Table 40

Arrests

Females, by Age, 2017

[12,606 agencies; 2017 estimated population 253,634,894]

Offense charged Total all
ages
Ages
under 15
Ages
under 18
Ages 18
and over
Under
10
10-12 13-14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65 and
over
TOTAL 2,230,852 54,435 184,175 2,046,677 767 11,378 42,290 35,779 43,684 50,277 66,112 72,826 73,317 71,736 73,094 76,605 79,781 397,670 335,029 266,654 174,181 140,828 105,167 64,643 29,214 19,820
Total percent distribution1 100.0 2.4 8.3 91.7 * 0.5 1.9 1.6 2.0 2.3 3.0 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.6 17.8 15.0 12.0 7.8 6.3 4.7 2.9 1.3 0.9
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,193 10 57 1,136 0 2 8 9 15 23 45 51 54 48 40 61 40 245 155 123 97 72 47 35 11 12
Rape2 508 60 112 396 2 23 35 26 15 11 19 13 16 21 15 14 13 56 69 68 37 19 15 13 6 2
Robbery 10,870 352 1,590 9,280 3 33 316 348 466 424 600 536 531 479 433 459 438 1,988 1,451 980 549 385 269 133 32 17
Aggravated assault 71,157 2,037 5,869 65,288 31 464 1,542 1,128 1,340 1,364 1,574 1,834 2,092 2,335 2,448 2,639 2,551 13,120 10,505 8,409 5,428 4,530 3,722 2,360 1,050 691
Burglary 29,455 906 2,834 26,621 19 191 696 615 645 668 1,009 937 931 906 969 936 1,096 5,468 4,735 3,666 2,209 1,621 1,149 599 235 155
Larceny-theft 306,208 8,687 34,946 271,262 117 1,745 6,825 6,634 8,878 10,747 12,621 11,613 10,095 9,290 9,070 9,406 9,619 49,216 43,370 34,875 22,779 18,497 14,246 8,975 4,430 3,160
Motor vehicle theft 15,917 646 2,355 13,562 1 72 573 561 602 546 497 524 532 524 584 575 621 3,375 2,588 1,668 904 606 339 139 63 23
Arson 1,433 150 256 1,177 6 47 97 39 38 29 30 19 32 18 26 16 36 205 208 174 123 106 76 54 35 19
Violent crime3 83,728 2,459 7,628 76,100 36 522 1,901 1,511 1,836 1,822 2,238 2,434 2,693 2,883 2,936 3,173 3,042 15,409 12,180 9,580 6,111 5,006 4,053 2,541 1,099 722
Violent crime percent distribution1 100.0 2.9 9.1 90.9 * 0.6 2.3 1.8 2.2 2.2 2.7 2.9 3.2 3.4 3.5 3.8 3.6 18.4 14.5 11.4 7.3 6.0 4.8 3.0 1.3 0.9
Property crime3 353,013 10,389 40,391 312,622 143 2,055 8,191 7,849 10,163 11,990 14,157 13,093 11,590 10,738 10,649 10,933 11,372 58,264 50,901 40,383 26,015 20,830 15,810 9,767 4,763 3,357
Property crime percent distribution1 100.0 2.9 11.4 88.6 * 0.6 2.3 2.2 2.9 3.4 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.2 16.5 14.4 11.4 7.4 5.9 4.5 2.8 1.3 1.0
Other assaults 239,264 14,155 36,093 203,171 162 3,527 10,466 7,418 7,633 6,887 6,144 6,708 7,065 7,554 7,639 7,999 8,343 39,242 31,879 25,206 17,322 14,406 11,279 6,935 3,113 2,337
Forgery and counterfeiting 15,005 28 209 14,796 2 11 15 20 40 121 354 555 708 503 448 505 529 2,933 2,741 2,197 1,359 931 535 325 110 63
Fraud 36,309 251 1,218 35,091 2 33 216 193 324 450 611 924 1,009 961 1,048 1,091 1,281 6,863 6,241 5,140 3,440 2,746 1,773 1,062 501 400
Embezzlement 6,151 5 215 5,936 0 0 5 14 61 135 312 328 321 284 272 236 219 987 810 735 475 397 251 186 79 44
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 17,031 315 1,315 15,716 8 29 278 288 347 365 543 586 559 567 584 682 696 3,574 2,986 2,203 1,227 746 414 224 91 34
Vandalism 33,289 1,928 5,169 28,120 49 515 1,364 904 1,139 1,198 1,082 1,262 1,190 1,194 1,258 1,231 1,314 5,724 4,453 3,212 1,991 1,604 1,277 749 292 287
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 12,059 575 1,506 10,553 10 182 383 264 316 351 357 382 405 459 485 456 481 2,240 1,788 1,311 760 577 428 262 87 75
Prostitution and commercialized vice 17,366 18 134 17,232 0 4 14 17 28 71 560 806 968 918 983 876 900 3,813 2,493 1,714 1,137 995 660 272 99 38
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 2,831 417 767 2,064 14 92 311 140 129 81 81 73 85 65 70 77 71 319 307 273 204 146 143 69 41 40
Drug abuse violations 309,691 3,244 17,648 292,043 18 495 2,731 2,850 4,390 7,164 12,371 13,638 13,068 12,135 12,024 12,353 12,279 59,903 48,122 36,729 22,263 16,799 11,401 6,129 2,072 757
Gambling 533 11 39 494 0 0 11 7 8 13 9 15 16 7 6 10 7 58 63 53 48 63 45 44 22 28
Offenses against the family and children 21,577 382 1,066 20,511 17 92 273 221 240 223 269 328 422 457 587 656 809 4,747 4,503 3,343 1,831 1,137 709 375 183 155
Driving under the influence 195,421 21 1,154 194,267 1 6 14 64 295 774 2,096 3,395 4,230 7,253 7,832 8,098 8,025 36,646 27,926 22,787 17,253 16,313 13,705 9,923 5,208 3,577
Liquor laws 49,342 1,547 10,732 38,610 7 163 1,377 1,937 2,804 4,444 8,620 8,348 6,768 1,069 693 604 570 2,274 1,963 1,831 1,521 1,532 1,316 904 366 231
Drunkenness 59,848 155 1,026 58,822 4 10 141 198 257 416 1,052 1,279 1,406 1,974 1,799 1,712 1,845 9,275 8,819 7,623 6,175 5,881 4,928 3,122 1,331 601
Disorderly conduct 82,034 7,181 17,838 64,196 64 1,609 5,508 3,716 3,755 3,186 2,636 2,502 2,443 2,747 2,411 2,446 2,452 11,582 9,233 7,632 5,375 4,621 3,824 2,397 1,064 831
Vagrancy 4,471 33 131 4,340 0 4 29 38 23 37 102 140 120 77 104 117 101 568 581 632 425 472 383 280 161 77
All other offenses (except traffic) 684,646 9,136 32,810 651,836 197 1,678 7,261 6,492 7,958 9,224 12,514 16,025 18,247 19,885 21,266 23,341 25,438 133,223 117,008 94,048 59,236 45,614 32,225 19,075 8,531 6,160
Suspicion 172 3 15 157 0 1 2 5 3 4 4 5 4 6 0 9 7 26 32 22 13 12 8 2 1 6
Curfew and loitering law violations 7,071 2,182 7,071 - 33 350 1,799 1,633 1,935 1,321 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • 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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Arrests, Females, by Age, 2017

  • More than 90 percent (91.7) of all females arrested in 2017 were adults (persons age 18 and older). Adult females accounted for 90.9 percent of females arrested for violent crimes and 88.6 percent of females arrested for property crimes.
  • Of all females arrested in 2017, 17.8 percent were between the ages of 25 and 29.
  • More female juveniles (34,946) were arrested for larceny-theft than for any other property crime offense. They accounted for 11.4 percent of females arrested for larceny-theft in 2017.
  • Nearly all females (99.4 percent) arrested for driving under the influence were adults.
  • Arrests of females for drug abuse violations represented 13.9 percent of all arrests of females. Of these females, 94.3 percent were adults.
  • Arrests of females for other assaults (assaults where no weapon was used or the victim did not sustain serious or aggravated injury) accounted for 10.7 percent of all female arrests. Of these, 15.1 percent were juveniles.