||What proportion of arrests involve persons under age 18?
||In 2019, juveniles accounted for about 1 in 12 arrests for murder, 1 in 14 arrests for aggravated assault, and more than 1 in 5 arrests for robbery.
Note: Curfew and loitering violations are not presented in this figure because, by definition, only juveniles can be arrested for these offenses.
[ Text only ]
[ CSV file ]
Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/crime/qa05102.asp?qaDate=2019.
Released on November 16, 2020.
Data Source: Arrest estimates for 2019 were revised by the National Center for Juvenile Justice in June 2022 based on the FBI’s 2019 Arrest Master File of 12-month reporting departments available from the Crime Data Explorer (https://crime-data-explorer.fr.cloud.gov/pages/downloads, retrieved June 14, 2022).
USA.gov | Privacy | Policies & Disclaimers | FOIA | Site Map | Ask a Question | OJJDP Home
A component of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice