.3 4.3 2.4 0.9
Liquor laws 7,084 6,553 143 300 88 100.0 92.5 2.0 4.2 1.2
Drunkenness 434 388 9 37 0 100.0 89.4 2.1 8.5 0.0
Disorderly conduct 4,448 2,939 1,269 189 51 100.0 66.1 28.5 4.2 1.1
Vagrancy 26 22 3 1 0 100.0 84.6 11.5 3.8 0.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 11,359 8,876 1,459 587 437 100.0 78.1 12.8 5.2 3.8
Suspicion 11 11 0 0 0 100.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 499 401 24 20 54 100.0 80.4 4.8 4.0 10.8
Runaways 3,732 2,772 283 125 552 100.0 74.3 7.6 3.3 14.8


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 712,446 582,984 99,642 22,317 7,503 100.0 81.8 14.0 3.1 1.1
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 702 477 194 27 4 100.0 67.9 27.6 3.8 0.6
Forcible rape 1,326 1,077 201 32 16 100.0 81.2 15.2 2.4 1.2
Robbery 1,828 1,001 722 80 25 100.0 54.8 39.5 4.4 1.4
Aggravated assault 18,215 13,716 3,439 893 167 100.0 75.3 18.9 4.9 0.9
Burglary 15,010 12,011 2,372 478 149 100.0 80.0 15.8 3.2 1.0
Larceny-theft 28,705 23,629 3,884 790 402 100.0 82.3 13.5 2.8 1.4
Motor vehicle theft 3,034 2,496 345 139 54 100.0 82.3 11.4 4.6 1.8
Arson 559 479 65 13 2 100.0 85.7 11.6 2.3 0.4
Violent crime2 22,071 16,271 4,556 1,032 212 100.0 73.7 20.6 4.7 1.0
Property crime2 47,308 38,615 6,666 1,420 607 100.0 81.6 14.1 3.0 1.3
Other assaults 64,726 52,294 9,295 2,375 762 100.0 80.8 14.4 3.7 1.2
Forgery and counterfeiting 4,212 3,426 714 52 20 100.0 81.3 17.0 1.2 0.5
Fraud 21,075 16,499 4,174 299 103 100.0 78.3 19.8 1.4 0.5
Embezzlement 752 611 118 13 10 100.0 81.3 15.7 1.7 1.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 4,180 3,241 801 122 16 100.0 77.5 19.2 2.9 0.4
Vandalism 9,734 8,187 1,060 389 98 100.0 84.1 10.9 4.0 1.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 6,376 4,848 1,267 207 54 100.0 76.0 19.9 3.2 0.8
Prostitution and commercialized vice 175 125 32 3 15 100.0 71.4 18.3 1.7 8.6
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 4,099 3,512 447 92 48 100.0 85.7 10.9 2.2 1.2
Drug abuse violations 81,705 66,099 13,613 1,373 620 100.0 80.9 16.7 1.7 0.8
Gambling 303 256 34 3 10 100.0 84.5 11.2 1.0 3.3
Offenses against the family and children 11,774 8,327 2,804 613 30 100.0 70.7 23.8 5.2 0.3
Driving under the influence 149,633 131,435 12,989 3,760 1,449 100.0 87.8 8.7 2.5 1.0
Liquor laws 25,178 22,640 1,273 880 385 100.0 89.9 5.1 3.5 1.5
Drunkenness 19,380 17,066 1,431 833 50 100.0 88.1 7.4 4.3 0.3
Disorderly conduct 18,709 14,958 2,656 926 169 100.0 80.0 14.2 4.9 0.9
Vagrancy 354 214 58 18 64 100.0 60.5 16.4 5.1 18.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 220,585 174,285 35,612 7,907 2,781 100.0 79.0 16.1 3.6 1.3
Suspicion 117 75 42 0 0 100.0 64.1 35.9 0.0 0.0
Curfew and loitering law violations - - - - - - - - - -
Runaways - - - - - - - - - -

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