Table 63

Arrest Trends

Suburban Areas1

by Sex, 2014–2015

[6,241 agencies; 2015 estimated population 99,661,743; 2014 estimated population 99,579,617]

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
TOTAL2 2,293,484 2,208,836 -3.7 194,167 178,632 -8.0 855,693 830,121 -3.0 77,992 72,868 -6.6
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,873 1,969 +5.1 132 112 -15.2 282 292 +3.5 21 10 -52.4
Rape3 5,274 5,744 +8.9 869 987 +13.6 140 153 +9.3 35 32 -8.6
Robbery 15,780 16,178 +2.5 3,015 2,953 -2.1 2,721 2,716 -0.2 315 353 +12.1
Aggravated assault 70,268 70,414 +0.2 6,100 5,762 -5.5 19,943 20,328 +1.9 1,912 1,922 +0.5
Burglary 51,908 46,394 -10.6 8,446 7,685 -9.0 10,991 9,917 -9.8 1,061 951 -10.4
Larceny-theft 189,277 179,956 -4.9 26,598 24,049 -9.6 141,652 134,729 -4.9 16,659 14,992 -10.0
Motor vehicle theft 13,164 14,573 +10.7 2,035 2,266 +11.4 3,438 4,084 +18.8 434 559 +28.8
Arson 2,103 1,855 -11.8 865 699 -19.2 475 406 -14.5 118 113 -4.2
Violent crime4 93,195 94,305 +1.2 10,116 9,814 -3.0 23,086 23,489 +1.7 2,283 2,317 +1.5
Property crime4 256,452 242,778 -5.3 37,944 34,699 -8.6 156,556 149,136 -4.7 18,272 16,615 -9.1
Other assaults 204,446 202,332 -1.0 25,346 24,422 -3.6 81,144 80,414 -0.9 13,624 13,607 -0.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 10,822 11,037 +2.0 293 258 -11.9 6,191 5,678 -8.3 116 88 -24.1
Fraud 26,767 25,429 -5.0 835 855 +2.4 17,203 15,733 -8.5 415 379 -8.7
Embezzlement 2,320 2,208 -4.8 65 84 +29.2 2,240 2,168 -3.2 42 72 +71.4
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 20,567 19,589 -4.8 2,231 2,108 -5.5 6,071 5,579 -8.1 483 451 -6.6
Vandalism 42,792 41,243 -3.6 11,129 10,362 -6.9 10,334 10,478 +1.4 2,008 2,015 +0.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 29,733 31,353 +5.4 4,489 4,259 -5.1 3,295 3,480 +5.6 595 590 -0.8
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,210 1,889 -14.5 34 43 +26.5 2,882 2,669 -7.4 67 27 -59.7
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 14,316 13,682 -4.4 2,520 2,340 -7.1 1,141 1,154 +1.1 304 356 +17.1
Drug abuse violations 348,818 335,342 -3.9 28,215 24,656 -12.6 103,662 102,997 -0.6 7,336 6,903 -5.9
Gambling 665 575 -13.5 43 51 +18.6 260 340 +30.8 35 20 -42.9
Offenses against the family and children 27,279 26,303 -3.6 570 594 +4.2 8,122 8,341 +2.7 319 333 +4.4
Driving under the influence 272,997 259,241 -5.0 1,582 1,500 -5.2 94,387 89,536 -5.1 566 491 -13.3
Liquor laws 66,369 54,731 -17.5 11,056 8,787 -20.5 29,025 24,133 -16.9 7,238 5,853 -19.1
Drunkenness 82,016 75,022 -8.5 1,316 1,100 -16.4 20,697 19,609 -5.3 573 538 -6.1
Disorderly conduct 83,630 77,231 -7.7 15,179 13,907 -8.4 32,885 31,141 -5.3 7,486 7,264 -3.0
Vagrancy 3,447 3,508 +1.8 200 200 0.0 898 1,026 +14.3 52 56 +7.7
All other offenses (except traffic) 699,902 686,336 -1.9 36,263 33,891 -6.5 253,382 250,733 -1.0 13,946 12,606 -9.6
Suspicion 265 206 -22.3 42 41 -2.4 76 41 -46.1 4 8 +100.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 4,741 4,702 -0.8 4,741 4,702 -0.8 2,232 2,287 +2.5 2,232 2,287 +2.5
  • 1 Suburban areas include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants and county law enforcement agencies that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban areas exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city.
  • 2 Does not include suspicion.
  • 3 The rape figures in this table are aggregate totals of the data submitted based on both the legacy and revised Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 4 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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