Table 54

Arrests
Metropolitan Counties
by Sex, 2008
[1,201 agencies; 2008 estimated population 49,582,436]
Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent
male
Percent
female
Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 1,790,536 1,372,958 417,578 76.7 23.3 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,875 1,657 218 88.4 11.6 0.1 0.1 0.1
Forcible rape 3,035 2,995 40 98.7 1.3 0.2 0.2 *
Robbery 12,490 11,160 1,330 89.4 10.6 0.7 0.8 0.3
Aggravated assault 58,288 46,613 11,675 80.0 20.0 3.3 3.4 2.8
Burglary 41,767 36,147 5,620 86.5 13.5 2.3 2.6 1.3
Larceny-theft 120,390 75,658 44,732 62.8 37.2 6.7 5.5 10.7
Motor vehicle theft 12,960 10,712 2,248 82.7 17.3 0.7 0.8 0.5
Arson 1,780 1,487 293 83.5 16.5 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime2 75,688 62,425 13,263 82.5 17.5 4.2 4.5 3.2
Property crime2 176,897 124,004 52,893 70.1 29.9 9.9 9.0 12.7
Other assaults 159,681 118,902 40,779 74.5 25.5 8.9 8.7 9.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 11,916 7,447 4,469 62.5 37.5 0.7 0.5 1.1
Fraud 46,375 24,752 21,623 53.4 46.6 2.6 1.8 5.2
Embezzlement 2,909 1,507 1,402 51.8 48.2 0.2 0.1 0.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 14,489 11,906 2,583 82.2 17.8 0.8 0.9 0.6
Vandalism 30,820 25,636 5,184 83.2 16.8 1.7 1.9 1.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 21,497 19,805 1,692 92.1 7.9 1.2 1.4 0.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 3,129 995 2,134 31.8 68.2 0.2 0.1 0.5
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 11,732 11,058 674 94.3 5.7 0.7 0.8 0.2
Drug abuse violations 217,685 175,679 42,006 80.7 19.3 12.2 12.8 10.1
Gambling 513 397 116 77.4 22.6 * * *
Offenses against the family and children 34,862 28,850 6,012 82.8 17.2 1.9 2.1 1.4
Driving under the influence 252,529 201,151 51,378 79.7 20.3 14.1 14.7 12.3
Liquor laws 56,968 40,607 16,361 71.3 28.7 3.2 3.0 3.9
Drunkenness 45,085 37,159 7,926 82.4 17.6 2.5 2.7 1.9
Disorderly conduct 50,375 37,156 13,219 73.8 26.2 2.8 2.7 3.2
Vagrancy 2,443 1,730 713 70.8 29.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 555,203 431,737 123,466 77.8 22.2 31.0 31.4 29.6
Suspicion 225 155 70 68.9 31.1 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 4,662 3,013 1,649 64.6 35.4 0.3 0.2 0.4
Runaways 14,853 6,887 7,966 46.4 53.6 0.8 0.5 1.9

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