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The violent crime rate in California in 2012 was 423 per 1,000 residents, according to the FBI. Nonviolent property crimes accounted for 106,058 arrests, including 71,440 thefts, 48,498 burglaries and 17,379 reports of buying, selling or receiving stolen property. In a place where there are 38,332,521 residents, are you more likely to be arrested for DUI or prostitution? A lot depends on your line of work, but there were 155,285 DUI arrests and 9,153 prostitution arrests in California in 2014, along with 8,105 for vagrancy and 3,236 for loitering (the latter two are not considered crimes in some states). California logged 1,427 arrests for murder and non-negligent manslaughter while three large states: California and Texas log more than 1,000 arrests for those crimes each year while the state with the highest murder and non-negligent manslaughter rate per 1,000 residents is Louisiana, with 10.8 and similar is the District of Columbia with 13.9 per 1,000 residents. States with the lowest violent crime rates are small, like South Dakota, Wyoming, Maine, Hawaii and Vermont, each with fewer than 24 such arrests in 2012.