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Arrests of Juveniles in 2018 Reached Lowest Level in Nearly 4 Decades (NCJ 254488) December 2019
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Charles Puzzanchera
This data snapshot from the National Center for Juvenile Justice and OJJDP released a new Data Snapshot to highlight the decline in juvenile arrests since 1980. It shows the decline in juvenile arrests fell continuously since 2006 and hit a historic low in 2018.
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