Table 65

Arrests

Suburban Areas1

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

[7,047 agencies; 2017 estimated population 113,235,593]

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 3,530,999 76,017 274,676 637,350 1,122,732 2.2 7.8 18.1 31.8
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 3,028 13 200 676 1,180 0.4 6.6 22.3 39.0
Rape2 6,816 442 1,184 2,108 2,943 6.5 17.4 30.9 43.2
Robbery 22,101 744 4,310 8,547 12,117 3.4 19.5 38.7 54.8
Aggravated assault 108,664 3,052 8,967 17,542 31,566 2.8 8.3 16.1 29.0
Burglary 60,693 2,940 9,581 17,067 24,900 4.8 15.8 28.1 41.0
Larceny-theft 323,577 10,759 39,913 75,887 114,701 3.3 12.3 23.5 35.4
Motor vehicle theft 25,021 839 3,786 6,582 9,956 3.4 15.1 26.3 39.8
Arson 2,894 461 804 1,077 1,342 15.9 27.8 37.2 46.4
Violent crime3 140,609 4,251 14,661 28,873 47,806 3.0 10.4 20.5 34.0
Property crime3 412,185 14,999 54,084 100,613 150,899 3.6 13.1 24.4 36.6
Other assaults 321,445 16,555 42,025 65,395 103,236 5.2 13.1 20.3 32.1
Forgery and counterfeiting 20,114 75 506 2,836 5,564 0.4 2.5 14.1 27.7
Fraud 44,857 266 1,448 4,800 10,420 0.6 3.2 10.7 23.2
Embezzlement 5,056 5 168 968 1,766 0.1 3.3 19.1 34.9
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 32,942 648 3,163 7,067 11,606 2.0 9.6 21.5 35.2
Vandalism 59,610 5,140 13,073 20,264 28,387 8.6 21.9 34.0 47.6
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 46,348 1,847 5,418 10,868 18,550 4.0 11.7 23.4 40.0
Prostitution and commercialized vice 5,941 8 73 510 1,432 0.1 1.2 8.6 24.1
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 15,725 1,507 3,115 4,611 6,089 9.6 19.8 29.3 38.7
Drug abuse violations 568,349 5,068 36,808 126,067 223,393 0.9 6.5 22.2 39.3
Gambling 751 16 75 154 228 2.1 10.0 20.5 30.4
Offenses against the family and children 36,905 339 1,095 2,296 5,083 0.9 3.0 6.2 13.8
Driving under the influence 366,970 34 2,124 20,665 76,805 * 0.6 5.6 20.9
Liquor laws 73,340 1,436 13,491 49,866 54,478 2.0 18.4 68.0 74.3
Drunkenness 97,792 176 1,412 7,805 20,578 0.2 1.4 8.0 21.0
Disorderly conduct 121,552 8,951 23,611 35,483 50,882 7.4 19.4 29.2 41.9
Vagrancy 5,236 84 294 694 1,221 1.6 5.6 13.3 23.3
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,147,843 12,681 50,914 140,363 297,114 1.1 4.4 12.2 25.9
Suspicion 350 10 39 73 116 2.9 11.1 20.9 33.1
Curfew and loitering law violations 7,079 1,921 7,079 7,079 7,079 27.1 100.0 100.0 100.0
  • 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 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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