USA - number of arrests for violent offenses 1990-2018

This graph shows the number of arrests for violent offenses from 1990 to 2018. In 2018, 521,103 offenders in the United States were arrested for a violent crime.

Number of arrests for violent offenses in the United States from 1990 to 2018

Number of arrests
2018521,103
2017518,617
2016410,717
2015505,681
2014498,666
2013480,360
2012521,196
2011534,704
2010552,077
2009581,765
2008594,911
2007597,447
2006611,523
2005603,503
2004586,558
2003597,000
2002620,500
2001627,100
2000625,100
1999635,900
1998675,900
1997717,750
1996729,900
1995796,250
1994778,730
1993754,110
1992742,130
1991718,890
1990705,500
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Sources

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1990 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Violent offenses are defined in line the with the Violent Index offenses of the FBI. Violent Index offenses include murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault.

The data from previous years can be accessed at the Uniform Crime Reports section on the Website of the FBI.

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