Table 35

Five-Year Arrest Trends
by Sex, 2005–2009
[9,651 agencies; 2009 estimated population 192,575,487; 2005 estimated population 186,517,601]
Offense charged Male Female
Total Under 18 Total Under 18
2005 2009 Percent
change
2005 2009 Percent
change
2005 2009 Percent
change
2005 2009 Percent
change
TOTAL1 7,387,112 6,999,896 -5.2 1,072,951 933,186 -13.0 2,328,402 2,360,522 +1.4 448,722 404,317 -9.9
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 8,179 7,471 -8.7 756 747 -1.2 1,005 869 -13.5 88 56 -36.4
Forcible rape 17,066 14,289 -16.3 2,684 2,134 -20.5 212 172 -18.9 56 38 -32.1
Robbery 70,325 76,306 +8.5 18,661 20,105 +7.7 8,865 10,233 +15.4 1,951 2,216 +13.6
Aggravated assault 245,046 225,292 -8.1 32,669 25,695 -21.3 64,094 62,273 -2.8 10,041 8,071 -19.6
Burglary 174,890 176,704 +1.0 48,636 46,194 -5.0 29,738 31,558 +6.1 6,366 6,105 -4.1
Larceny-theft 489,368 517,082 +5.7 121,909 122,850 +0.8 311,727 405,250 +30.0 89,047 103,184 +15.9
Motor vehicle theft 82,705 46,703 -43.5 22,048 11,775 -46.6 17,515 9,959 -43.1 4,527 2,382 -47.4
Arson 9,770 7,142 -26.9 5,035 3,406 -32.4 1,940 1,457 -24.9 802 516 -35.7
Violent crime2 340,616 323,358 -5.1 54,770 48,681 -11.1 74,176 73,547 -0.8 12,136 10,381 -14.5
Property crime2 756,733 747,631 -1.2 197,628 184,225 -6.8 360,920 448,224 +24.2 100,742 112,187 +11.4
Other assaults 677,259 665,940 -1.7 116,749 99,969 -14.4 222,433 234,696 +5.5 57,700 51,608 -10.6
Forgery and counterfeiting 48,539 35,015 -27.9 2,002 1,012 -49.5 32,429 21,226 -34.5 949 419 -55.8
Fraud 120,597 84,764 -29.7 3,619 2,934 -18.9 101,738 65,647 -35.5 1,933 1,579 -18.3
Embezzlement 6,560 6,159 -6.1 461 239 -48.2 6,631 6,459 -2.6 365 192 -47.4
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 70,996 55,717 -21.5 12,626 10,406 -17.6 16,629 13,148 -20.9 2,307 2,013 -12.7
Vandalism 163,956 156,806 -4.4 64,250 55,650 -13.4 33,741 34,394 +1.9 10,253 8,834 -13.8
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 121,704 104,946 -13.8 28,398 21,500 -24.3 10,739 9,119 -15.1 3,405 2,457 -27.8
Prostitution and commercialized vice 17,924 13,105 -26.9 275 197 -28.4 32,953 27,709 -15.9 741 675 -8.9
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 56,144 47,954 -14.6 10,627 8,307 -21.8 5,109 4,368 -14.5 1,092 953 -12.7
Drug abuse violations 1,022,878 930,152 -9.1 111,771 102,338 -8.4 242,534 212,255 -12.5 22,852 19,086 -16.5
Gambling 6,524 6,231 -4.5 1,358 1,223 -9.9 567 586 +3.4 31 18 -41.9
Offenses against the family and children 68,478 60,511 -11.6 2,415 1,976 -18.2 22,007 20,091 -8.7 1,547 1,117 -27.8
Driving under the influence 744,389 733,761 -1.4 9,497 6,976 -26.5 178,347 214,911 +20.5 2,704 2,330 -13.8
Liquor laws 301,462 280,477 -7.0 57,358 48,804 -14.9 109,796 114,805 +4.6 32,370 30,884 -4.6
Drunkenness 323,717 347,376 +7.3 8,218 7,492 -8.8 58,915 70,203 +19.2 2,591 2,573 -0.7
Disorderly conduct 346,952 327,950 -5.5 96,322 77,679 -19.4 122,695 119,782 -2.4 46,095 38,263 -17.0
Vagrancy 18,620 16,445 -11.7 1,160 817 -29.6 5,310 4,131 -22.2 322 206 -36.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,070,416 1,972,015 -4.8 190,799 169,178 -11.3 613,711 605,969 -1.3 71,565 59,290 -17.2
Suspicion 2,114 971 -54.1 226 119 -47.3 362 381 +5.2 102 35 -65.7
Curfew and loitering law violations 67,831 54,080 -20.3 67,831 54,080 -20.3 29,101 23,599 -18.9 29,101 23,599 -18.9
Runaways 34,817 29,503 -15.3 34,817 29,503 -15.3 47,921 35,653 -25.6 47,921 35,653 -25.6

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