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Arrests

Youth Arrests Drop to Lowest Level in 40 Years

Juvenile Arrests, 2019

OJJDP and the National Institute of Justice have released "Juvenile Arrests, 2019." This  bulletin shows juvenile arrests rates have dropped to their lowest level in 40 years.

Findings show that in 2019, law enforcement agencies made an estimated 696,620 arrests of youth under age 18—the lowest number since at least 1980. In addition, juvenile arrests overall fell 58 percent between 2010 and 2019, although patterns vary by...

The AMBER Advocate, Issue 4 2020

Date Published
November 2020
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Report (Annual/Periodic), Program/Project Description
Agencies
OJJDP-Sponsored

The AMBER Advocate, Issue 2 2020

Date Published
June 2020
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Program/Project Description, Newsletter, News and Announcement, Case Study
Agencies
OJJDP-Sponsored

OJJDP/NIJ Bulletin Summarizes Juvenile Arrests

JUVJUST Juvenile Arrests, 2018

OJJDP and the National Institute of Justice have released "Juvenile Arrests, 2018." This bulletin documents recent trends in juvenile arrests using data from the FBI's Uniform Crime Report. Overall, juvenile arrests have declined for more than a decade, but patterns vary by demographic group and offense.

Findings show that in 2018, law enforcement agencies made an estimated 728,280 arrests of people younger than 18 years...