Table 48

Arrests
Cities
by Sex, 2009
[9,075 agencies; 2009 estimated population 166,296,396]
Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent
male
Percent
female
Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 8,103,417 6,027,432 2,075,985 74.4 25.6 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 7,173 6,462 711 90.1 9.9 0.1 0.1 *
Forcible rape 11,981 11,840 141 98.8 1.2 0.1 0.2 *
Robbery 85,639 75,342 10,297 88.0 12.0 1.1 1.2 0.5
Aggravated assault 252,221 195,422 56,799 77.5 22.5 3.1 3.2 2.7
Burglary 174,091 147,597 26,494 84.8 15.2 2.1 2.4 1.3
Larceny-theft 893,661 494,876 398,785 55.4 44.6 11.0 8.2 19.2
Motor vehicle theft 48,792 40,083 8,709 82.2 17.8 0.6 0.7 0.4
Arson 6,918 5,747 1,171 83.1 16.9 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime2 357,014 289,066 67,948 81.0 19.0 4.4 4.8 3.3
Property crime2 1,123,462 688,303 435,159 61.3 38.7 13.9 11.4 21.0
Other assaults 790,986 584,761 206,225 73.9 26.1 9.8 9.7 9.9
Forgery and counterfeiting 50,399 31,353 19,046 62.2 37.8 0.6 0.5 0.9
Fraud 99,271 59,170 40,101 59.6 40.4 1.2 1.0 1.9
Embezzlement 10,687 5,177 5,510 48.4 51.6 0.1 0.1 0.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 63,739 49,923 13,816 78.3 21.7 0.8 0.8 0.7
Vandalism 167,597 137,321 30,276 81.9 18.1 2.1 2.3 1.5
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 102,869 94,748 8,121 92.1 7.9 1.3 1.6 0.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 53,421 16,036 37,385 30.0 70.0 0.7 0.3 1.8
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 43,365 39,198 4,167 90.4 9.6 0.5 0.7 0.2
Drug abuse violations 985,248 808,289 176,959 82.0 18.0 12.2 13.4 8.5
Gambling 6,558 6,130 428 93.5 6.5 0.1 0.1 *
Offenses against the family and children 43,849 29,195 14,654 66.6 33.4 0.5 0.5 0.7
Driving under the influence 690,269 529,912 160,357 76.8 23.2 8.5 8.8 7.7
Liquor laws 357,799 256,325 101,474 71.6 28.4 4.4 4.3 4.9
Drunkenness 405,799 339,531 66,268 83.7 16.3 5.0 5.6 3.2
Disorderly conduct 444,537 325,760 118,777 73.3 26.7 5.5 5.4 5.7
Vagrancy 23,110 18,503 4,607 80.1 19.9 0.3 0.3 0.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,140,195 1,633,538 506,657 76.3 23.7 26.4 27.1 24.4
Suspicion 666 497 169 74.6 25.4 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 85,272 59,333 25,939 69.6 30.4 1.1 1.0 1.2
Runaways 57,305 25,363 31,942 44.3 55.7 0.7 0.4 1.5

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