Introduction

This document presents data compiled by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics.  All data concerns the October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010 time period.  The data are presented in the following tables:

  • "Federal Arrests: Types of Crimes" presents arrest data from the U.S. Marshals Service concerning the number of arrests for each type of crime and their percentages of total arrests.

  • "Federal Arrests: Arresting Agencies" presents arrest data from the U.S. Marshals Service concerning the arresting agencies.

  • "Federal Arrests: Arrestee Personal Characteristics" presents arrest data from the U.S. Marshals Service concerning the characteristics of the arrestees.

Federal Arrests: Types of Crimes

Most Serious Offense          |          Number          |          Percent

 

   All Offenses                                  179,489                      100%

  • Violent Offenses                             3,784                         2.1%

   Murder                                          227                            0.1%

   Negligent Manslaughter                  37                              ----%

   Assault                                          977                            0.5%

   Robbery                                         1,811                         1.0%

   Sexual Abuse                                  350                            0.2%

   Kidnapping                                     134                            0.1%

   Threatening Communication            170                            0.1%

   Other Violent Offenses                    78                              ----%

  • Property Offenses                            17,897                       10.0%

   Fraudulent                                          15,685                        8.8%

      Embezzlement                                 537                            0.3%

      Fraud                                                13,925                       7.8%

      Forgery                                             192                            0.1%

      Counterfeiting                                   1,031                         0.6%

   Other                                                    2,212                         1.2%

      Burglary                                             119                            0.1%

      Larceny                                             1,437                         0.8%

      Motor Vehicle Theft                         99                             0.1%

      Arson and Explosives                       104                           0.1%

      Transportation of Stolen Property    319                           0.2%

      Other Property Offenses                  134                           0.1%

  • Drug Offenses                                      22,850                      16.1%

  • Public Order Offenses                          9,256                        5.2%

   Regulatory                                              266                           0.1%

      Antitrust                                               17                            ----%

      Food and Drug                                   104                          0.1%

      Civil Rights                                          52                            ----%

      Other Regulatory Offenses               93                            0.1%

   Other                                                  8,990                       5.0%

      Tax Law Violations                           1,198                       0.7%

      Bribery                                            261                          0.1%

      Perjury, Contempt, and Intimidation 188                          0.1%

      National Defense                                32                            ----%

      Escape                                                602                          0.3%

      Racketeering and Extortion               430                          0.2%

      Gambling                                             112                          0.1%

      Obscene Material                               1,519                       0.8%

      Child Support Recovery                      114                          0.1%

      Nonviolent Sex Offenses                    1,183                       0.7%

      Obstruction of Justice                        487                          0.3%

      Traffic Offenses                                  2,127                       1.2%

      Conspiracy, Aiding and Abetting,

         and Jurisdictional Offenses              38                            ----%

      Wildlife                                                  76                            ----%

      Environmental                                      206                           0.1%

      All Other Offenses                               417                          0.2%

  • Weapons Offenses                                   7,921                        4.4%

  • Immigration Offenses                              82,438                      46.1%

  • Supervision Violations                              24,344                     13.6%

  • Material Witness                                       4,271                         2.4%

Federal Arrests: Arresting Agencies

Arresting Agency                                   |          Number     |     Percent

   All Agencies                                                     179,489             100%

  • Department of Agriculture                                    283                   0.2%

  • Department of Defense                                        432                    0.2%

  • Department of Homeland Security                       98,112              54.8%

   Customs and Border Protection                          64,314              35.9%

   Immigration and Customs Enforcement              31,461              17.6%

   Secret Service                                                   2,117               1.2%

   Other                                                                  220                 0.1%

  • Department of the Interior                                    1,030               0.6%

   Bureau of Indian Affairs                                      165                 0.1%

   U.S. Park Police                                                  123                  0.1%

   Other                                                                   742                 0.4%

  • Department of Justice                                          73,258            40.9%

   Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms

      and Explosives                                                 6,070             3.4%

   Drug Enforcement Administration                         12,619           7.1%

   Federal Bureau of Investigation                            11,118             6.2%

   U.S. Marshal Service                                            43,244            24.2%

   Other                                                                       207                0.1%

  • Department of State                                               417                   0.2%

  • Department of the Treasury                                   867                 0.5%

  • Federal Judiciary                                                    415                   0.2%

  • U.S. Postal Service                                                 1,342                0.7%

  • Other                                                                      2,780                1.6%

   Self-Report, Subpoena                                          1,918              1.1%

   State and Local Law Enforcement                        187                 0.1%

   Task Force                                                           1                    0.0%

   Other                                                                   674                0.4%

Federal Arrests: Arrestee Personal Characteristics

Arrestee Characteristics     |     Number     |     Percent

  All Arrestees                            179,489            100%

  • Sex

   Male                                        155,212              86.5%

   Female                                     24,255             13.5%

  • Race

   White                                       142,273            81.5%

   Black/African American             28,391              16.3%

   American Indian/Alaska Native2,155                1.2%

   Asian/Pacific Islander                1,850                1.1%

  • Age

   18 or Younger                             3,773               2.1%

   19-20                                         9,596               5.4%

   21-30                                         69,305             38.7%

   31-40                                         55,907             31.2%

   41 or Older                                 40,736            22.7%

  • Citizenship

   U.S. Citizen                                68,432             45.2%

   Non U.S. Citizen                          83,024           54.8%

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Source:

All data utilized in this webpage, Federal Arrest Statistics, 2009-2010, was obtained from the report Federal Justice Statistics, 2010 -- Statistical Tables (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2013).