Table 63

Arrest Trends

Suburban Areas1

by Sex, 2012–2013

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

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
TOTAL2 2,303,679 2,197,889 -4.6 227,493 193,003 -15.2 830,210 806,140 -2.9 90,705 76,053 -16.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,903 1,892 -0.6 110 124 +12.7 254 296 +16.5 17 37 +117.6
Rape3 4,032 3,811 -5.5 605 571 -5.6 52 66 +26.9 13 26 +100.0
Robbery 16,267 15,573 -4.3 3,025 2,814 -7.0 2,521 2,587 +2.6 311 290 -6.8
Aggravated assault 70,963 67,765 -4.5 6,231 5,545 -11.0 19,869 19,093 -3.9 2,019 1,837 -9.0
Burglary 59,705 53,318 -10.7 11,081 8,893 -19.7 11,607 10,947 -5.7 1,371 1,132 -17.4
Larceny-theft 178,580 175,140 -1.9 30,126 26,245 -12.9 132,409 131,059 -1.0 19,480 16,332 -16.2
Motor vehicle theft 12,318 12,156 -1.3 2,128 1,907 -10.4 3,108 3,172 +2.1 400 434 +8.5
Arson 2,255 2,115 -6.2 969 800 -17.4 490 439 -10.4 197 99 -49.7
Violent crime4 93,165 89,041 -4.4 9,971 9,054 -9.2 22,696 22,042 -2.9 2,360 2,190 -7.2
Property crime4 252,858 242,729 -4.0 44,304 37,845 -14.6 147,614 145,617 -1.4 21,448 17,997 -16.1
Other assaults 208,115 196,154 -5.7 28,880 25,649 -11.2 81,432 77,199 -5.2 16,127 14,040 -12.9
Forgery and counterfeiting 11,972 10,859 -9.3 296 245 -17.2 6,986 6,420 -8.1 156 95 -39.1
Fraud 27,206 25,676 -5.6 893 856 -4.1 18,985 17,327 -8.7 422 388 -8.1
Embezzlement 2,154 2,272 +5.5 59 68 +15.3 2,054 2,160 +5.2 22 24 +9.1
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 22,517 20,805 -7.6 2,828 2,258 -20.2 5,877 5,914 +0.6 601 443 -26.3
Vandalism 45,112 41,073 -9.0 12,666 10,398 -17.9 10,971 10,026 -8.6 2,468 1,943 -21.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 30,322 29,368 -3.1 5,106 4,341 -15.0 3,070 3,247 +5.8 588 565 -3.9
Prostitution and commercialized vice 1,726 2,185 +26.6 30 35 +16.7 2,624 3,112 +18.6 64 65 +1.6
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 15,585 13,611 -12.7 2,934 2,531 -13.7 1,218 1,069 -12.2 308 299 -2.9
Drug abuse violations 314,684 318,453 +1.2 32,354 27,893 -13.8 86,694 90,782 +4.7 6,855 6,462 -5.7
Gambling 703 650 -7.5 55 39 -29.1 268 264 -1.5 22 22 0.0
Offenses against the family and children 30,671 29,660 -3.3 583 565 -3.1 8,074 8,017 -0.7 351 298 -15.1
Driving under the influence 274,046 254,022 -7.3 1,896 1,581 -16.6 92,792 87,297 -5.9 680 540 -20.6
Liquor laws 73,197 60,511 -17.3 13,191 10,372 -21.4 32,015 26,597 -16.9 8,421 6,511 -22.7
Drunkenness 85,710 78,117 -8.9 2,030 1,544 -23.9 21,101 19,370 -8.2 811 586 -27.7
Disorderly conduct 81,851 73,029 -10.8 17,856 14,748 -17.4 32,672 28,844 -11.7 9,403 7,528 -19.9
Vagrancy 3,401 3,001 -11.8 268 165 -38.4 990 839 -15.3 90 44 -51.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 722,242 702,059 -2.8 44,851 38,202 -14.8 248,846 247,775 -0.4 16,277 13,791 -15.3
Suspicion 335 187 -44.2 77 26 -66.2 105 44 -58.1 25 2 -92.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 6,442 4,614 -28.4 6,442 4,614 -28.4 3,231 2,222 -31.2 3,231 2,222 -31.2
  • 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.

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