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Aggravated Assault Case Study

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From 1980 to 2012, juveniles arrest rate for aggravated assault decreased by 22%. Though in 2005 there was a minor increase for aggravated assault by juveniles, but this increase is so small and irrelevant related to the overall decline that begun in the 1990s. In 1994, was the highest arrest rate for juveniles who committed aggravated assault which was 124.5 arrests per 100,000 people. In 2012, was the lowest arrest rate with 49.9 arrests per 100,000 people and lowest in 27 years dated back to 1980. Arrest rate for all ages that committed aggravated assault was higher. Focusing on the y-axis, the range is high for arrest rates for aggravated assault and is almost doubled in size during some years than juvenile’s arrests. Just as juvenile arrests

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  • Explains that juveniles' arrest rate for aggravated assault decreased by 22% from 1980 to 2012, but this decrease is irrelevant to the 1990s crime decline.
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