Table 45

Arrest Trends

Cities by Sex, 2014–2015

[8,198 agencies; 2015 estimated population 157,654,489; 2014 estimated population 155,864,591]

Offense charged Male Female
Total Under 18 Total Under 18
2014 2015 Percent
change
2014 2015 Percent
change
2014 2015 Percent
change
2014 2015 Percent
change
TOTAL1 4,211,837 4,045,418 -4.0 404,087 367,354 -9.1 1,585,160 1,535,236 -3.1 170,876 158,477 -7.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 4,458 4,868 +9.2 347 402 +15.9 564 610 +8.2 30 29 -3.3
Rape2 10,333 10,957 +6.0 1,576 1,660 +5.3 309 343 +11.0 72 70 -2.8
Robbery 46,896 47,872 +2.1 10,026 9,661 -3.6 7,726 8,201 +6.1 1,160 1,201 +3.5
Aggravated assault 156,603 157,044 +0.3 12,749 12,010 -5.8 48,348 48,959 +1.3 4,451 4,239 -4.8
Burglary 102,372 93,594 -8.6 19,900 17,787 -10.6 23,330 22,607 -3.1 2,914 2,574 -11.7
Larceny-theft 418,276 396,380 -5.2 65,218 57,968 -11.1 333,082 311,933 -6.3 46,316 41,319 -10.8
Motor vehicle theft 27,033 30,623 +13.3 5,380 6,053 +12.5 7,079 8,390 +18.5 1,160 1,380 +19.0
Arson 4,120 3,626 -12.0 1,622 1,299 -19.9 983 875 -11.0 243 242 -0.4
Violent crime3 218,290 220,741 +1.1 24,698 23,733 -3.9 56,947 58,113 +2.0 5,713 5,539 -3.0
Property crime3 551,801 524,223 -5.0 92,120 83,107 -9.8 364,474 343,805 -5.7 50,633 45,515 -10.1
Other assaults 417,545 412,370 -1.2 47,119 44,726 -5.1 163,088 163,493 +0.2 27,017 26,579 -1.6
Forgery and counterfeiting 19,265 19,221 -0.2 487 430 -11.7 10,824 10,438 -3.6 170 145 -14.7
Fraud 42,831 41,093 -4.1 1,669 1,551 -7.1 26,319 24,949 -5.2 838 851 +1.6
Embezzlement 4,455 4,444 -0.2 153 220 +43.8 4,536 4,657 +2.7 117 159 +35.9
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 37,413 37,006 -1.1 5,147 5,208 +1.2 10,361 10,327 -0.3 1,026 1,008 -1.8
Vandalism 85,849 83,862 -2.3 21,569 19,905 -7.7 22,241 23,189 +4.3 3,906 4,133 +5.8
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 68,864 71,034 +3.2 10,441 9,874 -5.4 6,538 6,926 +5.9 1,160 1,139 -1.8
Prostitution and commercialized vice 9,609 9,492 -1.2 86 76 -11.6 20,067 17,151 -14.5 384 301 -21.6
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 25,011 23,815 -4.8 4,299 4,032 -6.2 2,143 2,089 -2.5 542 583 +7.6
Drug abuse violations 608,219 577,525 -5.0 49,408 42,504 -14.0 169,800 166,197 -2.1 12,592 11,715 -7.0
Gambling 1,559 1,478 -5.2 166 165 -0.6 319 382 +19.7 20 14 -30.0
Offenses against the family and children 23,041 22,947 -0.4 1,199 1,157 -3.5 12,262 12,336 +0.6 781 700 -10.4
Driving under the influence 343,929 325,815 -5.3 2,343 2,222 -5.2 117,660 111,871 -4.9 849 774 -8.8
Liquor laws 130,615 109,032 -16.5 17,047 13,914 -18.4 50,791 43,513 -14.3 11,013 9,003 -18.3
Drunkenness 218,833 200,710 -8.3 3,069 2,479 -19.2 49,847 47,695 -4.3 1,195 968 -19.0
Disorderly conduct 177,601 161,003 -9.3 30,202 27,642 -8.5 69,738 64,759 -7.1 16,307 15,327 -6.0
Vagrancy 14,170 12,726 -10.2 455 490 +7.7 4,081 3,629 -11.1 124 159 +28.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,197,285 1,172,653 -2.1 76,758 69,691 -9.2 415,679 412,930 -0.7 29,044 27,078 -6.8
Suspicion 424 507 +19.6 79 47 -40.5 127 134 +5.5 11 7 -36.4
Curfew and loitering law violations 15,652 14,228 -9.1 15,652 14,228 -9.1 7,445 6,787 -8.8 7,445 6,787 -8.8
  • 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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