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Pub. Type Report
Title Arrest in the United States, 1980-2009
Author(s) Snyder, Howard N.
Subtitle/Series Name Patterns and Trends
Pub. Date Sep 2011
Abstract Presents new annual estimates of arrests in the United States covering the 30-year period from 1980 through 2009. Based on data collected by the FBI?s Uniform Crime Reporting Program, this bulletin expands the FBI?s set of published arrest estimates to include offense-specific arrest estimates for various demographic subgroups. The detailed breakdown of arrests and arrest trends describes the flow of individuals into the criminal justice system over a long time period. The estimates by type of offense reveal similarities and differences among demographic subgroups that may provide policymakers, researchers, the media, and the public a greater understanding of the underlying causes for the observed arrest trends.
Issue/No. NCJ 234319
Producer United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance
Place of Production Washington, DC

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