Table 51

Arrest Trends

Metropolitan Counties

by Sex, 2018–2019

[1,095 agencies; 2019 estimated population 44,725,723; 2018 estimated population 44,615,161]

Offense charged Male Female
Total Under 18 Total Under 18
2018 2019 Percent
change
2018 2019 Percent
change
2018 2019 Percent
change
2018 2019 Percent
change
TOTAL1 937,827 898,464 -4.2 52,229 50,121 -4.0 334,572 321,576 -3.9 21,274 20,851 -2.0
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,198 1,192 -0.5 71 67 -5.6 163 141 -13.5 10 13 +30.0
Rape2 3,053 3,060 +0.2 561 591 +5.3 88 109 +23.9 17 33 +94.1
Robbery 6,775 6,274 -7.4 1,490 1,512 +1.5 1,166 1,080 -7.4 176 175 -0.6
Aggravated assault 35,854 34,575 -3.6 2,417 2,318 -4.1 10,282 9,939 -3.3 930 842 -9.5
Burglary 16,388 14,783 -9.8 2,001 1,859 -7.1 3,768 3,538 -6.1 276 272 -1.4
Larceny-theft 46,480 44,246 -4.8 5,073 4,762 -6.1 32,142 30,665 -4.6 3,140 2,999 -4.5
Motor vehicle theft 8,909 7,806 -12.4 1,146 1,062 -7.3 2,630 2,357 -10.4 252 277 +9.9
Arson 879 765 -13.0 204 172 -15.7 240 186 -22.5 36 31 -13.9
Violent crime3 46,880 45,101 -3.8 4,539 4,488 -1.1 11,699 11,269 -3.7 1,133 1,063 -6.2
Property crime3 72,656 67,600 -7.0 8,424 7,855 -6.8 38,780 36,746 -5.2 3,704 3,579 -3.4
Other assaults 78,860 76,105 -3.5 9,703 9,881 +1.8 31,756 31,734 -0.1 5,562 6,000 +7.9
Forgery and counterfeiting 3,871 3,675 -5.1 79 76 -3.8 1,985 1,660 -16.4 16 12 -25.0
Fraud 9,413 9,221 -2.0 266 272 +2.3 5,204 5,092 -2.2 135 121 -10.4
Embezzlement 792 768 -3.0 19 21 +10.5 736 693 -5.8 13 24 +84.6
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 9,237 8,437 -8.7 653 561 -14.1 2,526 2,249 -11.0 142 122 -14.1
Vandalism 14,674 14,698 +0.2 2,592 2,694 +3.9 4,093 4,158 +1.6 591 642 +8.6
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 17,224 17,430 +1.2 1,519 1,478 -2.7 2,004 1,908 -4.8 242 226 -6.6
Prostitution and commercialized vice 926 1,070 +15.6 19 15 -21.1 1,088 1,074 -1.3 10 6 -40.0
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 5,404 5,177 -4.2 866 777 -10.3 358 308 -14.0 93 68 -26.9
Drug abuse violations 167,897 152,252 -9.3 7,909 6,618 -16.3 56,306 52,330 -7.1 2,618 2,161 -17.5
Gambling 293 296 +1.0 13 17 +30.8 77 108 +40.3 1 5 +400.0
Offenses against the family and children 15,288 12,969 -15.2 234 175 -25.2 4,340 3,759 -13.4 110 109 -0.9
Driving under the influence 126,737 123,528 -2.5 566 549 -3.0 42,349 41,411 -2.2 166 169 +1.8
Liquor laws 10,329 9,510 -7.9 1,562 1,540 -1.4 4,692 4,065 -13.4 1,216 1,128 -7.2
Drunkenness 16,813 16,200 -3.6 134 195 +45.5 4,750 4,479 -5.7 81 74 -8.6
Disorderly conduct 17,123 16,416 -4.1 2,892 2,816 -2.6 6,716 6,632 -1.3 1,450 1,453 +0.2
Vagrancy 1,024 1,131 +10.4 25 8 -68.0 378 345 -8.7 15 2 -86.7
All other offenses (except traffic) 321,731 316,272 -1.7 9,560 9,477 -0.9 114,384 111,258 -2.7 3,625 3,589 -1.0
Suspicion 166 56 -66.3 3 3 0.0 62 14 -77.4 0 0
Curfew and loitering law violations 655 608 -7.2 655 608 -7.2 351 298 -15.1 351 298 -15.1
  • 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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