You Oughta Know

Review state's juvenile arrest records online

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The record: Statistics about the arrests of juveniles statewide, broken down by county, gender, age and race.

Why you'd want them: To learn more about crimes committed by juveniles.

Where you get the records: The Juvenile Justice Authority's Web site, www.kansas.gov/jja/. Click on the "Data and Reports" link and then on "Juvenile Arrest Data" under the "More Data Tables" menu.

How much it will cost: The information is free.

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