Table 34

Five-Year Arrest Trends
Totals, 2004–2008
[9,651 agencies; 2008 estimated population 192,575,487; 2004 estimated population 186,517,601]
Offense charged Number of persons arrested
Total all ages Under 18 years of age 18 years of age and over
2004 2008 Percent
change
2004 2008 Percent
change
2004 2008 Percent
change
TOTAL1 8,795,070 8,945,033 +1.7 1,369,405 1,320,998 -3.5 7,425,665 7,624,035 +2.7
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 7,763 7,804 +0.5 618 735 +18.9 7,145 7,069 -1.1
Forcible rape 15,843 14,104 -11.0 2,626 2,068 -21.2 13,217 12,036 -8.9
Robbery 63,081 77,001 +22.1 13,927 20,301 +45.8 49,154 56,700 +15.4
Aggravated assault 273,654 266,745 -2.5 37,046 33,554 -9.4 236,608 233,191 -1.4
Burglary 189,868 201,860 +6.3 52,413 54,429 +3.8 137,455 147,431 +7.3
Larceny-theft 758,552 820,992 +8.2 210,541 210,745 +0.1 548,011 610,247 +11.4
Motor vehicle theft 82,700 58,558 -29.2 21,759 14,673 -32.6 60,941 43,885 -28.0
Arson 10,072 9,353 -7.1 5,215 4,388 -15.9 4,857 4,965 +2.2
Violent crime2 360,341 365,654 +1.5 54,217 56,658 +4.5 306,124 308,996 +0.9
Property crime2 1,041,192 1,090,763 +4.8 289,928 284,235 -2.0 751,264 806,528 +7.4
Other assaults 814,770 844,554 +3.7 155,135 147,780 -4.7 659,635 696,774 +5.6
Forgery and counterfeiting 77,097 56,862 -26.2 3,235 1,691 -47.7 73,862 55,171 -25.3
Fraud 203,602 158,133 -22.3 4,876 4,900 +0.5 198,726 153,233 -22.9
Embezzlement 12,176 14,645 +20.3 727 868 +19.4 11,449 13,777 +20.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 86,298 74,677 -13.5 15,645 14,156 -9.5 70,653 60,521 -14.3
Vandalism 176,396 185,429 +5.1 67,768 69,903 +3.2 108,628 115,526 +6.4
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 106,836 109,031 +2.1 24,894 23,829 -4.3 81,942 85,202 +4.0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 43,188 38,052 -11.9 863 740 -14.3 42,325 37,312 -11.8
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 54,507 48,879 -10.3 11,428 8,901 -22.1 43,079 39,978 -7.2
Drug abuse violations 1,059,458 1,051,161 -0.8 117,040 111,536 -4.7 942,418 939,625 -0.3
Gambling 3,648 2,841 -22.1 409 359 -12.2 3,239 2,482 -23.4
Offenses against the family and children 81,559 77,747 -4.7 4,328 3,726 -13.9 77,231 74,021 -4.2
Driving under the influence 918,288 944,937 +2.9 12,497 10,143 -18.8 905,791 934,794 +3.2
Liquor laws 391,638 397,742 +1.6 84,181 84,661 +0.6 307,457 313,081 +1.8
Drunkenness 361,814 404,479 +11.8 10,957 10,585 -3.4 350,857 393,894 +12.3
Disorderly conduct 420,574 430,656 +2.4 129,167 119,561 -7.4 291,407 311,095 +6.8
Vagrancy 19,463 19,928 +2.4 1,138 1,103 -3.1 18,325 18,825 +2.7
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,426,270 2,499,771 +3.0 245,017 236,571 -3.4 2,181,253 2,263,200 +3.8
Suspicion 4,499 1,029 -77.1 616 162 -73.7 3,883 867 -77.7
Curfew and loitering law violations 57,397 60,345 +5.1 57,397 60,345 +5.1 - - -
Runaways 78,558 68,747 -12.5 78,558 68,747 -12.5 - - -

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