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Law Enforcement & Juvenile Crime
Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
The juvenile arrest rate for liquor law violations declined 61% since 2007.

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Liquor Law Violations, 1980-2014

Year Total
1980 495.3
1981 482.7
1982 502.0
1983 461.4
1984 465.1
1985 496.7
1986 589.0
1987 589.9
1988 621.0
1989 569.2
1990 577.3
1991 519.5
1992 421.8
1993 395.4
1994 409.3
1995 418.7
1996 515.5
1997 442.8
1998 428.9
1999 425.0
2000 397.9
2001 326.2
2002 430.7
2003 392.2
2004 367.7
2005 363.3
2006 406.1
2007 406.6
2008 380.9
2009 326.9
2010 281.7
2011 263.6
2012 233.8

2013 186.7
2014 156.6

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

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Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/crime/JAR_Display.asp?ID=qa05216. December 13, 2015.

Data source: Arrest estimates for 1980-2012 developed by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and disseminated through "Arrest Data Analysis Tool." Online. Available from the BJS website.

Arrest estimates for 2013 and 2014 developed by the National Center for Juvenile Justice based on data published in the FBI's Crime in the United States reports [Tables 29, 39, and 40]. These are preliminary estimates that will be updated upon release of final estimates on the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ Arrest Data Analysis Tool.

 

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