U.S. Department of Justice, Office Of Justice Programs, Innovation - Partnerships - Safer Neighborhoods
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Working for Youth Justice and Safety
OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book logo jump over products navigation bar
OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book logoAbout SSBFrequently Asked QuestionsPublicationsData Analysis ToolsNational Data SetsOther ResourcesAsk a Question

Juvenile Population Characteristics
Juveniles as Victims
Juveniles as Offenders
Juvenile Justice System Structure & Process
Law Enforcement & Juvenile Crime
Overview
Related FAQs
Related Publications
Related Links
Data Analysis Tools
Juveniles in Court
Juveniles on Probation
Juveniles in Corrections
Juvenile Reentry & Aftercare
Special Topics
Data Snapshot
Statistical Briefing Book Home

OJJDP logo

Printer-priendlyPrinter-friendly
Law Enforcement & Juvenile Crime
Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
The juvenile arrest rate for disorderly conduct declined each year since 2006; by 2014, the rate was at its lowest level since at least 1980.

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Disorderly Conduct, 1980-2014

Year Total
1980 408.9
1981 395.5
1982 449.7
1983 369.2
1984 322.3
1985 333.8
1986 348.5
1987 367.2
1988 420.1
1989 433.5
1990 429.2
1991 467.9
1992 469.3
1993 495.0
1994 567.4
1995 572.6
1996 689.6
1997 679.9
1998 564.2
1999 507.8
2000 485.7
2001 491.1
2002 568.7
2003 564.7
2004 578.8
2005 593.7
2006 605.0
2007 589.5
2008 552.7
2009 501.8
2010 461.7
2011 413.8
2012 358.7

2013 293.8
2014 236.7

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

[ Graph version ] [Excel file]


Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/crime/JAR_Display.asp?ID=qa05218. 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.

 

USA.gov | Privacy | Policies & Disclaimers | FOIA | Site Map | Ask a Question | OJJDP Home
A component of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice