Table 45

Arrest Trends

Cities

by Sex, 2016–2017

[8,756 agencies; 2017 estimated population 169,545,459; 2016 estimated population 168,654,911]

Offense charged Male Female
Total Under 18 Total Under 18
2016 2017 Percent
change
2016 2017 Percent
change
2016 2017 Percent
change
2016 2017 Percent
change
TOTAL1 4,223,061 4,173,173 -1.2 363,555 348,198 -4.2 1,577,121 1,566,352 -0.7 153,586 143,902 -6.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 5,741 5,974 +4.1 471 498 +5.7 687 775 +12.8 45 39 -13.3
Rape2 12,151 12,306 +1.3 1,916 2,016 +5.2 300 297 -1.0 89 86 -3.4
Robbery 53,123 51,721 -2.6 11,405 11,317 -0.8 8,799 8,787 -0.1 1,334 1,334 0.0
Aggravated assault 166,450 168,987 +1.5 12,194 12,168 -0.2 52,096 53,228 +2.2 4,281 4,367 +2.0
Burglary 93,743 90,490 -3.5 16,781 16,161 -3.7 22,023 21,173 -3.9 2,357 2,190 -7.1
Larceny-theft 377,959 352,847 -6.6 50,316 47,845 -4.9 279,902 248,656 -11.2 35,701 29,279 -18.0
Motor vehicle theft 38,698 40,322 +4.2 8,042 8,369 +4.1 10,700 11,532 +7.8 1,795 1,837 +2.3
Arson 4,006 4,169 +4.1 1,274 1,200 -5.8 1,044 1,068 +2.3 205 204 -0.5
Violent crime3 237,465 238,988 +0.6 25,986 25,999 +0.1 61,882 63,087 +1.9 5,749 5,826 +1.3
Property crime3 514,406 487,828 -5.2 76,413 73,575 -3.7 313,669 282,429 -10.0 40,058 33,510 -16.3
Other assaults 430,928 425,148 -1.3 45,491 43,921 -3.5 171,582 174,005 +1.4 26,899 26,778 -0.4
Forgery and counterfeiting 20,430 20,691 +1.3 530 594 +12.1 11,169 10,647 -4.7 190 161 -15.3
Fraud 42,385 42,012 -0.9 1,906 2,014 +5.7 24,952 24,797 -0.6 880 983 +11.7
Embezzlement 4,854 4,776 -1.6 271 250 -7.7 4,787 4,681 -2.2 157 185 +17.8
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 42,204 44,038 +4.3 5,896 5,688 -3.5 11,417 12,445 +9.0 1,120 1,034 -7.7
Vandalism 87,645 85,031 -3.0 19,122 17,884 -6.5 25,098 24,990 -0.4 3,919 3,871 -1.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 82,671 87,050 +5.3 10,789 10,340 -4.2 8,010 8,513 +6.3 1,257 1,126 -10.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 9,203 8,678 -5.7 87 66 -24.1 15,742 14,619 -7.1 248 110 -55.6
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 24,290 23,880 -1.7 3,920 4,029 +2.8 2,056 1,996 -2.9 593 568 -4.2
Drug abuse violations 647,227 665,759 +2.9 43,684 42,092 -3.6 190,266 204,732 +7.6 12,837 12,891 +0.4
Gambling 1,589 1,461 -8.1 152 144 -5.3 279 285 +2.2 10 12 +20.0
Offenses against the family and children 22,317 23,116 +3.6 1,323 1,393 +5.3 12,254 12,795 +4.4 784 834 +6.4
Driving under the influence 325,533 314,954 -3.2 2,282 2,149 -5.8 113,067 110,381 -2.4 813 754 -7.3
Liquor laws 95,224 85,528 -10.2 12,017 10,937 -9.0 39,650 37,408 -5.7 8,025 7,597 -5.3
Drunkenness 205,944 197,027 -4.3 2,289 2,048 -10.5 49,548 50,110 +1.1 956 870 -9.0
Disorderly conduct 166,679 156,216 -6.3 27,204 25,346 -6.8 67,856 66,130 -2.5 15,261 14,812 -2.9
Vagrancy 12,237 12,114 -1.0 352 361 +2.6 3,809 3,783 -0.7 124 97 -21.8
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,232,356 1,233,493 +0.1 66,367 63,983 -3.6 442,636 452,160 +2.2 26,314 25,524 -3.0
Suspicion 301 333 +10.6 34 14 -58.8 88 106 +20.5 8 4 -50.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 17,474 15,385 -12.0 17,474 15,385 -12.0 7,392 6,359 -14.0 7,392 6,359 -14.0
  • 1 Does not include suspicion.
  • 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.

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