Table 51

Arrest Trends

Metropolitan Counties

by Sex, 2012–2013

[1,130 agencies; 2013 estimated population 52,484,326; 2012 estimated population 51,967,607]

Offense charged Male Female
Total Under 18 Total Under 18
2012 2013 Percent
change
2012 2013 Percent
change
2012 2013 Percent
change
2012 2013 Percent change
TOTAL1 1,197,700 1,152,561 -3.8 96,924 82,815 -14.6 413,265 406,095 -1.7 37,370 32,142 -14.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,301 1,333 +2.5 65 69 +6.2 172 205 +19.2 9 11 +22.2
Rape2 2,262 2,126 -6.0 314 295 -6.1 26 34 +30.8 5 8 +60.0
Robbery 8,302 7,886 -5.0 1,454 1,357 -6.7 1,256 1,368 +8.9 147 144 -2.0
Aggravated assault 41,987 40,674 -3.1 3,253 2,855 -12.2 11,616 11,166 -3.9 1,089 1,010 -7.3
Burglary 32,697 29,191 -10.7 5,590 4,302 -23.0 6,286 6,004 -4.5 574 481 -16.2
Larceny-theft 73,310 70,950 -3.2 11,297 9,768 -13.5 49,041 48,585 -0.9 6,547 5,445 -16.8
Motor vehicle theft 7,440 7,370 -0.9 1,129 1,012 -10.4 1,842 1,926 +4.6 211 225 +6.6
Arson 1,047 987 -5.7 338 309 -8.6 216 213 -1.4 54 48 -11.1
Violent crime3 53,852 52,019 -3.4 5,086 4,576 -10.0 13,070 12,773 -2.3 1,250 1,173 -6.2
Property crime3 114,494 108,498 -5.2 18,354 15,391 -16.1 57,385 56,728 -1.1 7,386 6,199 -16.1
Other assaults 108,705 102,968 -5.3 14,528 13,005 -10.5 41,408 39,814 -3.8 8,027 7,309 -8.9
Forgery and counterfeiting 6,362 5,748 -9.7 143 127 -11.2 3,534 3,294 -6.8 79 37 -53.2
Fraud 15,412 14,191 -7.9 376 381 +1.3 11,065 9,889 -10.6 187 141 -24.6
Embezzlement 1,114 1,175 +5.5 32 22 -31.3 1,022 1,055 +3.2 11 6 -45.5
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 12,160 11,040 -9.2 1,244 919 -26.1 3,056 3,034 -0.7 272 201 -26.1
Vandalism 21,335 20,262 -5.0 5,359 4,522 -15.6 5,546 5,088 -8.3 1,184 922 -22.1
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 16,227 15,519 -4.4 2,320 2,007 -13.5 1,724 1,821 +5.6 307 313 +2.0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 976 1,379 +41.3 9 16 +77.8 1,498 1,769 +18.1 49 43 -12.2
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 9,123 7,998 -12.3 1,630 1,373 -15.8 707 611 -13.6 131 145 +10.7
Drug abuse violations 166,781 170,251 +2.1 13,956 11,951 -14.4 47,118 49,275 +4.6 2,860 2,787 -2.6
Gambling 501 488 -2.6 28 21 -25.0 213 220 +3.3 19 21 +10.5
Offenses against the family and children 24,333 23,813 -2.1 286 285 -0.3 5,151 5,246 +1.8 181 151 -16.6
Driving under the influence 162,195 151,749 -6.4 901 740 -17.9 54,067 51,018 -5.6 340 266 -21.8
Liquor laws 25,306 21,396 -15.5 5,296 4,292 -19.0 11,631 10,130 -12.9 3,630 2,820 -22.3
Drunkenness 29,720 27,208 -8.5 544 389 -28.5 6,819 6,500 -4.7 203 149 -26.6
Disorderly conduct 28,461 26,400 -7.2 6,100 5,497 -9.9 11,881 10,827 -8.9 3,532 3,032 -14.2
Vagrancy 1,934 1,481 -23.4 167 77 -53.9 659 517 -21.5 73 29 -60.3
All other offenses (except traffic) 396,427 387,590 -2.2 18,283 15,836 -13.4 134,550 135,746 +0.9 6,488 5,658 -12.8
Suspicion 132 32 -75.8 1 5 +400.0 55 10 -81.8 2 1 -50.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 2,282 1,388 -39.2 2,282 1,388 -39.2 1,161 740 -36.3 1,161 740 -36.3
  • 1 Does not include suspicion.
  • 2 The rape figures in this table are based on the legacy definition 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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