Crime clearance rate in cities in the United States in 2017

Cities in the U.S. - crime clearance rate 2017 This statistic shows the crime clearance rate in U.S. cities. In 2017, around 33 percent of all known rape offenses in U.S. cities were cleared by arrest or by exceptional means.
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Percent of offenses cleared by arrest
Murder and nonnegligent, manslaughter60.3%
Aggravated assault 51.4%
Violent crime (total)43.6%
Rape33%
Robbery 29.1%
Arson 20.7%
Larceny-theft 19.2%
Property crime (total)17.4%
Burglary 12.8%
Motor vehicle theft 12.4%
Percent of offenses cleared by arrest
Murder and nonnegligent, manslaughter60.3%
Aggravated assault 51.4%
Violent crime (total)43.6%
Rape33%
Robbery 29.1%
Arson 20.7%
Larceny-theft 19.2%
Property crime (total)17.4%
Burglary 12.8%
Motor vehicle theft 12.4%
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This statistic shows the crime clearance rate in U.S. cities. In 2017, around 33 percent of all known rape offenses in U.S. cities were cleared by arrest or by exceptional means.
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Release date
September 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017
Supplementary notes
Not all agencies submit reports for arson to the FBI. As a result, the number of reports the FBI uses to compute the percent of offenses cleared for arson is less than the number it uses to compute the percent of offenses cleared for all other offenses.

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