Table 53

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

Persons Under 15, 18, 21, and 25 Years of Age, 2018

[1,440 agencies; 2018 estimated population 55,828,114]

Offense charged Total all
ages
Number of persons arrested Percent of total all ages
Under 15 Under 18 Under 21 Under 25 Under 15 Under 18 Under 21 Under 25
TOTAL 1,536,169 26,080 91,083 214,152 412,111 1.7 5.9 13.9 26.8
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,755 15 126 388 682 0.9 7.2 22.1 38.9
Rape1 3,753 289 678 1,106 1,533 7.7 18.1 29.5 40.8
Robbery 9,434 340 1,947 3,632 5,071 3.6 20.6 38.5 53.8
Aggravated assault 56,574 1,356 4,055 7,975 14,854 2.4 7.2 14.1 26.3
Burglary 24,780 887 2,879 5,449 8,450 3.6 11.6 22.0 34.1
Larceny-theft 97,589 2,749 9,999 20,021 31,321 2.8 10.2 20.5 32.1
Motor vehicle theft 13,191 358 1,551 2,799 4,506 2.7 11.8 21.2 34.2
Arson 1,316 171 270 382 474 13.0 20.5 29.0 36.0
Violent crime2 71,516 2,000 6,806 13,101 22,140 2.8 9.5 18.3 31.0
Property crime2 136,876 4,165 14,699 28,651 44,751 3.0 10.7 20.9 32.7
Other assaults 141,785 7,670 19,215 28,175 43,325 5.4 13.6 19.9 30.6
Forgery and counterfeiting 7,550 20 122 947 1,901 0.3 1.6 12.5 25.2
Fraud 18,272 108 473 1,556 3,637 0.6 2.6 8.5 19.9
Embezzlement 1,766 0 41 276 532 0.0 2.3 15.6 30.1
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 14,190 202 983 2,426 4,277 1.4 6.9 17.1 30.1
Vandalism 23,085 1,388 3,910 6,253 9,286 6.0 16.9 27.1 40.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 23,014 715 2,163 4,477 8,070 3.1 9.4 19.5 35.1
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,528 12 38 199 600 0.5 1.5 7.9 23.7
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 7,608 575 1,238 1,853 2,484 7.6 16.3 24.4 32.6
Drug abuse violations 265,238 1,811 12,769 46,288 89,233 0.7 4.8 17.5 33.6
Gambling 425 1 18 60 103 0.2 4.2 14.1 24.2
Offenses against the family and children 23,312 167 502 1,003 2,437 0.7 2.2 4.3 10.5
Driving under the influence 201,462 26 895 9,825 39,838 * 0.4 4.9 19.8
Liquor laws 17,026 420 3,295 9,891 11,045 2.5 19.4 58.1 64.9
Drunkenness 24,559 29 253 1,549 4,491 0.1 1.0 6.3 18.3
Disorderly conduct 30,511 2,251 5,851 7,932 10,976 7.4 19.2 26.0 36.0
Vagrancy 1,557 31 93 186 310 2.0 6.0 11.9 19.9
All other offenses (except traffic) 522,443 4,167 16,509 48,271 111,407 0.8 3.2 9.2 21.3
Suspicion 240 1 4 27 62 0.4 1.7 11.3 25.8
Curfew and loitering law violations 1,206 321 1,206 1,206 1,206 26.6 100.0 100.0 100.0
  • 1 The rape figures in this table are aggregate totals of the data submitted based on both the legacy and revised Uniform Crime Reporting definitions.
  • 2 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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