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Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2013

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Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics (EZAJCS) was developed to facilitate independent analysis of national estimates of the more than 40 million delinquency cases processed by the nation's juvenile courts between 1985 and 2013. With this application, users can perform unique analyses on the age, sex, and race of juveniles involved in these cases as well as the referral offense, the use of detention, adjudication and case disposition. Users can also view pre-formatted tables describing the demographic characteristics of youth involved in the juvenile justice system and how juvenile courts process these cases.

Use the Analyze Delinquency Cases tab to perform your own analyses.

Use the Demographic Characteristics tab to view informtion on the age, sex, and race of juveniles involved in delinquency cases detailed by offense, manner of handling, detention status, adjudication, and disposition

Use the Case Processing tab to view trends in how juvenile courts process specific cases, such as aggravated and simple assault cases, for 10 demographic groups.

Use the Detailed Offense tab to view demographic characteristics for specific cases.

Use the Methods tab to learn about the data collection effort conducted by the National Juvenile Court Data Archive that makes this application possible.

Use the Glossary tab for definitions of key terms used in this application.

Other Easy Access applications are available!

Easy Access is a family of web-based data analysis tools developed for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) by the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) to provide access to recent, detailed information on juvenile crime and the juvenile justice system. Together, the Easy Access applications provide information on national, state, and county population counts, as well as information on homicide victims and offenders, juvenile court case processing, and juvenile offenders in residential placement facilities. Visit the Data Analysis Tools section of OJJDP's Statistical Briefing Book for a complete list of these applications.