Table 31

Number and Rate of Arrests
by Population Group, 2007
[Rate: Number of arrests per 100,000 inhabitants]
Offense charged Total
(11,936 agencies;
population 225,518,634)
Total cities
(8,693 cities;
population 157,420,952)
Cities Counties Suburban area1
(6,470 agencies;
population 98,929,880)
Group I
(62 cities, 250,000 and over;
population 41,493,234)
Group II
(148 cities, 100,000 to 249,999;
population 22,331,177)
Group III
(391 cities, 50,000 to 99,999;
population 27,043,535)
Group IV
(686 cities, 25,000 to 49,999;
population 23,604,891)
Group V
(1,484 cities, 10,000 to 24,999;
population 23,534,480)
Group VI
(5,922 cities, under 10,000;
population 19,413,635)
Metropolitan counties
(1,311 agencies;
population
47,357,825)
Nonmetropolitan
counties
(1,932 agencies;
population
20,739,857)
Total Rate Total Rate Total Rate Total Rate Total Rate Total Rate Total Rate Total Rate Total Rate Total Rate Total Rate
TOTAL2 10,697,033 4,743.3 8,165,997 5,187.4 2,251,897 5,427.1 1,147,663 5,139.3 1,307,595 4,835.1 1,087,187 4,605.8 1,172,238 4,980.9 1,199,417 6,178.2 1,768,264 3,733.8 762,772 3,677.8 4,201,850 4,247.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 10,082 4.5 7,518 4.8 3,514 8.5 1,367 6.1 909 3.4 720 3.1 599 2.5 409 2.1 1,944 4.1 620 3.0 3,095 3.1
Forcible rape 17,444 7.7 12,853 8.2 4,266 10.3 1,945 8.7 1,828 6.8 1,643 7.0 1,606 6.8 1,565 8.1 3,043 6.4 1,548 7.5 6,302 6.4
Robbery 96,720 42.9 83,356 53.0 36,439 87.8 14,664 65.7 12,442 46.0 8,534 36.2 7,024 29.8 4,253 21.9 11,428 24.1 1,936 9.3 27,190 27.5
Aggravated assault 327,137 145.1 251,311 159.6 85,151 205.2 41,395 185.4 41,458 153.3 29,713 125.9 27,766 118.0 25,828 133.0 56,233 118.7 19,593 94.5 115,349 116.6
Burglary 228,846 101.5 171,476 108.9 46,126 111.2 30,457 136.4 30,697 113.5 21,430 90.8 22,545 95.8 20,221 104.2 39,235 82.8 18,135 87.4 84,443 85.4
Larceny-theft 897,626 398.0 761,461 483.7 183,677 442.7 114,655 513.4 139,495 515.8 122,022 516.9 114,446 486.3 87,166 449.0 105,297 222.3 30,868 148.8 340,518 344.2
Motor vehicle theft 89,022 39.5 70,482 44.8 32,190 77.6 10,948 49.0 9,221 34.1 6,080 25.8 6,163 26.2 5,880 30.3 13,938 29.4 4,602 22.2 26,932 27.2
Arson 11,451 5.1 8,414 5.3 1,900 4.6 1,297 5.8 1,406 5.2 1,126 4.8 1,304 5.5 1,381 7.1 2,153 4.5 884 4.3 4,853 4.9
Violent crime3 451,383 200.2 355,038 225.5 129,370 311.8 59,371 265.9 56,637 209.4 40,610 172.0 36,995 157.2 32,055 165.1 72,648 153.4 23,697 114.3 151,936 153.6
Property crime3 1,226,945 544.1 1,011,833 642.8 263,893 636.0 157,357 704.7 180,819 668.6 150,658 638.2 144,458 613.8 114,648 590.6 160,623 339.2 54,489 262.7 456,746 461.7
Other assaults 983,964 436.3 751,839 477.6 202,136 487.2 116,244 520.5 122,957 454.7 102,647 434.9 105,060 446.4 102,795 529.5 161,719 341.5 70,406 339.5 372,393 376.4
Forgery and counterfeiting 78,005 34.6 60,078 38.2 16,278 39.2 8,226 36.8 9,719 35.9 8,242 34.9 9,088 38.6 8,525 43.9 13,104 27.7 4,823 23.3 30,360 30.7
Fraud 185,229 82.1 105,543 67.0 17,384 41.9 11,674 52.3 17,369 64.2 15,200 64.4 19,390 82.4 24,526 126.3 51,702 109.2 27,984 134.9 88,486 89.4
Embezzlement 17,015 7.5 13,465 8.6 2,558 6.2 2,884 12.9 2,464 9.1 2,267 9.6 2,057 8.7 1,235 6.4 2,635 5.6 915 4.4 6,299 6.4
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 92,215 40.9 71,493 45.4 22,202 53.5 10,002 44.8 12,806 47.4 9,715 41.2 9,308 39.6 7,460 38.4 15,625 33.0 5,097 24.6 36,651 37.0
Vandalism 221,040 98.0 177,716 112.9 44,359 106.9 25,076 112.3 30,065 111.2 25,749 109.1 26,205 111.3 26,262 135.3 30,259 63.9 13,065 63.0 85,621 86.5
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 142,745 63.3 114,494 72.7 44,016 106.1 17,799 79.7 17,052 63.1 12,484 52.9 11,392 48.4 11,751 60.5 21,066 44.5 7,185 34.6 47,877 48.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 59,390 26.3 56,745 36.0 39,411 95.0 8,150 36.5 4,976 18.4 2,742 11.6 917 3.9 549 2.8 2,484 5.2 161 0.8 6,126 6.2
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 62,756 27.8 45,134 28.7 16,130 38.9 6,151 27.5 7,101 26.3 5,395 22.9 5,289 22.5 5,068 26.1 12,065 25.5 5,557 26.8 23,328 23.6
Drug abuse violations 1,386,394 614.8 1,073,890 682.2 386,211 930.8 157,505 705.3 163,400 604.2 120,878 512.1 120,898 513.7 124,998 643.9 222,026 468.8 90,478 436.3 493,774 499.1
Gambling 9,152 4.1 8,249 5.2 6,571 15.8 565 2.5 265 1.0 262 1.1 237 1.0 349 1.8 601 1.3 302 1.5 1,224 1.2
Offenses against the family and children 88,887 39.4 40,471 25.7 5,260 12.7 6,132 27.5 7,240 26.8 7,305 30.9 7,524 32.0 7,010 36.1 35,576 75.1 12,840 61.9 50,682 51.2
Driving under the influence 1,055,981 468.2 676,504 429.7 134,078 323.1 80,984 362.6 103,658 383.3 100,210 424.5 122,434 520.2 135,140 696.1 241,360 509.7 138,117 665.9 496,340 501.7
Liquor laws 478,671 212.3 387,504 246.2 61,414 148.0 45,665 204.5 57,947 214.3 54,992 233.0 69,557 295.6 97,929 504.4 55,089 116.3 36,078 174.0 196,312 198.4
Drunkenness 451,055 200.0 392,586 249.4 96,307 232.1 59,509 266.5 67,020 247.8 53,374 226.1 58,422 248.2 57,954 298.5 40,058 84.6 18,411 88.8 153,383 155.0
Disorderly conduct 540,270 239.6 467,398 296.9 110,192 265.6 56,362 252.4 71,853 265.7 62,001 262.7 75,167 319.4 91,823 473.0 49,347 104.2 23,525 113.4 208,355 210.6
Vagrancy 25,631 11.4 22,932 14.6 13,579 32.7 2,500 11.2 2,371 8.8 1,960 8.3 948 4.0 1,574 8.1 2,482 5.2 217 1.0 6,001 6.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,948,031 1,307.2 2,163,947 1,374.6 565,534 1,363.0 295,877 1,325.0 344,965 1,275.6 293,614 1,243.9 330,320 1,403.6 333,637 1,718.6 558,677 1,179.7 225,407 1,086.8 1,238,040 1,251.4
Suspicion 1,589 0.7 899 0.6 0 0.0 6 0.0 176 0.7 246 1.0 148 0.6 323 1.7 617 1.3 73 0.4 1,152 1.2
Curfew and loitering law violations 109,815 48.7 105,534 67.0 56,691 136.6 9,446 42.3 13,793 51.0 7,969 33.8 8,896 37.8 8,739 45.0 3,873 8.2 408 2.0 22,785 23.0
Runaways 82,459 36.6 63,604 40.4 18,323 44.2 10,184 45.6 13,118 48.5 8,913 37.8 7,676 32.6 5,390 27.8 15,245 32.2 3,610 17.4 29,131 29.4

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