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Delinquency cases involving Hispanic youth
Overall, the number of delinquency cases involving Hispanic youth declined 48% since 2005.

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  • All of the major offense groups experienced decreases between 2005 and 2018; the relative decline was greater for property (59%) and public order offenses (57%) than for person (28%) and drug offenses (25%).

Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/special_topics/qa10605.asp?qaDate=2018. Released on March 31, 2020.

Adapted from Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics. Available on-line at: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezajcs/.

Data Source: National Juvenile Court Data Archive. National Center for Juvenile Justice. Pittsburgh, PA.

 

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