Table 42

Arrests
by Sex, 2009
[12,371 agencies; 2009 estimated population 239,839,971]
Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent male Percent female Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 10,741,157 8,026,796 2,714,361 74.7 25.3 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 9,775 8,755 1,020 89.6 10.4 0.1 0.1 *
Forcible rape 16,442 16,234 208 98.7 1.3 0.2 0.2 *
Robbery 100,702 88,783 11,919 88.2 11.8 0.9 1.1 0.4
Aggravated assault 331,372 258,467 72,905 78.0 22.0 3.1 3.2 2.7
Burglary 235,226 200,117 35,109 85.1 14.9 2.2 2.5 1.3
Larceny-theft 1,060,754 597,246 463,508 56.3 43.7 9.9 7.4 17.1
Motor vehicle theft 64,169 52,761 11,408 82.2 17.8 0.6 0.7 0.4
Arson 9,509 7,892 1,617 83.0 17.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime2 458,291 372,239 86,052 81.2 18.8 4.3 4.6 3.2
Property crime2 1,369,658 858,016 511,642 62.6 37.4 12.8 10.7 18.8
Other assaults 1,036,754 767,018 269,736 74.0 26.0 9.7 9.6 9.9
Forgery and counterfeiting 67,357 41,932 25,425 62.3 37.7 0.6 0.5 0.9
Fraud 162,243 92,850 69,393 57.2 42.8 1.5 1.2 2.6
Embezzlement 14,097 6,920 7,177 49.1 50.9 0.1 0.1 0.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 82,944 65,644 17,300 79.1 20.9 0.8 0.8 0.6
Vandalism 212,981 174,477 38,504 81.9 18.1 2.0 2.2 1.4
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 130,941 120,430 10,511 92.0 8.0 1.2 1.5 0.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 56,640 17,203 39,437 30.4 69.6 0.5 0.2 1.5
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 60,422 55,085 5,337 91.2 8.8 0.6 0.7 0.2
Drug abuse violations 1,305,191 1,062,777 242,414 81.4 18.6 12.2 13.2 8.9
Gambling 8,067 7,163 904 88.8 11.2 0.1 0.1 *
Offenses against the family and children 87,889 65,557 22,332 74.6 25.4 0.8 0.8 0.8
Driving under the influence 1,112,384 860,689 251,695 77.4 22.6 10.4 10.7 9.3
Liquor laws 447,496 319,364 128,132 71.4 28.6 4.2 4.0 4.7
Drunkenness 471,727 393,586 78,141 83.4 16.6 4.4 4.9 2.9
Disorderly conduct 518,374 379,059 139,315 73.1 26.9 4.8 4.7 5.1
Vagrancy 26,380 20,725 5,655 78.6 21.4 0.2 0.3 0.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,946,277 2,249,656 696,621 76.4 23.6 27.4 28.0 25.7
Suspicion 1,517 1,093 424 72.1 27.9 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 89,733 62,229 27,504 69.3 30.7 0.8 0.8 1.0
Runaways 73,794 33,084 40,710 44.8 55.2 0.7 0.4 1.5

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