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Law Enforcement & Juvenile Crime
Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
Juvenile arrest rates for burglary fell by 50% for males and females between 2008 and 2014.

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Burglary by Sex, 1980-2014

Year Males Females
1980 1,336.3 94.0
1981 1,297.6 90.8
1982 1,252.1 91.3
1983 1,113.4 82.7
1984 1,004.2 80.3
1985 1,062.2 84.6
1986 1,028.8 85.4
1987 997.5 82.7
1988 988.8 82.7
1989 962.6 86.1
1990 908.2 82.2
1991 920.0 87.2
1992 880.4 88.0
1993 825.2 90.9
1994 835.1 91.0
1995 780.0 87.7
1996 755.2 88.4
1997 708.7 84.9
1998 616.7 80.7
1999 516.0 67.8
2000 490.1 65.7
2001 454.8 63.7
2002 435.9 57.1
2003 420.5 57.9
2004 404.4 55.2
2005 390.7 52.0
2006 417.6 54.4
2007 408.7 55.3
2008 419.7 59.7
2009 380.3 51.5
2010 332.5 45.1
2011 317.3 43.4
2012 277.1 38.3

2013 232.0 31.6
2014 204.8 28.7

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

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Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/crime/JAR_Display.asp?ID=qa05237. 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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