Table 63

Arrest Trends

Suburban Areas1

by Sex, 2016–2017

[6,553 agencies; 2017 estimated population 106,103,846; 2016 estimated population 105,016,859]

Offense charged Male Female
Total Under 18 Total Under 18
2016 2017 Percent
change
2016 2017 Percent
change
2016 2017 Percent
change
2016 2017 Percent
change
TOTAL2 2,335,277 2,317,272 -0.8 180,748 176,844 -2.2 881,716 878,810 -0.3 74,752 71,639 -4.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,321 2,328 +0.3 167 161 -3.6 349 352 +0.9 20 10 -50.0
Rape3 6,212 6,107 -1.7 1,017 1,071 +5.3 167 170 +1.8 35 33 -5.7
Robbery 17,143 16,835 -1.8 3,460 3,447 -0.4 2,993 2,960 -1.1 373 374 +0.3
Aggravated assault 76,082 76,968 +1.2 5,959 5,941 -0.3 22,345 22,512 +0.7 2,063 2,200 +6.6
Burglary 47,613 45,221 -5.0 7,770 7,677 -1.2 10,375 10,108 -2.6 944 1,000 +5.9
Larceny-theft 177,958 168,630 -5.2 22,906 22,834 -0.3 129,503 118,219 -8.7 14,904 12,675 -15.0
Motor vehicle theft 16,960 17,848 +5.2 2,603 2,775 +6.6 4,832 5,190 +7.4 636 676 +6.3
Arson 2,189 2,098 -4.2 697 648 -7.0 546 463 -15.2 120 97 -19.2
Violent crime4 101,758 102,238 +0.5 10,603 10,620 +0.2 25,854 25,994 +0.5 2,491 2,617 +5.1
Property crime4 244,720 233,797 -4.5 33,976 33,934 -0.1 145,256 133,980 -7.8 16,604 14,448 -13.0
Other assaults 210,654 206,426 -2.0 25,681 24,439 -4.8 83,869 83,485 -0.5 14,073 13,681 -2.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 12,106 12,140 +0.3 335 364 +8.7 6,462 6,173 -4.5 137 103 -24.8
Fraud 26,023 25,601 -1.6 892 851 -4.6 15,734 15,229 -3.2 439 452 +3.0
Embezzlement 2,299 2,308 +0.4 78 74 -5.1 2,143 2,212 +3.2 59 71 +20.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 22,443 23,510 +4.8 2,362 2,366 +0.2 6,415 6,840 +6.6 424 499 +17.7
Vandalism 42,673 41,758 -2.1 9,954 9,756 -2.0 11,419 11,467 +0.4 1,974 2,050 +3.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 36,100 37,664 +4.3 4,460 4,289 -3.8 4,369 4,590 +5.1 681 609 -10.6
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,283 2,523 +10.5 38 38 0.0 2,997 2,616 -12.7 56 28 -50.0
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 13,845 13,494 -2.5 2,336 2,541 +8.8 1,174 1,039 -11.5 364 327 -10.2
Drug abuse violations 374,194 390,791 +4.4 25,981 25,707 -1.1 122,142 133,095 +9.0 8,018 8,262 +3.0
Gambling 562 483 -14.1 30 38 +26.7 410 228 -44.4 16 33 +106.3
Offenses against the family and children 25,042 24,989 -0.2 567 638 +12.5 8,495 8,824 +3.9 392 341 -13.0
Driving under the influence 265,855 255,930 -3.7 1,578 1,499 -5.0 93,335 90,525 -3.0 547 487 -11.0
Liquor laws 49,928 44,275 -11.3 7,999 7,476 -6.5 23,401 21,412 -8.5 5,303 5,103 -3.8
Drunkenness 70,900 66,287 -6.5 1,053 906 -14.0 19,255 18,978 -1.4 460 423 -8.0
Disorderly conduct 78,037 74,410 -4.6 13,986 13,741 -1.8 32,300 31,782 -1.6 7,363 7,209 -2.1
Vagrancy 3,868 3,221 -16.7 185 196 +5.9 1,114 999 -10.3 50 48 -4.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 747,471 751,253 +0.5 34,138 33,197 -2.8 273,451 277,246 +1.4 13,180 12,752 -3.2
Suspicion 256 249 -2.7 39 28 -28.2 78 89 +14.1 11 10 -9.1
Curfew and loitering law violations 4,516 4,174 -7.6 4,516 4,174 -7.6 2,121 2,096 -1.2 2,121 2,096 -1.2
  • 1 Suburban areas include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants and county law enforcement agencies that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban areas exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city.
  • 2 Does not include suspicion.
  • 3 The rape figures in this table are aggregate totals of the data submitted based on both the legacy and revised Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 4 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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