Table 39

Arrests

Males, 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 6,016,739 126,203 450,360 5,566,379 3,301 29,742 93,160 82,756 108,143 133,258 181,628 197,100 196,129 199,332 202,785 207,736 211,442 1,027,342 840,271 680,801 461,154 398,816 330,942 235,631 116,674 78,596
Total percent distribution1 100.0 2.1 7.5 92.5 0.1 0.5 1.5 1.4 1.8 2.2 3.0 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.5 17.1 14.0 11.3 7.7 6.6 5.5 3.9 1.9 1.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 8,383 57 660 7,723 0 6 51 96 195 312 434 481 428 415 388 393 388 1,525 1,049 755 459 332 279 191 104 102
Rape2 17,781 1,103 2,918 14,863 23 290 790 489 652 674 745 765 614 584 490 481 515 2,210 2,054 1,849 1,296 1,060 862 614 375 349
Robbery 63,470 2,573 13,692 49,778 13 354 2,206 2,824 3,821 4,474 4,571 4,014 3,330 2,700 2,524 2,385 2,244 9,603 6,374 4,352 2,630 2,124 1,585 900 304 138
Aggravated assault 234,134 5,179 16,286 217,848 141 1,442 3,596 2,914 3,690 4,503 5,412 5,871 6,452 7,259 7,574 7,981 8,182 41,178 34,340 28,141 18,719 15,798 13,050 9,431 4,667 3,793
Burglary 127,010 6,701 21,389 105,621 178 1,456 5,067 4,478 4,928 5,282 5,832 5,189 4,640 4,191 4,134 4,213 4,227 20,522 16,444 12,776 7,692 6,392 4,728 2,971 1,132 538
Larceny-theft 444,542 17,709 58,792 385,750 362 4,122 13,225 11,410 13,978 15,695 17,574 15,457 13,639 12,865 12,745 13,131 13,730 69,516 58,801 46,756 31,006 28,876 23,932 15,897 7,179 4,646
Motor vehicle theft 55,535 2,412 10,443 45,092 9 305 2,098 2,422 2,833 2,776 2,630 2,186 1,825 1,793 1,819 1,876 1,879 9,272 7,491 5,680 3,341 2,472 1,568 858 286 116
Arson 5,747 860 1,510 4,237 52 292 516 273 224 153 188 151 130 133 147 132 131 683 613 530 350 347 276 228 114 84
Violent crime3 323,768 8,912 33,556 290,212 177 2,092 6,643 6,323 8,358 9,963 11,162 11,131 10,824 10,958 10,976 11,240 11,329 54,516 43,817 35,097 23,104 19,314 15,776 11,136 5,450 4,382
Violent crime percent distribution1 100.0 2.8 10.4 89.6 0.1 0.6 2.1 2.0 2.6 3.1 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.5 16.8 13.5 10.8 7.1 6.0 4.9 3.4 1.7 1.4
Property crime3 632,834 27,682 92,134 540,700 601 6,175 20,906 18,583 21,963 23,906 26,224 22,983 20,234 18,982 18,845 19,352 19,967 99,993 83,349 65,742 42,389 38,087 30,504 19,954 8,711 5,384
Property crime percent distribution1 100.0 4.4 14.6 85.4 0.1 1.0 3.3 2.9 3.5 3.8 4.1 3.6 3.2 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.2 15.8 13.2 10.4 6.7 6.0 4.8 3.2 1.4 0.9
Other assaults 594,132 23,816 60,430 533,702 780 7,055 15,981 11,278 12,724 12,612 12,377 13,173 14,224 16,634 17,742 18,939 19,721 98,707 84,201 70,760 49,072 41,296 33,570 22,944 11,319 9,023
Forgery and counterfeiting 28,529 105 748 27,781 1 22 82 110 212 321 854 1,206 1,266 938 1,014 973 1,044 5,260 4,626 3,525 2,302 1,924 1,374 861 397 217
Fraud 60,639 487 2,496 58,143 6 68 413 445 670 894 1,293 1,715 1,856 1,750 1,991 1,955 2,078 10,868 9,593 7,839 5,255 4,430 3,378 2,231 1,152 759
Embezzlement 6,381 33 284 6,097 0 7 26 43 81 127 348 345 344 303 288 271 215 1,153 809 635 435 385 266 155 91 54
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 60,443 1,377 6,928 53,515 7 185 1,185 1,436 1,934 2,181 2,797 2,472 2,275 2,099 2,138 2,158 2,095 10,846 8,741 6,810 4,154 3,031 2,111 1,136 430 222
Vandalism 114,670 9,704 23,673 90,997 414 2,780 6,510 4,349 4,797 4,823 4,437 4,198 3,924 3,996 3,968 4,044 3,884 17,875 13,673 10,354 6,478 5,156 4,023 2,663 1,380 944
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 117,151 3,665 12,878 104,273 103 941 2,621 2,224 3,054 3,935 4,952 5,047 4,797 5,354 5,279 5,323 5,112 21,943 15,288 11,104 6,702 4,763 3,786 2,525 1,265 1,033
Prostitution and commercialized vice 11,124 12 84 11,040 0 3 9 10 29 33 112 178 221 231 290 286 321 1,852 1,756 1,388 1,173 1,008 868 597 409 350
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 35,019 2,919 5,877 29,142 106 735 2,078 987 935 1,036 1,018 1,006 879 844 767 787 753 3,839 3,608 3,471 2,660 2,504 2,293 1,936 1,326 1,451
Drug abuse violations 966,121 7,867 56,440 909,681 58 1,142 6,667 8,357 15,040 25,176 43,903 46,241 43,471 40,473 40,364 39,817 39,149 178,705 134,962 103,267 64,567 51,623 39,969 26,382 11,546 5,242
Gambling 1,977 17 174 1,803 0 2 15 26 53 78 101 105 104 81 83 69 84 318 166 165 139 112 104 71 52 49
Offenses against the family and children 50,652 600 1,829 48,823 43 148 409 385 390 454 592 574 628 845 911 1,103 1,322 8,559 9,360 8,790 6,010 4,525 2,994 1,575 614 421
Driving under the influence 569,148 69 3,538 565,610 14 5 50 172 812 2,485 7,147 10,580 12,853 20,131 21,347 22,337 22,902 105,801 82,054 66,171 48,766 43,835 38,224 31,135 17,989 14,338
Liquor laws 111,935 1,508 15,375 96,560 14 141 1,353 2,194 4,209 7,464 15,154 16,695 14,289 2,744 2,074 1,649 1,587 6,772 5,935 5,465 4,448 5,092 5,518 4,924 2,667 1,547
Drunkenness 229,760 277 2,369 227,391 10 21 246 322 593 1,177 3,404 4,421 4,818 7,411 7,168 7,010 6,977 33,829 30,257 26,767 20,913 22,323 21,760 17,125 8,362 4,846
Disorderly conduct 194,953 12,046 31,203 163,750 305 3,320 8,421 6,122 6,620 6,415 5,991 5,552 5,386 7,001 6,621 6,038 6,017 28,011 22,603 18,650 12,849 12,009 11,003 8,442 4,395 3,182
Vagrancy 14,071 118 452 13,619 1 14 103 88 128 118 234 243 247 261 275 308 346 1,692 1,611 1,697 1,321 1,450 1,453 1,416 689 376
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,876,286 20,181 83,213 1,793,073 566 3,937 15,678 15,442 21,093 26,497 39,513 49,220 53,476 58,286 60,638 64,054 66,527 336,733 283,792 233,030 158,374 135,913 111,940 78,396 38,420 24,761
Suspicion 518 14 51 467 0 6 8 13 6 18 15 15 13 10 6 23 12 70 70 74 43 36 28 27 10 15
Curfew and loitering law violations 16,628 4,794 16,628 - 95 943 3,756 3,847 4,442 3,545 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • 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.

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Arrests, Males, by Age, 2017

  • Adults (age 18 and over) accounted for 92.5 percent of all males arrested in 2017. Adult males accounted for 89.6 percent of males arrested for violent crimes and 85.4 percent of males arrested for property crimes.
  • Of all males arrested in 2017, 17.1 percent were between the ages of 25 and 29.
  • Of males arrested for drug abuse violations, 94.2 percent were adults.
  • Male juveniles comprised 13.2 percent of arrests for larceny-theft and 13.7 percent of arrests for violating liquor laws in 2017.