Study Says 50% of Black & 40% of White Males Are Arrested By 23

According to a new study in Crime & Delinquency, nearly 50% of black men, and 40% of white men will be arrested by the time they reach the age of 23.

The study found:

By age 18, 30 percent of black males, 26 percent of Hispanic males and 22 percent of white males have been arrested.
By age 23, 49 percent of black males, 44 percent of Hispanic males and 38 percent of white males have been arrested.

While the prevalence of arrest increased for females from age 18 to 23, the variation between races was slight. At age 18, arrest rates were 12 percent for white females and 11.8 percent and 11.9 percent for Hispanic and black females, respectively. By age 23, arrest rates were 20 percent for white females and 18 percent and 16 percent for Hispanic and black females, respectively.

You can read more here on the Huffington Post.