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Juveniles in Court
Delinquency Case Rate Trends
In 2013, juvenile courts processed 8.7 public order offense cases for every 1,000 youth under juvenile court jurisdiction.

Delinquency Case Rates for Public Order Offenses, 1985-2013

Delinquency Cases Rates for Public Order Offenses

Note: Rates are cases per 1,000 youth ages 10-upper age of juvenile court jurisdiction.

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  • Most of the growth in the public order offense case rate took place between 1985 and 1998 - an increase of 80%.
  • After a few years of stability, the rate reached its peak in 2005, then fell 37% by 2013.

Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/court/JCSCR_Display.asp?ID=qa06234. April 17, 2015.


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