Table 54

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

by Sex, 2015

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

Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent
male
Percent
female
Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 1,593,909 1,175,645 418,264 73.8 26.2 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,675 1,464 211 87.4 12.6 0.1 0.1 0.1
Rape2 3,427 3,335 92 97.3 2.7 0.2 0.3 *
Robbery 9,667 8,293 1,374 85.8 14.2 0.6 0.7 0.3
Aggravated assault 52,568 41,267 11,301 78.5 21.5 3.3 3.5 2.7
Burglary 30,602 25,341 5,261 82.8 17.2 1.9 2.2 1.3
Larceny-theft 116,364 69,246 47,118 59.5 40.5 7.3 5.9 11.3
Motor vehicle theft 11,442 8,953 2,489 78.2 21.8 0.7 0.8 0.6
Arson 1,118 901 217 80.6 19.4 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime3 67,337 54,359 12,978 80.7 19.3 4.2 4.6 3.1
Property crime3 159,526 104,441 55,085 65.5 34.5 10.0 8.9 13.2
Other assaults 151,543 109,203 42,340 72.1 27.9 9.5 9.3 10.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 8,719 5,770 2,949 66.2 33.8 0.5 0.5 0.7
Fraud 21,816 13,282 8,534 60.9 39.1 1.4 1.1 2.0
Embezzlement 2,154 1,148 1,006 53.3 46.7 0.1 0.1 0.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 13,606 10,717 2,889 78.8 21.2 0.9 0.9 0.7
Vandalism 25,194 20,022 5,172 79.5 20.5 1.6 1.7 1.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 18,786 16,953 1,833 90.2 9.8 1.2 1.4 0.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,860 1,196 1,664 41.8 58.2 0.2 0.1 0.4
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 8,775 8,121 654 92.5 7.5 0.6 0.7 0.2
Drug abuse violations 234,082 179,212 54,870 76.6 23.4 14.7 15.2 13.1
Gambling 601 326 275 54.2 45.8 * * 0.1
Offenses against the family and children 25,945 20,602 5,343 79.4 20.6 1.6 1.8 1.3
Driving under the influence 213,047 160,069 52,978 75.1 24.9 13.4 13.6 12.7
Liquor laws 28,369 19,617 8,752 69.1 30.9 1.8 1.7 2.1
Drunkenness 29,836 23,927 5,909 80.2 19.8 1.9 2.0 1.4
Disorderly conduct 34,508 24,690 9,818 71.5 28.5 2.2 2.1 2.3
Vagrancy 2,191 1,649 542 75.3 24.7 0.1 0.1 0.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 543,199 399,148 144,051 73.5 26.5 34.1 34.0 34.4
Suspicion 42 34 8 81.0 19.0 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 1,773 1,159 614 65.4 34.6 0.1 0.1 0.1
  • 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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