Table 54

Arrests

Metropolitan Counties

by Sex, 2019

[1,230 agencies; 2019 estimated population 51,841,134]

Offense charged Number of persons arrested Percent
male
Percent
female
Percent distribution1
Total Male Female Total Male Female
TOTAL 1,370,534 1,003,351 367,183 73.2 26.8 100.0 100.0 100.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,496 1,341 155 89.6 10.4 0.1 0.1 *
Rape2 3,446 3,312 134 96.1 3.9 0.3 0.3 *
Robbery 7,929 6,730 1,199 84.9 15.1 0.6 0.7 0.3
Aggravated assault 48,930 37,987 10,943 77.6 22.4 3.6 3.8 3.0
Burglary 20,629 16,574 4,055 80.3 19.7 1.5 1.7 1.1
Larceny-theft 83,278 49,079 34,199 58.9 41.1 6.1 4.9 9.3
Motor vehicle theft 11,057 8,483 2,574 76.7 23.3 0.8 0.8 0.7
Arson 1,061 849 212 80.0 20.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Violent crime3 61,801 49,370 12,431 79.9 20.1 4.5 4.9 3.4
Property crime3 116,025 74,985 41,040 64.6 35.4 8.5 7.5 11.2
Other assaults 121,001 85,297 35,704 70.5 29.5 8.8 8.5 9.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 5,998 4,093 1,905 68.2 31.8 0.4 0.4 0.5
Fraud 15,770 10,091 5,679 64.0 36.0 1.2 1.0 1.5
Embezzlement 1,589 845 744 53.2 46.8 0.1 0.1 0.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 11,868 9,343 2,525 78.7 21.3 0.9 0.9 0.7
Vandalism 20,924 16,232 4,692 77.6 22.4 1.5 1.6 1.3
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 21,245 19,065 2,180 89.7 10.3 1.6 1.9 0.6
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,308 1,164 1,144 50.4 49.6 0.2 0.1 0.3
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 5,879 5,507 372 93.7 6.3 0.4 0.5 0.1
Drug abuse violations 225,843 166,220 59,623 73.6 26.4 16.5 16.6 16.2
Gambling 603 387 216 64.2 35.8 * * 0.1
Offenses against the family and children 19,510 15,157 4,353 77.7 22.3 1.4 1.5 1.2
Driving under the influence 181,678 134,547 47,131 74.1 25.9 13.3 13.4 12.8
Liquor laws 14,407 10,068 4,339 69.9 30.1 1.1 1.0 1.2
Drunkenness 22,232 17,396 4,836 78.2 21.8 1.6 1.7 1.3
Disorderly conduct 25,038 17,781 7,257 71.0 29.0 1.8 1.8 2.0
Vagrancy 1,543 1,183 360 76.7 23.3 0.1 0.1 0.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 494,274 363,942 130,332 73.6 26.4 36.1 36.3 35.5
Suspicion 71 56 15 78.9 21.1 * * *
Curfew and loitering law violations 927 622 305 67.1 32.9 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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