Table 29

Estimated Number of Arrests
United States, 2008
Total1 14,005,615
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 12,955
Forcible rape 22,584
Robbery 129,403
Aggravated assault 429,969
Burglary 308,479
Larceny-theft 1,266,706
Motor vehicle theft 98,035
Arson 14,125
Violent crime2 594,911
Property crime2 1,687,345
Other assaults 1,298,342
Forgery and counterfeiting 90,127
Fraud 234,199
Embezzlement 21,402
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 111,319
Vandalism 285,012
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 179,661
Prostitution and commercialized vice 75,004
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 79,914
Drug abuse violations 1,702,537
Gambling 9,811
Offenses against the family and children 118,419
Driving under the influence 1,483,396
Liquor laws 625,939
Drunkenness 611,069
Disorderly conduct 685,985
Vagrancy 33,852
All other offenses 3,835,083
Suspicion 1,650
Curfew and loitering law violations 133,063
Runaways 109,225

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