Table 56

Arrest Trends

Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2009–2010

[1,912 agencies; 2010 estimated population 22,188,767; 2009 estimated population 22,213,418]

Offense charged Number of persons arrested
Total all ages Under 18 years of age 18 years of age and over
2009 2010 Percent
change
2009 2010 Percent
change
2009 2010 Percent
change
TOTAL1 827,397 794,429 -4.0 56,206 50,280 -10.5 771,191 744,149 -3.5
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 794 609 -23.3 46 23 -50.0 748 586 -21.7
Forcible rape 1,603 1,444 -9.9 225 185 -17.8 1,378 1,259 -8.6
Robbery 2,073 1,984 -4.3 223 176 -21.1 1,850 1,808 -2.3
Aggravated assault 20,561 19,498 -5.2 1,529 1,297 -15.2 19,032 18,201 -4.4
Burglary 19,103 18,441 -3.5 3,416 2,764 -19.1 15,687 15,677 -0.1
Larceny-theft 34,639 36,054 +4.1 5,331 4,845 -9.1 29,308 31,209 +6.5
Motor vehicle theft 3,983 3,847 -3.4 783 675 -13.8 3,200 3,172 -0.9
Arson 828 777 -6.2 216 170 -21.3 612 607 -0.8
Violent crime2 25,031 23,535 -6.0 2,023 1,681 -16.9 23,008 21,854 -5.0
Property crime2 58,553 59,119 +1.0 9,746 8,454 -13.3 48,807 50,665 +3.8
Other assaults 76,002 73,902 -2.8 8,405 8,067 -4.0 67,597 65,835 -2.6
Forgery and counterfeiting 4,299 4,135 -3.8 75 54 -28.0 4,224 4,081 -3.4
Fraud 24,391 19,557 -19.8 268 264 -1.5 24,123 19,293 -20.0
Embezzlement 788 855 +8.5 17 7 -58.8 771 848 +10.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 4,604 4,557 -1.0 476 369 -22.5 4,128 4,188 +1.5
Vandalism 13,393 12,094 -9.7 3,484 2,645 -24.1 9,909 9,449 -4.6
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 6,944 6,414 -7.6 657 598 -9.0 6,287 5,816 -7.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 168 206 +22.6 8 4 -50.0 160 202 +26.3
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 5,008 4,869 -2.8 901 903 +0.2 4,107 3,966 -3.4
Drug abuse violations 91,544 94,285 +3.0 5,377 5,376 * 86,167 88,909 +3.2
Gambling 309 185 -40.1 9 7 -22.2 300 178 -40.7
Offenses against the family and children 13,092 12,053 -7.9 249 201 -19.3 12,843 11,852 -7.7
Driving under the influence 170,102 160,122 -5.9 1,521 1,288 -15.3 168,581 158,834 -5.8
Liquor laws 31,947 29,091 -8.9 6,962 6,154 -11.6 24,985 22,937 -8.2
Drunkenness 22,975 19,810 -13.8 443 339 -23.5 22,532 19,471 -13.6
Disorderly conduct 22,434 21,404 -4.6 4,138 3,730 -9.9 18,296 17,674 -3.4
Vagrancy 378 332 -12.2 26 13 -50.0 352 319 -9.4
All other offenses (except traffic) 254,946 247,442 -2.9 10,932 9,664 -11.6 244,014 237,778 -2.6
Suspicion 89 82 -7.9 11 2 -81.8 78 80 +2.6
Curfew and loitering law violations 489 462 -5.5 489 462 -5.5 - - -
  • 1 Does not include suspicion.
  • 2 Violent crimes are offenses of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. Property crimes are offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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