Table 32

Ten-Year Arrest Trends
Totals, 2000–2009
[8,649 agencies; 2009 estimated population 186,864,905; 2000 estimated population 172,176,040]
Offense charged Number of persons arrested
Total all ages Under 18 years of age 18 years of age and over
2000 2009 Percent
change
2000 2009 Percent
change
2000 2009 Percent
change
TOTAL1 8,365,589 8,261,590 -1.2 1,455,216 1,161,830 -20.2 6,910,373 7,099,760 +2.7
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 7,599 7,193 -5.3 656 652 -0.6 6,943 6,541 -5.8
Forcible rape 16,308 12,617 -22.6 2,674 1,820 -31.9 13,634 10,797 -20.8
Robbery 65,106 77,290 +18.7 16,393 19,336 +18.0 48,713 57,954 +19.0
Aggravated assault 301,315 267,314 -11.3 41,133 29,932 -27.2 260,182 237,382 -8.8
Burglary 174,741 188,781 +8.0 58,963 46,637 -20.9 115,778 142,144 +22.8
Larceny-theft 713,326 806,604 +13.1 231,759 196,863 -15.1 481,567 609,741 +26.6
Motor vehicle theft 80,109 47,473 -40.7 28,116 11,354 -59.6 51,993 36,119 -30.5
Arson 10,376 7,732 -25.5 5,584 3,615 -35.3 4,792 4,117 -14.1
Violent crime2 390,328 364,414 -6.6 60,856 51,740 -15.0 329,472 312,674 -5.1
Property crime2 978,552 1,050,590 +7.4 324,422 258,469 -20.3 654,130 792,121 +21.1
Other assaults 770,664 803,489 +4.3 142,699 135,125 -5.3 627,965 668,364 +6.4
Forgery and counterfeiting 67,233 49,992 -25.6 4,144 1,277 -69.2 63,089 48,715 -22.8
Fraud 216,666 139,935 -35.4 5,874 4,091 -30.4 210,792 135,844 -35.6
Embezzlement 12,456 11,756 -5.6 1,324 393 -70.3 11,132 11,363 +2.1
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 75,471 66,304 -12.1 17,991 11,990 -33.4 57,480 54,314 -5.5
Vandalism 169,910 162,511 -4.4 71,267 55,757 -21.8 98,643 106,754 +8.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 93,638 98,222 +4.9 22,383 20,696 -7.5 71,255 77,526 +8.8
Prostitution and commercialized vice 44,665 37,396 -16.3 729 791 +8.5 43,936 36,605 -16.7
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 54,150 46,628 -13.9 10,848 7,799 -28.1 43,302 38,829 -10.3
Drug abuse violations 939,138 995,708 +6.0 121,666 103,657 -14.8 817,472 892,051 +9.1
Gambling 4,568 3,359 -26.5 458 312 -31.9 4,110 3,047 -25.9
Offenses against the family and children 86,249 70,575 -18.2 4,767 2,689 -43.6 81,482 67,886 -16.7
Driving under the influence 879,666 841,869 -4.3 12,683 8,085 -36.3 866,983 833,784 -3.8
Liquor laws 406,772 340,842 -16.2 97,338 67,859 -30.3 309,434 272,983 -11.8
Drunkenness 420,017 398,412 -5.1 14,252 9,837 -31.0 405,765 388,575 -4.2
Disorderly conduct 369,207 354,032 -4.1 98,834 92,754 -6.2 270,373 261,278 -3.4
Vagrancy 16,872 16,817 -0.3 1,647 1,047 -36.4 15,225 15,770 +3.6
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,180,750 2,277,313 +4.4 252,417 196,036 -22.3 1,928,333 2,081,277 +7.9
Suspicion 3,453 1,293 -62.6 749 152 -79.7 2,704 1,141 -57.8
Curfew and loitering law violations 97,353 72,203 -25.8 97,353 72,203 -25.8 - - -
Runaways 91,264 59,223 -35.1 91,264 59,223 -35.1 - - -

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