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Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
The juvenile arrest rate for driving under the influence declined for the fifth consecutive year, resting at a level in 2011 that was 71% below that of 1980.

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Driving Under the Influence, 1980-2011

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Driving Under the Influence

Note: Rates are arrests of persons ages 10-17 per 100,000 persons ages 10-17 in the resident population.

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  • The juvenile arrest rate for driving under the influence was cut in half between 1980 and 1994, falling 57%. Following this decline through 1994, the juvenile arrest rate for driving under the influence increased 50% between 1994 and 1999, then fell 56% between 1999 and 2011.


Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/crime/JAR_Display.asp?ID=qa05215. February 25, 2014.

 

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