Table 56

Arrest Trends

Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2012–2013

[1,620 agencies; 2013 estimated population 18,067,896; 2012 estimated population 18,207,798]

Offense charged Number of persons arrested
Total all ages Under 18 years of age 18 years of age and over
2012 2013 Percent
change
2012 2013 Percent
change
2012 2013 Percent
change
TOTAL1 647,800 615,650 -5.0 33,541 28,351 -15.5 614,259 587,299 -4.4
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 548 540 -1.5 23 34 +47.8 525 506 -3.6
Rape2 976 979 +0.3 107 114 +6.5 869 865 -0.5
Robbery 1,340 1,267 -5.4 104 95 -8.7 1,236 1,172 -5.2
Aggravated assault 15,198 14,572 -4.1 887 808 -8.9 14,311 13,764 -3.8
Burglary 15,206 13,235 -13.0 1,931 1,417 -26.6 13,275 11,818 -11.0
Larceny-theft 29,791 27,437 -7.9 3,146 2,343 -25.5 26,645 25,094 -5.8
Motor vehicle theft 3,188 2,968 -6.9 537 406 -24.4 2,651 2,562 -3.4
Arson 583 451 -22.6 119 104 -12.6 464 347 -25.2
Violent crime3 18,062 17,358 -3.9 1,121 1,051 -6.2 16,941 16,307 -3.7
Property crime3 48,768 44,091 -9.6 5,733 4,270 -25.5 43,035 39,821 -7.5
Other assaults 54,213 49,377 -8.9 4,910 4,468 -9.0 49,303 44,909 -8.9
Forgery and counterfeiting 2,595 2,443 -5.9 34 24 -29.4 2,561 2,419 -5.5
Fraud 11,816 10,303 -12.8 136 145 +6.6 11,680 10,158 -13.0
Embezzlement 517 483 -6.6 5 5 0.0 512 478 -6.6
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 3,787 3,552 -6.2 241 198 -17.8 3,546 3,354 -5.4
Vandalism 8,841 7,758 -12.2 1,843 1,452 -21.2 6,998 6,306 -9.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 5,574 5,595 +0.4 397 340 -14.4 5,177 5,255 +1.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 130 139 +6.9 8 7 -12.5 122 132 +8.2
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 3,574 2,982 -16.6 653 517 -20.8 2,921 2,465 -15.6
Drug abuse violations 73,480 77,656 +5.7 3,435 3,165 -7.9 70,045 74,491 +6.3
Gambling 139 104 -25.2 8 3 -62.5 131 101 -22.9
Offenses against the family and children 9,773 9,332 -4.5 148 148 0.0 9,625 9,184 -4.6
Driving under the influence 148,552 137,282 -7.6 866 747 -13.7 147,686 136,535 -7.6
Liquor laws 20,428 17,090 -16.3 4,098 3,303 -19.4 16,330 13,787 -15.6
Drunkenness 16,608 14,923 -10.1 254 197 -22.4 16,354 14,726 -10.0
Disorderly conduct 15,664 15,215 -2.9 2,502 2,269 -9.3 13,162 12,946 -1.6
Vagrancy 192 226 +17.7 14 7 -50.0 178 219 +23.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 204,781 199,496 -2.6 6,829 5,790 -15.2 197,952 193,706 -2.1
Suspicion 14 96 +585.7 3 1 -66.7 11 95 +763.6
Curfew and loitering law violations 306 245 -19.9 306 245 -19.9 - - -
  • 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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