by Race, 2006
The FBI collects these data through the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.
- This table provides the number of arrests in suburban areas in 2006 broken down by race of the arrestee. In addition, the table shows the percent distribution of arrests by race for each offense. The table also furnishes a breakdown of these data by juveniles (persons under age 18) and adults.
- Suburban area law enforcement agencies are defined as all agencies within a currently designated Metropolitan Statistical Area, excluding those agencies that cover principal cities as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. (See Area Definitions.)
- These data represent the number of persons arrested; however, some persons may be arrested more than once during a year. Therefore, the statistics in this table could, in some cases, represent multiple arrests of the same person.
The data used in creating this table were from suburban law enforcement agencies submitting 12 months of arrest data, including race information, for 2006.
The FBI calculated 2006 state growth rates using revised 2005 state/national population estimates and 2006 provisional state/national population estimates provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. The FBI then estimated population figures for jurisdictions in suburban areas by applying the 2006 state growth rate to the updated 2005 U.S. Census Bureau data.
If you have questions about this table
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