Table 41

Arrests
Persons Under 15, 18, 21, and 25 Years of Age, 2009
[12,371 agencies; 2009 estimated population 239,839,971]
Offense charged Total all ages Number of persons arrested Percent of total all ages
Under
15
Under
18
Under
21
Under
25
Under
15
Under
18
Under
21
Under
25
TOTAL 10,741,157 403,671 1,515,586 3,070,768 4,683,319 3.8 14.1 28.6 43.6
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 9,775 87 942 2,864 4,779 0.9 9.6 29.3 48.9
Forcible rape 16,442 766 2,385 4,675 6,995 4.7 14.5 28.4 42.5
Robbery 100,702 4,601 25,280 49,100 65,648 4.6 25.1 48.8 65.2
Aggravated assault 331,372 11,946 39,467 77,792 127,514 3.6 11.9 23.5 38.5
Burglary 235,226 16,173 59,432 107,897 141,939 6.9 25.3 45.9 60.3
Larceny-theft 1,060,754 70,216 254,865 441,325 580,101 6.6 24.0 41.6 54.7
Motor vehicle theft 64,169 3,094 15,724 26,983 36,154 4.8 24.5 42.0 56.3
Arson 9,509 2,479 4,216 5,269 6,116 26.1 44.3 55.4 64.3
Violent crime1 458,291 17,400 68,074 134,431 204,936 3.8 14.9 29.3 44.7
Property crime1 1,369,658 91,962 334,237 581,474 764,310 6.7 24.4 42.5 55.8
Other assaults 1,036,754 63,405 172,984 278,535 424,561 6.1 16.7 26.9 41.0
Forgery and counterfeiting 67,357 220 1,691 9,752 20,968 0.3 2.5 14.5 31.1
Fraud 162,243 835 5,014 19,993 41,743 0.5 3.1 12.3 25.7
Embezzlement 14,097 32 484 2,946 5,520 0.2 3.4 20.9 39.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 82,944 3,250 14,875 29,731 42,557 3.9 17.9 35.8 51.3
Vandalism 212,981 27,503 71,502 106,733 136,616 12.9 33.6 50.1 64.1
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 130,941 8,299 26,831 50,395 72,605 6.3 20.5 38.5 55.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 56,640 131 1,079 7,321 15,920 0.2 1.9 12.9 28.1
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 60,422 5,067 10,567 17,429 24,398 8.4 17.5 28.8 40.4
Drug abuse violations 1,305,191 21,093 134,610 377,433 610,372 1.6 10.3 28.9 46.8
Gambling 8,067 156 1,395 3,114 4,331 1.9 17.3 38.6 53.7
Offenses against the family and children 87,889 1,027 3,612 9,049 19,622 1.2 4.1 10.3 22.3
Driving under the influence 1,112,384 230 10,712 99,521 300,776 * 1.0 8.9 27.0
Liquor laws 447,496 8,047 88,370 313,579 343,030 1.8 19.7 70.1 76.7
Drunkenness 471,727 1,278 11,102 52,955 127,741 0.3 2.4 11.2 27.1
Disorderly conduct 518,374 48,002 134,301 199,160 276,872 9.3 25.9 38.4 53.4
Vagrancy 26,380 521 2,151 5,615 8,306 2.0 8.2 21.3 31.5
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,946,277 60,105 258,293 607,625 1,073,879 2.0 8.8 20.6 36.4
Suspicion 1,517 47 175 450 729 3.1 11.5 29.7 48.1
Curfew and loitering law violations 89,733 22,101 89,733 89,733 89,733 24.6 100.0 100.0 100.0
Runaways 73,794 22,960 73,794 73,794 73,794 31.1 100.0 100.0 100.0

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