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what are the variables that correlate with juvenille crime rates
e state's juvenile arrest rate grew by 27.3% between 1988 and 1992 and has grown 54.4% from 1988 to 1994. The arrest rate for violent crime climbed 73.3% from 1988 to 1992 and 97.5% from 1988 to 1994. [ The arrest rate for property offenses experienced a slight 2.3% increase from 1988 to 1992 and an 8.2% increase from 1988 to 1994 (North Carolina Department of Justice, 1989, 1993, 1995).
Delinquency petition filing rates increased 13.7% from 1988 to 1992 and 34% from 1988 to 1994. The number of children making an initial appearance before the juvenile court increased 28.3% from 1988 to 1994. The number of juvenile intake complaints in 1992 exceeded the number filed in 1988 by 12.7% (North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts, 1988, 1992, 1994). Data for fiscal year 1993-1994 reveal that 27% of the teens who were admitted to the state's juvenile detention centers were property offenders and an almost equal percentage (25%) were admitted for crimes against the person (North Carolina Department of Human Resources, 1994). The admission rate for the state's training schools has undergone a 6% increase since 1992 (North Carolina Office of State Planning, 1993). ]
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