Table 41

Arrests
Persons Under 15, 18, 21, and 25 Years of Age, 2008
[11,713 agencies; 2008 estimated population 230,897,506]
Offense charged Total all ages Number of persons arrested Percent of total all ages
Under
15
Under
18
Under
21
Under
25
Under
15
Under
18
Under
21
Under
25
TOTAL 10,709,361 442,038 1,623,083 3,156,548 4,743,508 4.1 15.2 29.5 44.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 9,888 79 974 3,014 4,934 0.8 9.9 30.5 49.9
Forcible rape 16,916 860 2,505 4,898 7,315 5.1 14.8 29.0 43.2
Robbery 100,738 5,384 27,522 51,239 66,666 5.3 27.3 50.9 66.2
Aggravated assault 329,913 13,352 42,969 81,368 130,593 4.0 13.0 24.7 39.6
Burglary 236,219 18,538 64,418 110,765 142,704 7.8 27.3 46.9 60.4
Larceny-theft 982,997 72,921 251,483 417,447 538,699 7.4 25.6 42.5 54.8
Motor vehicle theft 75,135 3,819 19,068 31,909 42,280 5.1 25.4 42.5 56.3
Arson 10,784 2,822 5,021 6,239 7,221 26.2 46.6 57.9 67.0
Violent crime1 457,455 19,675 73,970 140,519 209,508 4.3 16.2 30.7 45.8
Property crime1 1,305,135 98,100 339,990 566,360 730,904 7.5 26.1 43.4 56.0
Other assaults 994,804 66,557 177,519 278,219 415,447 6.7 17.8 28.0 41.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 68,976 239 2,003 10,501 21,858 0.3 2.9 15.2 31.7
Fraud 174,598 925 5,691 22,373 45,925 0.5 3.3 12.8 26.3
Embezzlement 16,458 28 993 4,523 7,530 0.2 6.0 27.5 45.8
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 85,584 3,719 16,060 31,059 43,700 4.3 18.8 36.3 51.1
Vandalism 219,059 33,230 82,441 117,988 146,976 15.2 37.6 53.9 67.1
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 138,255 9,695 30,804 55,910 79,542 7.0 22.3 40.4 57.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 58,784 129 1,158 7,764 16,700 0.2 2.0 13.2 28.4
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 60,804 5,229 11,029 17,659 24,625 8.6 18.1 29.0 40.5
Drug abuse violations 1,304,098 20,357 137,958 375,645 604,344 1.6 10.6 28.8 46.3
Gambling 7,632 182 1,295 2,983 4,214 2.4 17.0 39.1 55.2
Offenses against the family and children 87,197 1,213 4,378 10,030 20,077 1.4 5.0 11.5 23.0
Driving under the influence 1,110,083 196 12,001 105,296 312,137 * 1.1 9.5 28.1
Liquor laws 478,800 9,211 100,844 333,539 366,343 1.9 21.1 69.7 76.5
Drunkenness 474,378 1,273 11,934 53,219 129,998 0.3 2.5 11.2 27.4
Disorderly conduct 529,929 52,645 144,932 209,947 289,534 9.9 27.3 39.6 54.6
Vagrancy 26,325 913 3,098 6,148 8,513 3.5 11.8 23.4 32.3
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,921,526 64,863 276,553 618,185 1,076,740 2.2 9.5 21.2 36.9
Suspicion 1,259 51 210 459 671 4.1 16.7 36.5 53.3
Curfew and loitering law violations 104,168 26,728 104,168 104,168 104,168 25.7 100.0 100.0 100.0
Runaways 84,054 26,880 84,054 84,054 84,054 32.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

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