|Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
The juvenile arrest rate for disorderly conduct in 2012 was at its lowest level since the mid-1980s.
Juvenile Arrest Rates for Disorderly Conduct, 1980-2012
|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 disorderly conduct more than doubled between 1984 and 1996, then fell 30% by 2000.
- Between 2000 and 2006, the juvenile arrest rate for disorderly conduct increased 25% and then fell 41% in the last 6 years, resting at its lowest level since the mid 1980s.
Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
December 09, 2014.
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