Juvenile Delinquency

Study: Nearly 1 in 3 in US will be arrested by age 23

According to a new report,

The new data show a sharp increase from a previous study that stunned the American public when it was published 44 years ago by criminologist Ron Christensen. That study found 22% of youth would be arrested by age 23. The latest study finds 30.2% of young people will be arrested by age 23.

Justice Department reports decline in juvenile crime

According to a new report:

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has released new figures for juvenile arrests in 2009 in its annual report, Juvenile Arrests, 2009. Overall findings indicate that arrests of juveniles for violent crimes are the lowest since at least 2008.