Table 41

Arrests

Persons Under 15, 18, 21, and 25 Years of Age, 2013

[11,951 agencies; 2013 estimated population 245,741,701]

Offense charged Total all
ages
Number of persons arrested Percent of total all ages
Under 15 Under 18 Under 21 Under 25 Under 15 Under 18 Under 21 Under 25
TOTAL 9,069,992 244,688 875,262 1,957,970 3,402,820 2.7 9.7 21.6 37.5
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 8,401 71 614 2,099 3,914 0.8 7.3 25.0 46.6
Rape1 13,617 790 2,089 3,872 5,777 5.8 15.3 28.4 42.4
Robbery 78,753 3,209 15,932 32,254 46,970 4.1 20.2 41.0 59.6
Aggravated assault 292,007 8,221 25,016 51,416 95,722 2.8 8.6 17.6 32.8
Burglary 203,709 9,509 34,760 67,746 101,520 4.7 17.1 33.3 49.8
Larceny-theft 996,495 42,806 151,427 291,652 439,953 4.3 15.2 29.3 44.2
Motor vehicle theft 52,507 2,140 9,469 16,995 25,141 4.1 18.0 32.4 47.9
Arson 8,413 1,683 2,943 3,748 4,590 20.0 35.0 44.6 54.6
Violent crime2 392,778 12,291 43,651 89,641 152,383 3.1 11.1 22.8 38.8
Property crime2 1,261,124 56,138 198,599 380,141 571,204 4.5 15.7 30.1 45.3
Other assaults 885,822 46,365 118,253 194,009 322,171 5.2 13.3 21.9 36.4
Forgery and counterfeiting 48,826 94 850 5,904 14,049 0.2 1.7 12.1 28.8
Fraud 113,510 697 3,542 13,017 29,389 0.6 3.1 11.5 25.9
Embezzlement 12,664 35 318 2,346 4,838 0.3 2.5 18.5 38.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 74,792 1,953 8,388 19,080 31,722 2.6 11.2 25.5 42.4
Vandalism 162,068 14,326 37,678 60,508 86,790 8.8 23.2 37.3 53.6
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 112,673 5,673 16,683 32,829 53,331 5.0 14.8 29.1 47.3
Prostitution and commercialized vice 42,110 61 655 5,422 13,226 0.1 1.6 12.9 31.4
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 46,832 4,145 8,389 12,896 17,953 8.9 17.9 27.5 38.3
Drug abuse violations 1,209,661 16,075 94,187 286,261 513,379 1.3 7.8 23.7 42.4
Gambling 5,089 104 615 1,406 2,258 2.0 12.1 27.6 44.4
Offenses against the family and children 78,812 741 2,224 5,735 14,620 0.9 2.8 7.3 18.6
Driving under the influence 918,462 117 5,963 63,347 227,693 * 0.6 6.9 24.8
Liquor laws 280,860 4,562 48,126 182,134 202,027 1.6 17.1 64.8 71.9
Drunkenness 358,036 696 5,902 31,901 86,934 0.2 1.6 8.9 24.3
Disorderly conduct 375,142 29,362 76,318 115,756 174,614 7.8 20.3 30.9 46.5
Vagrancy 21,633 176 733 2,790 5,247 0.8 3.4 12.9 24.3
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,620,320 36,882 156,079 404,639 830,610 1.4 6.0 15.4 31.7
Suspicion 844 83 175 274 448 9.8 20.7 32.5 53.1
Curfew and loitering law violations 47,934 14,112 47,934 47,934 47,934 29.4 100.0 100.0 100.0
  • 1 The rape figures in this table are an aggregate total of the data submitted using both the revised and legacy Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 2 Violent crimes in this table are offenses of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, rape (revised and legacy definitions), 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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Arrests, Persons Under 15, 18, 21, and 25 Years of Age, 2013

  • In 2013, individuals under the age of 25 accounted for 37.5 percent of all arrestees.
  • Individuals under the age of 25 comprised 38.8 percent of all persons arrested for violent crimes and 45.3 percent of all persons arrested for property crimes.
  • In 2013, 46.6 percent of all persons arrested for murder and nonnegligent manslaughter were under the age of 25.
  • Of all persons arrested for robbery, 59.6 were under the age of 25. More than 20 percent (20.2) of persons arrested for robbery were juveniles.
  • Persons under the age of 25 accounted for 49.8 percent of all persons arrested for burglary in 2013. Juveniles accounted for 17.1 percent of persons arrested for burglary.
  • Arrests of persons under the age of 21 accounted for 23.7 percent of drug abuse violations.