Arrest Data from 2010 to 2019

data.lacity.org | Last Updated 30 Nov 2020

This dataset reflects arrest incidents in the City of Los Angeles from 2010 to 2019. This data is transcribed from original arrest reports that are typed on paper and therefore there may be some inaccuracies within the data. Some location fields with missing data are noted as (0.0000°, 0.0000°). Address fields are only provided to the nearest hundred block in order to maintain privacy. This data is as accurate as the data in the database. Please note questions or concerns in the comments.

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This dataset has the following 25 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Report IDrpt_idtextID for the arrest.
Report Typereport_typetextBOOKING = Person is booked at a detention facility RFC = Person is cited and Released From Custody (RFC)
Arrest Datearst_datecalendar_dateMM/DD/YYYY
TimetimetextIn 24 hour military time.
Area IDareatextThe LAPD has 21 Community Police Stations referred to as Geographic Areas within the department. These Geographic Areas are sequentially numbered from 1-21.
Area Namearea_desctextThe 21 Geographic Areas or Patrol Divisions are also given a name designation that references a landmark or the surrounding community that it is responsible for. For example 77th Street Division is located at the intersection of South Broadway and 77th Street, serving neighborhoods in South Los Angeles.
Reporting DistrictrdtextA four-digit code that represents a sub-area within a Geographic Area. All arrest records reference the "RD" that it occurred in for statistical comparisons. Find LAPD Reporting Districts on the LA City GeoHub at http://geohub.lacity.org/datasets/lapd-reporting-districts?geometry=-121.023%2C33.621%2C-115.797%2C34.418
AgeagetextTwo character numeric.
Sex Codesex_cdtextF - Female M - Male
Descent Codedescent_cdtextDescent Code: A - Other Asian B - Black C - Chinese D - Cambodian F - Filipino G - Guamanian H - Hispanic/Latin/Mexican I - American Indian/Alaskan Native J - Japanese K - Korean L - Laotian O - Other P - Pacific Islander S - Samoan U - Hawaiian V - Vietnamese W - White X - Unknown Z - Asian Indian
Charge Group Codechrg_grp_cdtextCategory of arrest charge.
Charge Group Descriptiongrp_descriptiontextDefines the Charge Group Code provided.
Arrest Type Codearst_typ_cdtextA code to indicate the type of charge the individual was arrested for. D - Dependent F - Felony I - Infraction M - Misdemeanor O - Other
ChargechargetextThe charge the individual was arrested for.
Charge Descriptionchrg_desctextDefines the Charge provided.
Disposition Descriptiondispo_desctextDisposition of Arrest.
AddresslocationtextStreet address of crime incident rounded to the nearest hundred block to maintain anonymity.
Cross StreetcrssttextCross Street of rounded Address.
LATlatnumberLatitude - The location where the crime incident occurred. Actual address is omitted for confidentiality. XY coordinates reflect the nearest 100 block.
LONlonnumberLongitude - The location where the crime incident occurred. Actual address is omitted for confidentiality. XY coordinates reflect the nearest 100 block.
Locationlocation_1pointThe location where the crime incident occurred. Actual address is omitted for confidentiality. XY coordinates reflect the nearest 100 block.
Booking Datebkg_datecalendar_dateMM/DD/YYYY - Date person was booked at a detention facility.
Booking Timebkg_timetextIn 24 hour military time - Time person was booked at a detention facility.
Booking Locationbgk_locationtextLocation person was booked.
Booking Location Codebkg_loc_cdtextCode of location where person was booked.