Table 62

Arrest Trends
Suburban Areas,1 2008–2009
[6,008 agencies; 2009 estimated population 94,512,203; 2008 estimated population 93,792,021]
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
TOTAL2 3,787,825 3,700,060 -2.3 560,262 513,555 -8.3 3,227,563 3,186,505 -1.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,650 2,481 -6.4 214 200 -6.5 2,436 2,281 -6.4
Forcible rape 5,411 5,051 -6.7 810 812 +0.2 4,601 4,239 -7.9
Robbery 24,442 24,586 +0.6 6,433 5,857 -9.0 18,009 18,729 +4.0
Aggravated assault 104,402 103,836 -0.5 14,337 13,616 -5.0 90,065 90,220 +0.2
Burglary 80,136 77,077 -3.8 22,091 18,848 -14.7 58,045 58,229 +0.3
Larceny-theft 325,671 340,094 +4.4 82,994 80,921 -2.5 242,677 259,173 +6.8
Motor vehicle theft 22,274 19,661 -11.7 5,417 4,597 -15.1 16,857 15,064 -10.6
Arson 4,231 3,728 -11.9 2,149 1,792 -16.6 2,082 1,936 -7.0
Violent crime3 136,905 135,954 -0.7 21,794 20,485 -6.0 115,111 115,469 +0.3
Property crime3 432,312 440,560 +1.9 112,651 106,158 -5.8 319,661 334,402 +4.6
Other assaults 330,375 334,767 +1.3 66,053 62,914 -4.8 264,322 271,853 +2.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 24,528 23,391 -4.6 761 637 -16.3 23,767 22,754 -4.3
Fraud 81,199 71,488 -12.0 2,110 1,804 -14.5 79,089 69,684 -11.9
Embezzlement 5,483 4,714 -14.0 316 155 -50.9 5,167 4,559 -11.8
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 30,666 29,036 -5.3 5,543 5,065 -8.6 25,123 23,971 -4.6
Vandalism 75,986 71,975 -5.3 30,589 25,716 -15.9 45,397 46,259 +1.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 40,954 38,451 -6.1 10,021 8,697 -13.2 30,933 29,754 -3.8
Prostitution and commercialized vice 5,431 5,038 -7.2 160 151 -5.6 5,271 4,887 -7.3
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 20,745 20,045 -3.4 4,134 3,851 -6.8 16,611 16,194 -2.5
Drug abuse violations 430,475 426,396 -0.9 51,242 49,613 -3.2 379,233 376,783 -0.6
Gambling 807 1,235 +53.0 77 109 +41.6 730 1,126 +54.2
Offenses against the family and children 45,314 41,033 -9.4 2,142 1,466 -31.6 43,172 39,567 -8.4
Driving under the influence 476,071 469,875 -1.3 5,010 4,323 -13.7 471,061 465,552 -1.2
Liquor laws 176,579 168,074 -4.8 42,844 38,136 -11.0 133,735 129,938 -2.8
Drunkenness 140,758 134,923 -4.1 4,542 4,110 -9.5 136,216 130,813 -4.0
Disorderly conduct 179,979 172,335 -4.2 54,567 49,499 -9.3 125,412 122,836 -2.1
Vagrancy 4,737 5,352 +13.0 646 502 -22.3 4,091 4,850 +18.6
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,104,268 1,065,473 -3.5 100,807 90,219 -10.5 1,003,461 975,254 -2.8
Suspicion 538 934 +73.6 89 109 +22.5 449 825 +83.7
Curfew and loitering law violations 19,626 18,229 -7.1 19,626 18,229 -7.1 - - -
Runaways 24,627 21,716 -11.8 24,627 21,716 -11.8 - - -

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