Sections

Characteristics and distribution of persons arrested

Persons arrested in the United States is the focus this section. Data are from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program and other Federal programs and agencies. Concluding the section are tables on seizures by various Federal agencies.


Arrests

Age of persons arrested

  • Estimated percent distribution of U.S. resident population and persons arrested for all offenses, by age group, United States 2000 and 2011
    • Updated! Table 4.4.2011 -- HTML
  • Arrests, by offense charged and age, United States
    • 2002 Table 4.7 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003 Table 4.7.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 4.7.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2005 Table 4.7.2005 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2006 Table 4.7.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2007 Table 4.7.2007 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2008 Table 4.7.2008 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2009 Table 4.7.2009 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2010 Table 4.7.2010 -- PDF -- CSV
    • Updated! 2011 Table 4.7.2011 -- HTML

Alcohol-related

  • Arrests for alcohol-related offenses and driving under the influence, United States 1970-2012
  • Arrests for alcohol-related offenses, by offense and State 2012

Cities

  • Arrests in cities, by offense charged and sex
    • 2002 Table 4.11 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003 Table 4.11.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 4.11.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2005 Table 4.11.2005 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2006 Table 4.11.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2007 Table 4.11.2007 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2008 Table 4.11.2008 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2009 Table 4.11.2009 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2010 Table 4.11.2010 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Arrests in cities, by offense charged, age group, and race
    • 2002 Table 4.12 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003 Table 4.12.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 4.12.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2009 Table 4.12.2009 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2010 Table 4.12.2010 -- PDF -- CSV

Drug-related

  • Percent distribution of arrests for drug abuse violations, by type of drug, United States 1982-2012
    • Table 4.29.2012 -- PDF -- CSV

Federal offenses

  • Persons arrested for Federal offenses, by offense, United States
    • fiscal year 2001 Table 4.33 -- PDF -- CSV
    • fiscal year 2002 Table 4.33.2002 -- PDF -- CSV
    • fiscal year 2003 Table 4.33.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
    • fiscal year 2004 Table 4.33.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Persons arrested for Federal offenses, by Federal agency, United States
    • fiscal year 2001 Table 4.34 -- PDF -- CSV
    • fiscal year 2002 Table 4.34.2002 -- PDF -- CSV
    • fiscal year 2003 Table 4.34.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
    • fiscal year 2004 Table 4.34.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Characteristics of persons arrested by Federal agencies, by offense, United States
    • fiscal year 2001 Table 4.35 -- PDF -- CSV
    • fiscal year 2002 Table 4.35.2002 -- PDF -- CSV
    • fiscal year 2003 Table 4.35.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
    • fiscal year 2004 Table 4.35.2004 -- PDF -- CSV

Number and rate of arrests, national estimates

  • Estimated number of arrests, by offense charged, United States
    • 2002 Table 4.1 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003 Table 4.1.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 4.1.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2005 Table 4.1.2005 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2006 Table 4.1.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2007 Table 4.1.2007 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2008 Table 4.1.2008 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2009 Table 4.1.2009 -- PDF -- CSV
    • Updated! 2010 Table 4.1.2010 --
    • Updated! 2011 Table 4.1.2011 -- HTML
  • Arrest rates (per 100,000 inhabitants), by offense charged 1971-2011
    • Table 4.2.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Number and rate (per 100,000 inhabitants) of arrests, by offense charged and size of place
    • 2002 Table 4.3 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003 Table 4.3.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 4.3.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2006 Table 4.3.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
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Offense charged

  • Arrests, by offense charged and age group, United States
    • 1993 and 2002 Table 4.6 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 1994 and 2003 Table 4.6.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 1995 and 2004 Table 4.6.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 1996 and 2005 Table 4.6.2005 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 1997 and 2006 Table 4.6.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 1998 and 2007 Table 4.6.2007 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 1999 and 2008 Table 4.6.2008 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2000 and 2009 Table 4.6.2009 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2001 and 2010 Table 4.6.2010 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2002 and 2011 Table 4.6.2011 -- PDF -- CSV

Property crimes

  • Arrest rates (per 100,000 inhabitants) for property crimes, by offense charged and region 1971-2011
    • Table 4.18.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Arrests, by offense charged, age group, and race, United States
    • 2002 Table 4.10 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003 Table 4.10.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2009 Table 4.10.2009 -- PDF -- CSV

Race of persons arrested

  • Arrests, by offense charged, age group, and race, United States 2011

Rural counties

  • Arrests in rural counties, by offense charged and sex 2002
  • Arrests in nonmetropolitan counties, by offense charged and sex
    • 2003 Table 4.15.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 4.15.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2010 Table 4.15.2010 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Arrests in rural counties, by offense charged, age group, and race 2002
  • Arrests in nonmetropolitan counties, by offense charged, age group, and race
    • 2003 Table 4.16.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 4.16.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2010 Table 4.16.2010 -- PDF -- CSV

Sex of persons arrested

  • Arrests, by offense charged and sex, United States
    • 2002 Table 4.8 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003 Table 4.8.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2011 Table 4.8.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Arrests, by offense charged, sex, and age group, United States
    • 2001 and 2002 Table 4.9 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2002 and 2003 Table 4.9.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003 and 2004 Table 4.9.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2009 and 2010 Table 4.9.2010 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2010 and 2011 Table 4.9.2011 -- PDF -- CSV

State

  • Arrests, by offense charged, age group, and State
    • 2002 Table 4.5 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003 Table 4.5.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2011 Table 4.5.2011 -- PDF -- CSV

Suburban areas

  • Arrests in suburban areas, by offense charged and sex
    • 2002 Table 4.13 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003 Table 4.13.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 4.13.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2010 Table 4.13.2010 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Arrests in suburban areas, by offense charged, age group, and race
    • 2002 Table 4.14 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003 Table 4.14.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2010 Table 4.14.2010 -- PDF -- CSV

Violent crimes

  • Arrest rates (per 100,000 inhabitants) for violent crimes, by offense charged and region 1971-2011
    • Table 4.17.2011 -- PDF -- CSV

Clearances

Offenses cleared by arrest

  • Offenses known to police and percent cleared by arrest, by type of offense, United States 1971-2011
    • Table 4.20.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Offenses known to police and percent cleared by arrest, by offense and population group
    • 2002 Table 4.19 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003 Table 4.19.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2011 Table 4.19.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Percent of offenses known to police that were cleared by arrest, by extent of urbanization and type of offense 1972-2011
    • Table 4.21.2011 -- PDF -- CSV

Offenses cleared by arrest of persons under 18 years of age

  • Percent of offenses known to police that were cleared by arrest of persons under 18 years of age, by type of offense, United States 1972-2011
    • Table 4.23.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Number of offenses known to police that were cleared by arrest and percent of clearances from arrest of persons under 18 years of age, by offense and population group
    • 2002 Table 4.22 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003 Table 4.22.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2011 Table 4.22.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Arsons cleared by arrest and clearances by arrest of persons under 18 years of age, by type of target, United States
    • 2002 Table 4.24 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003 Table 4.24.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2011 Table 4.24.2011 -- PDF -- CSV

Seizures

Arrests and assets seized by the Drug Enforcement Administration

  • Arrests by the Drug Enforcement Administration, by type of drug fiscal years 1992-2003
  • Characteristics of persons arrested by the Drug Enforcement Administration, by type of drug, United States
    • fiscal year 2001 Table 4.41 -- PDF -- CSV
    • fiscal year 2002 Table 4.41.2002 -- PDF -- CSV
    • fiscal year 2003 Table 4.41.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
    • fiscal year 2004 Table 4.41.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Asset seizures by the Drug Enforcement Administration, by type and value of asset seized fiscal years 1992-2003

Drug and property seizures by the U.S. Customs Service

  • Drug seizures by the U.S. Customs Service, by type and amount of drugs seized fiscal years 1975-2001
  • Property seizures by the U.S. Customs Service, by type and value of property seized fiscal years 1979-2001

Drug seizures by Federal agencies

  • Federal drug seizures, by type of drug fiscal years 1989-2003
  • Drug removals from the domestic market by the Drug Enforcement Administration, by type of drug fiscal years 1978-2003

Seizures of marijuana operations and illegal drug laboratories

  • Number of marijuana plants eradicated and seized, arrests made, weapons seized, and value of assets seized, under the Drug Enforcement Administration's Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Program, by State
  • Seizures of illegal drug laboratories by the Drug Enforcement Administration, by type of drug manufactured, United States fiscal years 1975-2003

Value of asset forfeitures by U.S. attorneys

  • Value of asset forfeiture recoveries by U.S. attorneys, United States 1989-2010
    • Table 4.45.2010 -- PDF -- CSV

Other

Criminal aliens removed from the U.S.

  • Criminal aliens removed from the United States, by type of offense 2004-2006 and 2009-2011

Deportable aliens located and removed

  • Deportable aliens apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and aliens removed from the United States, by type of removal fiscal years 1961-2011
    • Table 4.46.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Aliens formally removed from the United States for violation of immigration laws, by reason for removal fiscal years 1991-2005
    • Table 4.47.2005 -- PDF -- CSV

Drug and alcohol use by adult male arrestees

  • Drug use by adult male arrestees in 43 U.S. cities and counties, by type of drug 2000-2003
  • Adult male arrestees in 39 U.S. cities and counties reporting receiving drug or alcohol treatment ever and in past year, by type of treatment 2003
  • Adult male arrestees in 43 U.S. cities and counties reporting binge drinking in past 30 days 2000-2003

Juveniles taken into police custody

  • Juveniles taken into police custody, by method of disposition and population group
    • 2002 Table 4.25 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003 Table 4.25.2003 -- PDF -- CSV
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  • Percent distribution of juveniles taken into police custody, by method of disposition, United States 1972-2011
    • Table 4.26.2011 -- PDF -- CSV

Mail bomb incidents investigated

  • Mail bomb incidents investigated by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, United States fiscal years 1995-2010
    • Table 4.0001.2010 -- PDF -- CSV