Table 40

Arrests

Females, by Age, 2015

[12,706 agencies; 2015 estimated population 246,947,242]

Offense charged Total all
ages
Ages
under 15
Ages
under 18
Ages 18
and over
Under
10
10-12 13-14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65 and
over
TOTAL 2,238,335 59,947 207,853 2,030,482 908 11,846 47,193 41,096 50,315 56,495 72,355 78,315 79,147 80,774 83,464 85,502 86,629 384,567 317,727 235,566 172,973 140,846 108,616 59,405 26,168 18,428
Total percent distribution1 100.0 2.7 9.3 90.7 * 0.5 2.1 1.8 2.2 2.5 3.2 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 17.2 14.2 10.5 7.7 6.3 4.9 2.7 1.2 0.8
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 984 6 39 945 0 1 5 6 7 20 44 43 29 36 48 50 46 181 154 89 62 55 59 25 11 13
Rape2 514 58 108 406 1 13 44 19 15 16 17 22 10 16 11 12 20 59 78 58 46 25 11 16 4 1
Robbery 10,509 338 1,501 9,008 1 35 302 344 395 424 568 537 491 505 469 477 484 1,855 1,343 890 561 404 270 116 22 16
Aggravated assault 66,822 1,868 5,638 61,184 35 450 1,383 1,093 1,230 1,447 1,566 1,825 2,016 2,356 2,559 2,556 2,625 11,817 9,602 7,172 5,417 4,548 3,669 2,011 853 592
Burglary 31,545 1,138 3,672 27,873 40 237 861 763 830 941 1,091 1,160 1,070 1,219 1,187 1,251 1,205 5,568 4,691 3,279 2,214 1,694 1,215 622 251 156
Larceny-theft 388,520 11,826 48,831 339,689 115 2,357 9,354 9,173 12,844 14,988 17,514 16,183 14,426 13,674 13,767 13,480 13,629 61,302 51,844 37,602 27,318 22,559 17,469 10,129 5,070 3,723
Motor vehicle theft 12,662 559 1,994 10,668 4 50 505 497 494 444 446 441 472 510 527 509 515 2,457 1,937 1,216 734 494 260 105 25 20
Arson 1,342 186 332 1,010 9 68 109 70 41 35 21 25 43 32 22 32 26 169 152 125 101 82 92 52 17 19
Violent crime3 78,829 2,270 7,286 71,543 37 499 1,734 1,462 1,647 1,907 2,195 2,427 2,546 2,913 3,087 3,095 3,175 13,912 11,177 8,209 6,086 5,032 4,009 2,168 890 622
Violent crime percent distribution1 100.0 2.9 9.2 90.8 * 0.6 2.2 1.9 2.1 2.4 2.8 3.1 3.2 3.7 3.9 3.9 4.0 17.6 14.2 10.4 7.7 6.4 5.1 2.8 1.1 0.8
Property crime3 434,069 13,709 54,829 379,240 168 2,712 10,829 10,503 14,209 16,408 19,072 17,809 16,011 15,435 15,503 15,272 15,375 69,496 58,624 42,222 30,367 24,829 19,036 10,908 5,363 3,918
Property crime percent distribution1 100.0 3.2 12.6 87.4 * 0.6 2.5 2.4 3.3 3.8 4.4 4.1 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.5 16.0 13.5 9.7 7.0 5.7 4.4 2.5 1.2 0.9
Other assaults 233,684 14,248 37,045 196,639 182 3,274 10,792 7,578 7,993 7,226 6,418 6,567 7,196 8,230 8,386 8,622 8,504 36,429 29,919 22,729 17,349 14,192 11,341 6,069 2,701 1,987
Forgery and counterfeiting 15,085 27 207 14,878 2 2 23 27 46 107 310 454 636 501 571 601 641 3,156 2,660 1,991 1,365 956 613 266 99 58
Fraud 39,618 210 1,161 38,457 1 34 175 215 308 428 696 930 1,146 1,156 1,218 1,372 1,418 7,153 6,905 5,440 3,983 2,914 2,009 1,155 528 434
Embezzlement 6,154 10 191 5,963 0 2 8 7 56 118 288 391 337 304 300 294 252 1,033 814 603 481 350 262 151 69 34
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 14,720 376 1,317 13,403 2 43 331 280 294 367 451 534 518 607 634 633 625 3,030 2,444 1,656 949 605 418 189 72 38
Vandalism 31,496 2,094 5,414 26,082 62 494 1,538 1,022 1,087 1,211 1,112 1,122 1,168 1,333 1,251 1,286 1,234 5,221 3,876 2,645 1,881 1,577 1,239 632 283 222
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 9,950 629 1,602 8,348 13 177 439 279 335 359 338 323 339 370 392 411 404 1,690 1,368 911 644 450 343 223 69 73
Prostitution and commercialized vice 20,179 30 334 19,845 0 6 24 53 93 158 717 1,035 1,100 1,215 1,205 1,192 1,049 4,277 2,574 1,806 1,355 1,112 789 303 88 28
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 3,032 416 851 2,181 15 100 301 160 160 115 97 93 94 88 99 105 81 349 314 271 180 177 118 65 29 21
Drug abuse violations 257,999 3,241 16,177 241,822 17 422 2,802 2,730 4,084 6,122 10,641 11,457 11,348 11,168 11,286 11,359 11,539 48,570 38,570 26,965 18,024 14,103 10,019 4,605 1,576 592
Gambling 724 1 32 692 0 0 1 4 10 17 14 24 19 9 13 11 14 73 84 69 64 87 71 66 44 30
Offenses against the family and children 20,820 366 980 19,840 62 63 241 167 212 235 287 325 395 566 698 773 845 4,367 4,309 2,991 1,789 1,156 729 338 166 106
Driving under the influence 207,906 38 1,251 206,655 3 0 35 64 319 830 2,433 3,875 4,738 8,493 8,982 9,396 9,371 37,851 29,149 22,850 19,299 17,623 15,266 9,504 4,621 3,204
Liquor laws 59,427 1,682 13,228 46,199 6 132 1,544 2,175 3,714 5,657 10,438 10,555 8,394 1,294 922 760 672 2,609 2,136 1,911 1,809 1,729 1,482 896 378 214
Drunkenness 61,291 216 1,210 60,081 4 18 194 208 307 479 1,334 1,467 1,490 2,175 2,016 2,052 2,136 9,077 8,451 7,167 6,435 6,282 5,420 2,958 1,083 538
Disorderly conduct 84,135 7,758 19,418 64,717 80 1,646 6,032 4,342 3,956 3,362 2,622 2,487 2,495 3,007 2,925 2,780 2,728 11,497 8,897 6,920 5,452 4,843 4,092 2,249 948 775
Vagrancy 4,334 56 207 4,127 2 11 43 55 52 44 102 124 134 85 104 154 114 573 481 539 498 413 388 257 105 56
All other offenses (except traffic) 645,061 9,719 35,497 609,564 204 1,664 7,851 7,436 8,784 9,558 12,780 16,312 19,036 21,811 23,864 25,318 26,448 124,165 104,945 77,654 54,941 42,406 30,963 16,399 7,055 5,467
Suspicion 243 10 37 206 1 2 7 7 11 9 10 4 7 14 8 16 4 39 30 17 22 10 9 4 1 11
Curfew and loitering law violations 9,579 2,841 9,579 - 47 545 2,249 2,322 2,638 1,778 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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Arrests, Females, by Age, 2015

  • More than 90 percent (90.7) of all females arrested in 2015 were adults (persons age 18 and older). Adult females accounted for 90.8 percent of females arrested for violent crimes and 87.4 percent of females arrested for property crimes.
  • Of all females arrested in 2015, 17.2 percent were between the ages of 25 and 29.
  • More female juveniles (48,831) were arrested for larceny-theft than for any other offense. They accounted for 12.6 percent of females arrested for larceny-theft in 2015.
  • Nearly all females (99.4 percent) arrested for driving under the influence were adults.
  • Arrests of females for drug abuse violations represented 11.5 percent of all arrests of females. Of these females, 93.7 percent were adults.
  • Arrests of females for other assaults (assaults where no weapon was used or the victim did not sustain serious or aggravated injury) accounted for 10.4 percent of all female arrests. Of these, 15.9 percent were juveniles.