Status: Baseline only


Reduce the rate of minor and young adult perpetration of violent crimes

Baseline: 249.0 arrests per 100,000 adolescents and young adults aged 10 to 24 years for perpetration of violent crimes (murder and non-negligent manslaughter, robbery, and aggravated assault) occurred in 2018

Target: 199.2 arrests per 100,000 adolescents and young adults

Target Setting Method
Percent improvement


Adolescents who enter the juvenile justice system often have trouble in school—and they’re more likely to have mental health and substance use disorders. Most programs that help decrease arrests and violent crimes in this age group focus on prevention and early intervention.