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) resource, Jail Inmates at Midyear 2013 – Statistical Tables, which features data collected from the Annual Survey of Jails, The female inmate population increased 10.9% between midyear 2010 and 2013. During the same timeframe, the male inmate population declined 4.2%.
According to OJJDP’s 2011 Survey of Youth in Residential Placement, 14% of all youth in residential placement were female. (Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2011, August 2014).
The Bureau of Justice Statistics' Annual Probation Survey and 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. As provided in Probation and Parole in the United States, 2012 (December 2013):