Juvenile arrests for violent crimes

Year      Arrests     
2017 904
2016 804
2015 779
2014 752
2013 750
2012 739
2011 1,016
2010 1,287
2009 1,491
2008 1,523
2007 1,650
2006 1,470
2005 1,416
2004 1,441
2003 1,513
2002 1,484
2001 1,780
2000 1,924

1982-2017

  • The juvenile arrest rate for violent crimes fell quickly following its peak in 1993 and as of 2017 was 1.24 per thousand population.
  • From 1993 to 2005 the arrest rate has declined to just under 2 arrests per 1,000 population.

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Last modified: May 21, 2019
E-mail: OFM.Forecasting@ofm.wa.gov