Table 63

Arrest Trends
Suburban Areas1
by Sex, 2007–2008
[5,889 agencies; 2008 estimated population 90,656,646; 2007 estimated population 90,106,531]
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
TOTAL2 2,811,414 2,748,391 -2.2 402,213 388,447 -3.4 905,534 901,700 -0.4 164,053 158,831 -3.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,222 2,129 -4.2 197 182 -7.6 281 279 -0.7 17 10 -41.2
Forcible rape 5,346 5,339 -0.1 887 815 -8.1 52 67 +28.8 11 10 -9.1
Robbery 19,842 20,100 +1.3 5,292 5,532 +4.5 2,449 2,507 +2.4 510 475 -6.9
Aggravated assault 79,236 75,461 -4.8 10,897 9,902 -9.1 20,469 19,551 -4.5 3,163 2,955 -6.6
Burglary 64,104 65,751 +2.6 18,347 18,825 +2.6 9,933 10,336 +4.1 2,115 2,268 +7.2
Larceny-theft 175,237 188,411 +7.5 44,099 47,540 +7.8 112,605 126,181 +12.1 29,986 32,770 +9.3
Motor vehicle theft 19,534 17,107 -12.4 4,551 4,301 -5.5 4,408 3,588 -18.6 1,062 873 -17.8
Arson 3,482 3,386 -2.8 1,959 1,817 -7.2 547 577 +5.5 258 246 -4.7
Violent crime3 106,646 103,029 -3.4 17,273 16,431 -4.9 23,251 22,404 -3.6 3,701 3,450 -6.8
Property crime3 262,357 274,655 +4.7 68,956 72,483 +5.1 127,493 140,682 +10.3 33,421 36,157 +8.2
Other assaults 242,406 237,696 -1.9 44,946 43,441 -3.3 84,119 84,360 +0.3 21,970 21,362 -2.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 15,505 14,126 -8.9 619 483 -22.0 10,015 9,104 -9.1 264 246 -6.8
Fraud 45,957 43,165 -6.1 1,323 1,385 +4.7 39,189 35,894 -8.4 690 730 +5.8
Embezzlement 2,546 2,581 +1.4 266 177 -33.5 2,766 2,650 -4.2 162 125 -22.8
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 25,134 22,995 -8.5 4,672 4,346 -7.0 6,334 5,835 -7.9 1,122 970 -13.5
Vandalism 64,213 61,596 -4.1 27,650 25,841 -6.5 12,284 12,058 -1.8 4,245 4,112 -3.1
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 37,406 35,269 -5.7 9,452 8,559 -9.4 3,256 3,097 -4.9 1,042 990 -5.0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 1,763 1,713 -2.8 31 56 +80.6 2,739 2,835 +3.5 74 77 +4.1
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 19,374 18,606 -4.0 3,974 3,665 -7.8 1,219 1,288 +5.7 334 360 +7.8
Drug abuse violations 345,220 327,032 -5.3 43,192 41,226 -4.6 85,580 79,150 -7.5 9,425 8,603 -8.7
Gambling 877 694 -20.9 105 65 -38.1 187 159 -15.0 9 8 -11.1
Offenses against the family and children 35,447 34,573 -2.5 1,188 1,363 +14.7 9,284 9,185 -1.1 697 669 -4.0
Driving under the influence 362,563 363,313 +0.2 4,390 3,718 -15.3 97,287 102,078 +4.9 1,397 1,218 -12.8
Liquor laws 127,825 124,549 -2.6 28,476 26,606 -6.6 52,400 51,701 -1.3 17,252 16,306 -5.5
Drunkenness 109,937 110,914 +0.9 3,679 3,284 -10.7 23,459 24,155 +3.0 1,336 1,063 -20.4
Disorderly conduct 132,375 130,716 -1.3 39,077 37,470 -4.1 48,165 47,044 -2.3 18,326 17,148 -6.4
Vagrancy 3,526 3,628 +2.9 440 476 +8.2 1,016 1,118 +10.0 152 138 -9.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 844,645 813,466 -3.7 76,812 73,297 -4.6 254,628 247,464 -2.8 27,571 25,660 -6.9
Suspicion 860 397 -53.8 115 67 -41.7 240 128 -46.7 36 20 -44.4
Curfew and loitering law violations 13,955 12,873 -7.8 13,955 12,873 -7.8 6,542 6,283 -4.0 6,542 6,283 -4.0
Runaways 11,737 11,202 -4.6 11,737 11,202 -4.6 14,321 13,156 -8.1 14,321 13,156 -8.1

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