Table 63

Arrest Trends

Suburban Areas1

by Sex, 2018–2019

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

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
TOTAL2 1,880,574 1,800,596 -4.3 129,970 125,813 -3.2 710,855 683,466 -3.9 54,657 54,503 -0.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,795 1,800 +0.3 121 123 +1.7 266 223 -16.2 18 20 +11.1
Rape3 5,723 5,578 -2.5 1,053 1,048 -0.5 158 182 +15.2 38 67 +76.3
Robbery 13,114 12,346 -5.9 2,784 3,044 +9.3 2,302 2,256 -2.0 350 443 +26.6
Aggravated assault 63,745 61,878 -2.9 5,082 4,878 -4.0 18,893 18,245 -3.4 1,925 1,776 -7.7
Burglary 32,785 30,000 -8.5 4,604 4,104 -10.9 7,781 7,322 -5.9 694 623 -10.2
Larceny-theft 126,933 123,966 -2.3 14,226 13,497 -5.1 95,161 93,438 -1.8 9,087 8,898 -2.1
Motor vehicle theft 15,228 13,860 -9.0 2,303 2,270 -1.4 4,467 4,159 -6.9 483 570 +18.0
Arson 1,692 1,639 -3.1 477 446 -6.5 476 400 -16.0 103 73 -29.1
Violent crime4 84,377 81,602 -3.3 9,040 9,093 +0.6 21,619 20,906 -3.3 2,331 2,306 -1.1
Property crime4 176,638 169,465 -4.1 21,610 20,317 -6.0 107,885 105,319 -2.4 10,367 10,164 -2.0
Other assaults 166,554 162,601 -2.4 20,595 21,155 +2.7 68,321 68,026 -0.4 11,773 12,340 +4.8
Forgery and counterfeiting 8,821 8,368 -5.1 232 186 -19.8 4,415 3,871 -12.3 58 49 -15.5
Fraud 20,161 20,078 -0.4 622 738 +18.6 11,499 11,059 -3.8 303 333 +9.9
Embezzlement 1,781 1,683 -5.5 81 66 -18.5 1,796 1,756 -2.2 47 71 +51.1
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 18,016 16,588 -7.9 1,687 1,577 -6.5 5,149 4,721 -8.3 350 366 +4.6
Vandalism 32,100 31,937 -0.5 6,602 6,776 +2.6 8,817 8,966 +1.7 1,396 1,508 +8.0
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 32,064 32,145 +0.3 3,435 3,497 +1.8 3,698 3,635 -1.7 522 503 -3.6
Prostitution and commercialized vice 1,492 1,555 +4.2 27 28 +3.7 1,737 1,757 +1.2 15 9 -40.0
Sex offenses (except rape and prostitution) 10,442 9,760 -6.5 1,853 1,652 -10.8 752 628 -16.5 231 215 -6.9
Drug abuse violations 333,507 303,263 -9.1 20,113 17,615 -12.4 113,761 105,797 -7.0 6,865 6,273 -8.6
Gambling 402 462 +14.9 23 47 +104.3 105 158 +50.5 4 7 +75.0
Offenses against the family and children 20,238 17,707 -12.5 438 369 -15.8 6,888 6,360 -7.7 228 245 +7.5
Driving under the influence 217,554 212,762 -2.2 1,069 1,051 -1.7 75,923 74,626 -1.7 345 340 -1.4
Liquor laws 31,013 29,004 -6.5 4,183 3,849 -8.0 14,119 12,910 -8.6 3,089 2,841 -8.0
Drunkenness 52,092 48,939 -6.1 667 627 -6.0 14,942 14,208 -4.9 350 321 -8.3
Disorderly conduct 53,986 53,274 -1.3 9,209 9,482 +3.0 21,981 22,259 +1.3 4,867 5,330 +9.5
Vagrancy 2,382 2,366 -0.7 80 46 -42.5 779 695 -10.8 30 8 -73.3
All other offenses (except traffic) 614,442 594,638 -3.2 25,892 25,243 -2.5 225,411 214,712 -4.7 10,228 10,177 -0.5
Suspicion 203 126 -37.9 7 6 -14.3 69 49 -29.0 2 0 -100.0
Curfew and loitering law violations 2,512 2,399 -4.5 2,512 2,399 -4.5 1,258 1,097 -12.8 1,258 1,097 -12.8
  • 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.

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