Table 53

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

Persons Under 15, 18, 21, and 25 Years of Age, 2017

[1,458 agencies; 2017 estimated population 57,699,058]

Offense charged Total all
ages
Number of persons arrested Percent of total all ages
Under 15 Under 18 Under 21 Under 25 Under 15 Under 18 Under 21 Under 25
TOTAL 1,630,907 27,079 102,325 245,229 468,174 1.7 6.3 15.0 28.7
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,917 6 125 407 718 0.3 6.5 21.2 37.5
Rape1 3,602 245 595 1,055 1,480 6.8 16.5 29.3 41.1
Robbery 10,229 298 2,023 4,004 5,683 2.9 19.8 39.1 55.6
Aggravated assault 58,170 1,328 4,122 8,459 15,863 2.3 7.1 14.5 27.3
Burglary 29,411 1,226 4,102 7,641 11,571 4.2 13.9 26.0 39.3
Larceny-theft 104,711 3,354 12,986 24,583 37,407 3.2 12.4 23.5 35.7
Motor vehicle theft 14,046 365 1,803 3,324 5,262 2.6 12.8 23.7 37.5
Arson 1,271 150 271 386 502 11.8 21.3 30.4 39.5
Violent crime2 73,918 1,877 6,865 13,925 23,744 2.5 9.3 18.8 32.1
Property crime2 149,439 5,095 19,162 35,934 54,742 3.4 12.8 24.0 36.6
Other assaults 148,967 7,223 18,991 28,998 45,841 4.8 12.7 19.5 30.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 8,775 7 155 1,172 2,333 0.1 1.8 13.4 26.6
Fraud 20,799 104 537 1,854 4,319 0.5 2.6 8.9 20.8
Embezzlement 2,135 0 51 354 679 0.0 2.4 16.6 31.8
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 15,784 198 1,135 2,856 4,990 1.3 7.2 18.1 31.6
Vandalism 25,455 1,749 5,025 7,841 11,303 6.9 19.7 30.8 44.4
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 23,315 762 2,323 4,784 8,501 3.3 10.0 20.5 36.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 3,443 4 32 311 865 0.1 0.9 9.0 25.1
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 8,202 715 1,453 2,173 2,935 8.7 17.7 26.5 35.8
Drug abuse violations 266,029 1,707 13,716 49,937 95,303 0.6 5.2 18.8 35.8
Gambling 590 9 50 105 156 1.5 8.5 17.8 26.4
Offenses against the family and children 25,730 155 522 1,083 2,709 0.6 2.0 4.2 10.5
Driving under the influence 202,119 14 1,000 10,960 42,405 * 0.5 5.4 21.0
Liquor laws 21,746 472 4,498 13,671 15,152 2.2 20.7 62.9 69.7
Drunkenness 25,656 39 303 1,709 4,828 0.2 1.2 6.7 18.8
Disorderly conduct 32,777 2,298 6,284 8,848 12,517 7.0 19.2 27.0 38.2
Vagrancy 1,949 32 109 219 439 1.6 5.6 11.2 22.5
All other offenses (except traffic) 572,506 4,246 18,599 56,969 132,875 0.7 3.2 10.0 23.2
Suspicion 86 5 28 39 51 5.8 32.6 45.3 59.3
Curfew and loitering law violations 1,487 368 1,487 1,487 1,487 24.7 100.0 100.0 100.0
  • 1 The rape figures in this table are aggregate totals of the data submitted based on both the legacy and revised Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 2 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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