Table 51

Arrest Trends

Metropolitan Counties

by Sex, 2016–2017

[1,377 agencies; 2017 estimated population 55,438,912; 2016 estimated population 56,271,230]

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 1,189,415 1,177,033 -1.0 74,090 72,427 -2.2 428,815 424,532 -1.0 30,077 28,468 -5.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,645 1,599 -2.8 110 109 -0.9 246 247 +0.4 11 8 -27.3
Rape2 3,631 3,453 -4.9 549 574 +4.6 115 89 -22.6 25 15 -40.0
Robbery 8,558 8,500 -0.7 1,684 1,772 +5.2 1,489 1,461 -1.9 199 188 -5.5
Aggravated assault 44,000 44,836 +1.9 2,972 2,970 -0.1 12,379 12,496 +0.9 1,030 1,095 +6.3
Burglary 25,055 23,511 -6.2 3,630 3,532 -2.7 5,386 5,327 -1.1 400 442 +10.5
Larceny-theft 66,476 62,661 -5.7 8,506 8,418 -1.0 45,306 40,434 -10.8 5,215 4,423 -15.2
Motor vehicle theft 10,099 10,710 +6.1 1,327 1,397 +5.3 2,851 3,024 +6.1 308 345 +12.0
Arson 1,103 1,037 -6.0 241 234 -2.9 302 224 -25.8 55 36 -34.5
Violent crime3 57,834 58,388 +1.0 5,315 5,425 +2.1 14,229 14,293 +0.4 1,265 1,306 +3.2
Property crime3 102,733 97,919 -4.7 13,704 13,581 -0.9 53,845 49,009 -9.0 5,978 5,246 -12.2
Other assaults 106,418 105,292 -1.1 12,379 12,025 -2.9 41,755 41,655 -0.2 7,052 6,750 -4.3
Forgery and counterfeiting 5,786 5,660 -2.2 145 118 -18.6 3,065 3,006 -1.9 56 37 -33.9
Fraud 13,276 12,958 -2.4 393 359 -8.7 7,962 7,597 -4.6 183 175 -4.4
Embezzlement 1,109 1,101 -0.7 35 27 -22.9 938 1,020 +8.7 28 24 -14.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 11,627 12,220 +5.1 944 910 -3.6 3,221 3,400 +5.6 170 204 +20.0
Vandalism 19,980 19,625 -1.8 4,102 4,050 -1.3 5,437 5,537 +1.8 882 939 +6.5
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 18,985 20,198 +6.4 1,930 1,965 +1.8 2,270 2,415 +6.4 347 311 -10.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 1,478 1,640 +11.0 14 15 +7.1 1,786 1,488 -16.7 35 15 -57.1
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 7,804 7,496 -3.9 1,187 1,283 +8.1 640 531 -17.0 162 128 -21.0
Drug abuse violations 188,262 195,149 +3.7 10,530 10,290 -2.3 62,356 67,017 +7.5 3,141 3,307 +5.3
Gambling 391 391 0.0 17 25 +47.1 362 193 -46.7 12 25 +108.3
Offenses against the family and children 19,119 19,087 -0.2 233 319 +36.9 5,266 5,597 +6.3 181 169 -6.6
Driving under the influence 156,869 148,600 -5.3 772 772 0.0 53,132 51,186 -3.7 259 220 -15.1
Liquor laws 17,985 14,521 -19.3 3,027 2,663 -12.0 8,362 6,907 -17.4 2,010 1,818 -9.6
Drunkenness 21,547 20,022 -7.1 264 197 -25.4 5,633 5,432 -3.6 91 106 +16.5
Disorderly conduct 23,918 22,374 -6.5 4,052 3,990 -1.5 9,824 9,398 -4.3 2,380 2,181 -8.4
Vagrancy 2,149 1,405 -34.6 77 66 -14.3 645 501 -22.3 26 18 -30.8
All other offenses (except traffic) 411,077 412,055 +0.2 13,902 13,415 -3.5 147,579 147,818 +0.2 5,311 4,957 -6.7
Suspicion 118 63 -46.6 21 20 -4.8 32 23 -28.1 7 8 +14.3
Curfew and loitering law violations 1,068 932 -12.7 1,068 932 -12.7 508 532 +4.7 508 532 +4.7
  • 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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