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Virginia All Drugs Arrests

Virginia Metropolitan Area Cities and Counties
1995 Drug Sales Arrests by Race

(Data Source: Uniform Crime Reports. See below for notes.)


ALL

BLACK

WHITE

AM. INDIAN

ASIAN-PAC.

METROPOLITAN AREA

JURISDICTION

TL

POP

RATE

TL

POP (est)

RATE

TL

POP (est)

RATE

TL

POP (est)

RATE

TL

POP (est)

RATE

All listed below.

All listed below.

4,940 5,035,829 98.10 3,464 1,068,870 324.08 1,448 3,749,528 38.62 1 14,907 6.71 27 202,579 13.33

Charlottesville, Va.

Albemarle

26 72,574 35.83 14 8,179 171.17 12 62,123 19.32 0 73 0.00 0 2,199 0.00

Charlottesville, Va.

Greene

9 12,690 70.92 3 919 326.53 6 11,713 51.23 0 15 0.00 0 43 0.00

Charlottesville, Va.

Charlottesville (city)

39 41,447 94.10 33 9,711 339.82 6 30,497 19.67 0 46 0.00 0 1,198 0.00

Danville, Va.

Pittsylvania

19 53,688 35.39 16 15,564 102.80 3 38,006 7.89 0 43 0.00 0 70 0.00

Danville, Va.

Danville (city)

92 54,773 167.97 84 21,219 395.87 8 33,160 24.13 0 77 0.00 0 318 0.00

Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol, Tn.-Va.

Scott

8 19,588 40.84 0 135 0.00 8 19,433 41.17 0 14 0.00 0 6 0.00

Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol, Tn.-Va.

Washington

41 45,341 90.43 1 780 128.23 40 44,439 90.01 0 32 0.00 0 91 0.00

Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol, Tn.-Va.

Bristol (city)

30 18,250 164.38 15 1,173 1,278.25 15 16,960 88.44 0 13 0.00 0 104 0.00

Lynchburg, Va.

Amherst

40 29,748 134.46 17 6,530 260.35 23 22,983 100.07 0 146 0.00 0 92 0.00

Lynchburg, Va.

Campbell

17 45,716 37.19 10 7,278 137.40 7 38,196 18.33 0 46 0.00 0 197 0.00

Lynchburg, Va.

Bedford (city)

8 58,733 13.62 4 13,867 28.85 4 44,437 9.00 0 65 0.00 0 364 0.00

Lynchburg, Va.

Lynchburg (city)

115 67,160 171.23 96 19,188 500.32 19 47,240 40.22 0 121 0.00 0 618 0.00

Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, Va.-N.C.

Gloucester

4 32,994 12.12 1 4,131 24.21 3 28,520 10.52 0 76 0.00 0 271 0.00

Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, Va.-N.C.

Isle of Wight

6 21,239 28.25 4 7,200 55.56 2 13,920 14.37 0 45 0.00 0 76 0.00

Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, Va.-N.C.

James City

71 39,441 180.02 65 7,490 867.84 6 31,225 19.22 0 75 0.00 0 651 0.00

Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, Va.-N.C.

Mathews

8 8,952 89.37 5 1,368 365.53 3 7,555 39.71 0 13 0.00 0 16 0.00

Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, Va.-N.C.

York

24 52,592 45.63 18 8,967 200.74 6 41,984 14.29 0 137 0.00 0 1,504 0.00

Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, Va.-N.C.

Chesapeake (city)

89 182,395 48.80 56 54,609 102.55 33 124,393 26.53 0 547 0.00 0 2,827 0.00

Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, Va.-N.C.

Hampton (city)

174 141,034 123.37 149 58,261 255.75 25 79,318 31.52 0 423 0.00 0 3,032 0.00

Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, Va.-N.C.

Newport News (city)

198 180,930 109.43 176 65,044 270.58 22 109,915 20.02 0 669 0.00 0 5,301 0.00

Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, Va.-N.C.

Norfolk (city)

208 243,857 85.30 173 100,932 171.40 35 133,609 26.20 0 1,171 0.00 0 8,120 0.00

Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, Va.-N.C.

Portsmouth (city)

196 104,505 187.55 182 52,169 348.87 14 50,988 27.46 0 314 0.00 0 1,024 0.00

Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, Va.-N.C.

Suffolk (city)

50 55,475 90.13 49 26,184 187.14 1 28,897 3.46 0 133 0.00 0 261 0.00

Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, Va.-N.C.

Virginia Beach (city)

282 434,632 64.88 186 65,499 283.97 94 343,750 27.35 0 1,652 0.00 2 23,774 8.41

Richmond-Petersburg, Va.

CharlesCity

7 6,726 104.07 6 4,412 135.98 0 1,798 0.00 0 503 0.00 1 13 7,825.09

Richmond-Petersburg, Va.

Chesterfield

263 234,142 112.32 138 33,529 411.58 125 194,806 64.17 0 562 0.00 0 5,221 0.00

Richmond-Petersburg, Va.

Dinwiddie

18 24,015 74.95 17 9,464 179.62 1 14,428 6.93 0 43 0.00 0 79 0.00

Richmond-Petersburg, Va.

Goochland

5 16,014 31.22 3 5,416 55.39 2 10,536 18.98 0 19 0.00 0 45 0.00

Richmond-Petersburg, Va.

Hanover

41 72,263 56.74 21 8,057 260.63 20 63,664 31.42 0 159 0.00 0 383 0.00

Richmond-Petersburg, Va.

Henrico

259 231,863 111.70 172 51,381 334.76 87 174,106 49.97 0 649 0.00 0 5,750 0.00

Richmond-Petersburg, Va.

New Kent

1 11,390 8.78 0 2,510 0.00 1 8,695 11.50 0 138 0.00 0 47 0.00

Richmond-Petersburg, Va.

Powhatan

2 18,314 10.92 0 4,538 0.00 2 13,697 14.60 0 40 0.00 0 38 0.00

Richmond-Petersburg, Va.

Prince George

29 24,699 117.41 15 7,780 192.80 14 16,168 86.59 0 101 0.00 0 650 0.00

Richmond-Petersburg, Va.

Colonial Heights (city)

39 16,612 234.77 10 146 6,840.62 29 15,959 181.71 0 38 0.00 0 468 0.00

Richmond-Petersburg, Va.

Hopewell (city)

41 24,699 166.00 29 6,780 427.74 12 17,435 68.83 0 72 0.00 0 412 0.00

Richmond-Petersburg, Va.

Petersburg (city)

210 41,346 507.91 195 30,534 638.63 15 10,328 145.23 0 95 0.00 0 389 0.00

Richmond-Petersburg, Va.

Richmond (city)

728 203,133 358.39 681 116,801 583.04 47 83,630 56.20 0 508 0.00 0 2,214 0.00

Roanoke, Va.

Botetourt

4 26,709 14.98 0 1,349 0.00 4 25,248 15.84 0 13 0.00 0 96 0.00

Roanoke, Va.

Roanoke

28 74,243 37.71 2 2,123 94.19 26 71,281 36.48 0 74 0.00 0 765 0.00

Roanoke, Va.

Roanoke (city)

223 97,616 228.45 118 25,790 457.54 104 70,762 146.97 0 176 0.00 1 888 112.57

Roanoke, Va.

Salem (city)

1 24,461 4.09 0 1,199 0.00 1 23,030 4.34 0 29 0.00 0 203 0.00

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

Arlington

94 176,361 53.30 48 19,664 244.10 45 141,071 31.90 0 705 0.00 1 14,920 6.70

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

Clarke

11 3,096 355.30 5 305 1,637.92 6 2,777 216.08 0 4 0.00 0 10 0.00

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

Culpeper

36 30,215 119.15 32 6,140 521.20 4 23,598 16.95 0 88 0.00 0 390 0.00

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

Fairfax

262 890,508 29.42 116 74,001 156.75 142 721,579 19.68 0 2,493 0.00 4 92,435 4.33

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

Fauquier

19 46,805 40.59 13 5,696 228.22 6 40,641 14.76 0 112 0.00 0 356 0.00

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

King George

39 16,797 232.18 33 3,684 895.87 6 12,887 46.56 0 40 0.00 0 185 0.00

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

Loudoun

89 106,173 83.83 22 8,409 261.63 67 94,271 71.07 0 234 0.00 0 3,270 0.00

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

Prince William

202 240,867 83.86 79 30,735 257.04 122 200,064 60.98 1 867 115.32 0 9,225 0.00

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

Spotsylvania

41 66,040 62.08 5 7,872 63.52 19 57,052 33.30 0 231 0.00 17 878 1,935.49

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

Stafford

42 78,493 53.51 9 6,170 145.88 33 70,761 46.64 0 338 0.00 0 1,224 0.00

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

Warren

90 15,577 577.77 49 865 5,667.86 41 14,631 280.22 0 25 0.00 0 55 0.00

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

Alexandria (city)

191 114,015 167.52 162 26,326 615.36 28 81,338 34.42 0 410 0.00 1 5,952 16.80

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

Fairfax (city)

11 22,882 48.07 1 1,176 85.02 10 19,578 51.08 0 59 0.00 0 2,066 0.00

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

Fredericksburg (city)

111 22,383 495.91 95 5,323 1,784.82 16 16,738 95.59 0 34 0.00 0 287 0.00

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

Manassas (city)

45 32,193 139.78 31 3,693 839.53 14 27,132 51.60 0 97 0.00 0 1,272 0.00

Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.V.

Manassas Park (city)

4 7,425 53.87 0 604 0.00 4 6,578 60.81 0 7 0.00 0 236 0.00

 

Notes:

TL: Total arrests.

POP: Coverage population of reporting law enforcement agencies.

RATE: Arrest Rate per 100,000 population.

Original Source: Uniform Crime Reports, 1995.

Data are total for reporting agencies. Population estimates by race are based on application of U.S. Census percentages of total population to the coverage population in which the arrests occurred. The racial categories and labels are as defined and used in the Uniform Crime Reports. Unfortunately separate data on arrests of Hispanics are not available.

The Uniform Crime Reports provides data on all drug arrests as well as data of arrests for drug possession and sales. Four categories are used to provide more specific data on arrests for different types of controlled substances: 1) Opium and Cocaine and their derivatives (such as Crack, Morphine, Heroin); 2) Marijuana; 3) Synthetic Narcotics - Manufactured Narcotics which can cause true drug addiction (such as Demerol, Methadone); 4) Other Dangerous Non-Narcotic Drugs (such as Barbiturates, Benzedrine, and Methamphetamine).

Primary Source: Chilton, Rowland, and Dee Weber. UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING PROGRAM [UNITED STATES]: ARRESTS BY AGE, SEX, AND RACE FOR POLICE AGENCIES IN METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREAS, 1960-1995[Computer file]. ICPSR version. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts [producer], 1998.Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor],1999.

Citation: Gettman, Jon B. "US Marijuana Arrests. Part Two - Racial Differences in Drug Arrests". Washington, D.C.: National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. (2000)