CJA 374 Week 1 Juvenile Crime Statistics

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CJA 374 Week 1 Juvenile Crime Statistics

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:

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The overall decrease in juvenile
arrests.

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The increase in drug offenses and simple
assaults.

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

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

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

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Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.  Please
include at least 2 academic sources, in addition to your weekly readings
.
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