Table 42

Arrests

by Sex, 2013

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

Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent
male
Percent
female
Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 9,069,992 6,662,833 2,407,159 73.5 26.5 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 8,401 7,415 986 88.3 11.7 0.1 0.1 *
Rape2 13,617 13,362 255 98.1 1.9 0.2 0.2 *
Robbery 78,753 68,239 10,514 86.6 13.4 0.9 1.0 0.4
Aggravated assault 292,007 224,735 67,272 77.0 23.0 3.2 3.4 2.8
Burglary 203,709 169,018 34,691 83.0 17.0 2.2 2.5 1.4
Larceny-theft 996,495 567,174 429,321 56.9 43.1 11.0 8.5 17.8
Motor vehicle theft 52,507 42,078 10,429 80.1 19.9 0.6 0.6 0.4
Arson 8,413 6,752 1,661 80.3 19.7 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime3 392,778 313,751 79,027 79.9 20.1 4.3 4.7 3.3
Property crime3 1,261,124 785,022 476,102 62.2 37.8 13.9 11.8 19.8
Other assaults 885,822 639,502 246,320 72.2 27.8 9.8 9.6 10.2
Forgery and counterfeiting 48,826 30,570 18,256 62.6 37.4 0.5 0.5 0.8
Fraud 113,510 68,270 45,240 60.1 39.9 1.3 1.0 1.9
Embezzlement 12,664 6,536 6,128 51.6 48.4 0.1 0.1 0.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 74,792 58,734 16,058 78.5 21.5 0.8 0.9 0.7
Vandalism 162,068 129,202 32,866 79.7 20.3 1.8 1.9 1.4
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 112,673 102,864 9,809 91.3 8.7 1.2 1.5 0.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 42,110 13,818 28,292 32.8 67.2 0.5 0.2 1.2
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 46,832 43,193 3,639 92.2 7.8 0.5 0.6 0.2
Drug abuse violations 1,209,661 953,984 255,677 78.9 21.1 13.3 14.3 10.6
Gambling 5,089 4,349 740 85.5 14.5 0.1 0.1 *
Offenses against the family and children 78,812 57,806 21,006 73.3 26.7 0.9 0.9 0.9
Driving under the influence 918,462 689,383 229,079 75.1 24.9 10.1 10.3 9.5
Liquor laws 280,860 199,751 81,109 71.1 28.9 3.1 3.0 3.4
Drunkenness 358,036 291,223 66,813 81.3 18.7 3.9 4.4 2.8
Disorderly conduct 375,142 270,299 104,843 72.1 27.9 4.1 4.1 4.4
Vagrancy 21,633 17,114 4,519 79.1 20.9 0.2 0.3 0.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,620,320 1,952,465 667,855 74.5 25.5 28.9 29.3 27.7
Suspicion 844 647 197 76.7 23.3 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 47,934 34,350 13,584 71.7 28.3 0.5 0.5 0.6
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 2 The rape figures in this table are an aggregate total of the data submitted using both the revised and legacy Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 3 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, by Sex, 2013

  • In 2013, 73.5 percent of all arrestees were males. Males accounted for 79.9 percent of persons arrested for violent crimes and for 62.2 percent of persons arrested for property crimes.
  • Males comprised 88.3 percent of persons arrested for murder and nonnegligent manslaughter in 2013.
  • Of the total number of persons arrested for drug abuse violations, 78.9 percent were males.
  • Females accounted for 43.1 percent of all persons arrested for larceny-theft offenses in 2013.
  • Of persons arrested for aggravated assault in 2013, 23.0 percent were females.