Youth violence on decline, new study shows

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170426092404.htm

Contrary to popular perception, a new study finds that youth violence is declining — and at noteworthy rates. Between 2002 and 2014, researchers found a 29 percent decrease in the relative proportion of young people involved in violence in the United States. The study also reveals a persistent pattern of racial and ethnic disparities in youth violence.

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