Table 33

Ten-Year Arrest Trends

by Sex, 2004–2013

[7,858 agencies; 2013 estimated population 192,473,854; 2004 estimated population 178,805,123]

Offense charged Male Female
Total Under 18 Total Under 18
2004 2013 Percent
change
2004 2013 Percent
change
2004 2013 Percent
change
2004 2013 Percent
change
TOTAL1 6,428,484 5,249,466 -18.3 880,360 474,379 -46.1 1,974,004 1,871,059 -5.2 346,505 191,884 -44.6
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 6,976 5,899 -15.4 579 426 -26.4 896 796 -11.2 64 66 +3.1
Rape2 14,804 10,303 -30.4 2,350 1,431 -39.1 215 168 -21.9 64 53 -17.2
Robbery 57,297 52,850 -7.8 13,493 11,146 -17.4 7,052 8,169 +15.8 1,443 1,194 -17.3
Aggravated assault 214,947 181,044 -15.8 27,713 14,486 -47.7 55,879 53,510 -4.2 8,199 4,865 -40.7
Burglary 153,657 134,520 -12.5 43,716 24,592 -43.7 26,960 28,741 +6.6 6,005 3,368 -43.9
Larceny-theft 443,937 438,967 -1.1 114,914 69,383 -39.6 277,832 332,902 +19.8 83,157 47,758 -42.6
Motor vehicle theft 72,175 33,139 -54.1 18,772 6,058 -67.7 15,162 8,246 -45.6 4,012 1,309 -67.4
Arson 7,597 5,446 -28.3 3,959 2,009 -49.3 1,496 1,346 -10.0 634 361 -43.1
Violent crime3 294,024 250,096 -14.9 44,135 27,489 -37.7 64,042 62,643 -2.2 9,770 6,178 -36.8
Property crime3 677,366 612,072 -9.6 181,361 102,042 -43.7 321,450 371,235 +15.5 93,808 52,796 -43.7
Other assaults 579,814 502,938 -13.3 98,809 57,829 -41.5 190,156 193,721 +1.9 49,934 33,607 -32.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 43,282 23,763 -45.1 1,965 462 -76.5 28,711 14,121 -50.8 1,023 187 -81.7
Fraud 105,222 52,978 -49.7 2,919 1,838 -37.0 91,566 35,267 -61.5 1,703 917 -46.2
Embezzlement 5,892 5,195 -11.8 424 161 -62.0 6,103 5,007 -18.0 274 72 -73.7
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 63,803 45,940 -28.0 11,674 5,361 -54.1 14,224 12,503 -12.1 2,205 993 -55.0
Vandalism 133,903 102,840 -23.2 52,463 25,044 -52.3 27,038 25,749 -4.8 8,799 4,632 -47.4
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 101,813 83,516 -18.0 22,772 11,539 -49.3 8,884 7,634 -14.1 2,706 1,232 -54.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 17,110 11,124 -35.0 311 104 -66.6 38,259 24,438 -36.1 846 446 -47.3
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 49,501 32,947 -33.4 9,896 5,601 -43.4 4,791 2,657 -44.5 1,027 648 -36.9
Drug abuse violations 875,292 772,299 -11.8 97,947 62,043 -36.7 205,009 204,583 -0.2 20,445 13,724 -32.9
Gambling 5,914 3,873 -34.5 1,073 545 -49.2 451 527 +16.9 26 24 -7.7
Offenses against the family and children 55,810 44,894 -19.6 2,269 1,034 -54.4 17,439 15,585 -10.6 1,339 634 -52.7
Driving under the influence 684,615 536,202 -21.7 8,862 3,283 -63.0 155,710 174,149 +11.8 2,350 1,032 -56.1
Liquor laws 256,914 148,148 -42.3 46,834 21,047 -55.1 86,868 58,137 -33.1 25,142 13,236 -47.4
Drunkenness 310,471 245,802 -20.8 8,558 3,754 -56.1 53,507 54,906 +2.6 2,559 1,353 -47.1
Disorderly conduct 270,910 188,386 -30.5 74,220 35,078 -52.7 93,949 70,564 -24.9 36,154 18,393 -49.1
Vagrancy 18,567 14,289 -23.0 2,221 419 -81.1 4,570 3,865 -15.4 917 126 -86.3
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,833,436 1,554,858 -15.2 166,822 92,400 -44.6 539,516 525,690 -2.6 63,717 33,576 -47.3
Suspicion 3,362 300 -91.1 380 31 -91.8 887 99 -88.8 155 7 -95.5
Curfew and loitering law violations 44,825 17,306 -61.4 44,825 17,306 -61.4 21,761 8,078 -62.9 21,761 8,078 -62.9
  • 1 Does not include suspicion.
  • 2 The rape figures in this table are based on the legacy definition of rape only. The rape figures shown include converted National Incident-Based Reporting System rape data and those states/agencies that reported the legacy definition of rape for both years.
  • 3 Violent crimes in this table are offenses of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, rape (legacy definition), robbery, and aggravated assault. Property crimes are offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.

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Ten-Year Arrest Trends, by Sex, 2004–2013

  • In 2013, the number of males arrested declined 18.3 percent when compared with data for 2004; the number of females arrested fell 5.2 percent for the same comparison period.
  • Arrests of juvenile (persons under age 18) males dropped 46.1 percent, and arrests of juvenile females decreased 44.6 percent when data for 2013 were compared with statistics for 2004.
  • The number of males arrested for violent crimes in 2013 decreased 14.9 percent from the number arrested in 2004; the number of females arrested for violent crimes decreased 2.2 percent.
  • Arrests of juveniles for violent crimes declined for both genders in 2013 when compared with data for 2004. The number of arrests of juvenile males decreased 37.7 percent, and the number of arrests of juvenile females decreased 36.8 percent.
  • A comparison of data showed that the number of males arrested for property crimes in 2013 declined 9.6 percent from the number arrested in 2004, but the number of females arrested for property crimes rose 15.5 percent.
  • Arrests of juvenile males and juvenile females for property crimes decreased 43.7 percent, respectively, when data for 2013 were compared with data for 2004.