|Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
The juvenile arrest rate for disorderly conduct in 2011 was at its lowest level in more than 20 years.
Juvenile Arrest Rates for Disorderly Conduct, 1980-2011
|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 disorderly conduct more than doubled between 1984 and 1996, then fell 30% by 2000.
- Between 2000 and 2006, the juvenile arrest rate for disorderly conduct increased 25% and then fell 32% in the last 5 years, resting at its lowest level since the late 1980s.
Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
February 25, 2014.
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