Table 44

Arrest Trends
Cities, 2007–2008
[8,075 agencies; 2008 estimated population 152,635,660; 2007 estimated population 150,965,405]
Offense charged Number of persons arrested
Total all ages Under 18 years of age 18 years of age and over
2007 2008 Percent
change
2007 2008 Percent
change
2007 2008 Percent
change
TOTAL1 7,754,942 7,675,570 -1.0 1,312,026 1,279,410 -2.5 6,442,916 6,396,160 -0.7
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 6,825 6,659 -2.4 739 703 -4.9 6,086 5,956 -2.1
Forcible rape 11,836 11,924 +0.7 1,884 1,863 -1.1 9,952 10,061 +1.1
Robbery 77,884 80,168 +2.9 21,441 21,768 +1.5 56,443 58,400 +3.5
Aggravated assault 239,858 238,768 -0.5 32,500 31,531 -3.0 207,358 207,237 -0.1
Burglary 163,795 168,231 +2.7 45,523 47,107 +3.5 118,272 121,124 +2.4
Larceny-theft 720,573 785,293 +9.0 193,315 210,112 +8.7 527,258 575,181 +9.1
Motor vehicle theft 65,610 52,180 -20.5 16,568 13,243 -20.1 49,042 38,937 -20.6
Arson 8,118 7,983 -1.7 4,274 3,983 -6.8 3,844 4,000 +4.1
Violent crime2 336,403 337,519 +0.3 56,564 55,865 -1.2 279,839 281,654 +0.6
Property crime2 958,096 1,013,687 +5.8 259,680 274,445 +5.7 698,416 739,242 +5.8
Other assaults 709,265 717,341 +1.1 132,665 130,581 -1.6 576,600 586,760 +1.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 57,440 50,232 -12.5 1,800 1,524 -15.3 55,640 48,708 -12.5
Fraud 105,276 102,425 -2.7 4,289 4,448 +3.7 100,987 97,977 -3.0
Embezzlement 12,380 12,251 -1.0 965 780 -19.2 11,415 11,471 +0.5
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 68,490 63,387 -7.5 13,926 13,170 -5.4 54,564 50,217 -8.0
Vandalism 170,222 166,097 -2.4 67,929 65,300 -3.9 102,293 100,797 -1.5
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 106,179 100,831 -5.0 25,693 23,709 -7.7 80,486 77,122 -4.2
Prostitution and commercialized vice 49,528 46,733 -5.6 990 975 -1.5 48,538 45,758 -5.7
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 42,081 40,946 -2.7 7,938 7,647 -3.7 34,143 33,299 -2.5
Drug abuse violations 977,064 914,851 -6.4 110,112 102,827 -6.6 866,952 812,024 -6.3
Gambling 3,807 3,013 -20.9 458 369 -19.4 3,349 2,644 -21.1
Offenses against the family and children 39,376 38,176 -3.0 2,837 2,555 -9.9 36,539 35,621 -2.5
Driving under the influence 659,844 671,542 +1.8 9,014 7,933 -12.0 650,830 663,609 +2.0
Liquor laws 379,495 372,693 -1.8 82,502 76,437 -7.4 296,993 296,256 -0.2
Drunkenness 378,408 394,081 +4.1 11,062 10,179 -8.0 367,346 383,902 +4.5
Disorderly conduct 426,732 417,677 -2.1 125,447 118,876 -5.2 301,285 298,801 -0.8
Vagrancy 22,506 21,811 -3.1 2,526 2,698 +6.8 19,980 19,113 -4.3
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,084,620 2,032,707 -2.5 227,899 221,522 -2.8 1,856,721 1,811,185 -2.5
Suspicion 815 775 -4.9 192 169 -12.0 623 606 -2.7
Curfew and loitering law violations 105,177 97,916 -6.9 105,177 97,916 -6.9 - - -
Runaways 62,553 59,654 -4.6 62,553 59,654 -4.6 - - -

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