Table 62

Arrest Trends
Suburban Areas,1 2007–2008
[5,889 agencies; 2008 estimated population 90,656,646; 2007 estimated population 90,106,531]
Offense charged Number of persons arrested
Total all ages Under 18 years of age 18 years of age and over
2007 2008 Percent
change
2007 2008 Percent
change
2007 2008 Percent
change
TOTAL2 3,716,948 3,650,091 -1.8 566,266 547,278 -3.4 3,150,682 3,102,813 -1.5
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,503 2,408 -3.8 214 192 -10.3 2,289 2,216 -3.2
Forcible rape 5,398 5,406 +0.1 898 825 -8.1 4,500 4,581 +1.8
Robbery 22,291 22,607 +1.4 5,802 6,007 +3.5 16,489 16,600 +0.7
Aggravated assault 99,705 95,012 -4.7 14,060 12,857 -8.6 85,645 82,155 -4.1
Burglary 74,037 76,087 +2.8 20,462 21,093 +3.1 53,575 54,994 +2.6
Larceny-theft 287,842 314,592 +9.3 74,085 80,310 +8.4 213,757 234,282 +9.6
Motor vehicle theft 23,942 20,695 -13.6 5,613 5,174 -7.8 18,329 15,521 -15.3
Arson 4,029 3,963 -1.6 2,217 2,063 -6.9 1,812 1,900 +4.9
Violent crime3 129,897 125,433 -3.4 20,974 19,881 -5.2 108,923 105,552 -3.1
Property crime3 389,850 415,337 +6.5 102,377 108,640 +6.1 287,473 306,697 +6.7
Other assaults 326,525 322,056 -1.4 66,916 64,803 -3.2 259,609 257,253 -0.9
Forgery and counterfeiting 25,520 23,230 -9.0 883 729 -17.4 24,637 22,501 -8.7
Fraud 85,146 79,059 -7.1 2,013 2,115 +5.1 83,133 76,944 -7.4
Embezzlement 5,312 5,231 -1.5 428 302 -29.4 4,884 4,929 +0.9
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 31,468 28,830 -8.4 5,794 5,316 -8.2 25,674 23,514 -8.4
Vandalism 76,497 73,654 -3.7 31,895 29,953 -6.1 44,602 43,701 -2.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 40,662 38,366 -5.6 10,494 9,549 -9.0 30,168 28,817 -4.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 4,502 4,548 +1.0 105 133 +26.7 4,397 4,415 +0.4
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 20,593 19,894 -3.4 4,308 4,025 -6.6 16,285 15,869 -2.6
Drug abuse violations 430,800 406,182 -5.7 52,617 49,829 -5.3 378,183 356,353 -5.8
Gambling 1,064 853 -19.8 114 73 -36.0 950 780 -17.9
Offenses against the family and children 44,731 43,758 -2.2 1,885 2,032 +7.8 42,846 41,726 -2.6
Driving under the influence 459,850 465,391 +1.2 5,787 4,936 -14.7 454,063 460,455 +1.4
Liquor laws 180,225 176,250 -2.2 45,728 42,912 -6.2 134,497 133,338 -0.9
Drunkenness 133,396 135,069 +1.3 5,015 4,347 -13.3 128,381 130,722 +1.8
Disorderly conduct 180,540 177,760 -1.5 57,403 54,618 -4.9 123,137 123,142 *
Vagrancy 4,542 4,746 +4.5 592 614 +3.7 3,950 4,132 +4.6
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,099,273 1,060,930 -3.5 104,383 98,957 -5.2 994,890 961,973 -3.3
Suspicion 1,100 525 -52.3 151 87 -42.4 949 438 -53.8
Curfew and loitering law violations 20,497 19,156 -6.5 20,497 19,156 -6.5 - - -
Runaways 26,058 24,358 -6.5 26,058 24,358 -6.5 - - -

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