Table 63

Arrest Trends

Suburban Areas1

by Sex, 2009–2010

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

Offense charged Male Female
Total Under 18 Total Under 18
2009 2010 Percent
change
2009 2010 Percent
change
2009 2010 Percent
change
2009 2010 Percent
change
TOTAL2 2,791,832 2,679,079 -4.0 353,920 321,507 -9.2 956,237 938,423 -1.9 142,367 131,750 -7.5
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,109 1,987 -5.8 164 171 +4.3 291 288 -1.0 17 23 +35.3
Forcible rape 4,989 4,599 -7.8 799 723 -9.5 66 50 -24.2 16 14 -12.5
Robbery 21,409 18,861 -11.9 5,091 4,281 -15.9 2,811 2,610 -7.2 500 394 -21.2
Aggravated assault 80,433 77,703 -3.4 9,862 8,805 -10.7 21,819 21,539 -1.3 3,191 2,913 -8.7
Burglary 66,673 64,529 -3.2 17,000 14,635 -13.9 11,397 11,459 +0.5 2,166 1,771 -18.2
Larceny-theft 199,165 192,988 -3.1 46,983 41,405 -11.9 148,937 145,748 -2.1 35,088 31,135 -11.3
Motor vehicle theft 15,549 13,801 -11.2 3,658 2,797 -23.5 3,455 3,103 -10.2 796 611 -23.2
Arson 3,178 2,831 -10.9 1,583 1,311 -17.2 578 507 -12.3 219 183 -16.4
Violent crime3 108,940 103,150 -5.3 15,916 13,980 -12.2 24,987 24,487 -2.0 3,724 3,344 -10.2
Property crime3 284,565 274,149 -3.7 69,224 60,148 -13.1 164,367 160,817 -2.2 38,269 33,700 -11.9
Other assaults 252,453 245,270 -2.8 43,302 40,748 -5.9 91,280 92,595 +1.4 21,599 21,526 -0.3
Forgery and counterfeiting 15,286 14,139 -7.5 469 403 -14.1 9,286 8,343 -10.2 164 145 -11.6
Fraud 40,998 35,715 -12.9 1,240 1,194 -3.7 32,792 26,459 -19.3 655 590 -9.9
Embezzlement 2,323 2,179 -6.2 80 80 0.0 2,460 2,119 -13.9 82 45 -45.1
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 23,648 22,266 -5.8 4,218 3,500 -17.0 6,009 5,949 -1.0 945 823 -12.9
Vandalism 60,109 55,151 -8.2 22,339 18,744 -16.1 12,499 12,308 -1.5 3,665 3,404 -7.1
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 34,407 32,698 -5.0 7,441 6,857 -7.8 3,479 3,319 -4.6 1,032 924 -10.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 1,742 1,874 +7.6 61 43 -29.5 3,135 2,699 -13.9 91 74 -18.7
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 18,560 17,979 -3.1 3,493 3,400 -2.7 1,471 1,446 -1.7 395 387 -2.0
Drug abuse violations 343,243 342,381 -0.3 41,618 41,239 -0.9 86,442 88,981 +2.9 8,657 9,037 +4.4
Gambling 1,054 1,026 -2.7 105 48 -54.3 494 286 -42.1 20 21 +5.0
Offenses against the family and children 35,257 33,751 -4.3 915 842 -8.0 9,044 8,478 -6.3 499 414 -17.0
Driving under the influence 366,377 347,045 -5.3 3,313 2,924 -11.7 111,097 111,837 +0.7 1,087 1,014 -6.7
Liquor laws 114,809 102,605 -10.6 23,124 19,673 -14.9 50,181 44,625 -11.1 14,546 12,647 -13.1
Drunkenness 115,097 105,784 -8.1 3,104 2,730 -12.0 25,676 24,854 -3.2 1,156 1,074 -7.1
Disorderly conduct 126,089 119,688 -5.1 33,534 31,353 -6.5 47,565 47,449 -0.2 15,718 15,380 -2.2
Vagrancy 3,382 3,715 +9.8 305 361 +18.4 1,223 1,049 -14.2 103 87 -15.5
All other offenses (except traffic) 831,285 807,249 -2.9 67,911 61,975 -8.7 266,674 264,993 -0.6 23,884 21,784 -8.8
Suspicion 198 278 +40.4 36 43 +19.4 100 79 -21.0 6 10 +66.7
Curfew and loitering law violations 12,208 11,265 -7.7 12,208 11,265 -7.7 6,076 5,330 -12.3 6,076 5,330 -12.3
  • 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.

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