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National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook

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2013 Case Processing Summary: by race
Counts for Delinquency Offenses

DECISION POINTS All White Minority Black AIAN** AHPI***

Population at risk (ages 10-17) 33,147,200 25,234,700 7,912,500 5,430,600 597,000 1,884,900
Juvenile arrests 1,249,500 811,500 438,000 400,700 17,200 20,200
Cases referred to juvenile court 1,058,500 654,200 404,300 374,100 17,000 13,200
Cases diverted 283,900 195,200 88,600 81,000 4,000 3,500
Cases detained 221,600 121,600 99,900 93,000 4,100 2,800
Cases petitioned 582,800 338,600 244,200 227,200 9,400 7,700
Cases adjudicated 323,300 196,700 126,600 116,200 6,100 4,300
Adjudicated cases resulting in probation 205,300 127,400 77,900 71,000 3,700 3,200
Adjudicated cases resulting in placement 78,700 44,800 33,800 31,600 1,500 800
Cases judicially waived 4,000 2,100 1,900 1,800 100 <50

** AIAN: American Indian or Alaskan Native.
*** AHPI: Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander.
NOTE: At the time of our latest update, 2013 national arrest estimates were not available. As such, 2012 arrest estimates are also being used for 2013.
Suggested Citation: Puzzanchera, C. and Hockenberry, S. (2015). National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook. Developed by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/dmcdb/

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