Table 42

Arrests
by Sex, 2008
[11,713 agencies; 2008 estimated population 230,897,506]
Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent male Percent female Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 10,709,361 8,086,667 2,622,694 75.5 24.5 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 9,888 8,824 1,064 89.2 10.8 0.1 0.1 *
Forcible rape 16,916 16,712 204 98.8 1.2 0.2 0.2 *
Robbery 100,738 89,033 11,705 88.4 11.6 0.9 1.1 0.4
Aggravated assault 329,913 259,109 70,804 78.5 21.5 3.1 3.2 2.7
Burglary 236,219 201,826 34,393 85.4 14.6 2.2 2.5 1.3
Larceny-theft 982,997 577,467 405,530 58.7 41.3 9.2 7.1 15.5
Motor vehicle theft 75,135 62,229 12,906 82.8 17.2 0.7 0.8 0.5
Arson 10,784 9,065 1,719 84.1 15.9 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime2 457,455 373,678 83,777 81.7 18.3 4.3 4.6 3.2
Property crime2 1,305,135 850,587 454,548 65.2 34.8 12.2 10.5 17.3
Other assaults 994,804 739,970 254,834 74.4 25.6 9.3 9.2 9.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 68,976 42,860 26,116 62.1 37.9 0.6 0.5 1.0
Fraud 174,598 98,712 75,886 56.5 43.5 1.6 1.2 2.9
Embezzlement 16,458 7,954 8,504 48.3 51.7 0.2 0.1 0.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 85,584 68,174 17,410 79.7 20.3 0.8 0.8 0.7
Vandalism 219,059 181,526 37,533 82.9 17.1 2.0 2.2 1.4
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 138,255 127,865 10,390 92.5 7.5 1.3 1.6 0.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 58,784 18,012 40,772 30.6 69.4 0.5 0.2 1.6
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 60,804 55,631 5,173 91.5 8.5 0.6 0.7 0.2
Drug abuse violations 1,304,098 1,063,498 240,600 81.6 18.4 12.2 13.2 9.2
Gambling 7,632 7,021 611 92.0 8.0 0.1 0.1 *
Offenses against the family and children 87,197 64,918 22,279 74.4 25.6 0.8 0.8 0.8
Driving under the influence 1,110,083 872,399 237,684 78.6 21.4 10.4 10.8 9.1
Liquor laws 478,800 345,973 132,827 72.3 27.7 4.5 4.3 5.1
Drunkenness 474,378 397,888 76,490 83.9 16.1 4.4 4.9 2.9
Disorderly conduct 529,929 391,187 138,742 73.8 26.2 4.9 4.8 5.3
Vagrancy 26,325 20,417 5,908 77.6 22.4 0.2 0.3 0.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,921,526 2,248,826 672,700 77.0 23.0 27.3 27.8 25.6
Suspicion 1,259 991 268 78.7 21.3 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 104,168 71,675 32,493 68.8 31.2 1.0 0.9 1.2
Runaways 84,054 36,905 47,149 43.9 56.1 0.8 0.5 1.8

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