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Table 50

Arrest Trends

Metropolitan Counties, 2011–2012

[1,260 agencies; 2012 estimated population 55,888,792; 2011 estimated population 55,364,450]

Offense charged Number of persons arrested
Total all ages Under 18 years of age 18 years of age and over
2011 2012 Percent
change
2011 2012 Percent
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2011 2012 Percent
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TOTAL1 1,714,478 1,662,277 -3.0 163,513 146,958 -10.1 1,550,965 1,515,319 -2.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 1,665 1,503 -9.7 116 83 -28.4 1,549 1,420 -8.3
Forcible rape 2,617 2,480 -5.2 351 337 -4.0 2,266 2,143 -5.4
Robbery 10,416 10,314 -1.0 1,995 1,779 -10.8 8,421 8,535 +1.4
Aggravated assault 57,118 56,665 -0.8 5,520 4,795 -13.1 51,598 51,870 +0.5
Burglary 43,690 42,239 -3.3 8,065 6,693 -17.0 35,625 35,546 -0.2
Larceny-theft 133,637 130,605 -2.3 23,197 20,005 -13.8 110,440 110,600 +0.1
Motor vehicle theft 9,292 9,142 -1.6 1,623 1,539 -5.2 7,669 7,603 -0.9
Arson 1,811 1,404 -22.5 601 460 -23.5 1,210 944 -22.0
Violent crime2 71,816 70,962 -1.2 7,982 6,994 -12.4 63,834 63,968 +0.2
Property crime2 188,430 183,390 -2.7 33,486 28,697 -14.3 154,944 154,693 -0.2
Other assaults 172,692 166,517 -3.6 27,630 25,285 -8.5 145,062 141,232 -2.6
Forgery and counterfeiting 10,558 10,194 -3.4 208 226 +8.7 10,350 9,968 -3.7
Fraud 31,367 28,061 -10.5 671 595 -11.3 30,696 27,466 -10.5
Embezzlement 2,500 2,425 -3.0 56 58 +3.6 2,444 2,367 -3.2
Stolen property; buying, receiving, possessing 14,219 15,273 +7.4 1,416 1,474 +4.1 12,803 13,799 +7.8
Vandalism 30,647 29,177 -4.8 8,264 7,377 -10.7 22,383 21,800 -2.6
Weapons; carrying, possessing, etc. 19,323 18,635 -3.6 3,476 2,817 -19.0 15,847 15,818 -0.2
Prostitution and commercialized vice 2,464 2,666 +8.2 60 55 -8.3 2,404 2,611 +8.6
Sex offenses (except forcible rape and prostitution) 11,086 11,091 * 2,045 2,090 +2.2 9,041 9,001 -0.4
Drug abuse violations 224,893 225,925 +0.5 18,837 17,990 -4.5 206,056 207,935 +0.9
Gambling 669 757 +13.2 47 44 -6.4 622 713 +14.6
Offenses against the family and children 34,889 32,625 -6.5 397 420 +5.8 34,492 32,205 -6.6
Driving under the influence 179,157 166,916 -6.8 1,412 1,231 -12.8 177,745 165,685 -6.8
Liquor laws 46,590 43,800 -6.0 11,209 10,488 -6.4 35,381 33,312 -5.8
Drunkenness 39,611 37,491 -5.4 814 774 -4.9 38,797 36,717 -5.4
Disorderly conduct 48,195 45,197 -6.2 11,100 9,453 -14.8 37,095 35,744 -3.6
Vagrancy 2,248 2,433 +8.2 72 125 +73.6 2,176 2,308 +6.1
All other offenses (except traffic) 579,036 565,286 -2.4 30,243 27,309 -9.7 548,793 537,977 -2.0
Suspicion 83 197 +137.3 23 4 -82.6 60 193 +221.7
Curfew and loitering law violations 4,088 3,456 -15.5 4,088 3,456 -15.5 - - -
  • 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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