|Violent Crime Victimization
||Where in the United States do juvenile homicides occur?
||About 1 in 6 reported murders of juveniles in 2014 occurred in just 5 of the Nation's more than 3,000 counties.
- The major cities in these five counties (beginning with the city in the county with the most murdered juveniles) are Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, New York, and Detroit. Note that no data were reported for Florida and Alabama, and many of the individual counties in other States underreported.
Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/victims/qa02305.asp?qaDate=2014.
Released on May 25, 2016.
Data Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation. Supplementary Homicide Reports for the years 1980–2014 [machine-readable data files]. Washington, D.C.: FBI.
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