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Juvenile arrest statistics

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...