Table 37

Current Year Over Previous Year Arrest Trends
by Sex, 2007–2008
[11,056 agencies; 2008 estimated population 217,449,129; 2007 estimated population 215,715,035]
Offense charged Male Female
Total Under 18 Total Under 18
2007 2008 Percent
change
2007 2008 Percent
change
2007 2008 Percent
change
2007 2008 Percent
change
TOTAL1 7,718,150 7,572,871 -1.9 1,110,502 1,073,916 -3.3 2,498,353 2,489,838 -0.3 471,336 463,712 -1.6
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 8,149 7,855 -3.6 838 795 -5.1 940 968 +3.0 61 58 -4.9
Forcible rape 15,985 16,141 +1.0 2,495 2,446 -2.0 167 208 +24.6 43 41 -4.7
Robbery 79,082 81,108 +2.6 21,705 22,283 +2.7 10,495 10,838 +3.3 2,374 2,338 -1.5
Aggravated assault 245,274 240,842 -1.8 31,089 29,717 -4.4 66,162 65,600 -0.8 9,434 9,039 -4.2
Burglary 185,254 189,959 +2.5 51,792 52,865 +2.1 32,186 32,966 +2.4 6,981 7,503 +7.5
Larceny-theft 507,878 540,161 +6.4 125,651 133,438 +6.2 340,809 383,260 +12.5 95,923 105,970 +10.5
Motor vehicle theft 68,139 56,201 -17.5 16,878 14,136 -16.2 15,033 11,791 -21.6 3,519 2,723 -22.6
Arson 9,167 8,772 -4.3 4,710 4,304 -8.6 1,628 1,655 +1.7 622 603 -3.1
Violent crime2 348,490 345,946 -0.7 56,127 55,241 -1.6 77,764 77,614 -0.2 11,912 11,476 -3.7
Property crime2 770,438 795,093 +3.2 199,031 204,743 +2.9 389,656 429,672 +10.3 107,045 116,799 +9.1
Other assaults 696,370 694,130 -0.3 113,150 109,615 -3.1 237,374 241,104 +1.6 57,772 57,012 -1.3
Forgery and counterfeiting 45,472 40,151 -11.7 1,534 1,271 -17.1 28,274 24,718 -12.6 716 645 -9.9
Fraud 101,903 96,178 -5.6 3,453 3,621 +4.9 83,227 77,360 -7.0 1,947 1,946 -0.1
Embezzlement 7,446 7,574 +1.7 680 533 -21.6 8,440 8,107 -3.9 485 408 -15.9
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 69,249 63,529 -8.3 13,229 12,353 -6.6 17,836 16,529 -7.3 2,981 2,891 -3.0
Vandalism 176,228 171,992 -2.4 71,062 68,133 -4.1 36,257 35,618 -1.8 11,091 10,643 -4.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 121,251 115,784 -4.5 27,817 25,722 -7.5 10,312 9,596 -6.9 2,990 2,784 -6.9
Prostitution and commercialized vice 16,608 15,330 -7.7 223 261 +17.0 35,198 33,735 -4.2 818 771 -5.7
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 53,452 51,766 -3.2 10,056 9,519 -5.3 5,094 4,744 -6.9 1,069 1,029 -3.7
Drug abuse violations 1,025,066 961,308 -6.2 113,424 106,423 -6.2 245,223 223,759 -8.8 22,345 20,351 -8.9
Gambling 3,846 3,094 -19.6 477 386 -19.1 730 510 -30.1 23 21 -8.7
Offenses against the family and children 63,413 61,044 -3.7 2,513 2,584 +2.8 21,846 21,110 -3.4 1,622 1,458 -10.1
Driving under the influence 819,809 821,827 +0.2 10,060 8,663 -13.9 215,960 226,369 +4.8 3,237 2,835 -12.4
Liquor laws 339,246 333,662 -1.6 66,319 61,721 -6.9 132,481 130,327 -1.6 39,901 37,527 -5.9
Drunkenness 368,222 381,167 +3.5 9,428 8,828 -6.4 70,909 74,105 +4.5 3,199 2,823 -11.8
Disorderly conduct 363,144 356,305 -1.9 95,826 91,508 -4.5 134,070 130,742 -2.5 48,255 45,321 -6.1
Vagrancy 19,345 18,723 -3.2 2,003 2,151 +7.4 5,605 5,660 +1.0 841 863 +2.6
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,196,861 2,133,458 -2.9 201,799 195,830 -3.0 662,142 642,735 -2.9 73,132 70,385 -3.8
Suspicion 1,154 816 -29.3 205 150 -26.8 318 224 -29.6 70 45 -35.7
Curfew and loitering law violations 75,994 70,158 -7.7 75,994 70,158 -7.7 33,883 31,959 -5.7 33,883 31,959 -5.7
Runaways 36,297 34,652 -4.5 36,297 34,652 -4.5 46,072 43,765 -5.0 46,072 43,765 -5.0

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