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Table 37

Current Year Over Previous Year Arrest Trends

by Sex, 2010–2011

[11,190 agencies; 2011 estimated population 222,444,907; 2010 estimated population 220,412,929]

Offense charged Male Female
Total Under 18 Total Under 18
2010 2011 Percent
change
2010 2011 Percent
change
2010 2011 Percent
change
2010 2011 Percent
change
TOTAL1 6,865,802 6,514,268 -5.1 822,945 731,656 -11.1 2,386,830 2,317,098 -2.9 348,813 309,836 -11.2
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 6,683 6,337 -5.2 609 505 -17.1 838 851 +1.6 75 43 -42.7
Forcible rape 13,976 13,201 -5.5 1,994 1,875 -6.0 150 156 +4.0 46 45 -2.2
Robbery 65,739 62,061 -5.6 15,326 13,647 -11.0 9,461 8,887 -6.1 1,761 1,374 -22.0
Aggravated assault 223,978 213,097 -4.9 23,065 20,611 -10.6 65,700 62,947 -4.2 7,766 6,895 -11.2
Burglary 175,638 174,494 -0.7 40,997 37,558 -8.4 32,798 33,224 +1.3 5,638 5,238 -7.1
Larceny-theft 515,257 520,327 +1.0 112,133 104,407 -6.9 404,631 400,708 -1.0 94,210 81,381 -13.6
Motor vehicle theft 37,526 35,589 -5.2 8,247 7,301 -11.5 8,046 7,863 -2.3 1,673 1,429 -14.6
Arson 6,816 6,830 +0.2 2,958 3,021 +2.1 1,417 1,416 -0.1 447 488 +9.2
Violent crime2 310,376 294,696 -5.1 40,994 36,638 -10.6 76,149 72,841 -4.3 9,648 8,357 -13.4
Property crime2 735,237 737,240 +0.3 164,335 152,287 -7.3 446,892 443,211 -0.8 101,968 88,536 -13.2
Other assaults 667,516 641,376 -3.9 94,621 85,066 -10.1 247,270 243,329 -1.6 51,130 46,884 -8.3
Forgery and counterfeiting 34,423 31,448 -8.6 878 788 -10.3 21,004 19,124 -9.0 345 345 +0.0
Fraud 79,565 71,749 -9.8 2,827 2,493 -11.8 57,053 49,831 -12.7 1,474 1,331 -9.7
Embezzlement 6,169 6,019 -2.4 194 198 +2.1 6,266 5,889 -6.0 129 119 -7.8
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 54,243 53,313 -1.7 8,923 7,972 -10.7 13,540 13,633 +0.7 1,820 1,623 -10.8
Vandalism 145,464 137,301 -5.6 47,233 41,180 -12.8 34,068 32,604 -4.3 8,220 7,308 -11.1
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 97,847 93,963 -4.0 18,912 16,913 -10.6 8,974 8,463 -5.7 2,266 1,977 -12.8
Prostitution and commercialized vice 11,675 10,622 -9.0 116 159 +37.1 26,974 23,888 -11.4 540 482 -10.7
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 47,485 45,027 -5.2 8,394 7,900 -5.9 3,927 3,599 -8.4 986 946 -4.1
Drug abuse violations 898,176 826,925 -7.9 97,987 84,204 -14.1 222,150 212,458 -4.4 20,380 17,883 -12.3
Gambling 2,932 2,147 -26.8 236 209 -11.4 548 538 -1.8 26 40 +53.8
Offenses against the family and children 60,973 62,980 +3.3 1,833 1,574 -14.1 20,612 20,961 +1.7 955 1,002 +4.9
Driving under the influence 703,577 665,911 -5.4 6,321 5,587 -11.6 221,775 219,428 -1.1 2,157 1,919 -11.0
Liquor laws 274,334 248,047 -9.6 45,152 40,426 -10.5 110,509 104,949 -5.0 28,574 26,973 -5.6
Drunkenness 357,375 331,947 -7.1 7,100 6,367 -10.3 75,190 74,184 -1.3 2,602 2,286 -12.1
Disorderly conduct 319,845 294,988 -7.8 73,225 64,301 -12.2 125,783 116,378 -7.5 38,963 34,798 -10.7
Vagrancy 18,734 17,052 -9.0 1,213 1,019 -16.0 4,701 4,083 -13.1 363 305 -16.0
All other offenses (except traffic) 1,992,595 1,903,296 -4.5 155,190 138,154 -11.0 643,295 631,434 -1.8 56,117 50,449 -10.1
Suspicion 572 670 +17.1 70 64 -8.6 175 188 +7.4 21 27 +28.6
Curfew and loitering law violations 47,261 38,221 -19.1 47,261 38,221 -19.1 20,150 16,273 -19.2 20,150 16,273 -19.2
  • 1 Does not include suspicion.
  • 2 Violent crimes are offenses of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. Property crimes are offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.

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Current Year Over Previous Year Arrest Trends, by Sex, 2010–2011

  • Nationwide, the number of males arrested in 2011 decreased 5.1 percent when compared with the number of those arrested in 2010.  The number of females arrested decreased 2.9 percent.
  • A comparison of arrest data for juveniles (persons under age 18) for 2010 and 2011 showed arrests of juvenile males decreased 11.1 percent, and arrests of juvenile females decreased 11.2 percent.
  • The 2-year trend showed that the number of males arrested for violent crimes decreased 5.1 percent, and the number of females arrested declined 4.3 percent.
  • Arrests of juvenile males for violent crimes in 2011 decreased 10.6 percent from data for the previous year.  The number of juvenile females arrested for violent crimes declined 13.4 percent.
  • When compared with data for 2010, arrests of males for murder and nonnegligent manslaughter in 2011 decreased 5.2 percent, and arrests of females increased 1.6 percent.  Arrests of juvenile males for murder and nonnegligent manslaughter declined 17.1 percent, and arrests of juvenile females decreased 42.7 percent.
  • The number of males arrested in 2011 for property crimes increased 0.3 percent, and the number of females arrested decreased 0.8 percent when compared with data for 2010. 
  • The number of juvenile males arrested for property crimes decreased 7.3 percent, and the number of juvenile females arrested for property crime decreased 13.2 percent.