Table 66

Arrests

Suburban Areas1

by Sex, 2017

[7,047 agencies; 2017 estimated population 113,235,593]

Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent male Percent female Percent distribution2
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 3,530,999 2,556,900 974,099 72.4 27.6 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 3,028 2,637 391 87.1 12.9 0.1 0.1 *
Rape3 6,816 6,637 179 97.4 2.6 0.2 0.3 *
Robbery 22,101 18,833 3,268 85.2 14.8 0.6 0.7 0.3
Aggravated assault 108,664 84,003 24,661 77.3 22.7 3.1 3.3 2.5
Burglary 60,693 49,664 11,029 81.8 18.2 1.7 1.9 1.1
Larceny-theft 323,577 189,978 133,599 58.7 41.3 9.2 7.4 13.7
Motor vehicle theft 25,021 19,375 5,646 77.4 22.6 0.7 0.8 0.6
Arson 2,894 2,355 539 81.4 18.6 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime4 140,609 112,110 28,499 79.7 20.3 4.0 4.4 2.9
Property crime4 412,185 261,372 150,813 63.4 36.6 11.7 10.2 15.5
Other assaults 321,445 228,719 92,726 71.2 28.8 9.1 8.9 9.5
Forgery and counterfeiting 20,114 13,276 6,838 66.0 34.0 0.6 0.5 0.7
Fraud 44,857 28,064 16,793 62.6 37.4 1.3 1.1 1.7
Embezzlement 5,056 2,554 2,502 50.5 49.5 0.1 0.1 0.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 32,942 25,532 7,410 77.5 22.5 0.9 1.0 0.8
Vandalism 59,610 46,586 13,024 78.2 21.8 1.7 1.8 1.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 46,348 41,366 4,982 89.3 10.7 1.3 1.6 0.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 5,941 2,813 3,128 47.3 52.7 0.2 0.1 0.3
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 15,725 14,585 1,140 92.8 7.2 0.4 0.6 0.1
Drug abuse violations 568,349 423,999 144,350 74.6 25.4 16.1 16.6 14.8
Gambling 751 517 234 68.8 31.2 * * *
Offenses against the family and children 36,905 27,033 9,872 73.3 26.7 1.0 1.1 1.0
Driving under the influence 366,970 271,051 95,919 73.9 26.1 10.4 10.6 9.8
Liquor laws 73,340 49,851 23,489 68.0 32.0 2.1 1.9 2.4
Drunkenness 97,792 76,135 21,657 77.9 22.1 2.8 3.0 2.2
Disorderly conduct 121,552 84,973 36,579 69.9 30.1 3.4 3.3 3.8
Vagrancy 5,236 3,989 1,247 76.2 23.8 0.1 0.2 0.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,147,843 837,442 310,401 73.0 27.0 32.5 32.8 31.9
Suspicion 350 256 94 73.1 26.9 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 7,079 4,677 2,402 66.1 33.9 0.2 0.2 0.2
  • 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 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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