Montana Marijuana Possession Arrest Rates by Race (1997-2007)

  Total White Black Other
Year
Population Coverage
Arrests
Rate
Arrests
Pct.
Rate
Arrests
Pct.
Rate
Arrests
Pct.
Rate
2007 100% 1,231 133.18 1,103 89.60% 132.39 18 1.46% 291.45 110 8.94% 160.38
2006 97% 1,188 135.28 1,077 90.66% 136.09 17 1.43% 311.78 94 7.91% 142.95
2005 97% 1,102 127.25 975 88.48% 123.39 17 1.54% 487.36 110 9.98% 186.58
2004 87% 85 11.22 70 82.35% 9.84 5 5.88% 132.22 10 11.76% 33.77
2003 81% 338 54.55 282 83.43% 50.26 13 3.85% 529.27 43 12.72% 92.74
2002 86% 383 62.91 326 85.12% 59.64 4 1.04% 167.21 53 13.84% 105.49
2001 81% 214 41.08 185 86.45% 38.64 7 3.27% 343.50 22 10.28% 69.28
2000 76% 207 44.16 178 85.99% 41.39 4 1.93% 221.76 25 12.08% 84.85
1999 60% 146 39.98 124 84.93% 36.36 0 0.00% 0.00 22 15.07% 94.22
1998 65% 146 33.41 128 87.67% 30.91 0 0.00% 0.00 18 12.33% 81.66
1997 80% 836 168.28 729 87.20% 156.94 0 0.00% 0.00 107 12.80% 345.08

 

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Notes:

Populaton Coverage: Percent of the state's population covered by the local police agencies reporting data for this year.

Other: Includes Native Americans and Asian. Data on Hispanics is not available from the UCR Program.

Source: Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data

Because of incomplete reporting the arrest totals presented in tables with data on age, sex, and race will NOT always correspond to totals presented in other tables. Please review the following background material for More Information on Source Data.

 
 
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