Table 51

Arrest Trends
Metropolitan Counties
by Sex, 2008–2009
[1,195 agencies; 2009 estimated population 47,724,783; 2008 estimated population 47,402,595]
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 1,355,319 1,320,026 -2.6 148,865 135,120 -9.2 413,087 413,902 +0.2 58,820 54,722 -7.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,605 1,520 -5.3 130 116 -10.8 209 194 -7.2 9 8 -11.1
Forcible rape 2,946 2,740 -7.0 405 404 -0.2 39 38 -2.6 2 9 +350.0
Robbery 10,584 10,395 -1.8 2,855 2,484 -13.0 1,271 1,222 -3.9 259 231 -10.8
Aggravated assault 46,063 45,200 -1.9 5,380 4,983 -7.4 11,554 11,702 +1.3 1,625 1,637 +0.7
Burglary 35,498 33,831 -4.7 9,483 7,804 -17.7 5,561 5,405 -2.8 1,102 863 -21.7
Larceny-theft 72,528 71,542 -1.4 16,187 15,606 -3.6 42,664 46,532 +9.1 10,220 10,280 +0.6
Motor vehicle theft 10,761 9,362 -13.0 2,473 2,084 -15.7 2,214 1,932 -12.7 471 380 -19.3
Arson 1,566 1,400 -10.6 671 553 -17.6 321 296 -7.8 117 88 -24.8
Violent crime2 61,198 59,855 -2.2 8,770 7,987 -8.9 13,073 13,156 +0.6 1,895 1,885 -0.5
Property crime2 120,353 116,135 -3.5 28,814 26,047 -9.6 50,760 54,165 +6.7 11,910 11,611 -2.5
Other assaults 116,313 118,572 +1.9 19,397 18,415 -5.1 39,949 41,905 +4.9 9,286 9,184 -1.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 7,166 7,016 -2.1 227 197 -13.2 4,370 4,003 -8.4 93 69 -25.8
Fraud 24,569 21,306 -13.3 521 507 -2.7 21,774 18,031 -17.2 318 235 -26.1
Embezzlement 1,440 1,227 -14.8 94 43 -54.3 1,324 1,167 -11.9 63 39 -38.1
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 11,686 10,944 -6.3 1,561 1,369 -12.3 2,563 2,319 -9.5 251 212 -15.5
Vandalism 25,264 24,495 -3.0 9,132 7,849 -14.0 5,142 5,362 +4.3 1,437 1,337 -7.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 19,257 17,722 -8.0 3,976 3,296 -17.1 1,645 1,576 -4.2 513 478 -6.8
Prostitution and commercialized vice 987 1,032 +4.6 20 24 +20.0 2,018 1,865 -7.6 62 53 -14.5
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 10,913 10,575 -3.1 1,952 1,795 -8.0 629 715 +13.7 148 180 +21.6
Drug abuse violations 171,242 172,071 +0.5 16,668 16,193 -2.8 41,447 42,448 +2.4 3,314 3,287 -0.8
Gambling 333 578 +73.6 21 23 +9.5 77 180 +133.8 2 4 +100.0
Offenses against the family and children 28,383 24,699 -13.0 819 378 -53.8 5,860 4,813 -17.9 336 159 -52.7
Driving under the influence 199,271 199,979 +0.4 1,617 1,346 -16.8 51,340 54,515 +6.2 480 423 -11.9
Liquor laws 41,081 38,188 -7.0 9,098 7,950 -12.6 16,505 16,437 -0.4 5,580 5,260 -5.7
Drunkenness 37,416 35,025 -6.4 773 724 -6.3 8,130 7,618 -6.3 248 259 +4.4
Disorderly conduct 36,005 33,814 -6.1 9,304 8,458 -9.1 12,886 12,730 -1.2 4,439 3,975 -10.5
Vagrancy 1,568 1,903 +21.4 209 157 -24.9 665 973 +46.3 86 74 -14.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 431,443 416,451 -3.5 26,461 23,923 -9.6 123,445 122,015 -1.2 8,874 8,089 -8.8
Suspicion 147 501 +240.8 10 56 +460.0 68 220 +223.5 7 19 +171.4
Curfew and loitering law violations 2,705 2,607 -3.6 2,705 2,607 -3.6 1,551 1,373 -11.5 1,551 1,373 -11.5
Runaways 6,726 5,832 -13.3 6,726 5,832 -13.3 7,934 6,536 -17.6 7,934 6,536 -17.6

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