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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 19901999 (FS 200303) September 2003
2 page(s)
Puzzanchera, C. M.
Presents statistics on person offenses (assault, robbery, rape, and homicide) handled by juvenile courts between 1990 and 1999. In 1999, U.S. juvenile courts handled 13.2 person offense cases for every 1,000 juveniles age 10 through the upper age of juvenile court jurisdiction. The person offense case rate increased 35 percent between 1990 and 1999; the majority of these cases involved charges of simple assault or aggravated assault. This Fact Sheet is based on the forthcoming Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1999. Available online only.