Browse District of columbia Police Arrest Records Directory

The DMV, District of Columbia, with its 646,449 residents, keeps police busy, with 7864 arrests in 2014. Among those arrests were 0 for prostitution, 389 for drug abuse violations, 10 for DUI and 0 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 District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia property crimes accounted for 110 arrests in 2014, including 119 thefts, 0 burglaries and 14 reports of buying, selling or receiving stolen property. The overall violent crime rate in 2012 was 1244 per 1,000 residents in District of Columbia, according to the FBI.