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Special Topics: Hispanic youth in the juvenile justice system

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) provide the latest answers to commonly asked questions about Hispanic youth in the juvenile justice system.

Hispanic juvenile population

  • Trends in the Hispanic youth (ages 10-17) population [Data]
  • Age, gender, and race profile of Hispanic youth (ages 10-17) [Data]
  • Age, gender, race, and ethnicity profile (youth ages 10-17) [Data]

Arrests involving Hispanic youth

The tables in this section are based on a non-representative sample of nearly 5,400 law enforcement departments from 35 states and the District of Columbia that reported arrest data to the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System in 2012. The data are not national estimates.
  • Offense profile of Hispanic juvenile arrests known to law enforcement [Data]
  • Demographic profile of Hispanic juvenile arrests known to law enforcement, by offense [Data]
  • Offense profile of juvenile arrests known to law enforcement, by race/ethnicity [Data]
  • Juvenile proportion of Hispanic arrests known to law enforcement [Data]
  • Race/ethnicity profile of juvenile arrests known to law enforcement, by offense [Data]
  • Age distribution of Hispanic arrests known to law enforcement [Data]
  • Juvenile and adult time of day profile for violent crime involving Hispanic persons [Data]
  • Time of day profile for violent crime involving Hispanic youth, school day vs nonschool day [Data]

Delinquency cases involving Hispanic youth

The tables in this section are based on national estimates developed by the National Juvenile Court Data Archive.
  • Offense profile of delinquency cases involving Hispanic youth [Data] updated icon
  • Characteristics of delinquency cases involving Hispanic youth [Data] updated icon
  • Characteristics of delinquency cases by race/ethnicity [Data] updated icon
  • Demographic profile of delinquency cases involving Hispanic youth, by offense [Data] updated icon
  • Trends in the number of delinquency cases involving Hispanic youth [Data] updated icon
  • Case processing characteristics of delinquency cases involving Hispanic, by offense [Data] updated icon
  • Case processing characteristics of delinquency cases by race/ethnicity [Data] updated icon

 

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