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Table 38

Arrests

by Age, 2011

[12,023 agencies; 2011 estimated population 238,952,977]

Offense charged Total all
ages
Ages
under 15
Ages
under 18
Ages 18
and over
Under
10
10-12 13-14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65 and
over
TOTAL 9,537,673 307,864 1,129,456 8,408,217 7,240 67,193 233,431 213,055 275,579 332,958 419,517 453,490 444,182 411,623 380,004 351,553 331,226 1,422,206 1,090,886 800,132 737,859 660,346 474,607 244,854 111,119 74,613
Total percent distribution1 100.0 3.2 11.8 88.2 0.1 0.7 2.4 2.2 2.9 3.5 4.4 4.8 4.7 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.5 14.9 11.4 8.4 7.7 6.9 5.0 2.6 1.2 0.8
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 8,359 72 651 7,708 1 11 60 106 169 304 496 511 513 494 388 421 362 1,422 959 567 490 423 307 177 96 82
Forcible rape 14,679 736 2,071 12,608 5 209 522 376 421 538 651 662 621 640 529 442 437 2,053 1,620 1,399 1,181 975 678 355 169 196
Robbery 82,557 3,417 18,377 64,180 35 435 2,947 3,717 5,164 6,079 6,999 6,369 5,327 4,577 3,755 3,218 2,956 10,714 6,906 4,259 3,688 2,743 1,645 687 227 110
Aggravated assault 305,939 10,036 31,265 274,674 297 2,595 7,144 5,694 7,179 8,356 9,674 10,885 11,568 12,367 11,902 11,347 10,954 48,783 39,354 28,646 25,684 22,480 16,001 8,133 3,821 3,075
Burglary 228,401 12,962 47,654 180,747 410 2,743 9,809 9,224 11,713 13,755 16,287 14,612 12,404 10,743 9,376 8,229 7,287 29,861 21,819 14,723 13,477 11,064 6,524 2,906 930 505
Larceny-theft 981,116 55,599 197,159 783,957 950 12,416 42,233 37,960 48,477 55,123 59,812 53,404 45,497 39,962 35,255 31,494 29,311 123,819 94,268 69,188 65,944 58,136 40,700 20,711 9,445 7,011
Motor vehicle theft 51,027 2,150 10,786 40,241 15 228 1,907 2,449 3,004 3,183 3,158 2,773 2,371 2,116 1,878 1,800 1,659 7,163 5,644 3,909 3,338 2,370 1,281 500 195 86
Arson 8,994 2,117 3,714 5,280 199 694 1,224 614 550 433 367 340 342 238 215 186 168 818 590 479 439 433 319 189 81 76
Violent crime2 411,534 14,261 52,364 359,170 338 3,250 10,673 9,893 12,933 15,277 17,820 18,427 18,029 18,078 16,574 15,428 14,709 62,972 48,839 34,871 31,043 26,621 18,631 9,352 4,313 3,463
Violent crime percent distribution1 100.0 3.5 12.7 87.3 0.1 0.8 2.6 2.4 3.1 3.7 4.3 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.0 3.7 3.6 15.3 11.9 8.5 7.5 6.5 4.5 2.3 1.0 0.8
Property crime2 1,269,538 72,828 259,313 1,010,225 1,574 16,081 55,173 50,247 63,744 72,494 79,624 71,129 60,614 53,059 46,724 41,709 38,425 161,661 122,321 88,299 83,198 72,003 48,824 24,306 10,651 7,678
Property crime percent distribution1 100.0 5.7 20.4 79.6 0.1 1.3 4.3 4.0 5.0 5.7 6.3 5.6 4.8 4.2 3.7 3.3 3.0 12.7 9.6 7.0 6.6 5.7 3.8 1.9 0.8 0.6
Other assaults 955,620 55,684 145,424 810,196 1,628 14,618 39,438 27,642 30,953 31,145 29,002 30,500 32,671 36,168 34,971 33,295 32,151 143,818 116,098 87,805 79,783 68,034 45,485 22,166 10,221 8,028
Forgery and counterfeiting 53,983 157 1,201 52,782 4 32 121 180 244 620 1,495 2,190 2,449 2,184 2,223 2,186 2,174 10,368 8,459 5,964 5,064 3,750 2,411 1,117 477 271
Fraud 128,200 590 3,912 124,288 13 107 470 665 999 1,658 2,900 4,029 4,527 4,281 4,440 4,210 4,250 21,105 19,365 15,986 14,001 11,088 7,200 3,812 1,780 1,314
Embezzlement 12,496 32 325 12,171 0 8 24 19 74 200 544 800 778 724 629 567 494 2,004 1,482 1,290 1,046 792 536 280 145 60
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 71,890 2,217 10,269 61,621 26 330 1,861 2,039 2,582 3,431 4,479 4,386 3,720 3,340 3,025 2,775 2,447 10,924 8,328 5,752 4,938 3,668 2,234 1,000 381 224
Vandalism 183,203 20,124 52,229 130,974 903 5,725 13,496 9,984 10,849 11,272 10,805 9,720 8,724 8,481 7,267 6,335 5,628 22,849 15,289 10,173 8,936 7,512 4,912 2,368 1,124 851
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 118,072 7,202 21,730 96,342 441 2,062 4,699 3,829 4,785 5,914 6,891 6,616 6,095 5,823 5,296 4,767 4,438 17,756 12,073 7,569 5,955 5,076 3,872 2,075 1,134 906
Prostitution and commercialized vice 44,174 70 763 43,411 0 7 63 113 202 378 1,323 1,796 1,937 1,962 1,967 1,810 1,671 7,201 5,936 4,831 4,901 3,889 2,343 1,020 435 389
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 53,048 4,642 9,584 43,464 182 1,325 3,135 1,658 1,646 1,638 2,003 1,950 1,873 1,745 1,484 1,383 1,237 5,706 5,014 4,388 4,272 4,172 3,262 2,173 1,339 1,463
Drug abuse violations 1,175,083 19,201 112,892 1,062,191 117 2,428 16,656 19,338 29,861 44,492 67,940 71,857 68,124 61,570 55,338 50,000 46,805 191,308 137,643 89,906 78,079 66,611 44,926 20,748 8,105 3,231
Gambling 6,517 83 766 5,751 1 4 78 131 219 333 438 410 433 312 255 247 210 788 555 446 417 328 330 232 174 176
Offenses against the family and children 87,963 859 2,748 85,215 56 180 623 504 640 745 1,283 1,562 1,839 2,252 2,455 2,617 2,556 15,470 15,685 12,902 10,789 7,930 4,558 2,000 823 494
Driving under the influence 929,903 130 7,720 922,183 7 24 99 298 1,706 5,586 15,892 23,861 28,821 43,185 42,921 41,353 39,566 167,590 123,557 92,861 87,264 82,148 63,435 36,831 19,582 13,316
Liquor laws 383,903 6,620 69,818 314,085 59 559 6,002 10,117 19,741 33,340 63,137 70,985 60,906 10,201 6,753 5,330 4,343 17,024 13,016 10,832 12,559 14,456 12,431 7,105 3,149 1,858
Drunkenness 414,861 1,038 8,745 406,116 15 90 933 1,416 2,076 4,215 10,352 12,203 12,631 19,495 17,377 15,511 14,586 61,150 47,590 38,349 41,716 45,732 37,671 19,767 8,002 3,984
Disorderly conduct 449,694 39,948 106,303 343,391 595 9,509 29,844 21,730 22,816 21,809 18,960 17,615 17,065 20,717 17,935 15,760 14,156 56,168 40,094 29,517 28,190 27,318 20,781 10,832 4,818 3,465
Vagrancy 22,576 400 1,410 21,166 6 59 335 344 389 277 1,035 954 883 679 618 586 498 2,271 1,979 1,758 2,249 2,636 2,629 1,483 605 303
All other offenses (except traffic) 2,704,866 46,710 202,424 2,502,442 1,105 8,448 37,157 39,780 52,401 63,533 83,515 102,431 111,992 117,302 111,698 105,629 100,846 443,910 347,443 256,537 233,387 206,516 148,093 76,164 33,848 23,131
Suspicion 1,150 35 117 1,033 2 9 24 12 41 29 79 69 71 65 54 55 36 163 120 96 72 66 43 23 13 8
Curfew and loitering law violations 59,399 15,033 59,399 - 168 2,338 12,527 13,116 16,678 14,572 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 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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Arrests, by Age, 2011

  • In 2011, 88.2 percent of all individuals arrested were adults (18 years of age and over).
  • Adults comprised 87.3 percent of the arrests for violent crimes and 79.6 percent of the arrests for property crimes.
  • More than 90 percent (90.4) of persons arrested for drug abuse violations were adults.
  • In 2011, 41.3 percent of persons arrested for arson were juveniles.  More than half (57.0 percent) of juveniles arrested for arson were under age 15.
  • Persons between the ages of 25-29 accounted for 14.9 percent of all arrests made in 2011.