23 Nov 2012

Drug Possession Arrests in U.S. Up 80% in 20 Years, Down More Recently

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Check out this article on Thecrimereport.org. In the past 20 years drug possession arrests have risen 80%, however, the arrest for various crimes rose between 1990 and 2010 but has declined since then. Overall it was reported that law enforcement agencies made 13,122,000 arrests in 2010. However the rate of arrests for rape and aggravated assault has fallen. The male arrest for car theft is one fourth of what it was in 1990, and the female arrest rate is half of what it was in 1990.

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Drug Possession Arrests in U.S. Up 80% in 20 Years, Down More Recently

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