Table 48

Arrests

Cities

by Sex, 2015

[9,115 agencies; 2015 estimated population 168,734,653]

Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent
male
Percent
female
Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 6,035,048 4,389,502 1,645,546 72.7 27.3 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 6,258 5,581 677 89.2 10.8 0.1 0.1 *
Rape2 12,521 12,153 368 97.1 2.9 0.2 0.3 *
Robbery 62,265 53,310 8,955 85.6 14.4 1.0 1.2 0.5
Aggravated assault 218,940 166,797 52,143 76.2 23.8 3.6 3.8 3.2
Burglary 123,383 99,446 23,937 80.6 19.4 2.0 2.3 1.5
Larceny-theft 756,295 424,635 331,660 56.1 43.9 12.5 9.7 20.2
Motor vehicle theft 44,572 35,249 9,323 79.1 20.9 0.7 0.8 0.6
Arson 5,108 4,088 1,020 80.0 20.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime3 299,984 237,841 62,143 79.3 20.7 5.0 5.4 3.8
Property crime3 929,358 563,418 365,940 60.6 39.4 15.4 12.8 22.2
Other assaults 624,009 447,677 176,332 71.7 28.3 10.3 10.2 10.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 31,437 20,312 11,125 64.6 35.4 0.5 0.5 0.7
Fraud 70,891 44,217 26,674 62.4 37.6 1.2 1.0 1.6
Embezzlement 9,562 4,680 4,882 48.9 51.1 0.2 0.1 0.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 50,592 39,634 10,958 78.3 21.7 0.8 0.9 0.7
Vandalism 113,543 88,870 24,673 78.3 21.7 1.9 2.0 1.5
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 85,618 78,148 7,470 91.3 8.7 1.4 1.8 0.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 28,450 10,008 18,442 35.2 64.8 0.5 0.2 1.1
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 27,417 25,250 2,167 92.1 7.9 0.5 0.6 0.1
Drug abuse violations 810,262 632,793 177,469 78.1 21.9 13.4 14.4 10.8
Gambling 2,848 2,454 394 86.2 13.8 * 0.1 *
Offenses against the family and children 37,512 24,363 13,149 64.9 35.1 0.6 0.6 0.8
Driving under the influence 468,701 349,900 118,801 74.7 25.3 7.8 8.0 7.2
Liquor laws 160,696 114,830 45,866 71.5 28.5 2.7 2.6 2.8
Drunkenness 271,597 219,473 52,124 80.8 19.2 4.5 5.0 3.2
Disorderly conduct 247,467 177,808 69,659 71.9 28.1 4.1 4.1 4.2
Vagrancy 16,892 13,172 3,720 78.0 22.0 0.3 0.3 0.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,715,484 1,270,980 444,504 74.1 25.9 28.4 29.0 27.0
Suspicion 842 654 188 77.7 22.3 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 31,886 23,020 8,866 72.2 27.8 0.5 0.5 0.5
  • 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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