Table 32

Ten-Year Arrest Trends
Totals, 1999–2008
[7,892 agencies; 2008 estimated population 175,783,510; 1999 estimated population 158,084,635]
Offense charged Number of persons arrested
Total all ages Under 18 years of age 18 years of age and over
1999 2008 Percent
change
1999 2008 Percent
change
1999 2008 Percent
change
TOTAL1 8,057,640 8,068,627 +0.1 1,389,081 1,171,365 -15.7 6,668,559 6,897,262 +3.4
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 7,467 7,072 -5.3 735 670 -8.8 6,732 6,402 -4.9
Forcible rape 15,631 12,622 -19.3 2,539 1,848 -27.2 13,092 10,774 -17.7
Robbery 60,919 73,459 +20.6 15,673 19,651 +25.4 45,246 53,808 +18.9
Aggravated assault 284,339 257,045 -9.6 39,939 31,650 -20.8 244,400 225,395 -7.8
Burglary 172,981 186,396 +7.8 58,906 50,415 -14.4 114,075 135,981 +19.2
Larceny-theft 716,261 739,223 +3.2 228,980 189,259 -17.3 487,281 549,964 +12.9
Motor vehicle theft 71,871 53,145 -26.1 25,799 12,910 -50.0 46,072 40,235 -12.7
Arson 9,690 8,407 -13.2 5,352 4,065 -24.0 4,338 4,342 +0.1
Violent crime2 368,356 350,198 -4.9 58,886 53,819 -8.6 309,470 296,379 -4.2
Property crime2 970,803 987,171 +1.7 319,037 256,649 -19.6 651,766 730,522 +12.1
Other assaults 734,320 756,803 +3.1 133,750 133,342 -0.3 600,570 623,461 +3.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 62,823 51,578 -17.9 4,063 1,471 -63.8 58,760 50,107 -14.7
Fraud 210,254 146,610 -30.3 5,531 4,541 -17.9 204,723 142,069 -30.6
Embezzlement 11,402 13,614 +19.4 1,129 777 -31.2 10,273 12,837 +25.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 66,460 67,288 +1.2 16,364 12,607 -23.0 50,096 54,681 +9.2
Vandalism 159,463 165,378 +3.7 68,456 63,162 -7.7 91,007 102,216 +12.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 95,282 100,592 +5.6 23,040 22,488 -2.4 72,242 78,104 +8.1
Prostitution and commercialized vice 45,002 37,297 -17.1 705 849 +20.4 44,297 36,448 -17.7
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 52,470 44,645 -14.9 9,616 7,849 -18.4 42,854 36,796 -14.1
Drug abuse violations 866,640 969,762 +11.9 109,884 101,977 -7.2 756,756 867,785 +14.7
Gambling 5,281 2,577 -51.2 488 241 -50.6 4,793 2,336 -51.3
Offenses against the family and children 83,653 68,571 -18.0 5,194 3,202 -38.4 78,459 65,369 -16.7
Driving under the influence 848,736 848,408 * 12,261 8,943 -27.1 836,475 839,465 +0.4
Liquor laws 383,318 331,327 -13.6 91,212 70,938 -22.2 292,106 260,389 -10.9
Drunkenness 426,594 414,282 -2.9 13,591 10,304 -24.2 413,003 403,978 -2.2
Disorderly conduct 345,045 333,395 -3.4 92,603 94,158 +1.7 252,442 239,237 -5.2
Vagrancy 16,432 15,587 -5.1 1,366 973 -28.8 15,066 14,614 -3.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,131,686 2,242,048 +5.2 248,285 201,579 -18.8 1,883,401 2,040,469 +8.3
Suspicion 4,508 987 -78.1 1,069 149 -86.1 3,439 838 -75.6
Curfew and loitering law violations 82,213 60,210 -26.8 82,213 60,210 -26.8 - - -
Runaways 91,407 61,286 -33.0 91,407 61,286 -33.0 - - -

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