Table 62

Arrest Trends

Suburban Areas,1 2009–2010

[6,161 agencies; 2010 estimated population 96,704,770; 2009 estimated population 95,920,094]

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
TOTAL2 3,748,069 3,617,502 -3.5 496,287 453,257 -8.7 3,251,782 3,164,245 -2.7
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,400 2,275 -5.2 181 194 +7.2 2,219 2,081 -6.2
Forcible rape 5,055 4,649 -8.0 815 737 -9.6 4,240 3,912 -7.7
Robbery 24,220 21,471 -11.4 5,591 4,675 -16.4 18,629 16,796 -9.8
Aggravated assault 102,252 99,242 -2.9 13,053 11,718 -10.2 89,199 87,524 -1.9
Burglary 78,070 75,988 -2.7 19,166 16,406 -14.4 58,904 59,582 +1.2
Larceny-theft 348,102 338,736 -2.7 82,071 72,540 -11.6 266,031 266,196 +0.1
Motor vehicle theft 19,004 16,904 -11.1 4,454 3,408 -23.5 14,550 13,496 -7.2
Arson 3,756 3,338 -11.1 1,802 1,494 -17.1 1,954 1,844 -5.6
Violent crime3 133,927 127,637 -4.7 19,640 17,324 -11.8 114,287 110,313 -3.5
Property crime3 448,932 434,966 -3.1 107,493 93,848 -12.7 341,439 341,118 -0.1
Other assaults 343,733 337,865 -1.7 64,901 62,274 -4.0 278,832 275,591 -1.2
Forgery and counterfeiting 24,572 22,482 -8.5 633 548 -13.4 23,939 21,934 -8.4
Fraud 73,790 62,174 -15.7 1,895 1,784 -5.9 71,895 60,390 -16.0
Embezzlement 4,783 4,298 -10.1 162 125 -22.8 4,621 4,173 -9.7
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 29,657 28,215 -4.9 5,163 4,323 -16.3 24,494 23,892 -2.5
Vandalism 72,608 67,459 -7.1 26,004 22,148 -14.8 46,604 45,311 -2.8
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 37,886 36,017 -4.9 8,473 7,781 -8.2 29,413 28,236 -4.0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 4,877 4,573 -6.2 152 117 -23.0 4,725 4,456 -5.7
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 20,031 19,425 -3.0 3,888 3,787 -2.6 16,143 15,638 -3.1
Drug abuse violations 429,685 431,362 +0.4 50,275 50,276 * 379,410 381,086 +0.4
Gambling 1,548 1,312 -15.2 125 69 -44.8 1,423 1,243 -12.6
Offenses against the family and children 44,301 42,229 -4.7 1,414 1,256 -11.2 42,887 40,973 -4.5
Driving under the influence 477,474 458,882 -3.9 4,400 3,938 -10.5 473,074 454,944 -3.8
Liquor laws 164,990 147,230 -10.8 37,670 32,320 -14.2 127,320 114,910 -9.7
Drunkenness 140,773 130,638 -7.2 4,260 3,804 -10.7 136,513 126,834 -7.1
Disorderly conduct 173,654 167,137 -3.8 49,252 46,733 -5.1 124,402 120,404 -3.2
Vagrancy 4,605 4,764 +3.5 408 448 +9.8 4,197 4,316 +2.8
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,097,959 1,072,242 -2.3 91,795 83,759 -8.8 1,006,164 988,483 -1.8
Suspicion 298 357 +19.8 42 53 +26.2 256 304 +18.8
Curfew and loitering law violations 18,284 16,595 -9.2 18,284 16,595 -9.2 - - -
  • 1 Suburban areas include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants and county law enforcement agencies that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban areas exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city.
  • 2 Does not include suspicion.
  • 3 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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