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Case Rate Trends
Between 2005 and 2017, the person offense case rate decreased most for Asian youth (58%), followed by Hispanic youth and black youth (39% each), white youth (36%), and American Indian (32%).


Note: Rates are cases per 1,000 youth ages 10-upper age of juvenile court jurisdiction.
*Excludes persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Persons of Hispanic ethnicity can be of any race.
  • Person offense case rates were at their highest level in 2005 and decreased steadily through 2017 for all race groups.


Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/court/JCSCR_Display.asp?ID=qa06251. April 23, 2019.

 

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