Table 54

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

by Sex, 2017

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

Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent
male
Percent
female
Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 1,630,907 1,199,640 431,267 73.6 26.4 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,917 1,658 259 86.5 13.5 0.1 0.1 0.1
Rape2 3,602 3,513 89 97.5 2.5 0.2 0.3 *
Robbery 10,229 8,745 1,484 85.5 14.5 0.6 0.7 0.3
Aggravated assault 58,170 45,506 12,664 78.2 21.8 3.6 3.8 2.9
Burglary 29,411 23,997 5,414 81.6 18.4 1.8 2.0 1.3
Larceny-theft 104,711 63,776 40,935 60.9 39.1 6.4 5.3 9.5
Motor vehicle theft 14,046 10,953 3,093 78.0 22.0 0.9 0.9 0.7
Arson 1,271 1,044 227 82.1 17.9 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime3 73,918 59,422 14,496 80.4 19.6 4.5 5.0 3.4
Property crime3 149,439 99,770 49,669 66.8 33.2 9.2 8.3 11.5
Other assaults 148,967 106,818 42,149 71.7 28.3 9.1 8.9 9.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 8,775 5,727 3,048 65.3 34.7 0.5 0.5 0.7
Fraud 20,799 13,121 7,678 63.1 36.9 1.3 1.1 1.8
Embezzlement 2,135 1,107 1,028 51.9 48.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 15,784 12,364 3,420 78.3 21.7 1.0 1.0 0.8
Vandalism 25,455 19,854 5,601 78.0 22.0 1.6 1.7 1.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 23,315 20,854 2,461 89.4 10.6 1.4 1.7 0.6
Prostitution and commercialized vice 3,443 1,766 1,677 51.3 48.7 0.2 0.1 0.4
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 8,202 7,667 535 93.5 6.5 0.5 0.6 0.1
Drug abuse violations 266,029 198,278 67,751 74.5 25.5 16.3 16.5 15.7
Gambling 590 394 196 66.8 33.2 * * *
Offenses against the family and children 25,730 19,956 5,774 77.6 22.4 1.6 1.7 1.3
Driving under the influence 202,119 150,427 51,692 74.4 25.6 12.4 12.5 12.0
Liquor laws 21,746 14,776 6,970 67.9 32.1 1.3 1.2 1.6
Drunkenness 25,656 20,182 5,474 78.7 21.3 1.6 1.7 1.3
Disorderly conduct 32,777 23,140 9,637 70.6 29.4 2.0 1.9 2.2
Vagrancy 1,949 1,435 514 73.6 26.4 0.1 0.1 0.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 572,506 421,573 150,933 73.6 26.4 35.1 35.1 35.0
Suspicion 86 63 23 73.3 26.7 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 1,487 946 541 63.6 36.4 0.1 0.1 0.1
  • 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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