|Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
After a period of increase between 1982 and 1994, the juvenile arrest rate for vandalism fell 54% between 1994 and 2010.
Juvenile Arrest Rates for Vandalism, 1980-2010
|Note: Rates are arrests of persons ages 10-17 per 100,000 persons ages 10-17 in the resident population.
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- The juvenile arrest rate for vandalism rose 44% between 1982 and 1994, its peak year in the 1980-2010 period.
- The rate declined 38% between 1994 and 2001, then was relatively stable through 2005. The juvenile arrest rate for vandalism declined 33% since 2006, falling to a rate 39% below its 1980 level.
- About 15% of juvenile arrests for vandalism were arrests of females in 2010 and 39% were arrests of youth under age 15.
Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
December 17, 2012.
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