Table 45

Arrest Trends
Cities
by Sex, 2008-2009
[8,275 agencies; 2009 estimated population 155,344,295; 2008 estimated population 153,870,093]
Offense charged Male Female
Total Under 18 Total Under 18
2008 2009 Percent
change
2008 2009 Percent
change
2008 2009 Percent
change
2008 2009 Percent
change
TOTAL1 5,701,583 5,494,797 -3.6 884,010 799,180 -9.6 1,920,138 1,918,882 -0.1 390,761 361,643 -7.5
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 5,966 5,602 -6.1 647 585 -9.6 692 643 -7.1 51 50 -2.0
Forcible rape 11,449 10,759 -6.0 1,754 1,568 -10.6 127 130 +2.4 29 26 -10.3
Robbery 70,428 67,651 -3.9 19,476 17,227 -11.5 9,543 9,463 -0.8 2,072 2,022 -2.4
Aggravated assault 187,580 182,925 -2.5 24,099 20,994 -12.9 53,480 52,952 -1.0 7,624 6,943 -8.9
Burglary 143,181 137,090 -4.3 41,283 37,659 -8.8 25,783 25,256 -2.0 6,192 5,176 -16.4
Larceny-theft 452,441 456,752 +1.0 115,012 110,192 -4.2 337,948 373,269 +10.5 95,953 97,364 +1.5
Motor vehicle theft 42,810 34,687 -19.0 10,992 8,603 -21.7 8,971 7,646 -14.8 2,077 1,791 -13.8
Arson 6,659 5,468 -17.9 3,469 2,800 -19.3 1,209 1,097 -9.3 459 418 -8.9
Violent crime2 275,423 266,937 -3.1 45,976 40,374 -12.2 63,842 63,188 -1.0 9,776 9,041 -7.5
Property crime2 645,091 633,997 -1.7 170,756 159,254 -6.7 373,911 407,268 +8.9 104,681 104,749 +0.1
Other assaults 528,071 527,055 -0.2 85,150 79,825 -6.3 183,843 187,405 +1.9 45,480 42,753 -6.0
Forgery and counterfeiting 31,655 28,874 -8.8 1,016 864 -15.0 19,376 17,432 -10.0 527 374 -29.0
Fraud 60,122 57,126 -5.0 2,896 2,443 -15.6 43,158 40,072 -7.2 1,519 1,336 -12.0
Embezzlement 5,813 4,923 -15.3 447 208 -53.5 6,489 5,182 -20.1 329 159 -51.7
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 51,202 47,284 -7.7 10,850 9,764 -10.0 13,795 13,152 -4.7 2,644 2,385 -9.8
Vandalism 136,785 127,288 -6.9 55,938 47,005 -16.0 28,410 28,006 -1.4 8,665 7,385 -14.8
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 92,594 85,251 -7.9 21,262 18,225 -14.3 7,584 7,518 -0.9 2,182 2,034 -6.8
Prostitution and commercialized vice 14,126 13,374 -5.3 239 175 -26.8 29,320 27,893 -4.9 692 636 -8.1
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 36,710 35,851 -2.3 6,732 6,359 -5.5 3,959 3,759 -5.1 810 775 -4.3
Drug abuse violations 728,856 703,920 -3.4 83,919 80,579 -4.0 165,599 159,104 -3.9 15,882 15,273 -3.8
Gambling 2,598 2,745 +5.7 337 407 +20.8 354 378 +6.8 17 8 -52.9
Offenses against the family and children 26,378 27,123 +2.8 1,672 1,652 -1.2 13,578 13,673 +0.7 1,111 990 -10.9
Driving under the influence 520,544 495,964 -4.7 5,906 5,221 -11.6 149,511 151,809 +1.5 2,004 1,773 -11.5
Liquor laws 266,182 244,615 -8.1 46,989 40,246 -14.4 103,839 99,472 -4.2 28,540 25,469 -10.8
Drunkenness 334,247 318,915 -4.6 7,789 6,843 -12.1 63,767 62,588 -1.8 2,522 2,315 -8.2
Disorderly conduct 307,347 295,566 -3.8 78,918 70,183 -11.1 113,560 110,385 -2.8 39,255 35,649 -9.2
Vagrancy 16,385 16,361 -0.1 1,955 1,315 -32.7 4,674 4,042 -13.5 784 499 -36.4
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,529,191 1,480,535 -3.2 163,000 147,145 -9.7 467,564 461,498 -1.3 59,336 52,982 -10.7
Suspicion 712 481 -32.4 118 67 -43.2 174 163 -6.3 35 16 -54.3
Curfew and loitering law violations 66,115 56,760 -14.1 66,115 56,760 -14.1 29,954 24,905 -16.9 29,954 24,905 -16.9
Runaways 26,148 24,333 -6.9 26,148 24,333 -6.9 34,051 30,153 -11.4 34,051 30,153 -11.4

Back to Top

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.