Number of Arrests by State in 2015

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This dataset provides arrest data reported for each state for 2015. The table provides both total arrests and arrests of juveniles (persons under the age of 18). 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.

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The UCR Program collects information on crimes reported by law enforcement agencies regarding the violent crimes of murder and non-negligent manslaughter, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault, as well as the property crimes of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. (Although the FBI classifies arson as a property crime, it does not estimate arson data because of variations in the level of participation by the reporting agencies. Consequently, arson data are not included in the property crime estimate.) The program also collects arrest data for the offenses listed above plus 20 offenses that include all other crimes except traffic violations.

Drunkenness is not considered a crime in some states; therefore, the figures vary widely from state to state. The arrest category All other offenses for Florida also includes the arrest counts for offenses against the family and children, drunkenness, disorderly conduct, vagrancy, suspicion, curfew and loitering law violations, and runaways. The 2015 arrest data submitted for some agencies in Texas did not include arrest counts for fraud, offenses against the family and children, driving under the influence, liquor laws, drunkenness, disorderly conduct, vagrancy, all other offenses (except traffic), and curfew and loitering law violations.

NOTE: Because the number of agencies submitting arrest data varies from year to year, users are cautioned about making direct comparisons between 2015 arrest totals and those published in previous years’ editions of Crime in the United States. Further, arrest figures may vary widely from state to state because some Part II crimes are not considered crimes in some states.

For legend #1 Rounding off of values was applied in the Total Percent Distributions for Violent Crimes and Property Crimes, so the percentages may not add to 100.0.

For legend #2 The rape figures in this table are aggregate totals of the data submitted based on both the legacy and revised Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.

For legend #3 Violent crimes are offenses of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. Property crimes are offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.

Date Created

2016-07-14

Last Modified

2016-09-22

Version

2016-09-22

Update Frequency

Annual

Temporal Coverage

2015

Spatial Coverage

United States

Source

John Snow Labs => U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Source License URL

John Snow Labs Standard License

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N/A

Source Citation

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Keywords

Crime Reports, United States Crime, Crime Reported to Police, Arrests by State

Other Titles

USA Offenses Reported during 2015, USA Crimes and Number of Offenses, Uniform Crime Reporting Program USA 2015

Name Description Type Constraints
StateState Namestring-
Age_of_AresteeUnder 18 and Total of all agesstring-
Total_All_Arrest_ClassesAll Classes involved in Arrests in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Violent_CrimeNumber of Violent Crime by State in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Property_CrimeNumber of Property Crime by State in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Murder_And_Nonnegligent_ManslaughterMurder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter by State in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
RapeRape by State in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
RobberyRobbery in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Aggravated_AssaultAggravated Assault in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
BurglaryBurglary in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Larceny_TheftLarceny Theft in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Motor_Vehicle_TheftMotor Vehicle Theft in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
ArsonArson in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Other_AssaultsOther Assaults in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Forgery_And_CounterfeitingForgery And Counterfeiting in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
FraudFrauds in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
EmbezzlementEmbezzlement in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Stolen_PropertyStolen Property in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
VandalismVandalism in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Weapons_Carrying_Possessing_EtcWeapons Carrying Possessing Etcintegerlevel : Ratio
Prostitution_And_Commercialized_ViceProstitution And Commercialized Vice by State in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Sex_OffensesSex Offenses in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Drug_Abuse_ViolationsDrug Abuse Violations in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
GamblingGambling in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Offenses_Against_Family_And_ChildrenOffenses Against Family And Children in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Driving_Under_The_InfluenceNumber of Driving Under The Influence in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Liquor_LawsLiquor Laws in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
DrunkennessDrunkenness by State in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Disorderly_ConductDisorderl Conduct in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
VagrancyVagrancyintegerlevel : Ratio
All_Other_OffensesAll Other Offenses in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
SuspicionSuspicionintegerlevel : Ratio
Curfew_And_Loitering_Law_ViolationsCurfew And Loitering Law Violations in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
Number_Of_AgenciesNumber Of Agencies involvedintegerlevel : Ratio
Estimated_PopulationEstimated Population in 2015integerlevel : Ratio
StateAge_of_AresteeTotal_All_Arrest_ClassesViolent_CrimeProperty_CrimeMurder_And_Nonnegligent_ManslaughterRapeRobberyAggravated_AssaultBurglaryLarceny_TheftMotor_Vehicle_TheftArsonOther_AssaultsForgery_And_CounterfeitingFraudEmbezzlementStolen_PropertyVandalismWeapons_Carrying_Possessing_EtcProstitution_And_Commercialized_ViceSex_OffensesDrug_Abuse_ViolationsGamblingOffenses_Against_Family_And_ChildrenDriving_Under_The_InfluenceLiquor_LawsDrunkennessDisorderly_ConductVagrancyAll_Other_OffensesSuspicionCurfew_And_Loitering_Law_ViolationsNumber_Of_AgenciesEstimated_Population
VERMONTUnder 186143610401232114806411813366480729028400920930072583567
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIAUnder 1841767430050170421050000610220013000102001850010
MAINEUnder 183477548572973614565647948211045200113364440140585310606200151811327104
MONTANAUnder 1836937579507464426766413376184122490172530634149103890578036894892390
ALASKAUnder 182021176589317231331253716231314173315425023213002517242202850532734820
HAWAIIUnder 183321173859024896082732387419291161122564831300318006201002016321164233
WYOMINGUnder 1832394655201639374663910347070516222024449110324182215024775119249523926
WEST VIRGINIAUnder 181178552020119354813317422923113851801213000174421103400141921071996
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIATotal all ages72181249400873708860273104133167002320087416711179537300
RHODE ISLANDUnder 182373944330192649883072612421171051181880128103595404750408013491056298