|Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
The juvenile murder arrest rate reached its lowest level in 2012, 83% below the 1993 peak; since 2012, the rate has increased 27%, from 2.2 to 2.7 per 100,000 youth.
|Note: Rates are arrests of persons ages 10-17 per 100,000 persons ages 10-17 in the resident population.
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Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
October 31, 2019.
Data source: Arrest estimates for 1980-2014 developed by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and disseminated through "Arrest Data Analysis Tool." Online. Available from the BJS
Arrest estimates for 2015 through 2018 developed by the National Center for Juvenile Justice based on data published in the FBI's Crime in the United States reports. These are preliminary estimates that will be updated upon release of final estimates on the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ Arrest Data Analysis Tool.
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