Table 60

Arrests

Nonmetropolitan Counties

by Sex, 2017

[1,859 agencies; 2017 estimated population 20,549,030]

Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent
male
Percent
female
Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 662,813 486,674 176,139 73.4 26.6 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 601 482 119 80.2 19.8 0.1 0.1 0.1
Rape2 1,651 1,605 46 97.2 2.8 0.2 0.3 *
Robbery 1,184 982 202 82.9 17.1 0.2 0.2 0.1
Aggravated assault 17,323 13,825 3,498 79.8 20.2 2.6 2.8 2.0
Burglary 11,754 9,479 2,275 80.6 19.4 1.8 1.9 1.3
Larceny-theft 24,173 15,361 8,812 63.5 36.5 3.6 3.2 5.0
Motor vehicle theft 4,396 3,364 1,032 76.5 23.5 0.7 0.7 0.6
Arson 488 386 102 79.1 20.9 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime3 20,759 16,894 3,865 81.4 18.6 3.1 3.5 2.2
Property crime3 40,811 28,590 12,221 70.1 29.9 6.2 5.9 6.9
Other assaults 54,702 39,979 14,723 73.1 26.9 8.3 8.2 8.4
Forgery and counterfeiting 2,397 1,444 953 60.2 39.8 0.4 0.3 0.5
Fraud 7,742 4,505 3,237 58.2 41.8 1.2 0.9 1.8
Embezzlement 487 233 254 47.8 52.2 0.1 * 0.1
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 4,008 3,089 919 77.1 22.9 0.6 0.6 0.5
Vandalism 8,401 6,634 1,767 79.0 21.0 1.3 1.4 1.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 7,019 6,282 737 89.5 10.5 1.1 1.3 0.4
Prostitution and commercialized vice 194 107 87 55.2 44.8 * * *
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 2,817 2,614 203 92.8 7.2 0.4 0.5 0.1
Drug abuse violations 103,029 74,745 28,284 72.5 27.5 15.5 15.4 16.1
Gambling 131 89 42 67.9 32.1 * * *
Offenses against the family and children 8,706 6,427 2,279 73.8 26.2 1.3 1.3 1.3
Driving under the influence 120,328 91,252 29,076 75.8 24.2 18.2 18.8 16.5
Liquor laws 12,445 8,445 4,000 67.9 32.1 1.9 1.7 2.3
Drunkenness 11,100 8,185 2,915 73.7 26.3 1.7 1.7 1.7
Disorderly conduct 15,388 10,896 4,492 70.8 29.2 2.3 2.2 2.6
Vagrancy 205 155 50 75.6 24.4 * * *
All other offenses (except traffic) 241,827 175,909 65,918 72.7 27.3 36.5 36.1 37.4
Suspicion 63 48 15 76.2 23.8 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 254 152 102 59.8 40.2 * * *
  • 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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