|Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
After years of stability, the juvenile arrest rate for curfew and loitering violations more than doubled between 1990 and 1996.
Juvenile Arrest Rates for Curfew and Loitering, 1980-2010
|Note: Rates are arrests of persons ages 10-17 per 100,000 persons ages 10-17 in the resident population.
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- Between 1996 and 2010, the arrest rate for curfew and loitering violations dropped 53%.
- One-fourth (25%) of juvenile arrests for curfew and loitering violations in 2010 involved a youth under age 15, and 30% involved a female.
Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
December 17, 2012.
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