Table 47

Arrests
Cities Persons Under 15, 18, 21, and 25 Years of Age, 2008
[8,676 agencies; 2008 estimated population 161,327,084]
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 8,167,159 373,257 1,344,732 2,541,503 3,748,290 4.6 16.5 31.1 45.9
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 7,406 66 785 2,413 3,897 0.9 10.6 32.6 52.6
Forcible rape 12,505 660 1,887 3,628 5,386 5.3 15.1 29.0 43.1
Robbery 86,484 4,829 24,077 44,115 57,124 5.6 27.8 51.0 66.1
Aggravated assault 252,591 10,717 34,316 64,077 102,542 4.2 13.6 25.4 40.6
Burglary 177,035 14,571 49,642 82,970 106,291 8.2 28.0 46.9 60.0
Larceny-theft 830,179 64,235 218,535 358,652 459,828 7.7 26.3 43.2 55.4
Motor vehicle theft 57,996 3,062 15,165 25,137 33,059 5.3 26.1 43.3 57.0
Arson 8,234 2,295 4,061 4,927 5,655 27.9 49.3 59.8 68.7
Violent crime1 358,986 16,272 61,065 114,233 168,949 4.5 17.0 31.8 47.1
Property crime1 1,073,444 84,163 287,403 471,686 604,833 7.8 26.8 43.9 56.3
Other assaults 768,204 53,096 139,026 218,566 328,655 6.9 18.1 28.5 42.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 52,778 163 1,576 8,227 17,020 0.3 3.0 15.6 32.2
Fraud 104,394 738 4,477 16,560 31,757 0.7 4.3 15.9 30.4
Embezzlement 12,689 20 809 3,687 6,095 0.2 6.4 29.1 48.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 66,673 3,268 13,647 25,452 35,122 4.9 20.5 38.2 52.7
Vandalism 175,343 27,950 68,088 95,979 119,158 15.9 38.8 54.7 68.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 110,133 7,820 25,384 46,100 65,233 7.1 23.0 41.9 59.2
Prostitution and commercialized vice 55,447 108 1,069 7,299 15,710 0.2 1.9 13.2 28.3
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 44,101 3,725 7,931 12,599 17,756 8.4 18.0 28.6 40.3
Drug abuse violations 1,004,709 16,742 111,628 295,080 469,057 1.7 11.1 29.4 46.7
Gambling 6,911 171 1,256 2,861 4,050 2.5 18.2 41.4 58.6
Offenses against the family and children 40,252 819 2,825 6,471 12,263 2.0 7.0 16.1 30.5
Driving under the influence 699,851 147 8,178 68,810 202,627 * 1.2 9.8 29.0
Liquor laws 387,261 7,522 78,017 265,248 292,250 1.9 20.1 68.5 75.5
Drunkenness 411,455 1,124 10,438 45,380 112,334 0.3 2.5 11.0 27.3
Disorderly conduct 456,838 46,698 126,279 182,770 252,986 10.2 27.6 40.0 55.4
Vagrancy 23,629 853 2,770 5,544 7,608 3.6 11.7 23.5 32.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,149,220 54,856 228,785 484,697 820,394 2.6 10.6 22.6 38.2
Suspicion 939 38 179 352 531 4.0 19.1 37.5 56.5
Curfew and loitering law violations 99,044 25,527 99,044 99,044 99,044 25.8 100.0 100.0 100.0
Runaways 64,858 21,437 64,858 64,858 64,858 33.1 100.0 100.0 100.0

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