In 2013, the police made around 8.5 million adult arrests. Only about 85,000 of these were for violent crimes such as murder, manslaughter, rape, or robbery.

In 2013, of the 6,566 adult arrests in Gretna, LA, only 12 were for murder, robbery, or rape. There were no manslaughter arrests in Gretna in 2013.
Annual arrest rate for each US county
Top 10 cities where you're most likely to be arrested (Adult arrest rates for cities with populations over 10,000)
1. Gretna, LA, 37%
2. Myrtle Beach, SC, 26%
3. Vicksburg, MI, 23%
4. Jennings, MO, 23%
5. Webster, TX, 19%
6. Germantown, WI, 18%
7. St. Ann, MO, 17%
8. D'Iberville, MI, 17%
9. Farmington, NM, 16%
10. College Park, GA, 16%

 African Americans make up 13% of the U.S. population, but 27% of all reported adult arrests in 2013. 94% of those arrests were for non-violent offenses.

African Americans make up 12% of U.S. drug users, but 38% of drug arrests.

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