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Winter 2-10-2012


Arrests by law enforcement for youth under 18 reached a 30-year low in 2012. Arrests for the eight serious offenses included in the FBI crime index decreased by almost half from 1995 to 2010. This databit looks at juvenile arrests in total and by offense from 1980 to 2010.


Research and Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York.



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