Table 66

Arrests

Suburban Areas1

by Sex, 2018

[6,757 agencies; 2018 estimated population 106,796,972]

Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent male Percent female Percent distribution2
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 3,100,251 2,247,638 852,613 72.5 27.5 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,630 2,281 349 86.7 13.3 0.1 0.1 *
Rape3 6,816 6,621 195 97.1 2.9 0.2 0.3 *
Robbery 18,132 15,456 2,676 85.2 14.8 0.6 0.7 0.3
Aggravated assault 99,344 76,580 22,764 77.1 22.9 3.2 3.4 2.7
Burglary 48,234 39,190 9,044 81.2 18.8 1.6 1.7 1.1
Larceny-theft 269,196 153,895 115,301 57.2 42.8 8.7 6.8 13.5
Motor vehicle theft 22,555 17,441 5,114 77.3 22.7 0.7 0.8 0.6
Arson 2,531 1,976 555 78.1 21.9 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime4 126,922 100,938 25,984 79.5 20.5 4.1 4.5 3.0
Property crime4 342,516 212,502 130,014 62.0 38.0 11.0 9.5 15.2
Other assaults 286,906 203,767 83,139 71.0 29.0 9.3 9.1 9.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 16,328 10,890 5,438 66.7 33.3 0.5 0.5 0.6
Fraud 38,972 24,952 14,020 64.0 36.0 1.3 1.1 1.6
Embezzlement 4,072 2,068 2,004 50.8 49.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 27,778 21,708 6,070 78.1 21.9 0.9 1.0 0.7
Vandalism 49,295 38,654 10,641 78.4 21.6 1.6 1.7 1.2
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 42,873 38,409 4,464 89.6 10.4 1.4 1.7 0.5
Prostitution and commercialized vice 3,850 1,896 1,954 49.2 50.8 0.1 0.1 0.2
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 14,380 13,376 1,004 93.0 7.0 0.5 0.6 0.1
Drug abuse violations 526,907 392,247 134,660 74.4 25.6 17.0 17.5 15.8
Gambling 674 527 147 78.2 21.8 * * *
Offenses against the family and children 32,385 23,745 8,640 73.3 26.7 1.0 1.1 1.0
Driving under the influence 349,935 259,679 90,256 74.2 25.8 11.3 11.6 10.6
Liquor laws 53,293 36,419 16,874 68.3 31.7 1.7 1.6 2.0
Drunkenness 80,130 62,178 17,952 77.6 22.4 2.6 2.8 2.1
Disorderly conduct 100,631 70,881 29,750 70.4 29.6 3.2 3.2 3.5
Vagrancy 3,619 2,754 865 76.1 23.9 0.1 0.1 0.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 993,863 726,750 267,113 73.1 26.9 32.1 32.3 31.3
Suspicion 292 219 73 75.0 25.0 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 4,630 3,079 1,551 66.5 33.5 0.1 0.1 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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