Table 48

Arrests

Cities

by Sex, 2017

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

Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent
male
Percent
female
Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 5,953,871 4,330,425 1,623,446 72.7 27.3 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 7,058 6,243 815 88.5 11.5 0.1 0.1 0.1
Rape2 13,036 12,663 373 97.1 2.9 0.2 0.3 *
Robbery 62,927 53,743 9,184 85.4 14.6 1.1 1.2 0.6
Aggravated assault 229,798 174,803 54,995 76.1 23.9 3.9 4.0 3.4
Burglary 115,300 93,534 21,766 81.1 18.9 1.9 2.2 1.3
Larceny-theft 621,866 365,405 256,461 58.8 41.2 10.4 8.4 15.8
Motor vehicle theft 53,010 41,218 11,792 77.8 22.2 0.9 1.0 0.7
Arson 5,421 4,317 1,104 79.6 20.4 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime3 312,819 247,452 65,367 79.1 20.9 5.3 5.7 4.0
Property crime3 795,597 504,474 291,123 63.4 36.6 13.4 11.6 17.9
Other assaults 629,727 447,335 182,392 71.0 29.0 10.6 10.3 11.2
Forgery and counterfeiting 32,362 21,358 11,004 66.0 34.0 0.5 0.5 0.7
Fraud 68,407 43,013 25,394 62.9 37.1 1.1 1.0 1.6
Embezzlement 9,910 5,041 4,869 50.9 49.1 0.2 0.1 0.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 57,682 44,990 12,692 78.0 22.0 1.0 1.0 0.8
Vandalism 114,103 88,182 25,921 77.3 22.7 1.9 2.0 1.6
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 98,876 90,015 8,861 91.0 9.0 1.7 2.1 0.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 24,853 9,251 15,602 37.2 62.8 0.4 0.2 1.0
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 26,831 24,738 2,093 92.2 7.8 0.5 0.6 0.1
Drug abuse violations 906,754 693,098 213,656 76.4 23.6 15.2 16.0 13.2
Gambling 1,789 1,494 295 83.5 16.5 * * *
Offenses against the family and children 37,793 24,269 13,524 64.2 35.8 0.6 0.6 0.8
Driving under the influence 442,122 327,469 114,653 74.1 25.9 7.4 7.6 7.1
Liquor laws 127,086 88,714 38,372 69.8 30.2 2.1 2.0 2.4
Drunkenness 252,852 201,393 51,459 79.6 20.4 4.2 4.7 3.2
Disorderly conduct 228,822 160,917 67,905 70.3 29.7 3.8 3.7 4.2
Vagrancy 16,388 12,481 3,907 76.2 23.8 0.3 0.3 0.2
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,746,599 1,278,804 467,795 73.2 26.8 29.3 29.5 28.8
Suspicion 541 407 134 75.2 24.8 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 21,958 15,530 6,428 70.7 29.3 0.4 0.4 0.4
  • 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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