Table 62

Arrest Trends

Suburban Areas,1 2018–2019

[5,272 agencies; 2019 estimated population 87,751,349; 2018 estimated population 87,433,861]

Offense charged Number of persons arrested
Total all ages Under 18 years of age 18 years of age and over
2018 2019 Percent
change
2018 2019 Percent
change
2018 2019 Percent
change
TOTAL2 2,591,429 2,484,062 -4.1 184,627 180,316 -2.3 2,406,802 2,303,746 -4.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 2,061 2,023 -1.8 139 143 +2.9 1,922 1,880 -2.2
Rape3 5,881 5,760 -2.1 1,091 1,115 +2.2 4,790 4,645 -3.0
Robbery 15,416 14,602 -5.3 3,134 3,487 +11.3 12,282 11,115 -9.5
Aggravated assault 82,638 80,123 -3.0 7,007 6,654 -5.0 75,631 73,469 -2.9
Burglary 40,566 37,322 -8.0 5,298 4,727 -10.8 35,268 32,595 -7.6
Larceny-theft 222,094 217,404 -2.1 23,313 22,395 -3.9 198,781 195,009 -1.9
Motor vehicle theft 19,695 18,019 -8.5 2,786 2,840 +1.9 16,909 15,179 -10.2
Arson 2,168 2,039 -6.0 580 519 -10.5 1,588 1,520 -4.3
Violent crime4 105,996 102,508 -3.3 11,371 11,399 +0.2 94,625 91,109 -3.7
Property crime4 284,523 274,784 -3.4 31,977 30,481 -4.7 252,546 244,303 -3.3
Other assaults 234,875 230,627 -1.8 32,368 33,495 +3.5 202,507 197,132 -2.7
Forgery and counterfeiting 13,236 12,239 -7.5 290 235 -19.0 12,946 12,004 -7.3
Fraud 31,660 31,137 -1.7 925 1,071 +15.8 30,735 30,066 -2.2
Embezzlement 3,577 3,439 -3.9 128 137 +7.0 3,449 3,302 -4.3
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 23,165 21,309 -8.0 2,037 1,943 -4.6 21,128 19,366 -8.3
Vandalism 40,917 40,903 * 7,998 8,284 +3.6 32,919 32,619 -0.9
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 35,762 35,780 +0.1 3,957 4,000 +1.1 31,805 31,780 -0.1
Prostitution and commercialized vice 3,229 3,312 +2.6 42 37 -11.9 3,187 3,275 +2.8
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 11,194 10,388 -7.2 2,084 1,867 -10.4 9,110 8,521 -6.5
Drug abuse violations 447,268 409,060 -8.5 26,978 23,888 -11.5 420,290 385,172 -8.4
Gambling 507 620 +22.3 27 54 +100.0 480 566 +17.9
Offenses against the family and children 27,126 24,067 -11.3 666 614 -7.8 26,460 23,453 -11.4
Driving under the influence 293,477 287,388 -2.1 1,414 1,391 -1.6 292,063 285,997 -2.1
Liquor laws 45,132 41,914 -7.1 7,272 6,690 -8.0 37,860 35,224 -7.0
Drunkenness 67,034 63,147 -5.8 1,017 948 -6.8 66,017 62,199 -5.8
Disorderly conduct 75,967 75,533 -0.6 14,076 14,812 +5.2 61,891 60,721 -1.9
Vagrancy 3,161 3,061 -3.2 110 54 -50.9 3,051 3,007 -1.4
All other offenses (except traffic) 839,853 809,350 -3.6 36,120 35,420 -1.9 803,733 773,930 -3.7
Suspicion 272 175 -35.7 9 6 -33.3 263 169 -35.7
Curfew and loitering law violations 3,770 3,496 -7.3 3,770 3,496 -7.3 - - -
  • 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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