Annual Number of Arrests for Drug Offenses in the US By Type of Offense

Annual Number of Arrests for Drug Offenses in the US, by Type of Offense
Sale/Manufacture Possession
Year Total Drug Arrests Sale/Manu.
Any Drug
Heroin, Cocaine,
and Derivatives
Marijuana Synthetic or
Manufactured Drugs
Other Dangerous
Nonnarcotic Drugs
Possession
Any Drug
Heroin, Cocaine,
and Derivatives
Marijuana Synthetic or
Manufactured Drugs
Other Dangerous
Nonnarcotic Drugs
2015 1,488,707 239,682 81,879 68,480 26,797 62,526 1,249,025 296,252 574,641 75,924 300,719
2014 1,561,231 263,848 90,551 81,184 29,663 64,010 1,297,383 265,409 619,809 74,939 335,665
2013 1,501,043 265,685 90,063 84,058 28,520 63,044 1,235,358 246,171 609,423 69,048 310,716
2012 1,552,432 276,333 94,698 91,593 29,496 62,097 1,276,099 256,151 658,231 69,859 290,305
2011 1,531,251 278,688 96,469 94,937 27,563 61,250 1,252,563 255,719 663,032 70,438 263,375
2010 1,638,846 296,631 101,608 103,247 29,499 60,637 1,342,215 268,771 750,591 67,193 257,299