Table 60

Arrests
Nonmetropolitan Counties
by Sex, 2008
[1,836 agencies; 2008 estimated population 19,987,986]
Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent male Percent female Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 751,666 578,383 173,283 76.9 23.1 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 607 531 76 87.5 12.5 0.1 0.1 *
Forcible rape 1,376 1,355 21 98.5 1.5 0.2 0.2 *
Robbery 1,764 1,561 203 88.5 11.5 0.2 0.3 0.1
Aggravated assault 19,034 15,595 3,439 81.9 18.1 2.5 2.7 2.0
Burglary 17,417 15,253 2,164 87.6 12.4 2.3 2.6 1.2
Larceny-theft 32,428 22,775 9,653 70.2 29.8 4.3 3.9 5.6
Motor vehicle theft 4,179 3,486 693 83.4 16.6 0.6 0.6 0.4
Arson 770 628 142 81.6 18.4 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime2 22,781 19,042 3,739 83.6 16.4 3.0 3.3 2.2
Property crime2 54,794 42,142 12,652 76.9 23.1 7.3 7.3 7.3
Other assaults 66,919 49,918 17,001 74.6 25.4 8.9 8.6 9.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 4,282 2,473 1,809 57.8 42.2 0.6 0.4 1.0
Fraud 23,829 12,304 11,525 51.6 48.4 3.2 2.1 6.7
Embezzlement 860 430 430 50.0 50.0 0.1 0.1 0.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 4,422 3,667 755 82.9 17.1 0.6 0.6 0.4
Vandalism 12,896 10,697 2,199 82.9 17.1 1.7 1.8 1.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 6,625 6,160 465 93.0 7.0 0.9 1.1 0.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 208 120 88 57.7 42.3 * * 0.1
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 4,971 4,717 254 94.9 5.1 0.7 0.8 0.1
Drug abuse violations 81,704 64,594 17,110 79.1 20.9 10.9 11.2 9.9
Gambling 208 159 49 76.4 23.6 * * *
Offenses against the family and children 12,083 9,690 2,393 80.2 19.8 1.6 1.7 1.4
Driving under the influence 157,703 126,222 31,481 80.0 20.0 21.0 21.8 18.2
Liquor laws 34,571 24,749 9,822 71.6 28.4 4.6 4.3 5.7
Drunkenness 17,838 14,553 3,285 81.6 18.4 2.4 2.5 1.9
Disorderly conduct 22,716 16,786 5,930 73.9 26.1 3.0 2.9 3.4
Vagrancy 253 206 47 81.4 18.6 * * *
All other offenses (except traffic) 217,103 167,383 49,720 77.1 22.9 28.9 28.9 28.7
Suspicion 95 74 21 77.9 22.1 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 462 288 174 62.3 37.7 0.1 * 0.1
Runaways 4,343 2,009 2,334 46.3 53.7 0.6 0.3 1.3

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