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Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
Juvenile arrest rate trends for vandalism followed similar patterns for all racial groups between 1980 and 2011.

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Vandalism by Race, 1980-2011

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Vandalism

Note: Rates are arrests of persons ages 10-17 per 100,000 persons ages 10-17 in the resident population. Persons of Hispanic ethnicity may be of any race, i.e., white, black, American Indian, or Asian. Arrests of Hispanics are not reported separately.

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  • For all racial groups, juvenile arrest rates for vandalism increased from the early 1980s and into the 1990s. Rates peaked earlier for blacks (1991) than for whites and Asians (1994) and American Indians (1995).
  • For all racial groups, rates in 2011 were at their lowest level of the 32-year-period.


Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/crime/JAR_Display.asp?ID=qa05272. February 25, 2014.

 

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