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Arrests, by Sex, 2012

  • In 2012, 73.8 percent of all arrestees were males. Males accounted for 80.1 percent of persons arrested for violent crimes and for 62.6 percent of persons arrested for property crimes.
  • Males comprised 88.7 percent of persons arrested for murder and nonnegligent manslaughter in 2012.
  • Of the total number of persons arrested for drug abuse violations, 79.7 percent were males.
  • Females accounted for 43.1 percent of all persons arrested for larceny-theft offenses in 2012.
  • Of persons arrested for aggravated assault in 2012, 22.9 percent were females.