Table 53

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

Persons Under 15, 18, 21, and 25 Years of Age, 2015

[1,536 agencies; 2015 estimated population 56,900,141]

Offense charged Total all
ages
Number of persons arrested Percent of total all ages
Under 15 Under 18 Under 21 Under 25 Under 15 Under 18 Under 21 Under 25
TOTAL 1,593,909 27,327 105,281 259,766 504,349 1.7 6.6 16.3 31.6
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,675 9 80 332 649 0.5 4.8 19.8 38.7
Rape1 3,427 250 591 1,026 1,456 7.3 17.2 29.9 42.5
Robbery 9,667 257 1,553 3,449 5,326 2.7 16.1 35.7 55.1
Aggravated assault 52,568 1,142 3,650 7,844 15,075 2.2 6.9 14.9 28.7
Burglary 30,602 1,168 4,192 8,487 13,297 3.8 13.7 27.7 43.5
Larceny-theft 116,364 3,416 13,579 28,016 45,011 2.9 11.7 24.1 38.7
Motor vehicle theft 11,442 301 1,458 2,833 4,566 2.6 12.7 24.8 39.9
Arson 1,118 155 286 381 496 13.9 25.6 34.1 44.4
Violent crime2 67,337 1,658 5,874 12,651 22,506 2.5 8.7 18.8 33.4
Property crime2 159,526 5,040 19,515 39,717 63,370 3.2 12.2 24.9 39.7
Other assaults 151,543 7,145 19,733 30,546 49,220 4.7 13.0 20.2 32.5
Forgery and counterfeiting 8,719 6 149 955 2,273 0.1 1.7 11.0 26.1
Fraud 21,816 119 519 1,920 4,580 0.5 2.4 8.8 21.0
Embezzlement 2,154 7 52 352 725 0.3 2.4 16.3 33.7
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 13,606 205 1,070 2,575 4,724 1.5 7.9 18.9 34.7
Vandalism 25,194 1,771 5,282 8,497 12,167 7.0 21.0 33.7 48.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 18,786 767 2,099 4,222 7,412 4.1 11.2 22.5 39.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,860 4 36 295 791 0.1 1.3 10.3 27.7
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 8,775 660 1,377 2,191 3,141 7.5 15.7 25.0 35.8
Drug abuse violations 234,082 1,848 13,205 47,352 91,765 0.8 5.6 20.2 39.2
Gambling 601 3 42 83 108 0.5 7.0 13.8 18.0
Offenses against the family and children 25,945 199 511 1,099 3,134 0.8 2.0 4.2 12.1
Driving under the influence 213,047 28 1,057 12,641 49,218 * 0.5 5.9 23.1
Liquor laws 28,369 484 5,873 18,411 20,364 1.7 20.7 64.9 71.8
Drunkenness 29,836 55 420 2,476 6,727 0.2 1.4 8.3 22.5
Disorderly conduct 34,508 2,500 6,710 9,622 13,941 7.2 19.4 27.9 40.4
Vagrancy 2,191 50 128 252 486 2.3 5.8 11.5 22.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 543,199 4,347 19,851 62,130 145,912 0.8 3.7 11.4 26.9
Suspicion 42 0 5 6 12 0.0 11.9 14.3 28.6
Curfew and loitering law violations 1,773 431 1,773 1,773 1,773 24.3 100.0 100.0 100.0
  • 1 The rape figures in this table are aggregate totals of the data submitted based on both the legacy and revised Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 2 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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