(3) How Much Delinquency Is There and Is It

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style H ow M uch Delinquency I s Ther e and I s I t Rising? JD: Causes and Control (3) Click to edit Master subtitle style Extent of Juvenile 5/11/09 Ar r est data 5/11/09 Ar r est Data approximately 1.6 million juvenile arrests in 2006 a. about 372,559 arrests for Part I crimes, with larceny theft accounting for over half (416,000 in 2002) b. about 1.2 million arrests for Part II offenses, with most arrests for other assaults, 2 4 6 8 10 12 5/11/09 Juvenile Ar r est Source: http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/cius2006/data/table_38.html 5/11/09 Juvenile Ar r est Source: http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/cius2006/data/table_38.html 5/11/09 2. juvenile arrest rate a. number of juvenile arrests per 100,000 juveniles ages 10-17 in a population b. about 6,833 per 100,000 juveniles (1) 280 violent Part I offenses (2) 1,468 property Part I offenses 3. 309,000 Part I crimes cleared by arrest of juveniles 5/11/09 Self r epor t data 5/11/09 M TF 2002 Monitoring the Future survey administered to sample of about 2,500 high school seniors a. problems (1) omits dropouts and students who are suspended or truant (2) omits serious offenses like homicide and rape (3) employs vague response categories b. status offenses and minor forms of delinquency are common (1) drinking alcohol (2) fighting with parents (3) petty theft (4) fighting 5/11/09 National Sur vey of administered to sample of 1,725 adolescents ages 11 through 17 a. methodology (1) sample of adolescents asked about extent of their delinquency in 1976 and same group surveyed several additional times through 1990s...
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This note was uploaded on 06/25/2008 for the course SO 105 taught by Professor Spencer during the Fall '08 term at Fisher.

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