September 16, 2006

WA: juvy arrests down

Positive news from DSHS:

2005 Washington State Juvenile Arrest Rate drops again

The 2005 statewide number and rate of juvenile arrests are the lowest since 1982...

Additionally, the 2005 arrest rates (per 1,000 youth) for the major categories of crime (violent, property, and drug / alcohol offenses) are at an all-time low...

If this keeps up, I'll be out of a job.