Table 66

Arrests

Suburban Areas1

by Sex, 2011

[6,522 agencies; 2011 estimated population 104,263,328]

Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent
male
Percent
female
Percent distribution2
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 3,796,974 2,795,803 1,001,171 73.6 26.4 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,604 2,281 323 87.6 12.4 0.1 0.1 *
Forcible rape 5,007 4,951 56 98.9 1.1 0.1 0.2 *
Robbery 23,424 20,599 2,825 87.9 12.1 0.6 0.7 0.3
Aggravated assault 107,868 83,948 23,920 77.8 22.2 2.8 3.0 2.4
Burglary 85,052 72,282 12,770 85.0 15.0 2.2 2.6 1.3
Larceny-theft 382,524 219,103 163,421 57.3 42.7 10.1 7.8 16.3
Motor vehicle theft 16,896 13,770 3,126 81.5 18.5 0.4 0.5 0.3
Arson 3,951 3,278 673 83.0 17.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime3 138,903 111,779 27,124 80.5 19.5 3.7 4.0 2.7
Property crime3 488,423 308,433 179,990 63.1 36.9 12.9 11.0 18.0
Other assaults 362,555 261,512 101,043 72.1 27.9 9.5 9.4 10.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 22,970 14,368 8,602 62.6 37.4 0.6 0.5 0.9
Fraud 58,503 34,334 24,169 58.7 41.3 1.5 1.2 2.4
Embezzlement 5,104 2,620 2,484 51.3 48.7 0.1 0.1 0.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 31,234 24,589 6,645 78.7 21.3 0.8 0.9 0.7
Vandalism 70,969 57,984 12,985 81.7 18.3 1.9 2.1 1.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 39,242 35,739 3,503 91.1 8.9 1.0 1.3 0.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 5,246 2,110 3,136 40.2 59.8 0.1 0.1 0.3
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 20,424 19,048 1,376 93.3 6.7 0.5 0.7 0.1
Drug abuse violations 460,338 363,828 96,510 79.0 21.0 12.1 13.0 9.6
Gambling 1,432 1,044 388 72.9 27.1 * * *
Offenses against the family and children 46,626 37,144 9,482 79.7 20.3 1.2 1.3 0.9
Driving under the influence 389,342 289,642 99,700 74.4 25.6 10.3 10.4 10.0
Liquor laws 174,027 119,318 54,709 68.6 31.4 4.6 4.3 5.5
Drunkenness 144,459 116,554 27,905 80.7 19.3 3.8 4.2 2.8
Disorderly conduct 177,018 126,270 50,748 71.3 28.7 4.7 4.5 5.1
Vagrancy 5,044 3,925 1,119 77.8 22.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,140,091 855,192 284,899 75.0 25.0 30.0 30.6 28.5
Suspicion 571 432 139 75.7 24.3 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 14,453 9,938 4,515 68.8 31.2 0.4 0.4 0.5
  • 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 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 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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