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Law Enforcement & Juvenile Crime

Arrest rates by offense and age group, 1984 (rates are per 100,000 in age group)
Gender: All

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Offenses All ages 0 to 17 18 & older 10 to 17 0 to 14 15 to 17 18 to 20 21 to 24 25 & older
All offenses4,841.42,862.85,554.66,110.21,146.410,896.414,050.912,344.64,019.3
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter7.
Forcible rape15.68.818.019.13.633.641.038.313.6
Aggravated assault127.662.0151.2133.223.8241.0311.4321.9117.2
Motor vehicle theft51.468.545.2149.720.7292.0196.4115.824.0
Simple assault223.5132.0256.4281.461.3463.2532.2582.7193.9
Forgery and counterfeiting34.912.942.928.23.059.2105.5102.630.4
Stolen property (buying, receiving, possessing)
Weapons (carrying, possessing, etc.)75.342.887.092.814.4175.4219.0192.763.1
Prostitution and commercialized vice47.64.663.110.10.623.2140.2210.038.9
Sex offense (except forcible rape and prostitution)41.526.646.855.815.
Drug abuse violations300.4133.1360.7291.727.1629.51,058.61,013.7223.2
Offenses against the family and children18.82.724.
Driving under the influence754.540.31,,508.32,111.9838.1
Liquor laws214.4212.0215.2465.121.41,104.11,550.9390.980.6
Disorderly conduct282.4149.7330.2322.353.8598.9902.8822.2222.6
All other offenses (except traffic)1,020.6513.51,203.41,099.8174.12,102.43,112.82,844.2844.6
Curfew and loitering36.7138.60.0301.747.4565.
Violent Crime Index209.5129.0238.5278.845.4520.0610.4545.5170.1
Property Crime Index791.11,021.1708.12,155.1529.53,321.72,525.11,578.2449.5

Violent Crime Index includes murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.

Property Crime Index includes, burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.

Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Arrest rates by offense and age group, 1984 (rates are per 100,000 in age group). Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/crime/ucr.asp?table_in=1. Released on July 08, 2022.

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 website.

Arrest estimates for 2015-2020 were developed by the National Center for Juvenile Justice based on the FBI’s annual Master Arrest Files of 12-month reporting departments available from the Crime Data Explorer. Arrest estimates for 2015-2019 were revised in June 2022.


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