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Wisconsin All Drugs Possession

Wisconsin Metropolitan Area Counties
1995 Drug Possession 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.

10,963 3,461,455 316.72 3,120 274,067 1,138.41 7,728 3,103,382 249.02 83 22,940 361.82 32 61,070 52.40

Appleton-Oshkosh-Neenah, Wi.

Calumet

45 27,692 162.50 0 33 0.00 45 27,343 164.58 0 119 0.00 0 197 0.00

Appleton-Oshkosh-Neenah, Wi.

Outagamie

377 156,076 241.55 3 297 1,011.65 367 150,660 243.59 4 2,372 168.61 3 2,747 109.21

Appleton-Oshkosh-Neenah, Wi.

Winnebago

291 149,060 195.22 5 984 508.24 285 144,901 196.69 0 820 0.00 1 2,355 42.46

Duluth-Superior, Mn.-Wi.

Douglas

100 43,237 231.28 4 199 2,011.16 88 41,802 210.52 8 886 902.57 0 355 0.00

Eau Claire, Wi.

Chippewa

44 50,316 87.45 0 45 0.00 44 49,783 88.38 0 146 0.00 0 342 0.00

Eau Claire, Wi.

Eau Claire

156 90,592 172.20 4 299 1,338.00 150 86,905 172.60 1 534 187.09 1 2,854 35.04

Green Bay, Wi.

Brown

328 208,939 156.98 17 1,191 1,427.43 278 199,808 139.13 32 4,450 719.04 1 3,468 28.83

Janesville-Beloit, Wi.

Rock

691 147,130 469.65 261 8,210 3,179.11 428 137,169 312.02 0 412 0.00 2 1,339 149.38

Kenosha, Wi.

Kenosha

499 138,919 359.20 112 6,779 1,652.10 387 130,639 296.24 0 556 0.00 0 945 0.00

La Crosse, Wi.-Mn.

La Crosse

227 101,815 222.95 4 540 741.26 220 97,376 225.93 1 367 272.83 2 3,533 56.61

Madison, Wi.

Dane

1,043 375,271 277.93 282 12,722 2,216.69 749 350,165 213.90 6 1,389 432.12 6 10,995 54.57

Milwaukee-Waukesha, Wi.

Milwaukee

4,328 945,783 457.61 2,174 218,287 995.94 2,132 700,825 304.21 18 7,661 234.96 4 19,010 21.04

Milwaukee-Waukesha, Wi.

Ozaukee

161 78,537 205.00 8 683 1,170.84 153 77,076 198.50 0 157 0.00 0 620 0.00

Milwaukee-Waukesha, Wi.

Washington

240 108,095 222.03 6 162 3,700.45 234 107,176 218.33 0 249 0.00 0 508 0.00

Milwaukee-Waukesha, Wi.

Waukesha

1,191 320,677 371.40 43 1,411 3,047.53 1,143 314,777 363.11 1 802 124.74 4 3,688 108.47

Minneapolis-St. Paul, Mn.-Wi.

Pierce

55 32,832 167.52 0 92 0.00 55 32,435 169.57 0 89 0.00 0 220 0.00

Minneapolis-St. Paul, Mn.-Wi.

St. Croix

279 52,442 532.02 17 110 15,436.56 253 51,996 486.57 3 131 2,288.24 6 205 2,933.64

Racine, Wi.

Racine

423 183,167 230.94 170 21,229 800.79 253 159,905 158.22 0 659 0.00 0 1,392 0.00

Sheboygan, Wi.

Sheboygan

212 107,892 196.49 7 604 1,158.57 201 104,094 193.09 3 442 678.18 1 2,740 36.49

Wausau, Wi.

Marathon

225 120,761 186.32 3 157 1,910.96 215 116,800 184.08 6 543 1,104.11 1 3,273 30.56

Wausau, Wi.

Wood

48 22,222 216.00 0 33 0.00 48 21,746 220.73 0 156 0.00 0 284 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)