|Probation as a Court Disposition
||How many delinquency cases receive probation as the most restrictive disposition?
||Probation was ordered in 54% of the more than 716,100 delinquency cases that received a juvenile court sanction in 2013.
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- In 2013, an estimated 383,600 delinquency cases resulted in a term of probation - 5% above the the number of cases placed on probation in 1985.
- Adjudicated delinquents accounted for 54% (205,300) of all delinquency cases placed on probation in 2013. In the remaining delinquency cases, the youth agreed to some form of voluntary or informal probation.
Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book
. Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/probation/qa07102.asp?qaDate=2013.
Released on April 27, 2015.
Adapted from Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics
. Available on-line at: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezajcs/
Data Source: National Juvenile Court Data Archive. National Center for Juvenile Justice. Pittsburgh, PA.
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