Table 63

Arrest Trends

Suburban Areas1

by Sex, 2017–2018

[6,287 agencies; 2018 estimated population 97,716,355; 2017 estimated population 97,435,218]

Offense charged Male Female
Total Under 18 Total Under 18
2017 2018 Percent
change
2017 2018 Percent
change
2017 2018 Percent
change
2017 2018 Percent
change
TOTAL2 2,153,580 2,081,626 -3.3 165,099 145,708 -11.7 806,714 789,513 -2.1 66,634 61,450 -7.8
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,070 1,989 -3.9 128 141 +10.2 318 307 -3.5 6 28 +366.7
Rape3 5,999 6,169 +2.8 1,111 1,125 +1.3 173 183 +5.8 36 42 +16.7
Robbery 15,879 14,017 -11.7 3,281 2,894 -11.8 2,739 2,472 -9.7 369 367 -0.5
Aggravated assault 69,688 70,262 +0.8 5,410 5,528 +2.2 20,515 20,782 +1.3 1,981 2,125 +7.3
Burglary 41,495 35,729 -13.9 6,969 5,008 -28.1 9,256 8,394 -9.3 916 739 -19.3
Larceny-theft 154,986 140,305 -9.5 20,971 15,555 -25.8 109,403 106,009 -3.1 11,628 9,835 -15.4
Motor vehicle theft 16,770 16,278 -2.9 2,580 2,389 -7.4 4,861 4,807 -1.1 590 507 -14.1
Arson 1,955 1,792 -8.3 607 479 -21.1 436 508 +16.5 91 117 +28.6
Violent crime4 93,636 92,437 -1.3 9,930 9,688 -2.4 23,745 23,744 * 2,392 2,562 +7.1
Property crime4 215,206 194,104 -9.8 31,127 23,431 -24.7 123,956 119,718 -3.4 13,225 11,198 -15.3
Other assaults 190,571 186,730 -2.0 23,452 23,569 +0.5 76,663 75,817 -1.1 12,946 13,275 +2.5
Forgery and counterfeiting 11,169 10,048 -10.0 330 247 -25.2 5,592 5,024 -10.2 90 54 -40.0
Fraud 23,145 22,168 -4.2 788 670 -15.0 13,453 12,627 -6.1 427 333 -22.0
Embezzlement 2,148 1,919 -10.7 74 88 +18.9 2,091 1,862 -11.0 63 49 -22.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 20,830 19,707 -5.4 2,150 1,845 -14.2 6,053 5,563 -8.1 425 363 -14.6
Vandalism 38,490 35,115 -8.8 9,193 7,260 -21.0 10,322 9,637 -6.6 1,881 1,492 -20.7
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 34,768 35,147 +1.1 4,033 3,692 -8.5 4,045 4,058 +0.3 564 563 -0.2
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,329 1,648 -29.2 36 30 -16.7 2,274 1,630 -28.3 28 17 -39.3
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 12,255 12,182 -0.6 2,250 2,110 -6.2 888 897 +1.0 296 262 -11.5
Drug abuse violations 366,593 364,164 -0.7 23,805 22,144 -7.0 122,238 125,096 +2.3 7,634 7,618 -0.2
Gambling 455 426 -6.4 32 31 -3.1 143 127 -11.2 14 4 -71.4
Offenses against the family and children 23,361 22,029 -5.7 643 556 -13.5 8,264 7,971 -3.5 358 295 -17.6
Driving under the influence 245,323 245,890 +0.2 1,367 1,228 -10.2 84,848 85,415 +0.7 456 393 -13.8
Liquor laws 42,687 33,497 -21.5 6,917 4,897 -29.2 20,180 15,683 -22.3 4,799 3,569 -25.6
Drunkenness 63,003 58,986 -6.4 884 750 -15.2 17,982 17,056 -5.1 410 384 -6.3
Disorderly conduct 69,534 65,182 -6.3 13,116 11,906 -9.2 29,439 27,322 -7.2 6,786 6,268 -7.6
Vagrancy 2,901 2,636 -9.1 183 133 -27.3 886 826 -6.8 49 48 -2.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 691,191 674,740 -2.4 30,804 28,562 -7.3 251,636 247,993 -1.4 11,775 11,256 -4.4
Suspicion 120 212 +76.7 29 7 -75.9 39 73 +87.2 10 4 -60.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 3,985 2,871 -28.0 3,985 2,871 -28.0 2,016 1,447 -28.2 2,016 1,447 -28.2
  • 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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