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The Land of 10,000 Lakes; North Star State; The Gopher State; The State of Hockey., Minnesota, with its 5,420,380 residents, keeps police busy, with 12419 arrests in 2014. Among those arrests were 617 for prostitution, 19,148 for drug abuse violations, 20,586 for DUI and 87 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 Minnesota 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 Minnesota property crimes accounted for 5,564 arrests in 2014, including 24,079 thefts, 2,411 burglaries and 1,723 reports of buying, selling or receiving stolen property. The overall violent crime rate in 2012 was 231 per 1,000 residents in Minnesota, according to the FBI.