Table 66

Arrests

Suburban Areas1

by Sex, 2015

[7,022 agencies; 2015 estimated population 111,227,944]

Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent male Percent female Percent distribution2
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 3,484,757 2,528,170 956,587 72.5 27.5 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,713 2,362 351 87.1 12.9 0.1 0.1 *
Rape3 6,639 6,473 166 97.5 2.5 0.2 0.3 *
Robbery 21,909 18,769 3,140 85.7 14.3 0.6 0.7 0.3
Aggravated assault 102,190 79,239 22,951 77.5 22.5 2.9 3.1 2.4
Burglary 63,491 52,431 11,060 82.6 17.4 1.8 2.1 1.2
Larceny-theft 371,823 211,887 159,936 57.0 43.0 10.7 8.4 16.7
Motor vehicle theft 20,720 16,187 4,533 78.1 21.9 0.6 0.6 0.5
Arson 2,576 2,102 474 81.6 18.4 0.1 0.1 *
Violent crime4 133,451 106,843 26,608 80.1 19.9 3.8 4.2 2.8
Property crime4 458,610 282,607 176,003 61.6 38.4 13.2 11.2 18.4
Other assaults 327,735 234,291 93,444 71.5 28.5 9.4 9.3 9.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 19,346 12,682 6,664 65.6 34.4 0.6 0.5 0.7
Fraud 47,639 29,276 18,363 61.5 38.5 1.4 1.2 1.9
Embezzlement 5,050 2,548 2,502 50.5 49.5 0.1 0.1 0.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 28,868 22,542 6,326 78.1 21.9 0.8 0.9 0.7
Vandalism 59,966 47,643 12,323 79.5 20.5 1.7 1.9 1.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 39,175 35,278 3,897 90.1 9.9 1.1 1.4 0.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 5,413 2,254 3,159 41.6 58.4 0.2 0.1 0.3
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 16,661 15,368 1,293 92.2 7.8 0.5 0.6 0.1
Drug abuse violations 488,748 374,163 114,585 76.6 23.4 14.0 14.8 12.0
Gambling 982 625 357 63.6 36.4 * * *
Offenses against the family and children 37,718 28,244 9,474 74.9 25.1 1.1 1.1 1.0
Driving under the influence 387,181 287,842 99,339 74.3 25.7 11.1 11.4 10.4
Liquor laws 90,670 63,072 27,598 69.6 30.4 2.6 2.5 2.9
Drunkenness 109,959 87,390 22,569 79.5 20.5 3.2 3.5 2.4
Disorderly conduct 127,083 90,387 36,696 71.1 28.9 3.6 3.6 3.8
Vagrancy 5,324 4,133 1,191 77.6 22.4 0.2 0.2 0.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,086,779 795,304 291,475 73.2 26.8 31.2 31.5 30.5
Suspicion 277 227 50 81.9 18.1 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 8,122 5,451 2,671 67.1 32.9 0.2 0.2 0.3
  • 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 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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