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The Land of Lincoln; The Prairie State, Illinois, with its 12,882,135 residents, keeps police busy, with 53403 arrests in 2014. Among those arrests were 931 for prostitution, 29,478 for drug abuse violations, 3,653 for DUI and 329 for murder and non-negligent manslaughter. How does it compare to national statistics? There were nearly 100,000 arrests nationwide for violent crimes in these categories reported by the FBI in 2012, and three large states: California, Texas and Florida each log as many as 1,000 arrests for murder and non-negligent manslaughter each year while those with the lowest violent crime rates are small states like South Dakota, Wyoming, Maine, Hawaii and Vermont, each with fewer than 24 such arrests in 2012. That's similar to non-rape sex crime arrests, which were TABLE 69 SEX CRIMES in Illinois and in the thousands in big states like California, Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Wisconsin (but California has many more than most with over 9,700 sex crime arrests in 2014). In Illinois property crimes accounted for 4,655 arrests in 2014, including 10,688 thefts, 1,678 burglaries and 74 reports of buying, selling or receiving stolen property. The overall violent crime rate in 2012 was 415 per 1,000 residents in Illinois, according to the FBI.