Table 47

Arrests

Cities

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

[9,289 agencies; 2017 estimated population 175,386,806]

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 5,953,871 146,842 504,495 1,091,963 1,906,507 2.5 8.5 18.3 32.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 7,058 57 561 1,719 3,085 0.8 7.9 24.4 43.7
Rape1 13,036 813 2,132 3,612 5,152 6.2 16.4 27.7 39.5
Robbery 62,927 2,619 13,167 24,584 34,363 4.2 20.9 39.1 54.6
Aggravated assault 229,798 5,602 17,127 34,940 66,558 2.4 7.5 15.2 29.0
Burglary 115,300 5,967 18,839 32,416 47,624 5.2 16.3 28.1 41.3
Larceny-theft 621,866 22,528 78,971 146,049 220,277 3.6 12.7 23.5 35.4
Motor vehicle theft 53,010 2,553 10,470 16,713 23,910 4.8 19.8 31.5 45.1
Arson 5,421 818 1,431 1,814 2,287 15.1 26.4 33.5 42.2
Violent crime2 312,819 9,091 32,987 64,855 109,158 2.9 10.5 20.7 34.9
Property crime2 795,597 31,866 109,711 196,992 294,098 4.0 13.8 24.8 37.0
Other assaults 629,727 29,179 72,916 118,990 200,900 4.6 11.6 18.9 31.9
Forgery and counterfeiting 32,362 122 771 4,523 9,020 0.4 2.4 14.0 27.9
Fraud 68,407 609 3,062 8,781 17,780 0.9 4.5 12.8 26.0
Embezzlement 9,910 38 440 2,097 3,809 0.4 4.4 21.2 38.4
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 57,682 1,459 6,881 14,048 22,396 2.5 11.9 24.4 38.8
Vandalism 114,103 9,332 22,392 34,761 51,097 8.2 19.6 30.5 44.8
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 98,876 3,375 11,707 24,659 42,914 3.4 11.8 24.9 43.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 24,853 26 185 2,736 6,969 0.1 0.7 11.0 28.0
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 26,831 2,395 4,727 6,856 9,257 8.9 17.6 25.6 34.5
Drug abuse violations 906,754 9,000 56,569 179,405 325,800 1.0 6.2 19.8 35.9
Gambling 1,789 19 160 441 720 1.1 8.9 24.7 40.2
Offenses against the family and children 37,793 795 2,272 4,252 8,592 2.1 6.0 11.3 22.7
Driving under the influence 442,122 68 2,981 26,721 96,308 * 0.7 6.0 21.8
Liquor laws 127,086 2,362 18,993 73,428 82,180 1.9 14.9 57.8 64.7
Drunkenness 252,852 376 2,976 17,236 48,842 0.1 1.2 6.8 19.3
Disorderly conduct 228,822 16,297 40,786 61,560 91,959 7.1 17.8 26.9 40.2
Vagrancy 16,388 118 469 1,434 2,782 0.7 2.9 8.8 17.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,746,599 23,770 91,518 226,156 459,841 1.4 5.2 12.9 26.3
Suspicion 541 12 34 74 127 2.2 6.3 13.7 23.5
Curfew and loitering law violations 21,958 6,533 21,958 21,958 21,958 29.8 100.0 100.0 100.0
  • 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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