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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) provide the latest answers to the most commonly asked questions about juvenile arrests. Here you can find the latest estimates of juvenile arrests and trends in juvenile arrest rates by sex, race, and age with detail for specific offenses.

Note: Arrest estimates for 2013 and 2014 developed by the National Center for Juvenile Justice based on data published in the FBI's respective Crime in the United States report. These are preliminary estimates that will be updated upon release of final estimates on the Bureau of Justice Statistics' Arrest Data Analysis Tool.

Juvenile Arrests

  • How many arrests are made of persons under age 18? [Answer] updated icon
  • What are the demographic characteristics of juvenile arrests? [Answer] updated icon
  • What proportion of arrests involve persons under age 18? [Answer] updated icon
  • How do juvenile arrest rates vary by State? [Answer] updated icon

Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends

  • What are the juvenile arrest rate trends for certain offenses? [Answer] updated icon

Age-specific Arrest Rate Trends

  • What is the trend for age-specific arrest rates for Violent Crime Index offenses? [Answer]
  • What is the trend for age-specific arrest rates for murder? [Answer]
  • What is the trend for age-specific arrest rates for aggravated assault? [Answer]
  • What is the trend for age-specific arrest rates for robbery? [Answer]
  • What is the trend for age-specific arrest rates for Property Crime Index offenses? [Answer]
  • What is the trend for age-specific arrest rates for simple assault? [Answer]
  • What is the trend for age-specific arrest rates for weapons law violations? [Answer]
  • What is the trend for age-specific arrest rates for drug law violations? [Answer]

 

 

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