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The Old North State; Tar Heel State, North Carolina, with its 9,848,060 residents, keeps police busy, with 34464 arrests in 2014. Among those arrests were 495 for prostitution, 34,695 for drug abuse violations, 39,743 for DUI and 494 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 North Carolina 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 North Carolina property crimes accounted for 16,763 arrests in 2014, including 46,549 thefts, 12,674 burglaries and 3,842 reports of buying, selling or receiving stolen property. The overall violent crime rate in 2012 was 353 per 1,000 residents in North Carolina, according to the FBI.