Table 44

Arrest Trends
Cities, 2008–2009
[8,275 agencies; 2009 estimated population 155,344,295; 2008 estimated population 153,870,093]
Offense charged Number of persons arrested
Total all ages Under 18 years of age 18 years of age and over
2008 2009 Percent
change
2008 2009 Percent
change
2008 2009 Percent
change
TOTAL1 7,621,721 7,413,679 -2.7 1,274,771 1,160,823 -8.9 6,346,950 6,252,856 -1.5
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 6,658 6,245 -6.2 698 635 -9.0 5,960 5,610 -5.9
Forcible rape 11,576 10,889 -5.9 1,783 1,594 -10.6 9,793 9,295 -5.1
Robbery 79,971 77,114 -3.6 21,548 19,249 -10.7 58,423 57,865 -1.0
Aggravated assault 241,060 235,877 -2.2 31,723 27,937 -11.9 209,337 207,940 -0.7
Burglary 168,964 162,346 -3.9 47,475 42,835 -9.8 121,489 119,511 -1.6
Larceny-theft 790,389 830,021 +5.0 210,965 207,556 -1.6 579,424 622,465 +7.4
Motor vehicle theft 51,781 42,333 -18.2 13,069 10,394 -20.5 38,712 31,939 -17.5
Arson 7,868 6,565 -16.6 3,928 3,218 -18.1 3,940 3,347 -15.1
Violent crime2 339,265 330,125 -2.7 55,752 49,415 -11.4 283,513 280,710 -1.0
Property crime2 1,019,002 1,041,265 +2.2 275,437 264,003 -4.2 743,565 777,262 +4.5
Other assaults 711,914 714,460 +0.4 130,630 122,578 -6.2 581,284 591,882 +1.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 51,031 46,306 -9.3 1,543 1,238 -19.8 49,488 45,068 -8.9
Fraud 103,280 97,198 -5.9 4,415 3,779 -14.4 98,865 93,419 -5.5
Embezzlement 12,302 10,105 -17.9 776 367 -52.7 11,526 9,738 -15.5
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 64,997 60,436 -7.0 13,494 12,149 -10.0 51,503 48,287 -6.2
Vandalism 165,195 155,294 -6.0 64,603 54,390 -15.8 100,592 100,904 +0.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 100,178 92,769 -7.4 23,444 20,259 -13.6 76,734 72,510 -5.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 43,446 41,267 -5.0 931 811 -12.9 42,515 40,456 -4.8
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 40,669 39,610 -2.6 7,542 7,134 -5.4 33,127 32,476 -2.0
Drug abuse violations 894,455 863,024 -3.5 99,801 95,852 -4.0 794,654 767,172 -3.5
Gambling 2,952 3,123 +5.8 354 415 +17.2 2,598 2,708 +4.2
Offenses against the family and children 39,956 40,796 +2.1 2,783 2,642 -5.1 37,173 38,154 +2.6
Driving under the influence 670,055 647,773 -3.3 7,910 6,994 -11.6 662,145 640,779 -3.2
Liquor laws 370,021 344,087 -7.0 75,529 65,715 -13.0 294,492 278,372 -5.5
Drunkenness 398,014 381,503 -4.1 10,311 9,158 -11.2 387,703 372,345 -4.0
Disorderly conduct 420,907 405,951 -3.6 118,173 105,832 -10.4 302,734 300,119 -0.9
Vagrancy 21,059 20,403 -3.1 2,739 1,814 -33.8 18,320 18,589 +1.5
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,996,755 1,942,033 -2.7 222,336 200,127 -10.0 1,774,419 1,741,906 -1.8
Suspicion 886 644 -27.3 153 83 -45.8 733 561 -23.5
Curfew and loitering law violations 96,069 81,665 -15.0 96,069 81,665 -15.0 - - -
Runaways 60,199 54,486 -9.5 60,199 54,486 -9.5 - - -

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