Table 35

Five-Year Arrest Trends
by Sex, 2004–2008
[9,651 agencies; 2008 estimated population 192,575,487; 2004 estimated population 186,517,601]
Offense charged Male Female
Total Under 18 Total Under 18
2004 2008 Percent
change
2004 2008 Percent
change
2004 2008 Percent
change
2004 2008 Percent
change
TOTAL1 6,678,189 6,721,064 +0.6 954,088 921,708 -3.4 2,116,881 2,223,969 +5.1 415,317 399,290 -3.9
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 6,844 6,944 +1.5 555 686 +23.6 919 860 -6.4 63 49 -22.2
Forcible rape 15,585 13,938 -10.6 2,552 2,037 -20.2 258 166 -35.7 74 31 -58.1
Robbery 56,062 68,043 +21.4 12,598 18,448 +46.4 7,019 8,958 +27.6 1,329 1,853 +39.4
Aggravated assault 217,220 209,688 -3.5 28,316 25,742 -9.1 56,434 57,057 +1.1 8,730 7,812 -10.5
Burglary 161,913 171,488 +5.9 46,109 47,547 +3.1 27,955 30,372 +8.6 6,304 6,882 +9.2
Larceny-theft 466,717 479,769 +2.8 122,540 117,383 -4.2 291,835 341,223 +16.9 88,001 93,362 +6.1
Motor vehicle theft 68,276 48,373 -29.2 17,762 12,291 -30.8 14,424 10,185 -29.4 3,997 2,382 -40.4
Arson 8,447 7,870 -6.8 4,518 3,854 -14.7 1,625 1,483 -8.7 697 534 -23.4
Violent crime2 295,711 298,613 +1.0 44,021 46,913 +6.6 64,630 67,041 +3.7 10,196 9,745 -4.4
Property crime2 705,353 707,500 +0.3 190,929 181,075 -5.2 335,839 383,263 +14.1 98,999 103,160 +4.2
Other assaults 612,141 624,548 +2.0 103,439 96,878 -6.3 202,629 220,006 +8.6 51,696 50,902 -1.5
Forgery and counterfeiting 46,069 34,619 -24.9 2,103 1,125 -46.5 31,028 22,243 -28.3 1,132 566 -50.0
Fraud 109,956 87,370 -20.5 3,041 3,160 +3.9 93,646 70,763 -24.4 1,835 1,740 -5.2
Embezzlement 5,969 7,010 +17.4 447 488 +9.2 6,207 7,635 +23.0 280 380 +35.7
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 69,994 59,138 -15.5 13,005 11,431 -12.1 16,304 15,539 -4.7 2,640 2,725 +3.2
Vandalism 146,684 153,281 +4.5 58,036 60,422 +4.1 29,712 32,148 +8.2 9,732 9,481 -2.6
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 97,887 100,627 +2.8 22,188 21,564 -2.8 8,949 8,404 -6.1 2,706 2,265 -16.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 13,735 11,352 -17.3 255 184 -27.8 29,453 26,700 -9.3 608 556 -8.6
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 50,596 45,474 -10.1 10,435 8,086 -22.5 3,911 3,405 -12.9 993 815 -17.9
Drug abuse violations 853,350 850,523 -0.3 95,492 93,489 -2.1 206,108 200,638 -2.7 21,548 18,047 -16.2
Gambling 3,106 2,457 -20.9 382 345 -9.7 542 384 -29.2 27 14 -48.1
Offenses against the family and children 61,958 58,192 -6.1 2,693 2,396 -11.0 19,601 19,555 -0.2 1,635 1,330 -18.7
Driving under the influence 745,530 741,575 -0.5 9,853 7,637 -22.5 172,758 203,362 +17.7 2,644 2,506 -5.2
Liquor laws 290,682 287,781 -1.0 54,555 53,004 -2.8 100,956 109,961 +8.9 29,626 31,657 +6.9
Drunkenness 306,698 337,369 +10.0 8,372 7,990 -4.6 55,116 67,110 +21.8 2,585 2,595 +0.4
Disorderly conduct 308,955 314,696 +1.9 86,799 79,870 -8.0 111,619 115,960 +3.9 42,368 39,691 -6.3
Vagrancy 15,774 15,536 -1.5 895 876 -2.1 3,689 4,392 +19.1 243 227 -6.6
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,867,099 1,912,202 +2.4 176,206 173,574 -1.5 559,171 587,569 +5.1 68,811 62,997 -8.4
Suspicion 3,566 819 -77.0 450 122 -72.9 933 210 -77.5 166 40 -75.9
Curfew and loitering law violations 38,588 40,770 +5.7 38,588 40,770 +5.7 18,809 19,575 +4.1 18,809 19,575 +4.1
Runaways 32,354 30,431 -5.9 32,354 30,431 -5.9 46,204 38,316 -17.1 46,204 38,316 -17.1

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