Table 62

Arrest Trends

Suburban Areas,1 2012–2013

[4,928 agencies; 2013 estimated population 91,923,343; 2012 estimated population 91,089,328]

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
TOTAL2 3,133,889 3,004,029 -4.1 318,198 269,056 -15.4 2,815,691 2,734,973 -2.9
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,157 2,188 +1.4 127 161 +26.8 2,030 2,027 -0.1
Rape3 4,084 3,877 -5.1 618 597 -3.4 3,466 3,280 -5.4
Robbery 18,788 18,160 -3.3 3,336 3,104 -7.0 15,452 15,056 -2.6
Aggravated assault 90,832 86,858 -4.4 8,250 7,382 -10.5 82,582 79,476 -3.8
Burglary 71,312 64,265 -9.9 12,452 10,025 -19.5 58,860 54,240 -7.8
Larceny-theft 310,989 306,199 -1.5 49,606 42,577 -14.2 261,383 263,622 +0.9
Motor vehicle theft 15,426 15,328 -0.6 2,528 2,341 -7.4 12,898 12,987 +0.7
Arson 2,745 2,554 -7.0 1,166 899 -22.9 1,579 1,655 +4.8
Violent crime4 115,861 111,083 -4.1 12,331 11,244 -8.8 103,530 99,839 -3.6
Property crime4 400,472 388,346 -3.0 65,752 55,842 -15.1 334,720 332,504 -0.7
Other assaults 289,547 273,353 -5.6 45,007 39,689 -11.8 244,540 233,664 -4.4
Forgery and counterfeiting 18,958 17,279 -8.9 452 340 -24.8 18,506 16,939 -8.5
Fraud 46,191 43,003 -6.9 1,315 1,244 -5.4 44,876 41,759 -6.9
Embezzlement 4,208 4,432 +5.3 81 92 +13.6 4,127 4,340 +5.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 28,394 26,719 -5.9 3,429 2,701 -21.2 24,965 24,018 -3.8
Vandalism 56,083 51,099 -8.9 15,134 12,341 -18.5 40,949 38,758 -5.4
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 33,392 32,615 -2.3 5,694 4,906 -13.8 27,698 27,709 *
Prostitution and commercialized vice 4,350 5,297 +21.8 94 100 +6.4 4,256 5,197 +22.1
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 16,803 14,680 -12.6 3,242 2,830 -12.7 13,561 11,850 -12.6
Drug abuse violations 401,378 409,235 +2.0 39,209 34,355 -12.4 362,169 374,880 +3.5
Gambling 971 914 -5.9 77 61 -20.8 894 853 -4.6
Offenses against the family and children 38,745 37,677 -2.8 934 863 -7.6 37,811 36,814 -2.6
Driving under the influence 366,838 341,319 -7.0 2,576 2,121 -17.7 364,262 339,198 -6.9
Liquor laws 105,212 87,108 -17.2 21,612 16,883 -21.9 83,600 70,225 -16.0
Drunkenness 106,811 97,487 -8.7 2,841 2,130 -25.0 103,970 95,357 -8.3
Disorderly conduct 114,523 101,873 -11.0 27,259 22,276 -18.3 87,264 79,597 -8.8
Vagrancy 4,391 3,840 -12.5 358 209 -41.6 4,033 3,631 -10.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 971,088 949,834 -2.2 61,128 51,993 -14.9 909,960 897,841 -1.3
Suspicion 440 231 -47.5 102 28 -72.5 338 203 -39.9
Curfew and loitering law violations 9,673 6,836 -29.3 9,673 6,836 -29.3 - - -
  • 1 Suburban areas include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants and county law enforcement agencies that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban areas exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city.
  • 2 Does not include suspicion.
  • 3 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.
  • 4 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.
  • *Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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