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OJJDP Bulletin Provides Overview of Juveniles in Residential Placement

June 11, 2013

Cover: Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2010The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has released Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2010. The bulletin presents information from the 2010 Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement, a biennial survey of public and private juvenile residential facilities that the U.S. Census Bureau conducted and OJJDP sponsored. The bulletin compares information for detained versus committed offenders and youth in public versus private residential facilities and makes state-level comparisons. Key findings include the following: The population of juvenile offenders in custody has declined by one-third since 1997, the custody rate for black youth was more than 4.5 times the rate for white youth, and the custody rate for Hispanic youth was 1.8 times the rate for white youth.

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View and download "Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2010."

See other publications in OJJDPs Juvenile Offenders and Victims: National Report Series.

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