This section provides the latest information and statistics.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), through the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, collects crime and arrest data from more than 18,000 city, county, and state law enforcement agencies. According to Crime in the United States, 2012 (released in November 2013), during 2012:
According to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP's) Juvenile Court Statistics 2010 (released in June 2013):
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) publication, Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear, 2004, which features data collected from National Prisoner Statistics and the Annual Survey of Jails, at midyear 2004:
More recent data can be found on the Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear Series page on the BJS site.
According to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's 2010 Survey of Youth in Residential Placement, 13% of all youth in residential placement were female. (Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2010, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2013).
The Bureau of Justice Statistics' Annual Probation Survey and the Annual Parole Survey provide counts for the total number of persons supervised in the community on January 1 and December 31, and counts of the number entering and leaving supervision during the year in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the Federal system. Survey data for 2004 revealed that:
More recent probation/parole data are available on the Probation and Parole Population Series page on the BJS site.