Table 34

Five-Year Arrest Trends
Totals, 2005–2009
[10,290 agencies; 2009 estimated population 213,631,875; 2005 estimated population 207,132,276]
Offense charged Number of persons arrested
Total all ages Under 18 years of age 18 years of age and over
2005 2009 Percent
change
2005 2009 Percent
change
2005 2009 Percent
change
TOTAL1 9,715,514 9,360,418 -3.7 1,521,673 1,337,503 -12.1 8,193,841 8,022,915 -2.1
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 9,184 8,340 -9.2 844 803 -4.9 8,340 7,537 -9.6
Forcible rape 17,278 14,461 -16.3 2,740 2,172 -20.7 14,538 12,289 -15.5
Robbery 79,190 86,539 +9.3 20,612 22,321 +8.3 58,578 64,218 +9.6
Aggravated assault 309,140 287,565 -7.0 42,710 33,766 -20.9 266,430 253,799 -4.7
Burglary 204,628 208,262 +1.8 55,002 52,299 -4.9 149,626 155,963 +4.2
Larceny-theft 801,095 922,332 +15.1 210,956 226,034 +7.1 590,139 696,298 +18.0
Motor vehicle theft 100,220 56,662 -43.5 26,575 14,157 -46.7 73,645 42,505 -42.3
Arson 11,710 8,599 -26.6 5,837 3,922 -32.8 5,873 4,677 -20.4
Violent crime2 414,792 396,905 -4.3 66,906 59,062 -11.7 347,886 337,843 -2.9
Property crime2 1,117,653 1,195,855 +7.0 298,370 296,412 -0.7 819,283 899,443 +9.8
Other assaults 899,692 900,636 +0.1 174,449 151,577 -13.1 725,243 749,059 +3.3
Forgery and counterfeiting 80,968 56,241 -30.5 2,951 1,431 -51.5 78,017 54,810 -29.7
Fraud 222,335 150,411 -32.3 5,552 4,513 -18.7 216,783 145,898 -32.7
Embezzlement 13,191 12,618 -4.3 826 431 -47.8 12,365 12,187 -1.4
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 87,625 68,865 -21.4 14,933 12,419 -16.8 72,692 56,446 -22.3
Vandalism 197,697 191,200 -3.3 74,503 64,484 -13.4 123,194 126,716 +2.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 132,443 114,065 -13.9 31,803 23,957 -24.7 100,640 90,108 -10.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 50,877 40,814 -19.8 1,016 872 -14.2 49,861 39,942 -19.9
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 61,253 52,322 -14.6 11,719 9,260 -21.0 49,534 43,062 -13.1
Drug abuse violations 1,265,412 1,142,407 -9.7 134,623 121,424 -9.8 1,130,789 1,020,983 -9.7
Gambling 7,091 6,817 -3.9 1,389 1,241 -10.7 5,702 5,576 -2.2
Offenses against the family and children 90,485 80,602 -10.9 3,962 3,093 -21.9 86,523 77,509 -10.4
Driving under the influence 922,736 948,672 +2.8 12,201 9,306 -23.7 910,535 939,366 +3.2
Liquor laws 411,258 395,282 -3.9 89,728 79,688 -11.2 321,530 315,594 -1.8
Drunkenness 382,632 417,579 +9.1 10,809 10,065 -6.9 371,823 407,514 +9.6
Disorderly conduct 469,647 447,732 -4.7 142,417 115,942 -18.6 327,230 331,790 +1.4
Vagrancy 23,930 20,576 -14.0 1,482 1,023 -31.0 22,448 19,553 -12.9
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,684,127 2,577,984 -4.0 262,364 228,468 -12.9 2,421,763 2,349,516 -3.0
Suspicion 2,476 1,352 -45.4 328 154 -53.0 2,148 1,198 -44.2
Curfew and loitering law violations 96,932 77,679 -19.9 96,932 77,679 -19.9 - - -
Runaways 82,738 65,156 -21.3 82,738 65,156 -21.3 - - -

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