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Table 33 Overview

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Ten-Year Arrest Trends, by Sex, 2001–2010 

  • In 2010, the number of males arrested declined 6.8 percent when compared with data for 2001, but the number of females arrested rose 10.5 percent for the same comparison period. 
  • Arrests of juvenile males (persons under age 18) dropped 26.5 percent and arrests of juvenile females decreased 15.5 percent when data for 2010 were compared with statistics for 2001. 
  • The number of males arrested for violent crimes in 2010 decreased 11.8 percent from the number arrested in 2001, but the number of females arrested for violent crimes increased 0.7 percent. 
  • Arrests of juveniles for violent crimes declined in both genders in 2010 when compared with data for 2001. The number of arrests of juvenile males decreased 21.8 percent, and the number of arrests of juvenile females decreased 20.7 percent. 
  • A comparison of data for 2010 and 2001 showed that the number of males arrested for property crimes in 2010 declined 7.2 percent from the number arrested in 2001, but the number of females arrested for property crimes rose 27.1 percent. 
  • Arrests of juvenile males for property crimes decreased 32.0 percent, and arrests of juvenile females for property crimes decreased 9.3 percent when data for 2010 were compared with data for 2001.