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Arrests by Race, 2004

  Percent distribution1
Offense charged White Black American
Indian or
Alaska
Native
Asian
or
Pacific
Islander
Total number 7,067,383 2,714,041 131,539 108,087
Total percent 70.5% 27.1% 1.3% 1.1%
Murder2 49.4 47.7 1.2 1.7
Forcible rape 65.3 32.2 1.3 1.1
Robbery 44.9 53.6 0.6 0.9
Aggravated assault 64.5 33.1 1.3 1.1
Burglary 70.9 27.2 1.0 1.0
Larceny-theft 69.1 28.2 1.3 1.4
Motor vehicle theft 63.4 34.2 1.0 1.4
Arson 77.0 20.7 1.0 1.3
Other assaults 65.9 31.6 1.3 1.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 70.1 28.1 0.6 1.2
Fraud 72.1 26.5 0.7 0.7
Embezzlement 69.2 28.5 0.6 1.8
Stolen property—buying, receiving, possessing 62.8 35.5 0.7 1.0
Vandalism 75.8 21.8 1.4 1.0
Weapons possession 62.4 35.9 0.8 1.0
Prostitution 57.2 40.3 0.6 1.9
Sex offenses, except forcible rape and prostitution 73.7% 24.2% 0.9% 1.2%
Drug abuse violation 65.8 32.9 0.6 0.7
Gambling 27.2 69.2 0.5 3.1
Offenses against family and children 68.3 29.6 1.6 0.6
Driving under the influence 88.4 9.1 1.4 1.0
Liquor laws 86.1 10.2 2.7 1.0
Drunkenness 84.3 13.0 2.2 0.5
Disorderly conduct 64.5 33.2 1.5 0.8
Vagrancy 62.4 35.2 1.8 0.6
All other offenses except traffic 67.2 30.2 1.4 1.2
Suspicion 67.6 31.1 1.3
Curfew and loitering law violations 65.8 32.3 0.6 1.3
Runaways 73.5 21.3 1.6 3.7
1. Because of rounding, the percentages may not add up to total.
2. Includes nonnegligent manslaughter.
Source: Crime in the United States, 2004, FBI, Uniform Crime Reports.

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