APPENDIX
TABLE 3.1
POLICE ARRESTS IN LIMA, 1890–1927
(MONTHLY AVERAGE)
Period Arrests per month Total Population %
Oct 1890–June 1891a 412 107,114b 0.38
July–Dec 1891c 519 0.48
Jan–May 1892d 1072 1
July 1892–Jun 1893e 1223 1.14
July 1894–Jun 1895f 855g 0.8
Jan 1892–Jun 1895h 1033 0.99
Jun 1905i 1506
Jan–Jun 1915j 923
Apr, Jun 1921k 1804 176,000l 1.025
July 1926–Dec 1927m 1629 200,000n 0.81
Notes: aMemoria, Subprefecto, 1891. bagn, Prefectura de Lima, Serie 3.9, Legajo 16.6, August 8,
1891; 16.5, July 22, 1891; Capelo, Sociología de Lima (120), estimated the population of Lima in
1895 at 100,000. cMemoria, Prefecto, 1892. dMemoria, Prefecto, 1892. eMemoria, Prefecto, 1893.
fMemoria, Subprefecto, 1895. gThe decline in the number of arrests in 1894–95 must be due to the
distraction of police forces during the Cáceres–Piérola civil war. hJiménez, ‘‘La sociedad y el
delito,’’ 256. iEl Comercio, July 20, 1905. jBoletín Municipal, no. 783, 1915. kagn, Ministerio del
Interior, Prefecturas, Paquete 219. lAlexander, Los problemas urbanos, 12–13. mMemoria, Guardia
Civil, 1928. nAlexander, Los problemas urbanos, 12–13.
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