Arrest rate for violent offenses in the United States from 1990 to 2017 (arrests per 100,000 of the population)

USA - arrest rate for violent offenses 1990-2017 This graph shows the arrest rate for violent offenses in the United States from 1990 to 2017. In 2017, the arrest rate was at 131.7 (per 100,000 of the population).
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This graph shows the arrest rate for violent offenses in the United States from 1990 to 2017. In 2017, the arrest rate was at 131.7 (per 100,000 of the population).
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Release date
September 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1990 to 2017
Supplementary notes
Rates are the number of reported offenses per 100.000 population.

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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