Table 36

Current Year Over Previous Year Arrest Trends
Totals, 2008–2009
[11,310 agencies; 2009 estimated population 224,035,573; 2008 estimated population 222,163,484]
Offense charged Number of persons arrested
Total all ages Under 15 years of age Under 18 years of age 18 years of age and over
2008 2009
Percent
change
2008 2009 Percent
change
2008 2009 Percent
change
2008 2009 Percent
change
TOTAL1 10,151,204 9,908,710 -2.4 423,831 377,811 -10.9 1,547,360 1,409,517 -8.9 8,603,844 8,499,193 -1.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 9,087 8,654 -4.8 67 72 +7.5 876 797 -9.0 8,211 7,857 -4.3
Forcible rape 15,997 15,093 -5.7 817 715 -12.5 2,397 2,229 -7.0 13,600 12,864 -5.4
Robbery 93,575 90,620 -3.2 4,807 3,995 -16.9 24,840 22,175 -10.7 68,735 68,445 -0.4
Aggravated assault 318,232 312,443 -1.8 12,524 10,934 -12.7 40,334 36,041 -10.6 277,898 276,402 -0.5
Burglary 227,886 219,323 -3.8 17,724 14,960 -15.6 61,788 54,764 -11.4 166,098 164,559 -0.9
Larceny-theft 938,965 981,202 +4.5 70,659 66,162 -6.4 242,728 238,642 -1.7 696,237 742,560 +6.7
Motor vehicle theft 69,057 57,365 -16.9 3,417 2,698 -21.0 16,925 13,598 -19.7 52,132 43,767 -16.0
Arson 10,561 8,969 -15.1 2,785 2,403 -13.7 4,926 4,056 -17.7 5,635 4,913 -12.8
Violent crime2 436,891 426,810 -2.3 18,215 15,716 -13.7 68,447 61,242 -10.5 368,444 365,568 -0.8
Property crime2 1,246,469 1,266,859 +1.6 94,585 86,223 -8.8 326,367 311,060 -4.7 920,102 955,799 +3.9
Other assaults 938,114 946,645 +0.9 63,503 58,815 -7.4 168,084 158,438 -5.7 770,030 788,207 +2.4
Forgery and counterfeiting 67,014 61,325 -8.5 244 208 -14.8 1,964 1,568 -20.2 65,050 59,757 -8.1
Fraud 176,354 160,189 -9.2 897 793 -11.6 5,584 4,783 -14.3 170,770 155,406 -9.0
Embezzlement 15,856 13,215 -16.7 29 31 +6.9 952 460 -51.7 14,904 12,755 -14.4
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 83,128 77,620 -6.6 3,651 3,125 -14.4 15,759 14,165 -10.1 67,369 63,455 -5.8
Vandalism 208,952 198,204 -5.1 31,789 25,976 -18.3 78,740 67,050 -14.8 130,212 131,154 +0.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 127,419 118,661 -6.9 9,186 7,795 -15.1 28,716 24,671 -14.1 98,703 93,990 -4.8
Prostitution and commercialized vice 46,665 44,339 -5.0 115 109 -5.2 1,019 893 -12.4 45,646 43,446 -4.8
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 57,289 55,634 -2.9 5,064 4,833 -4.6 10,591 9,955 -6.0 46,698 45,679 -2.2
Drug abuse violations 1,184,811 1,160,203 -2.1 18,801 19,426 +3.3 125,238 120,625 -3.7 1,059,573 1,039,578 -1.9
Gambling 3,568 4,140 +16.0 75 72 -4.0 396 449 +13.4 3,172 3,691 +16.4
Offenses against the family and children 86,274 81,665 -5.3 1,219 983 -19.4 4,332 3,432 -20.8 81,942 78,233 -4.5
Driving under the influence 1,063,940 1,048,934 -1.4 192 219 +14.1 11,548 10,276 -11.0 1,052,392 1,038,658 -1.3
Liquor laws 462,298 431,028 -6.8 9,026 7,815 -13.4 98,441 85,992 -12.6 363,857 345,036 -5.2
Drunkenness 463,495 442,830 -4.5 1,276 1,219 -4.5 11,851 10,534 -11.1 451,644 432,296 -4.3
Disorderly conduct 492,935 474,531 -3.7 50,333 44,270 -12.0 136,589 122,490 -10.3 356,346 352,041 -1.2
Vagrancy 23,531 23,639 +0.5 901 501 -44.4 3,053 2,057 -32.6 20,478 21,582 +5.4
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,786,093 2,715,573 -2.5 63,523 56,529 -11.0 269,581 242,711 -10.0 2,516,512 2,472,862 -1.7
Suspicion 1,192 1,444 +21.1 42 44 +4.8 184 167 -9.2 1,008 1,277 +26.7
Curfew and loitering law violations 100,826 86,137 -14.6 25,904 21,251 -18.0 100,826 86,137 -14.6 - - -
Runaways 79,282 70,529 -11.0 25,303 21,902 -13.4 79,282 70,529 -11.0 - - -

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