Table 44

Arrest Trends

Cities, 2013–2014

[8,179 agencies; 2014 estimated population 160,162,527; 2013 estimated population 158,570,154]

Offense charged Number of persons arrested
Total all ages Under 18 years of age 18 years of age and over
2013 2014 Percent
change
2013 2014 Percent
change
2013 2014 Percent
change
TOTAL1 6,277,942 6,016,367 -4.2 670,499 613,293 -8.5 5,607,443 5,403,074 -3.6
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 5,551 5,279 -4.9 445 392 -11.9 5,106 4,887 -4.3
Rape2 10,335 11,160 +8.0 1,651 1,734 +5.0 8,684 9,426 +8.5
Robbery 62,144 57,825 -6.9 12,493 11,925 -4.5 49,651 45,900 -7.6
Aggravated assault 210,878 212,217 +0.6 18,350 17,627 -3.9 192,528 194,590 +1.1
Burglary 140,988 129,224 -8.3 25,885 23,729 -8.3 115,103 105,495 -8.3
Larceny-theft 785,367 775,438 -1.3 124,391 116,821 -6.1 660,976 658,617 -0.4
Motor vehicle theft 34,893 35,737 +2.4 6,291 6,764 +7.5 28,602 28,973 +1.3
Arson 5,528 5,174 -6.4 2,119 1,904 -10.1 3,409 3,270 -4.1
Violent crime3 288,908 286,481 -0.8 32,939 31,678 -3.8 255,969 254,803 -0.5
Property crime3 966,776 945,573 -2.2 158,686 149,218 -6.0 808,090 796,355 -1.5
Other assaults 625,098 599,683 -4.1 84,318 77,151 -8.5 540,780 522,532 -3.4
Forgery and counterfeiting 34,268 31,058 -9.4 615 682 +10.9 33,653 30,376 -9.7
Fraud 72,434 69,955 -3.4 2,767 2,554 -7.7 69,667 67,401 -3.3
Embezzlement 9,446 9,522 +0.8 261 298 +14.2 9,185 9,224 +0.4
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 53,191 49,677 -6.6 6,672 6,545 -1.9 46,519 43,132 -7.3
Vandalism 118,392 113,983 -3.7 28,293 26,641 -5.8 90,099 87,342 -3.1
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 81,017 78,140 -3.6 12,731 12,335 -3.1 68,286 65,805 -3.6
Prostitution and commercialized vice 36,034 31,418 -12.8 558 498 -10.8 35,476 30,920 -12.8
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 31,222 29,368 -5.9 5,634 5,192 -7.8 25,588 24,176 -5.5
Drug abuse violations 798,039 796,178 -0.2 67,171 62,888 -6.4 730,868 733,290 +0.3
Gambling 2,067 1,836 -11.2 191 148 -22.5 1,876 1,688 -10.0
Offenses against the family and children 35,430 35,589 +0.4 1,506 1,798 +19.4 33,924 33,791 -0.4
Driving under the influence 511,981 480,885 -6.1 3,739 3,426 -8.4 508,242 477,459 -6.1
Liquor laws 216,341 189,538 -12.4 34,650 29,770 -14.1 181,691 159,768 -12.1
Drunkenness 294,667 271,954 -7.7 4,899 4,238 -13.5 289,768 267,716 -7.6
Disorderly conduct 292,635 262,706 -10.2 59,494 49,653 -16.5 233,141 213,053 -8.6
Vagrancy 18,400 19,177 +4.2 602 602 0.0 17,798 18,575 +4.4
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,747,424 1,675,856 -4.1 120,601 110,188 -8.6 1,626,823 1,565,668 -3.8
Suspicion 467 799 +71.1 51 273 +435.3 416 526 +26.4
Curfew and loitering law violations 44,172 37,790 -14.4 44,172 37,790 -14.4 - - -
  • 1 Does not include suspicion.
  • 2 The rape figures in this table are aggregate totals of the data submitted based on both the legacy and revised Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 3 Violent crimes are offenses of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. Property crimes are offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.

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