Juvenile Crime Statistics

Individual Assignment: Juvenile Crime Statistics Paper

·  Navigate to the National Criminal Justice Reference Service website (https://www.ncjrs.gov/)

·  Go to the Site Search box

·  Enter the following: Juvenile Arrests 2008.

·  Read the “Juvenile Arrests 2008” bulletin by Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

·  Resource: National Criminal Justice Reference Service article “Juvenile Arrests 2008”.

·  Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper summarizing the key points of the “Juvenile Arrests 2008” article. Address the following in your paper:

o  The overall decrease in juvenile arrests.

o  The increase in drug offenses and simple assaults.

o  Implications for juvenile females and members of ethnic and racial minorities.

o  The increase in arrests of juvenile females and the decrease in arrests of male juvenile offenders for violent crimes.

o  An assessment of tracking juvenile arrests as a method of measuring the amount of and trends in juvenile crime.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Do Not use in-text citations to try and fill your paper.

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