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Op-Ed: Glaring Flaws and Brazen Biases Riddle Oregon JJ Study, by Dick Mendel

"Since 1995, the total juvenile arrest rate in Multnomah is down 72 percent, and the juvenile arrest rates for violent index crimes, property index crimes and non-index offenses are down by 80 percent, 72 percent and 71 percent respectively. All these declines far surpass the statewide average in Oregon, which in turn surpass the national averages." Read more