Table 57

Arrest Trends

Nonmetropolitan Counties

by Sex, 2017–2018

[1,617 agencies; 2018 estimated population 17,352,148; 2017 estimated population 17,344,934]

Offense charged Male Female
Total Under 18 Total Under 18
2017 2018 Percent
change
2017 2018 Percent
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2017 2018 Percent
change
2017 2018 Percent
change
TOTAL1 427,036 408,305 -4.4 17,210 15,829 -8.0 155,273 149,875 -3.5 6,822 6,400 -6.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 390 433 +11.0 19 29 +52.6 96 73 -24.0 2 0 -100.0
Rape2 1,561 1,437 -7.9 305 249 -18.4 51 65 +27.5 12 14 +16.7
Robbery 772 779 +0.9 74 47 -36.5 160 175 +9.4 6 4 -33.3
Aggravated assault 11,738 11,321 -3.6 564 504 -10.6 2,956 2,831 -4.2 175 162 -7.4
Burglary 7,794 6,968 -10.6 931 723 -22.3 1,890 1,631 -13.7 106 82 -22.6
Larceny-theft 12,871 11,679 -9.3 1,067 897 -15.9 7,576 6,815 -10.0 431 414 -3.9
Motor vehicle theft 2,828 2,768 -2.1 366 348 -4.9 832 903 +8.5 113 82 -27.4
Arson 342 506 +48.0 49 50 +2.0 84 151 +79.8 12 9 -25.0
Violent crime3 14,461 13,970 -3.4 962 829 -13.8 3,263 3,144 -3.6 195 180 -7.7
Property crime3 23,835 21,921 -8.0 2,413 2,018 -16.4 10,382 9,500 -8.5 662 587 -11.3
Other assaults 35,192 33,880 -3.7 2,737 2,745 +0.3 12,810 12,206 -4.7 1,401 1,318 -5.9
Forgery and counterfeiting 1,254 1,392 +11.0 21 16 -23.8 826 802 -2.9 5 8 +60.0
Fraud 3,888 3,314 -14.8 78 66 -15.4 2,758 2,315 -16.1 32 24 -25.0
Embezzlement 210 219 +4.3 5 6 +20.0 232 191 -17.7 2 1 -50.0
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 2,740 2,497 -8.9 181 127 -29.8 813 699 -14.0 52 33 -36.5
Vandalism 5,721 5,137 -10.2 1,044 853 -18.3 1,536 1,308 -14.8 206 171 -17.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 5,862 5,592 -4.6 283 250 -11.7 639 646 +1.1 30 22 -26.7
Prostitution and commercialized vice 106 154 +45.3 2 3 +50.0 74 48 -35.1 0 3
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 2,124 2,141 +0.8 340 341 +0.3 159 159 0.0 50 32 -36.0
Drug abuse violations 65,062 62,840 -3.4 2,344 2,007 -14.4 24,913 25,422 +2.0 905 854 -5.6
Gambling 74 64 -13.5 1 0 -100.0 40 33 -17.5 1 0 -100.0
Offenses against the family and children 5,504 5,142 -6.6 46 58 +26.1 1,912 1,764 -7.7 31 23 -25.8
Driving under the influence 79,873 78,192 -2.1 488 438 -10.2 25,420 24,956 -1.8 139 143 +2.9
Liquor laws 7,531 6,291 -16.5 1,354 1,140 -15.8 3,614 3,072 -15.0 1,007 809 -19.7
Drunkenness 7,663 7,082 -7.6 85 64 -24.7 2,821 2,684 -4.9 30 40 +33.3
Disorderly conduct 9,680 8,923 -7.8 1,188 1,196 +0.7 3,969 3,738 -5.8 514 540 +5.1
Vagrancy 56 187 +233.9 2 11 +450.0 20 66 +230.0 2 2 0.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 156,061 149,232 -4.4 3,497 3,526 +0.8 58,989 57,027 -3.3 1,475 1,515 +2.7
Suspicion 22 19 -13.6 4 3 -25.0 2 3 +50.0 0 0
Curfew and loitering law violations 139 135 -2.9 139 135 -2.9 83 95 +14.5 83 95 +14.5
  • 1 Does not include suspicion.
  • 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.

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