Juvenile Arrests 2006

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has published “Juvenile Arrests 2006.” The 12-page bulletin draws on data from the FBI’s “Crime in the United States 2006” to analyze trends in juvenile arrests.
In 2006, U.S. law enforcement agencies made an estimated 2.2 million arrests of persons under age 18. In 1994, 1 of 6 alleged murder offenders known to law enforcement was younger than 18. In 2006, the ratio was 1 in 11.
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