Table 51

Arrest Trends

Metropolitan Counties

by Sex, 2014–2015

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

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 1,130,468 1,083,706 -4.1 75,215 68,826 -8.5 401,393 385,955 -3.8 29,457 26,825 -8.9
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,295 1,322 +2.1 82 64 -22.0 192 185 -3.6 12 5 -58.3
Rape2 2,927 3,124 +6.7 474 536 +13.1 80 89 +11.3 17 23 +35.3
Robbery 7,467 7,630 +2.2 1,227 1,256 +2.4 1,323 1,269 -4.1 116 139 +19.8
Aggravated assault 38,281 38,897 +1.6 2,742 2,603 -5.1 10,603 10,659 +0.5 827 801 -3.1
Burglary 26,717 23,588 -11.7 3,680 3,504 -4.8 5,771 4,970 -13.9 413 399 -3.4
Larceny-theft 66,493 62,297 -6.3 8,258 7,779 -5.8 44,896 41,994 -6.5 4,656 3,972 -14.7
Motor vehicle theft 7,618 8,443 +10.8 1,002 1,090 +8.8 1,943 2,352 +21.0 189 257 +36.0
Arson 928 834 -10.1 280 230 -17.9 233 201 -13.7 42 32 -23.8
Violent crime3 49,970 50,973 +2.0 4,525 4,459 -1.5 12,198 12,202 * 972 968 -0.4
Property crime3 101,756 95,162 -6.5 13,220 12,603 -4.7 52,843 49,517 -6.3 5,300 4,660 -12.1
Other assaults 103,287 101,171 -2.0 12,352 11,730 -5.0 40,490 39,269 -3.0 6,900 6,548 -5.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 5,149 5,223 +1.4 105 101 -3.8 2,983 2,655 -11.0 51 40 -21.6
Fraud 13,228 12,107 -8.5 336 322 -4.2 8,934 7,668 -14.2 147 147 0.0
Embezzlement 1,179 1,087 -7.8 31 22 -29.0 1,053 973 -7.6 18 26 +44.4
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 10,144 9,842 -3.0 796 759 -4.6 2,929 2,690 -8.2 149 170 +14.1
Vandalism 19,596 18,573 -5.2 4,421 4,151 -6.1 4,963 4,749 -4.3 886 821 -7.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 14,884 15,720 +5.6 1,777 1,709 -3.8 1,693 1,718 +1.5 262 259 -1.1
Prostitution and commercialized vice 1,261 964 -23.6 5 16 +220.0 1,659 1,449 -12.7 40 15 -62.5
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 7,976 7,544 -5.4 1,291 1,133 -12.2 623 617 -1.0 136 165 +21.3
Drug abuse violations 178,579 167,255 -6.3 10,995 9,473 -13.8 53,821 51,676 -4.0 2,921 2,695 -7.7
Gambling 442 301 -31.9 25 24 -4.0 218 261 +19.7 29 16 -44.8
Offenses against the family and children 20,977 19,855 -5.3 217 236 +8.8 4,814 4,993 +3.7 109 119 +9.2
Driving under the influence 157,370 149,093 -5.3 728 739 +1.5 52,848 49,761 -5.8 287 222 -22.6
Liquor laws 23,133 18,180 -21.4 4,141 3,101 -25.1 10,091 8,090 -19.8 2,844 2,295 -19.3
Drunkenness 25,583 22,822 -10.8 338 268 -20.7 6,104 5,612 -8.1 140 144 +2.9
Disorderly conduct 25,485 22,630 -11.2 4,404 3,750 -14.9 9,732 8,806 -9.5 2,167 2,100 -3.1
Vagrancy 1,419 1,631 +14.9 87 92 +5.7 413 542 +31.2 16 36 +125.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 367,802 362,543 -1.4 14,173 13,108 -7.5 132,409 132,163 -0.2 5,508 4,835 -12.2
Suspicion 6 27 +350.0 1 5 +400.0 1 7 +600.0 0 0
Curfew and loitering law violations 1,248 1,030 -17.5 1,248 1,030 -17.5 575 544 -5.4 575 544 -5.4
  • 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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