The U.S. struggles with juvenile delinquency. In 2017 alone, 809,700 minors were arrested and 43,580 of those were incarcerated in residential facilities. In fact, 21% of all suspects arrested for robbery were under the age of 18.
The team at Frontpoint analyzed juvenile larceny and robbery arrest statistics across the country to determine which states have the biggest problem with juvenile delinquency.
In Ohio, there were 473 juveniles arrested for theft-related crimes in 2017. (According to the most current statistics available)
While that may seem like a lot, Ohio has the 10th lowest juvenile arrest rate in the country
You can view our full analysis here: http://blog.frontpointsecurity.com/juvenile-delinquency-by-state/