The case rate for petitioned curfew violation cases decreased 85% between 2006 and 2020.
|Note: Rates are cases per 1,000 youth ages 10-upper age of juvenile court jurisdiction.
It is important to note that 2020 was the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, which may have impacted policies, procedures, and data collection activities regarding referrals to and processing of youth by juvenile courts. Additionally, stay-at-home orders and school closures likely impacted the volume and type of law-violating behavior by youth referred to juvenile court in 2020.
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- Despite a slight increase between 2005 and 2006, the case rate for petitioned curfew violation cases has fallen considerably and reached its lowest level in 2020 (0.09 cases per 1,000 youth).
Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
January 10, 2023.
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