||How does juvenile homicide offending vary by sex?
||The annual number of male juvenile homicide offenders varied substantially between 1980 and 2011, unlike the number of female offenders.
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- Annually between 1980 and 2011, about 115 juvenile females were implicated in homicides in the U.S.
- The number of known male juvenile murder offenders in 2003 was lower than in any year since at least 1984, before increasing each year between 2003 and 2006.
- Since 2006 the trend had reversed as the number of known male juvenile murder offenders declined 38% by 2011, reaching its lowest level of the 32-year period.
Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book
. Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/offenders/qa03102.asp?qaDate=2011.
Released on August 05, 2013.
Adapted from Puzzanchera, C. and Kang, W. (2013). Easy Access to the FBI's Supplementary Homicide Reports: 1980-2011
. Available on-line at: http://ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezashr/
Data Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation. Supplementary Homicide Reports
for the years 1980–2011 [machine-readable data files]. Washington, D.C.: FBI.
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