Table 39

Arrests
Males, by Age, 2006
[11,250 agencies; 2006 estimated population 216,686,722]

Offense charged Total all ages Ages under 15 Ages under 18 Ages 18 and over Under 10 10-12 13-14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65 and over
TOTAL 7,985,505 328,637 1,156,871 6,828,634 11,000 72,395 245,242 222,654 282,570 323,010 378,523 390,316 369,913 340,309 312,209 296,385 279,048 1,124,066 785,418 728,724 692,258 546,378 312,516 154,315 65,377 52,879
Total percent distribution1 100.0 4.1 14.5 85.5 0.1 0.9 3.1 2.8 3.5 4.0 4.7 4.9 4.6 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.5 14.1 9.8 9.1 8.7 6.8 3.9 1.9 0.8 0.7
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 8,744 76 905 7,839 0 8 68 138 273 418 633 599 576 481 451 395 419 1,514 870 584 471 350 212 144 64 76
Forcible rape 16,888 894 2,469 14,419 12 197 685 427 545 603 850 874 748 728 630 625 538 2,340 1,790 1,780 1,375 1,014 551 290 137 149
Robbery 82,983 5,354 23,614 59,369 65 803 4,486 4,951 6,390 6,919 7,227 6,047 4,801 4,053 3,252 2,893 2,565 9,097 5,740 5,170 4,206 2,553 1,143 426 122 74
Aggravated assault 259,544 10,911 34,065 225,479 400 2,819 7,692 6,299 7,997 8,858 9,908 9,857 9,885 10,245 9,993 9,678 9,420 39,982 28,686 25,764 24,110 17,927 10,336 4,974 2,384 2,330
Burglary 190,065 17,083 54,250 135,815 624 3,450 13,009 11,173 12,856 13,138 14,480 11,734 8,911 7,564 6,443 5,726 5,213 21,070 14,186 13,586 12,544 8,362 3,958 1,366 406 266
Larceny-theft 499,270 42,339 121,934 377,336 1,349 10,223 30,767 23,834 27,139 28,622 29,264 23,861 19,890 16,977 14,613 13,685 12,861 53,027 40,677 44,304 43,045 32,749 17,912 8,211 3,262 2,998
Motor vehicle theft 82,939 4,771 21,107 61,832 43 522 4,206 4,898 5,753 5,685 5,731 4,772 3,992 3,499 3,214 2,892 2,680 10,662 7,506 6,562 5,052 3,113 1,341 523 167 126
Arson 9,967 2,962 5,072 4,895 311 992 1,659 858 747 505 483 396 287 252 210 170 160 644 514 496 431 388 239 122 62 41
Violent crime2 368,159 17,235 61,053 307,106 477 3,827 12,931 11,815 15,205 16,798 18,618 17,377 16,010 15,507 14,326 13,591 12,942 52,933 37,086 33,298 30,162 21,844 12,242 5,834 2,707 2,629
Violent crime percent distribution1 100.0 4.7 16.6 83.4 0.1 1.0 3.5 3.2 4.1 4.6 5.1 4.7 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.7 3.5 14.4 10.1 9.0 8.2 5.9 3.3 1.6 0.7 0.7
Property crime2 782,241 67,155 202,363 579,878 2,327 15,187 49,641 40,763 46,495 47,950 49,958 40,763 33,080 28,292 24,480 22,473 20,914 85,403 62,883 64,948 61,072 44,612 23,450 10,222 3,897 3,431
Property crime percent distribution1 100.0 8.6 25.9 74.1 0.3 1.9 6.3 5.2 5.9 6.1 6.4 5.2 4.2 3.6 3.1 2.9 2.7 10.9 8.0 8.3 7.8 5.7 3.0 1.3 0.5 0.4
Other assaults 714,100 48,040 120,800 593,300 1,886 13,349 32,805 22,868 25,405 24,487 22,398 22,501 22,862 25,378 24,649 24,746 24,129 105,854 79,862 73,963 67,404 49,832 26,095 12,734 5,560 5,333
Forgery and counterfeiting 48,419 194 1,733 46,686 4 31 159 244 465 830 1,735 2,139 2,268 2,073 2,017 2,053 2,033 8,977 6,622 5,937 4,713 3,371 1,567 679 280 222
Fraud 109,745 588 3,737 106,008 22 89 477 569 1,019 1,561 2,857 3,632 3,974 3,910 3,691 3,888 3,806 17,964 15,374 14,996 12,849 9,169 5,073 2,724 1,193 908
Embezzlement 6,981 25 575 6,406 2 7 16 30 175 345 564 527 435 422 348 319 225 934 691 676 550 369 172 102 38 34
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 73,078 3,248 13,357 59,721 62 507 2,679 2,693 3,410 4,006 4,682 4,104 3,703 3,249 2,830 2,761 2,558 10,129 7,053 6,570 5,563 3,617 1,785 677 272 168
Vandalism 183,413 30,494 74,799 108,614 1,591 8,016 20,887 14,423 15,555 14,327 12,312 9,469 7,714 7,439 6,122 5,396 4,857 17,047 10,556 9,060 7,854 5,562 2,779 1,351 564 532
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 135,835 10,180 31,197 104,638 349 2,536 7,295 5,748 7,162 8,107 9,200 8,537 7,396 7,188 6,324 5,694 5,286 18,864 10,479 7,647 6,527 5,211 3,104 1,651 815 715
Prostitution and commercialized vice 21,358 41 317 21,041 4 10 27 35 84 157 357 463 610 600 688 722 706 3,496 2,969 2,944 2,533 2,002 1,329 780 417 425
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 57,735 4,972 10,383 47,352 248 1,349 3,375 1,824 1,814 1,773 2,109 2,094 1,938 1,869 1,657 1,602 1,490 6,263 5,267 5,703 5,490 4,330 3,101 1,896 1,128 1,415
Drug abuse violations 1,118,697 17,244 120,899 997,798 227 1,826 15,191 20,528 34,068 49,059 69,097 70,138 63,889 57,125 51,680 48,489 45,222 174,094 108,986 94,873 87,974 67,463 35,936 15,415 4,839 2,578
Gambling 8,112 224 1,565 6,547 3 16 205 317 391 633 749 580 506 454 371 291 281 987 532 432 339 291 229 197 136 172
Offenses against the family and children 69,542 650 2,272 67,270 67 159 424 446 573 603 1,241 1,294 1,454 1,683 1,815 1,895 2,067 11,658 11,417 11,234 9,961 6,536 3,006 1,211 476 322
Driving under the influence 830,517 300 10,976 819,541 181 6 113 446 2,690 7,540 19,367 26,706 30,467 41,368 41,012 40,253 37,960 150,348 101,216 86,882 81,176 68,561 45,173 26,321 12,454 10,277
Liquor laws 342,063 4,807 65,580 276,483 77 335 4,395 9,130 19,127 32,516 54,322 59,160 50,441 9,790 6,618 5,484 4,582 16,095 11,487 12,018 14,259 13,893 9,500 5,093 2,249 1,492
Drunkenness 346,087 850 9,058 337,029 47 48 755 1,386 2,124 4,698 9,740 10,943 11,332 16,952 15,180 14,319 12,786 49,097 35,707 35,443 40,763 38,746 24,715 12,531 5,247 3,528
Disorderly conduct 383,341 38,659 102,693 280,648 1,001 9,857 27,801 20,886 22,147 21,001 18,039 16,177 15,044 18,729 15,900 14,197 12,547 44,909 27,799 25,786 26,288 21,686 12,513 6,092 2,701 2,241
Vagrancy 21,043 785 2,604 18,439 14 134 637 655 786 378 837 637 597 527 475 425 445 1,977 1,610 2,198 2,626 2,846 1,860 871 340 168
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,248,556 50,246 205,525 2,043,031 1,690 9,342 39,214 40,661 51,959 62,659 80,256 92,990 96,147 97,695 91,961 87,735 84,159 346,876 247,713 233,994 224,051 176,354 98,852 47,913 20,058 16,277
Suspicion 1,346 47 248 1,098 1 7 39 53 70 78 85 85 46 59 65 52 53 161 109 122 104 83 35 21 6 12
Curfew and loitering law violations 78,735 20,603 78,735 - 329 3,430 16,844 18,004 22,194 17,934 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Runaways 36,402 12,050 36,402 - 391 2,327 9,332 9,130 9,652 5,570 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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  • In 2006, 14.5 percent of the males arrested were under the age of 18.
  • Of all males arrested in 2006, 14.1 percent were between the ages of 25 and 29.
  • Adults accounted for 83.4 percent of the males arrested for violent crimes.
  • Juveniles accounted for 25.9 percent of the males arrested for property crimes.
  • Juveniles accounted for 50.9 percent of the males arrested for arson offenses, 28.5 percent of the males arrested for robbery offenses, 25.4 percent of the males arrested for motor vehicle theft offenses, and 24.4 percent of the males arrested for larceny-theft offenses.
  • Adult males were most often arrested for drug abuse violations, comprising 89.2 percent of all males arrested for these violations.