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Law Enforcement & Juvenile Crime
Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
Juvenile arrest rates for liquor law violations between have not shown a consistent trend.

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Liquor Law Violations, 1980-2011

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 263.7

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

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  • In 2011, there were 264 arrests for liquor law violations per 100,000 youth ages 10 through 17.
  • About 40% of juvenile arrests for liquor law violations were arrests of females in 2011 and 10% were arrests of youth under age 15.


Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/crime/JAR_Display.asp?ID=qa05216. February 25, 2014.

 

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