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National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook

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2009 Case Processing Summary: by race
Counts for Delinquency Offenses

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

Population at risk (ages 10-17) 33,707,200 25,718,900 7,988,200 5,656,100 596,200 1,735,900
Juvenile arrests 1,700,300 1,125,900 574,400 529,700 20,800 24,000
Cases referred to juvenile court 1,480,700 936,600 544,100 503,000 20,700 20,500
Cases diverted 386,100 276,000 110,200 100,300 4,700 5,200
Cases detained 298,800 170,900 128,000 118,700 5,200 4,100
Cases petitioned 802,100 474,200 327,900 304,200 12,000 11,800
Cases adjudicated 475,800 288,400 187,400 172,500 8,100 6,800
Adjudicated cases resulting in probation 302,000 188,300 113,600 103,600 5,200 4,800
Adjudicated cases resulting in placement 118,100 66,600 51,500 48,100 2,000 1,400
Cases judicially waived 6,200 3,300 2,900 2,800 100 <50

** AIAN: American Indian or Alaskan Native.
*** AHPI: Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander.
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/

Developed and maintained by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, with funding from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.