Table 53

Arrests
Metropolitan Counties
Persons Under 15, 18, 21, and 25 Years of Age, 2008
[1,201 agencies; 2008 estimated population 49,582,436]
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 1,790,536 53,888 213,460 450,581 718,057 3.0 11.9 25.2 40.1
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,875 9 148 478 833 0.5 7.9 25.5 44.4
Forcible rape 3,035 126 419 884 1,357 4.2 13.8 29.1 44.7
Robbery 12,490 539 3,263 6,463 8,555 4.3 26.1 51.7 68.5
Aggravated assault 58,288 2,208 7,047 13,551 21,694 3.8 12.1 23.2 37.2
Burglary 41,767 3,047 10,996 19,872 25,757 7.3 26.3 47.6 61.7
Larceny-theft 120,390 7,311 27,671 48,137 63,532 6.1 23.0 40.0 52.8
Motor vehicle theft 12,960 559 2,989 5,167 7,022 4.3 23.1 39.9 54.2
Arson 1,780 422 760 1,008 1,174 23.7 42.7 56.6 66.0
Violent crime1 75,688 2,882 10,877 21,376 32,439 3.8 14.4 28.2 42.9
Property crime1 176,897 11,339 42,416 74,184 97,485 6.4 24.0 41.9 55.1
Other assaults 159,681 10,664 29,717 44,610 63,387 6.7 18.6 27.9 39.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 11,916 61 326 1,751 3,580 0.5 2.7 14.7 30.0
Fraud 46,375 122 871 3,856 9,192 0.3 1.9 8.3 19.8
Embezzlement 2,909 8 165 726 1,209 0.3 5.7 25.0 41.6
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 14,489 358 1,890 4,335 6,608 2.5 13.0 29.9 45.6
Vandalism 30,820 3,962 10,807 16,053 20,029 12.9 35.1 52.1 65.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 21,497 1,607 4,623 8,185 11,721 7.5 21.5 38.1 54.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 3,129 20 83 438 933 0.6 2.7 14.0 29.8
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 11,732 1,095 2,166 3,457 4,698 9.3 18.5 29.5 40.0
Drug abuse violations 217,685 2,872 20,708 60,451 99,863 1.3 9.5 27.8 45.9
Gambling 513 6 23 70 98 1.2 4.5 13.6 19.1
Offenses against the family and children 34,862 259 1,166 2,534 5,517 0.7 3.3 7.3 15.8
Driving under the influence 252,529 24 2,075 22,142 69,712 * 0.8 8.8 27.6
Liquor laws 56,968 1,074 14,604 43,510 46,833 1.9 25.6 76.4 82.2
Drunkenness 45,085 101 997 5,553 12,678 0.2 2.2 12.3 28.1
Disorderly conduct 50,375 4,525 14,030 19,904 26,212 9.0 27.9 39.5 52.0
Vagrancy 2,443 57 300 540 805 2.3 12.3 22.1 33.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 555,203 7,552 36,084 97,307 185,435 1.4 6.5 17.5 33.4
Suspicion 225 6 17 84 108 2.7 7.6 37.3 48.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 4,662 1,069 4,662 4,662 4,662 22.9 100.0 100.0 100.0
Runaways 14,853 4,225 14,853 14,853 14,853 28.4 100.0 100.0 100.0

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