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December 15, 2000 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Juvenile crime has plummeted nationwide in recent years, with the arrest rate for murders dropping 68% since 1993 to its lowest level in more than three decades, according to a new federal analysis released Thursday. Crime is down across the board among juveniles in the last several years, from violent crimes such as murder and rape through less serious and more common offenses such as vandalism, truancy and drug-related crimes, the new statistics from the U.S. Justice Department show. Atty.
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December 15, 2000 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Juvenile crime has plummeted nationwide in recent years, with the arrest rate for murders dropping 68% since 1993 to its lowest level in more than three decades, according to a new federal analysis released Thursday. Crime is down across the board among juveniles in the last several years, from violent crimes such as murder and rape through less serious and more common offenses such as vandalism, truancy and drug-related crimes, the new statistics from the U.S. Justice Department show. Atty.
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