Table 54

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

by Sex, 2011

[1,280 agencies; 2011 estimated population 51,699,773]

Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent
male
Percent
female
Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 1,617,135 1,212,444 404,691 75.0 25.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,566 1,366 200 87.2 12.8 0.1 0.1 *
Forcible rape 2,427 2,409 18 99.3 0.7 0.2 0.2 *
Robbery 9,744 8,598 1,146 88.2 11.8 0.6 0.7 0.3
Aggravated assault 54,787 42,881 11,906 78.3 21.7 3.4 3.5 2.9
Burglary 41,103 34,916 6,187 84.9 15.1 2.5 2.9 1.5
Larceny-theft 124,496 76,102 48,394 61.1 38.9 7.7 6.3 12.0
Motor vehicle theft 8,811 7,236 1,575 82.1 17.9 0.5 0.6 0.4
Arson 1,764 1,427 337 80.9 19.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime2 68,524 55,254 13,270 80.6 19.4 4.2 4.6 3.3
Property crime2 176,174 119,681 56,493 67.9 32.1 10.9 9.9 14.0
Other assaults 163,111 118,143 44,968 72.4 27.6 10.1 9.7 11.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 9,844 6,287 3,557 63.9 36.1 0.6 0.5 0.9
Fraud 29,665 17,100 12,565 57.6 42.4 1.8 1.4 3.1
Embezzlement 2,343 1,257 1,086 53.6 46.4 0.1 0.1 0.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 13,759 11,089 2,670 80.6 19.4 0.9 0.9 0.7
Vandalism 28,225 22,966 5,259 81.4 18.6 1.7 1.9 1.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 18,406 16,737 1,669 90.9 9.1 1.1 1.4 0.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,387 1,021 1,366 42.8 57.2 0.1 0.1 0.3
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 10,705 10,047 658 93.9 6.1 0.7 0.8 0.2
Drug abuse violations 213,452 167,809 45,643 78.6 21.4 13.2 13.8 11.3
Gambling 600 437 163 72.8 27.2 * * *
Offenses against the family and children 33,272 28,127 5,145 84.5 15.5 2.1 2.3 1.3
Driving under the influence 171,732 128,842 42,890 75.0 25.0 10.6 10.6 10.6
Liquor laws 43,985 30,349 13,636 69.0 31.0 2.7 2.5 3.4
Drunkenness 38,633 31,533 7,100 81.6 18.4 2.4 2.6 1.8
Disorderly conduct 46,743 33,674 13,069 72.0 28.0 2.9 2.8 3.2
Vagrancy 2,248 1,658 590 73.8 26.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 539,545 407,846 131,699 75.6 24.4 33.4 33.6 32.5
Suspicion 77 64 13 83.1 16.9 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 3,705 2,523 1,182 68.1 31.9 0.2 0.2 0.3
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 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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