Juvenile Crime Statistics Paper

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Juvenile Crime Statistics Paper

CJA 374
December 5, 2012
Jamie Loomis

Juvenile Crime Statistics Paper

This work summarizes the “Juvenile Arrests 2008”. This paper will summarize the key points of the “Juvenile Arrests 2008” and will address the following in this paper. The overall decrease in juvenile arrests, The increase in drug offenses and simple assaults and Implications for juvenile females and members of ethnic and racial minorities. The writer will also address the increase in arrests of juvenile females and the decrease in arrests of male juvenile offenders for violent crimes. Juvenile arrests had decreased over time. While alcohol and drug remained, the common root causes of juvenile crimes. In this work are discussions showing patterns related to the assessment plan and track of minor related arrests. In the past years, United States of America had serious problems regarding juvenile delinquency cases. The 1980- 1994 trend shows an increasing number of crimes involving minors. The Juvenile Justice Bulletin disclosed this information based on the analysis of various entities. Murder cases were tracked to reach 3800 arrest, which was far too high compared to the figures in year 1993 (Snyder 2003). The FBI had been monitoring the growth rate of these crimes and they have certified these figures. Law authorities are engaged to make a report of these trends and disclose it publicly. The Violent Crime Index shows that the 2008 record on juvenile arrests involving violence was at the lowest rate since 1988. There had been a decrease of about 44%. The Violent Crime Index also reports on trends related to forcible rape, murder and no negligent manslaughter, robbery and aggravated assault. These four serious crimes had the highest rate of juvenile arrest and the trend shows a considerable increase each year. The rate had reached up to 121% including cases related to drug addiction. Surprisingly, this increased rate includes the...
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