Table 51

Arrest Trends
Metropolitan Counties
by Sex, 2007–2008
[1,173 agencies; 2008 estimated population 44,481,258; 2007 estimated population 44,248,400]
Offense charged Male Female
Total Under 18 Total Under 18
2007 2008 Percent
change
2007 2008 Percent
change
2007 2008 Percent
change
2007 2008 Percent
change
TOTAL1 1,289,154 1,252,213 -2.9 143,095 138,171 -3.4 391,647 383,984 -2.0 57,437 54,962 4.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,473 1,382 -6.2 118 106 -10.2 196 190 -3.1 9 6 33.3
Forcible rape 2,794 2,832 +1.4 432 392 -9.3 30 37 +23.3 4 4 0.0
Robbery 8,847 9,048 +2.3 2,239 2,476 +10.6 1,028 1,056 +2.7 200 209 +4.5
Aggravated assault 41,459 38,853 -6.3 4,901 4,385 -10.5 10,244 9,603 -6.3 1,388 1,229 -11.5
Burglary 31,425 32,176 +2.4 8,345 8,582 +2.8 4,760 4,938 +3.7 898 974 +8.5
Larceny-theft 61,967 66,594 +7.5 14,169 14,794 +4.4 34,870 38,500 +10.4 8,603 9,174 +6.6
Motor vehicle theft 10,543 9,477 -10.1 2,224 2,237 +0.6 2,259 1,957 -13.4 475 437 -8.0
Arson 1,529 1,367 -10.6 751 606 -19.3 253 276 +9.1 96 101 +5.2
Violent crime2 54,573 52,115 -4.5 7,690 7,359 -4.3 11,498 10,886 -5.3 1,601 1,448 -9.6
Property crime2 105,464 109,614 +3.9 25,489 26,219 +2.9 42,142 45,671 +8.4 10,072 10,686 +6.1
Other assaults 115,174 110,601 -4.0 19,592 18,457 -5.8 39,100 38,147 -2.4 9,641 8,774 -9.0
Forgery and counterfeiting 7,136 6,356 -10.9 253 205 -19.0 4,490 3,923 -12.6 89 83 -6.7
Fraud 26,146 23,320 -10.8 532 490 -7.9 23,634 20,812 -11.9 242 292 +20.7
Embezzlement 1,267 1,330 +5.0 119 82 -31.1 1,319 1,226 -7.1 65 60 -7.7
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 11,421 10,139 -11.2 1,502 1,357 -9.7 2,456 2,255 -8.2 261 208 -20.3
Vandalism 24,203 23,395 -3.3 8,956 8,516 -4.9 4,903 4,776 -2.6 1,518 1,371 -9.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 16,959 16,652 -1.8 3,818 3,537 -7.4 1,532 1,477 -3.6 475 474 -0.2
Prostitution and commercialized vice 848 748 -11.8 18 15 -16.7 1,238 1,377 +11.2 27 36 33.3
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 10,409 9,933 -4.6 2,014 1,799 -10.7 633 600 -5.2 138 146 +5.8
Drug abuse violations 162,009 151,881 -6.3 16,178 15,292 -5.5 40,664 37,154 -8.6 3,471 3,086 -11.1
Gambling 406 327 -19.5 29 18 -37.9 103 76 -26.2 1 2 +100.0
Offenses against the family and children 27,894 27,142 -2.7 643 794 +23.5 5,585 5,536 -0.9 287 321 +11.8
Driving under the influence 190,008 191,159 +0.6 1,778 1,546 -13.0 46,682 49,394 +5.8 551 456 -17.2
Liquor laws 39,584 40,029 +1.1 9,076 8,926 -1.7 16,044 16,209 +1.0 5,480 5,522 +0.8
Drunkenness 33,563 34,161 +1.8 780 728 -6.7 7,127 7,414 +4.0 283 233 -17.7
Disorderly conduct 34,741 34,598 -0.4 9,159 9,039 -1.3 12,663 12,333 -2.6 4,628 4,290 -7.3
Vagrancy 1,625 1,635 +0.6 216 205 -5.1 615 697 +13.3 94 84 -10.6
All other offenses (except traffic) 416,179 398,072 -4.4 25,708 24,581 -4.4 119,669 114,971 -3.9 8,963 8,340 -7.0
Suspicion 446 148 -66.8 38 7 -81.6 149 68 -54.4 18 6 -66.7
Curfew and loitering law violations 2,678 2,342 -12.5 2,678 2,342 -12.5 1,422 1,360 -4.4 1,422 1,360 -4.4
Runaways 6,867 6,664 -3.0 6,867 6,664 -3.0 8,128 7,690 -5.4 8,128 7,690 -5.4

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