Study: 1 in 3 American Youth Are Arrested By Age 23

Source: Maia Szalavitz, Time, Healthland Blog December 19, 2011

The first study to look at the arrest histories of American youth since the 1960s suggests a sharp increase: about one-third of people are cuffed for something more serious than a traffic violation before their early 20s.
See also:
Cumulative Prevalence of Arrest From Ages 8 to 23 in a National Sample
Source: Robert Brame, Michael G. Turner, Raymond Paternoster, and Shawn D. Bushway, Pediatrics, Published online December 19, 2011
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More Than 30 Percent Of Americans Arrested By Age 23, Study Says
Source: Mark Memmott, NPR, Two-Way Blog, December 19, 2011

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