Table 48

Arrests
Cities by Sex, 2008
[8,676 agencies; 2008 estimated population 161,327,084]
Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent
male
Percent
female
Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 8,167,159 6,135,326 2,031,833 75.1 24.9 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 7,406 6,636 770 89.6 10.4 0.1 0.1 *
Forcible rape 12,505 12,362 143 98.9 1.1 0.2 0.2 *
Robbery 86,484 76,312 10,172 88.2 11.8 1.1 1.2 0.5
Aggravated assault 252,591 196,901 55,690 78.0 22.0 3.1 3.2 2.7
Burglary 177,035 150,426 26,609 85.0 15.0 2.2 2.5 1.3
Larceny-theft 830,179 479,034 351,145 57.7 42.3 10.2 7.8 17.3
Motor vehicle theft 57,996 48,031 9,965 82.8 17.2 0.7 0.8 0.5
Arson 8,234 6,950 1,284 84.4 15.6 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime2 358,986 292,211 66,775 81.4 18.6 4.4 4.8 3.3
Property crime2 1,073,444 684,441 389,003 63.8 36.2 13.1 11.2 19.1
Other assaults 768,204 571,150 197,054 74.3 25.7 9.4 9.3 9.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 52,778 32,940 19,838 62.4 37.6 0.6 0.5 1.0
Fraud 104,394 61,656 42,738 59.1 40.9 1.3 1.0 2.1
Embezzlement 12,689 6,017 6,672 47.4 52.6 0.2 0.1 0.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 66,673 52,601 14,072 78.9 21.1 0.8 0.9 0.7
Vandalism 175,343 145,193 30,150 82.8 17.2 2.1 2.4 1.5
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 110,133 101,900 8,233 92.5 7.5 1.3 1.7 0.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 55,447 16,897 38,550 30.5 69.5 0.7 0.3 1.9
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 44,101 39,856 4,245 90.4 9.6 0.5 0.6 0.2
Drug abuse violations 1,004,709 823,225 181,484 81.9 18.1 12.3 13.4 8.9
Gambling 6,911 6,465 446 93.5 6.5 0.1 0.1 *
Offenses against the family and children 40,252 26,378 13,874 65.5 34.5 0.5 0.4 0.7
Driving under the influence 699,851 545,026 154,825 77.9 22.1 8.6 8.9 7.6
Liquor laws 387,261 280,617 106,644 72.5 27.5 4.7 4.6 5.2
Drunkenness 411,455 346,176 65,279 84.1 15.9 5.0 5.6 3.2
Disorderly conduct 456,838 337,245 119,593 73.8 26.2 5.6 5.5 5.9
Vagrancy 23,629 18,481 5,148 78.2 21.8 0.3 0.3 0.3
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,149,220 1,649,706 499,514 76.8 23.2 26.3 26.9 24.6
Suspicion 939 762 177 81.2 18.8 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 99,044 68,374 30,670 69.0 31.0 1.2 1.1 1.5
Runaways 64,858 28,009 36,849 43.2 56.8 0.8 0.5 1.8

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