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Current Year Over Previous Year Arrest Trends, Totals, 2011–2012

  • The number of persons arrested in 2012 decreased 2.0 percent when compared with the number of persons arrested in 2011. The number of juveniles (persons under age 18) arrested in 2012 decreased 10.4 percent from the number of juveniles arrested the previous year.
  • The number of persons arrested for violent crimes decreased 1.8 percent from 2011 to 2012. The number of juveniles arrested for violent crimes decreased 10.3 percent when compared to juvenile arrests numbers in 2011.
  • The 2-year trend showed that the number of persons arrested for murder and nonnegligent manslaughter in 2012 declined 0.6 percent when compared to 2011 data. The number of juveniles arrested for murder in 2012 decreased 14.4 percent when compared to 2011.
  • The number of adults arrested for property crimes in 2012 increased 3.4 percent in 2012 when compared to 2011 data. The arrests of juveniles for property crimes decreased 11.6 percent.