Clearance Rates For US Law Enforcement

"• In the nation in 2019, 45.5 percent of violent crimes and 17.2 percent of property crimes were cleared by arrest or exceptional means.
"• When considering clearances of violent crimes, 61.4 percent of murder offenses, 52.3 percent of aggravated assault offenses, 32.9 percent of rape offenses, and 30.5 percent of robbery offenses were cleared.
"• Among property crimes, 18.4 percent of larceny-theft offenses, 14.1 percent of burglary offenses, and 13.8 percent of motor vehicle theft offenses were cleared.
"• In 2019, 23.8 percent of arson offenses were cleared by arrest or exceptional means."


"Crime in the United States 2019 - Offenses Cleared," FBI Uniform Crime Report, Washington, DC: US Dept of Justice, September 2020.