Disproportionate Minority Contact in the Juvenile Justice System: A Study of Differential Minority Arrest/Referral to Court in Three Cities (2007)
Prepared by the OJJDP-funded Program of Research on the Causes and Correlates of Delinquency, the report “Disproportionate Minority Contact in the Justice System: A Study of Differential Minority Arrest/Referral to Court in Three Cities” draws on information from delinquency studies in Pittsburgh, PA, Rochester, NY, and Seattle, WA, to examine disproportionate minority contact and factors that might affect it at the police contact and court referral levels.
OJJDP National Training and Technical Assistance Center
The OJJDP Formula Grants Training and Technical Assistance Program is operated by OJJDP's National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC). A broad range of training and technical assistance is available through NTTAC, including assistance related to DMC. Those interested in receiving such DMC-related assistance should contact their state Juvenile Justice Specialist, who will submit a Technical Assistance Request Form to the appropriate OJJDP State Representative. Please note that the request should be transmitted by the Juvenile Justice Specialist at least 60 days before the assistance is required.
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