Table 50

Arrest Trends

Metropolitan Counties, 2014–2015

[1,389 agencies; 2015 estimated population 52,022,397; 2014 estimated population 52,398,432]

Offense charged Number of persons arrested
Total all ages Under 18 years of age 18 years of age and over
2014 2015 Percent
change
2014 2015 Percent
change
2014 2015 Percent
change
TOTAL1 1,531,861 1,469,661 -4.1 104,672 95,651 -8.6 1,427,189 1,374,010 -3.7
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,487 1,507 +1.3 94 69 -26.6 1,393 1,438 +3.2
Rape2 3,007 3,213 +6.9 491 559 +13.8 2,516 2,654 +5.5
Robbery 8,790 8,899 +1.2 1,343 1,395 +3.9 7,447 7,504 +0.8
Aggravated assault 48,884 49,556 +1.4 3,569 3,404 -4.6 45,315 46,152 +1.8
Burglary 32,488 28,558 -12.1 4,093 3,903 -4.6 28,395 24,655 -13.2
Larceny-theft 111,389 104,291 -6.4 12,914 11,751 -9.0 98,475 92,540 -6.0
Motor vehicle theft 9,561 10,795 +12.9 1,191 1,347 +13.1 8,370 9,448 +12.9
Arson 1,161 1,035 -10.9 322 262 -18.6 839 773 -7.9
Violent crime3 62,168 63,175 +1.6 5,497 5,427 -1.3 56,671 57,748 +1.9
Property crime3 154,599 144,679 -6.4 18,520 17,263 -6.8 136,079 127,416 -6.4
Other assaults 143,777 140,440 -2.3 19,252 18,278 -5.1 124,525 122,162 -1.9
Forgery and counterfeiting 8,132 7,878 -3.1 156 141 -9.6 7,976 7,737 -3.0
Fraud 22,162 19,775 -10.8 483 469 -2.9 21,679 19,306 -10.9
Embezzlement 2,232 2,060 -7.7 49 48 -2.0 2,183 2,012 -7.8
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 13,073 12,532 -4.1 945 929 -1.7 12,128 11,603 -4.3
Vandalism 24,559 23,322 -5.0 5,307 4,972 -6.3 19,252 18,350 -4.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 16,577 17,438 +5.2 2,039 1,968 -3.5 14,538 15,470 +6.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,920 2,413 -17.4 45 31 -31.1 2,875 2,382 -17.1
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 8,599 8,161 -5.1 1,427 1,298 -9.0 7,172 6,863 -4.3
Drug abuse violations 232,400 218,931 -5.8 13,916 12,168 -12.6 218,484 206,763 -5.4
Gambling 660 562 -14.8 54 40 -25.9 606 522 -13.9
Offenses against the family and children 25,791 24,848 -3.7 326 355 +8.9 25,465 24,493 -3.8
Driving under the influence 210,218 198,854 -5.4 1,015 961 -5.3 209,203 197,893 -5.4
Liquor laws 33,224 26,270 -20.9 6,985 5,396 -22.7 26,239 20,874 -20.4
Drunkenness 31,687 28,434 -10.3 478 412 -13.8 31,209 28,022 -10.2
Disorderly conduct 35,217 31,436 -10.7 6,571 5,850 -11.0 28,646 25,586 -10.7
Vagrancy 1,832 2,173 +18.6 103 128 +24.3 1,729 2,045 +18.3
All other offenses (except traffic) 500,211 494,706 -1.1 19,681 17,943 -8.8 480,530 476,763 -0.8
Suspicion 7 34 +385.7 1 5 +400.0 6 29 +383.3
Curfew and loitering law violations 1,823 1,574 -13.7 1,823 1,574 -13.7 - - -
  • 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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