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Table 40

Arrests

Females, by Age, 2012

[12,196 agencies; 2012 estimated population 242,925,157]

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 2,474,637 87,208 297,479 2,177,158 1,352 16,879 68,977 59,575 71,446 79,250 98,065 108,201 109,487 104,790 101,425 95,213 90,323 388,184 305,374 218,380 195,383 160,820 110,068 52,957 22,503 15,985
Total percent distribution1 100.0 3.5 12.0 88.0 0.1 0.7 2.8 2.4 2.9 3.2 4.0 4.4 4.4 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.6 15.7 12.3 8.8 7.9 6.5 4.4 2.1 0.9 0.6
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 965 8 54 911 1 0 7 8 13 25 34 39 40 51 35 47 47 174 123 87 71 75 41 33 7 7
Forcible rape 131 13 28 103 1 2 10 3 5 7 4 4 5 6 4 5 2 23 17 13 10 4 4 0 1 1
Robbery 10,428 387 1,666 8,762 0 54 333 346 449 484 590 610 621 545 516 482 410 1,723 1,186 755 552 429 223 75 27 18
Aggravated assault 69,024 2,540 7,328 61,696 38 553 1,949 1,549 1,675 1,564 1,852 2,256 2,544 2,904 2,759 2,819 2,563 11,147 9,199 6,557 5,888 5,069 3,389 1,662 630 458
Burglary 36,035 1,544 4,986 31,049 54 311 1,179 971 1,148 1,323 1,674 1,699 1,712 1,597 1,500 1,493 1,293 6,009 4,683 2,907 2,617 1,898 1,158 517 168 124
Larceny-theft 431,637 20,130 73,413 358,224 228 4,204 15,698 13,735 18,429 21,119 23,619 21,827 19,756 17,706 16,804 15,362 14,314 61,781 47,531 33,130 28,905 23,499 16,735 9,300 4,501 3,454
Motor vehicle theft 10,068 390 1,575 8,493 0 37 353 382 404 399 388 436 402 426 452 402 407 1,826 1,427 851 650 464 224 98 29 11
Arson 1,599 290 461 1,138 17 96 177 67 50 54 57 40 41 44 29 34 39 176 143 127 118 131 85 46 20 8
Violent crime2 80,548 2,948 9,076 71,472 40 609 2,299 1,906 2,142 2,080 2,480 2,909 3,210 3,506 3,314 3,353 3,022 13,067 10,525 7,412 6,521 5,577 3,657 1,770 665 484
Violent crime percent distribution1 100.0 3.7 11.3 88.7 * 0.8 2.9 2.4 2.7 2.6 3.1 3.6 4.0 4.4 4.1 4.2 3.8 16.2 13.1 9.2 8.1 6.9 4.5 2.2 0.8 0.6
Property crime2 479,339 22,354 80,435 398,904 299 4,648 17,407 15,155 20,031 22,895 25,738 24,002 21,911 19,773 18,785 17,291 16,053 69,792 53,784 37,015 32,290 25,992 18,202 9,961 4,718 3,597
Property crime percent distribution1 100.0 4.7 16.8 83.2 0.1 1.0 3.6 3.2 4.2 4.8 5.4 5.0 4.6 4.1 3.9 3.6 3.3 14.6 11.2 7.7 6.7 5.4 3.8 2.1 1.0 0.8
Other assaults 258,040 18,758 48,525 209,515 276 4,195 14,287 10,077 10,305 9,385 8,236 8,938 9,571 10,473 10,159 9,360 9,091 37,477 29,591 22,220 19,276 15,907 10,594 4,898 2,087 1,637
Forgery and counterfeiting 19,360 35 327 19,033 0 5 30 29 75 188 445 713 823 817 829 826 806 3,878 3,331 2,357 1,806 1,255 708 267 101 71
Fraud 47,888 204 1,186 46,702 4 31 169 184 320 478 946 1,326 1,636 1,474 1,611 1,656 1,598 8,303 7,959 6,316 5,432 3,702 2,374 1,315 604 450
Embezzlement 6,015 5 132 5,883 0 0 5 6 41 80 238 324 308 366 349 260 225 930 809 616 578 386 259 133 64 38
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 15,451 436 1,664 13,787 6 75 355 352 432 444 619 687 664 700 739 688 674 2,905 2,262 1,388 1,078 713 409 170 59 32
Vandalism 35,757 2,970 7,430 28,327 107 850 2,013 1,374 1,540 1,546 1,601 1,613 1,606 1,686 1,550 1,419 1,306 5,355 3,668 2,477 2,146 1,756 1,218 517 216 193
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 9,541 696 1,800 7,741 37 195 464 344 364 396 377 355 398 373 390 394 373 1,457 1,114 702 645 502 356 169 71 65
Prostitution and commercialized vice 29,371 26 470 28,901 0 3 23 66 137 241 1,083 1,486 1,625 1,571 1,553 1,464 1,362 5,143 3,783 2,769 2,923 2,365 1,268 383 93 30
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 4,121 489 962 3,159 24 137 328 203 142 128 175 151 153 159 146 119 124 476 454 327 349 241 146 79 29 31
Drug abuse violations 243,576 3,994 18,276 225,300 19 491 3,484 3,274 4,522 6,486 10,500 12,006 11,808 11,930 11,416 10,635 9,986 42,565 32,309 21,528 19,290 15,594 10,013 4,062 1,190 468
Gambling 718 8 43 675 1 0 7 4 10 21 14 21 40 12 17 20 13 67 62 56 66 68 79 58 43 39
Offenses against the family and children 21,870 351 1,002 20,868 13 81 257 206 218 227 384 439 574 736 829 818 851 4,653 4,027 2,855 2,007 1,356 769 326 139 105
Driving under the influence 244,195 38 1,865 242,330 6 4 28 83 449 1,295 3,804 5,822 7,301 12,615 12,589 11,671 11,054 44,291 32,354 23,701 23,607 21,610 16,494 8,687 4,056 2,674
Liquor laws 100,153 3,002 24,889 75,264 16 184 2,802 4,348 6,997 10,542 18,483 19,046 15,813 2,041 1,405 995 878 3,322 2,700 2,287 2,455 2,579 1,848 883 315 214
Drunkenness 73,656 340 2,047 71,609 5 23 312 404 516 787 1,980 2,185 2,352 3,508 3,028 2,699 2,699 11,091 9,237 7,406 8,226 7,847 5,732 2,455 789 375
Disorderly conduct 119,184 12,828 32,515 86,669 122 2,490 10,216 7,124 6,872 5,691 4,630 4,273 4,335 5,036 4,435 4,004 3,541 14,304 11,036 8,216 7,492 6,764 4,757 2,233 965 648
Vagrancy 4,233 70 210 4,023 0 15 55 47 49 44 230 238 232 143 120 123 103 506 510 408 426 384 349 133 90 28
All other offenses (except traffic) 665,827 13,097 49,055 616,772 320 2,139 10,638 10,657 12,260 13,041 16,095 21,653 25,117 27,859 28,152 27,406 26,552 118,553 95,827 68,303 58,757 46,207 30,830 14,448 6,208 4,805
Suspicion 277 26 53 224 1 8 17 6 10 11 7 14 10 12 9 12 12 49 32 21 13 15 6 10 1 1
Curfew and loitering law violations 15,517 4,533 15,517 - 56 696 3,781 3,726 4,014 3,244 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent

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Arrests, Females, by Age, 2012

  • Eighty-eight percent of all females arrested in 2012 were adults (persons age 18 and older).
  • Among females arrested in 2012, 15.7 percent were between the ages of 25 and 29.
  • Adults accounted for 88.7 percent of females arrested for violent crimes.
  • Of females arrested for property crimes, 83.2 percent were adults.
  • More females (17.4 percent) were arrested for larceny-theft than for any other offense.
  • Nearly all females (99.2 percent) arrested for driving under the influence were adults.
  • Arrests of females for other assaults (assaults where no weapon was used or no serious or aggravated injury resulted to the victim) accounted for 10.4 percent of all females arrests. Of these, 18.8 percent were juveniles.