Table 54

Arrests
Metropolitan Counties
by Sex, 2009
[1,320 agencies; 2009 estimated population 52,113,451]
Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent
male
Percent
female
Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 1,855,770 1,401,201 454,569 75.5 24.5 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,847 1,643 204 89.0 11.0 0.1 0.1 *
Forcible rape 2,897 2,856 41 98.6 1.4 0.2 0.2 *
Robbery 12,995 11,614 1,381 89.4 10.6 0.7 0.8 0.3
Aggravated assault 59,257 46,988 12,269 79.3 20.7 3.2 3.4 2.7
Burglary 42,497 36,322 6,175 85.5 14.5 2.3 2.6 1.4
Larceny-theft 132,705 79,410 53,295 59.8 40.2 7.2 5.7 11.7
Motor vehicle theft 11,539 9,510 2,029 82.4 17.6 0.6 0.7 0.4
Arson 1,801 1,483 318 82.3 17.7 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime2 76,996 63,101 13,895 82.0 18.0 4.1 4.5 3.1
Property crime2 188,542 126,725 61,817 67.2 32.8 10.2 9.0 13.6
Other assaults 171,950 127,101 44,849 73.9 26.1 9.3 9.1 9.9
Forgery and counterfeiting 12,624 8,035 4,589 63.6 36.4 0.7 0.6 1.0
Fraud 41,431 22,537 18,894 54.4 45.6 2.2 1.6 4.2
Embezzlement 2,635 1,369 1,266 52.0 48.0 0.1 0.1 0.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 14,497 11,809 2,688 81.5 18.5 0.8 0.8 0.6
Vandalism 32,009 26,124 5,885 81.6 18.4 1.7 1.9 1.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 20,980 19,116 1,864 91.1 8.9 1.1 1.4 0.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 3,036 1,062 1,974 35.0 65.0 0.2 0.1 0.4
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 12,005 11,155 850 92.9 7.1 0.6 0.8 0.2
Drug abuse violations 232,252 185,284 46,968 79.8 20.2 12.5 13.2 10.3
Gambling 1,196 769 427 64.3 35.7 0.1 0.1 0.1
Offenses against the family and children 31,907 26,627 5,280 83.5 16.5 1.7 1.9 1.2
Driving under the influence 268,019 208,257 59,762 77.7 22.3 14.4 14.9 13.1
Liquor laws 56,920 39,904 17,016 70.1 29.9 3.1 2.8 3.7
Drunkenness 46,045 38,112 7,933 82.8 17.2 2.5 2.7 1.7
Disorderly conduct 50,523 36,414 14,109 72.1 27.9 2.7 2.6 3.1
Vagrancy 2,890 1,921 969 66.5 33.5 0.2 0.1 0.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 571,897 436,692 135,205 76.4 23.6 30.8 31.2 29.7
Suspicion 722 502 220 69.5 30.5 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 3,959 2,607 1,352 65.8 34.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
Runaways 12,735 5,978 6,757 46.9 53.1 0.7 0.4 1.5

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