Table 54

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

by Sex, 2018

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

Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent
male
Percent
female
Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 1,536,169 1,132,058 404,111 73.7 26.3 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,755 1,540 215 87.7 12.3 0.1 0.1 0.1
Rape2 3,753 3,646 107 97.1 2.9 0.2 0.3 0.0
Robbery 9,434 8,064 1,370 85.5 14.5 0.6 0.7 0.3
Aggravated assault 56,574 43,927 12,647 77.6 22.4 3.7 3.9 3.1
Burglary 24,780 20,227 4,553 81.6 18.4 1.6 1.8 1.1
Larceny-theft 97,589 57,761 39,828 59.2 40.8 6.4 5.1 9.9
Motor vehicle theft 13,191 10,169 3,022 77.1 22.9 0.9 0.9 0.7
Arson 1,316 1,033 283 78.5 21.5 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime3 71,516 57,177 14,339 79.9 20.1 4.7 5.1 3.5
Property crime3 136,876 89,190 47,686 65.2 34.8 8.9 7.9 11.8
Other assaults 141,785 101,228 40,557 71.4 28.6 9.2 8.9 10.0
Forgery and counterfeiting 7,550 5,004 2,546 66.3 33.7 0.5 0.4 0.6
Fraud 18,272 11,698 6,574 64.0 36.0 1.2 1.0 1.6
Embezzlement 1,766 950 816 53.8 46.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 14,190 11,212 2,978 79.0 21.0 0.9 1.0 0.7
Vandalism 23,085 18,057 5,028 78.2 21.8 1.5 1.6 1.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 23,014 20,630 2,384 89.6 10.4 1.5 1.8 0.6
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,528 1,288 1,240 50.9 49.1 0.2 0.1 0.3
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 7,608 7,115 493 93.5 6.5 0.5 0.6 0.1
Drug abuse violations 265,238 198,488 66,750 74.8 25.2 17.3 17.5 16.5
Gambling 425 328 97 77.2 22.8 * * *
Offenses against the family and children 23,312 17,882 5,430 76.7 23.3 1.5 1.6 1.3
Driving under the influence 201,462 151,333 50,129 75.1 24.9 13.1 13.4 12.4
Liquor laws 17,026 11,726 5,300 68.9 31.1 1.1 1.0 1.3
Drunkenness 24,559 19,145 5,414 78.0 22.0 1.6 1.7 1.3
Disorderly conduct 30,511 21,717 8,794 71.2 28.8 2.0 1.9 2.2
Vagrancy 1,557 1,139 418 73.2 26.8 0.1 0.1 0.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 522,443 385,787 136,656 73.8 26.2 34.0 34.1 33.8
Suspicion 240 175 65 72.9 27.1 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 1,206 789 417 65.4 34.6 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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