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2014
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2010.
Fact Sheet: National Report Series, February 2014. This fact sheet presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1985 and 2010. 4 pages. NCJ 243042.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2010.
Fact Sheet: National Report Series, February 2014. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2010 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 4 pages. NCJ 243041.
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Delays in Youth Justice.
Bulletin: Justice Research Series, February 2014. This bulletin reviews a research effort in juvenile case processing that looked at two information sources, a nationwide sample of counties and an indepth investigation of three Midwestern courts. 5 pages. NCJ 237149.
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2013
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Juvenile Arrests 2011.
Bulletin: National Report Series, December 2013. Summarizes 2011 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies throughout the country as cited in the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program and the report Crime in the United States 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 244476.
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Juvenile Arrests 2010.
Bulletin, December 2013. Summarizes 2010 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies throughout the country as cited in the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting program and the report Crime in the United States 2010. 24 pages. NCJ 242770.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2012.
Provides an overview of the Office's activities in fiscal year (FY) 2012. In FY 2012, OJJDP awarded nearly $268 million in grants to reduce children's exposure to violence, intervene in and prevent girls' delinquency, support mentoring activities and promote family engagement, address the "school-to-prison" pipeline, facilitate reentry efforts, prevent bullying, improve conditions for tribal youth, fight child exploitation, strengthen the juvenile justice system, and enhance public safety.
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Highlights of the 2011 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, September 2013. Provides an overview of findings from the 2011 National Youth Gang Survey. 4 pages. NCJ 242884.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2010: Selected Findings.
Bulletin, September 2013. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s biennial Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC) collects information about facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. 20 pages. NCJ 241134.
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Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2010.
Bulletin, June 2013. Presents information from the 2010 Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP), a biennial survey of public and private juvenile residential facilities conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau and sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 16 Pages. NCJ 241060
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OJJDP Annual Report 2011.
Report, June 2013. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2011. The report details OJJDP’s activities to reform school discipline practices, address youth gangs, support mentoring activities, enforce underage drinking laws, facilitate reentry efforts, improve conditions for tribal youth, reduce children’s exposure to violence, intervene in and prevent girls’ delinquency, prevent bullying, strengthen the juvenile justice system, enhance public safety and law enforcement, and fight child exploitation. The report concludes with an overview of the agency’s information dissemination activities. 84 pages. NCJ 238638
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Northwestern Juvenile Project: An Overview.
Bulletin, February 2013. Provides an overview of the Northwestern Juvenile Project, the first large-scale, prospective longitudinal study of drug, alcohol, and psychiatric disorders in a diverse sample of juvenile detainees. 16 pages. NCJ 234522.
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2012
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2012.
Newsletter, November/December 2012. This issue's lead story describes the Defending Childhood Task Force’s release of recommendations for launching a coordinated national response to children’s exposure to violence. The issue also includes special features on the following topics: OJJDP’s FY 2012 awards, the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention’s working session, and a National Research Council report supporting a developmental approach to juvenile justice. NCJ 240178
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OJJDP Annual Report 2010.
Report, December 2012. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2010. The report details OJJDP’s activities to reduce children’s exposure to violence, intervene in and prevent girls’ delinquency, address youth gangs, support mentoring activities, facilitate reentry efforts, prevent bullying, enforce underage drinking laws, improve conditions for tribal youth, enhance emergency planning, strengthen the juvenile justice system, enhance public safety and law enforcement, and fight child exploitation. The report concludes with an overview of the agency’s information dissemination activities. 120 pages. NCJ 237051
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2009.
Fact Sheet, October 2012. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2009. Between 1985 and 2009, the number of cases placed on probation increased 29 percent. During that time, the overall delinquency caseload increased 30 percent. 2 pages. NCJ 239082
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2009.
Fact Sheet, October 2012. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2009 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. From 1985 through 1997, the number of delinquency cases climbed steadily (63 percent) and, from 1997 through 2009, the delinquency caseload dropped 20 percent. 4 pages. NCJ 239081
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2009.
Fact Sheet, October 2012. This fact sheet presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1985 and 2009. In 2009, juvenile courts waived an estimated 7,600 delinquency cases, 45 percent fewer than in 1994. 4 pages. NCJ 239080
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2012.
Newsletter, September/October 2012. This issue's lead story offers highlights of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s fall 2012 meeting, which focused on girls and the juvenile justice system. The issue also includes special features on the following topics: OJJDP’s announcement of a $1.5 million grant to reduce youth violence in Philadelphia, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, and OJJDP’s green reentry program for tribal youth; and more. NCJ 238981
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Community Supervision of Underage Drinking Offenders.
Bulletin, October 2012. This bulletin provides a theoretical overview on which to base policies, procedures, and practices to help professionals effectively supervise underage drinkers in the community. The authors describe the goals and principles successful communities use to guide their approach to underage drinking, discuss laws related to alcohol use and the rights of underage drinkers, and highlight the legal issues that professionals who work with these youth may encounter. The bulletin is part of OJJDP’s underage drinking bulletin series, which highlights the dangers of underage drinking and provides guidelines for communities developing treatment and prevention programs. 12 pages. NCJ 237147.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2012.
Newsletter, July/August 2012. This issue of OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. This issue's lead story offers highlights of the U.S. Department of Justice’s 2012 National Intertribal Youth Summit. The issue also includes special features on the Supreme Court ban on mandatory life without parole for juveniles convicted of homicide; the Defending Childhood Task Force’s congressional briefing; and the third Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit and Stop Bullying Video Challenge; and more. NCJ 238982
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2009.
Report, July 2012. Tracks trends in delinquency cases between 1985 and 2009 and in petitioned status offense cases processed between 1995 and 2009. 152 pages. NCJ 239114.
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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2012.
Report, July 2012. Provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. 24 pages. NCJ 238797.
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Highlights of the 2010 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, April 2012. Provides an overview of findings from the 2010 National Youth Gang Survey. 4 pages. NCJ237542.
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Child and Youth Victimization Known to Police, School, and Medical Authorities.
Presents the survey results from the National Bulletin: OJJDP National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence Series, April 2012. Presents the survey results from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding authorities' knowledge of victimization incidents involving children and youth, particularly police, school, and medical authorities. 8 pages. NCJ 235394.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2012.
Newsletter, January/February 2012. OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. NCJ 237146
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2011
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2008.
Fact Sheet, December 2011. Presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 236481
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008.
Fact Sheet, December 2011. Presents statistics on person offenses (including assault, robbery, rape, homicide, and other crimes involving force or threat of force against persons) handled by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2008. 2 pages. NCJ 236480
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008.
Fact Sheet, December 2011. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2008 by U.S. juvenile courts for public order, person, and property offenses and drug law violations. 4 pages. NCJ 236479
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2008.
Fact Sheet, December 2011. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2008, based on data from nearly 2,300 jurisdictions containing 82% of the U.S. juvenile population. 2 pages. NCJ 236478
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Juvenile Arrests 2009.
Bulletin: Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series, December 2011. This report summarizes 2009 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies across the country and cited in the FBI report, Crime in the United States 2009. 24 Pages NCJ 236477
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2011.
Newsletter, November/December 2011. OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. NCJ 236316
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2011.
Newsletter, September/October 2011. OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. NCJ 235961
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Polyvictimization: Children's Exposure to Multiple Types of Violence, Crime, and Abuse.
Bulletin: National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence series, October 2011. Presents the findings of the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding children’s direct exposure to multiple types of violence, crime, and abuse, also known as polyvictimization. 12 pages. NCJ 235504.
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Children's Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Other Family Violence.
Bulletin: National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence series, October 2011. Explores in depth the survey results from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding exposure to family violence among children in the United States, including exposure to intimate partner violence, assaults by parents on siblings of children surveyed, and other assaults involving teen and adult household members. 12 pages. NCJ 232272.
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Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and Reporting.
Bulletin, September 2011. This bulletin, part of the Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series, provides the latest overview of state transfer laws and practices as well as examining available state-level data on juveniles adjudicated in the criminal justice system. 28 pages. NCJ 232434
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2011.
Newsletter, July/August 2011. OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. NCJ 235188
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2008.
Report, July 2011. Drawing on data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, the report profiles more than 1.6 million delinquency cases that U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction handled in 2008. It also describes the trends in delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2008 and the status offense cases they handled between 1995 and 2008. 150 pages. NCJ 236106
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2008: Selected Findings.
Bulletin, July 2011. Summarizes 2008 data from the biannual Juvenile Residential Facility Census, which collects information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. 12 pages. NCJ 231683
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Highlights of the 2009 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, June 2011. This fact sheet provides an overview of findings from the 2009 National Youth Gang Survey. 4 pages. NCJ 233581.
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2009 Report to Congress: Title V Community Prevention Grants Program.
Report, April 2011. Reports on the Title V Community Prevention Grants program, which provides funds to help communities develop and implement delinquency prevention programs. 24 pages. NCJ 234161.
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Programs: 2008-2009 Report to Congress.
Report, March 2011, Presents data from local subgrantees on how their juvenile accountability programs performed during the 2008 and 2009 reporting periods. 25 pages. NCJ 231990.
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2010
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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well Being, 2010.
Report, July 2010. Provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. 24 pages. NCJ 231179.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2007.
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2007. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 230170.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007.
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents statistics on person offenses handled by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2007. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 230169.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007.
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2007 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 4 pages. NCJ 230168.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2007.
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1985 and 2007. Available online only. 4 pages. NCJ 230167.
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Youth's Needs and Services: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement.
Bulletin, Survey of Youth in Residential Placement, April 2010, Presents findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) on how facilities have addressed youth's needs, what services youth receive, and where these services could be improved. 12 pages. NCJ 227728.
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2006-2007.
Report, May 2010. Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2007 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2007 by more than 2,100 U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 158 pages. NCJ 230105.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2009 - How OJJDP Is Building a Better Future for America's Youth.
Report, March 2010. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year (FY) 2009. 110 pages. NCJ 229305.
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Highlights of the 2008 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, March 2010. Reports findings from the 2008 National Youth Gang Survey. Based on survey results, it is estimated that more than 3,330 jurisdictions across the United States experienced gang activity in 2008. 2 pages. NCJ 229249.
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Introduction to the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement.
Bulletin: Survey of Youth in Residential Placement, March 2010. Introduces the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement, reviewing its background, describing its design and methodology, discussing its strengths and limitations, and summarizing the questions it answers about the population of youth in custody. 16 pages. NCJ 218390
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Juveniles in Residential Placement: 1997-2008.
Fact Sheet, February 2010. Presents information about juvenile offenders held in residential placement. 2 pages. NCJ 229379.
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2009
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Juvenile Arrests 2008.
Bulletin, December 2009. Summarizes 2008 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies across the country and cited in the FBI report Crime in the United States 2008. 12 pages. NCJ 228479.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2006: Selected Findings.
Bulletin, December 2009. Collects information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held including characteristics such as size, structure, type, ownership, and security arrangements. 20 pages. NCJ 228128.
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Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against Minors.
Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, December 2009. Presents population-based epidemiological information about the characteristics of juvenile offenders who commit sex offenses against minors. 12 pages. NCJ 227763.
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Children's Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey.
Bulletin, October 2009. Presents findings from the National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence, the most comprehensive survey to date of children’s exposure to violence in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 227744.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2009.
Report, July 2009. Provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. 216 pages. NCJ 226963.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2005.
Fact Sheet, June 2009. Presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2005. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 224539.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005.
Fact Sheet, June 2009. Presents statistics on delinquency cases handled in U.S. juvenile courts between 1985 and 2005. 2 pages. NCJ 224538.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005.
Fact Sheet, June 2009. Presents statistics on person offense cases processed by juvenile courts in 2005. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 224537.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2005.
Fact Sheet, June 2009. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation in 2005. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 224536.
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Juvenile Arrests 2007.
Bulletin, April 2009. Summarizes 2007 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies across the country and cited in the FBI report, Crime in the United States 2007. 12 pages. NCJ 225344.
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Highlights of the 2007 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, April 2009. Reports findings from the 2007 National Youth Gang Survey. Based on survey results, it is estimated that nearly 3,550 jurisdictions across the United States experienced gang activity in 2007. 2 pages. NCJ 225185.
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Characteristics of Juvenile Suicide in Confinement.
Bulletin, February 2009. Provides the results of a survey on juvenile suicides occurring in confinement between 1995 and 1999. 16 pages. NCJ 214434.
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Juvenile Suicide in Confinement: A National Survey.
Report, February, 2009. Provides the results of a survey on juvenile suicides occurring in confinement between 1995 and 1999. Available online only. 55 pages. NCJ 213691.
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program: 2006/2007 Report to Congress.
Report: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, January 2009. Presents information on the program’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal years 2006 and 2007. 31 pages. Available online only. NCJ 225367.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2004: Selected Findings.
Bulletin, January 2009. Collects information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. Available online only. 16 pages. NCJ 222721.
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2008
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Juvenile Arrests 2006.
Bulletin, November 2008. Summarizes 2006 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies across the country and cited in the FBI report, Crime in the United States 2006. 12 pages. NCJ 221338
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Co-Occurrence of Substance Use Behaviors in Youth.
Bulletin, November 2008. Examines the prevalence and overlap of substance-related behaviors among youth, making comparisons based on age group, gender, and race/ethnicity. Available online only. 8 pages. NCJ 219239.
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Domestic Assaults by Juvenile Offenders.
Bulletin, November 2008. Analyzes data reported to the FBI's National Incident-Based Reporting System by a large sample of law enforcement agencies from 30 States. Available online only. 8 pages. NCJ 219180
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Juvenile Arrests 2005.
Bulletin, August 2008. Summarizes and analyzes National and State juvenile arrest data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s report Crime in the United States 2005. Available online only. 12 pages. NCJ 218096.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2005.
Report, August 2008. Describes the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's major activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2005 (October 1, 2004, to September 30, 2005), which reflect the Office's continuing commitment to programs that have the greatest potential for reducing juvenile delinquency and the victimization of children as well as improving the juvenile justice system. Available online only. 84 pages. NCJ 215560.
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2005.
Report, July 2008. Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2005 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2005 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 158 pages. NCJ 224619.
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Highlights of the 2006 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, July 2008. Summarizes findings from the 2006 survey and reports data on the number of gangs, gang members, and gang-related crime. Based on survey results, it is estimated that approximately 26,500 gangs and 785,000 gang members were active in the United States in 2006. FS 200805.
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Highlights of the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, July 2008. Reports findings from the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200804.
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Violence by Teenage Girls: Trends and Context.
Bulletin: Girls Study Group Series, May 2008. Examines the involvement of girls in violent activity (including whether such activity has increased relative to the increase for boys) and the contexts in which girls engage in violent behavior. Available online only. 24 pages. NCJ 218905.
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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1985–2004.
Fact sheet, January 2008. Provides data on delinquency cases involving drug offenses handled between 1985 and 2004 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. In 2004, U.S. juvenile courts handled an estimated 193,700 delinquency cases in which a drug offense was the most serious charge. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200803.
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Petitioned Status Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 2004.
Fact sheet, January 2008. Discusses petitioned status offense cases in five major categories: running away, truancy, curfew law violations, ungovernability, and underage liquor law violations. Between 1995 and 2004, the number of petitioned status offense cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction increased 39 percent. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200802.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 2004.
Fact sheet, January 2008. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1995 and 2004 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. The number of delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts decreased 7 percent between 1995 and 2004. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200801.
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2007
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2007, Tenth Anniversary Edition.
Report, July 2007. Presents detailed information on the welfare of children and families including such topics as family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health. 207 pages. NCJ 219130.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2003-2004.
Report, March 2007. Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2004 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2004 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. Available online only. 168 pages. NCJ 218587.
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2006
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Juvenile Arrests 2004.
Bulletin, December 2006. Summarizes and analyzes national and state juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI report Crime in the United States 2004. 12 pages. NCJ 214563.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1985–2002.
Fact Sheet, November 2006. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation, 2002. 2 pages. Available online only. FS 200604.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1985–2002.
Fact Sheet, November 2006. Presents statistics on person offense cases processed by juvenile courts in 2002. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200603.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2002.
Fact Sheet, November 2006. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts in 2002. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200602.
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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2006.
Report, July 2006. Presents statistics about children’s economic security, health, behavior, social environment, and education. 18 pages. NCJ 214787.
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National Youth Gang Survey: 1999-2001.
Summary, July 2006. Provides results from the 1999, 2000, and 2001 National Youth Gang Surveys and, when available, preliminary results from the 2002 survey. Available online only. 80 pages. NCJ 209392.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2002: Selected Findings.
Bulletin: OJJDP National Report Series, June 2006. Presents findings from the 2002 Juvenile Residential Facility Census. 15 pages. Available online only. NCJ 211080.
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Highlights of the 2004 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, April 2006. Reports findings from the 2004 National Youth Gang Survey, the tenth annual survey conducted by the National Youth Gang Center. 2 pages. FS 200601.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report.
Report, March 2006. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 260 pages. NCJ 212906.
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2005
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2001-2002.
Report, December 2005. Profiles more than 1.6 million delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts in 2002 and reviews trends since 1985. Available online only. 150 pages. NCJ 216251.
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Juvenile Arrests 2003.
Bulletin, August 2005. Summarizes and analyzes national and state juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI report Crime in the United States 2003. 12 pages. NCJ 209735.
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Statutory Rape Known to Law Enforcement.
Bulletin, August 2005. Draws on data from the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System to provide a comprehensive look at the patterns of and response to statutory rape. 4 pages. NCJ 208803.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2005.
Report, July 2005. Presents statistics about children's economic security, health, behavior, social environment, and education and provides features on children with asthma, children with specified blood lead levels, and parental reports of children's emotional and behavioral difficulties. NCJ 210533.
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National Estimates of Children Missing Involuntarily or for Benign Reasons.
Bulletin: OJJDP NISMART Series, July 2005. Provides information on the numbers and characteristics of two groups not often recognized in the literature on missing children: children involuntarily missing because they were lost or injured and those missing because of a benign explanation such as a miscommunication or mistaken expectation. 12 pages. NCJ 206180.
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Highlights of the 2002–2003 National Youth Gang Surveys.
Fact Sheet, July 2005. Summarizes findings from the National Youth Gang Surveys for 2002 and 2003, including data on the number of gangs, gang members, and gang related homicides in urban, suburban, and rural areas. 2 pages. FS 200501.
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2004
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2000.
Report, December 2004. Profiles more than 1.6 million delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts in 2000 and reviews judicial trends since 1985. 123 pages. NCJ 209736.
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National Estimates of Missing Children: Selected Trends, 1988-1999.
Bulletin, December 2004. Presents results of an analysis comparing selected findings from the second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART–2) and its predecessor, NISMART–1. 8 pages. NCJ 206179.
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Child Pornography: Patterns From NIBRS.
Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, December 2004. Presents findings from the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System. 8 pages. NCJ 204911.
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Juvenile Arrests 2002.
Bulletin, September 2004. Summarizes and analyzes national and state juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI’s report Crime in the United States 2002. 12 Pages. NCJ 204608.
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Trends in the Murder of Juveniles: 1980-2000.
Bulletin, September 2004. Draws on statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program—in particular, supplementary homicide report data—to analyze trends in the murder of juveniles between 1980 and 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 194609.
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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2004.
Report, July 2004. Presents statistics about children’s economic security, health, behavior, social environment, and education. 17 pages. NCJ 205911.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2002.
Report, July 2004. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year (FY) 2002. 84 pages. NCJ 202038.
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Victims of Violent Juvenile Crime.
Bulletin, July 2004. Analyzes the extent and nature of nonfatal violent victimizations committed by juvenile offenders, based on 1997–98 data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Incident-Based Reporting System. 8 pages. NCJ 201628.
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Prostitution of Juveniles: Patterns From NIBRS.
Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, June 2004. Examines the prostitution of juveniles by analyzing incidents of this problem that come to the attention of law enforcement. 12 pages. NCJ 203946.
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Detection and Prevalence of Substance Use Among Juvenile Detainees.
Bulletin, June 2004. Assesses substance use detection methods (self-report and urinalysis) and prevalence among high-risk youth detained in Cook County, IL. 16 pages. NCJ 203934.
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Juveniles in Corrections.
Bulletin: OJJDP National Report Series, June 2004. Presents the latest available national and state-level data from the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP). 24 pages. NCJ 202885.
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Highlights of the 2002 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, April 2004. Reports findings from the 2002 National Youth Gang Survey, the eighth annual survey conducted by the National Youth Gang Center. 2 pages. FS 200401.
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Youth Gangs in Indian Country.
Bulletin: Youth Gang Series, March 2004. Describes the nature and makeup of youth gangs in Indian Country. 16 pages NCJ 202714.
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Juvenile Suicides, 1981-1998.
Bulletin: Youth Violence Research Series, March 2004. Examines mortality statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, comparing the characteristics of juvenile suicides with those of juvenile murders. 8 pages. NCJ 196978.
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2003
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Juvenile Arrests 2001.
Bulletin, December 2003. Summarizes and analyzes national and State juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI's report Crime in the United States 2001. 12 pages. NCJ 201370.
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How Families and Communities Influence Youth Victimization.
Bulletin, November 2003. Examines how individual, family, and community factors influence the risk for nonlethal violence among U.S. youth ages 12–17. 12 pages. NCJ 201629.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1999: Celebrating 100 Years of the Juvenile Court, 1899-1999.
Report, November 2003. Profiles nearly 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts in 1999 and reviews judicial trends since 1990. 114 pages. NCJ 201241.
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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1990-1999.
Fact Sheet, September 2003. Provides data on delinquency cases involving drug offenses between 1990 and 1999. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200308.
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1990-1999.
Fact Sheet, September 2003. Presents statistics on the use of detention in delinquency caseloads handled by juvenile courts between 1990 and 1999. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200307.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1990–1999.
Fact Sheet, September 2003. Provides information on the number of delinquency cases placed on probation between 1990 and 1999. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200306.
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1990-1999.
Fact Sheet, September 2003. Presents data on juvenile delinquency cases that resulted in out-of-home placement between 1990 and 1999. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200305.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1990–1999.
Fact Sheet, September 2003. Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1990 and 1999. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200304.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1990–1999.
Fact Sheet, September 2003. Presents statistics on person offenses (assault, robbery, rape, and homicide) handled by juvenile courts between 1990 and 1999. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200303.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1999.
Fact Sheet, September 2003. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts in 1999. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200302.
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Juveniles in Court.
Bulletin: National Report Series, June 2003. Provides national numbers and an overview of how courts process cases involving juvenile offenders. 32 pages. NCJ 195420.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1998.
Report, June 2003. Profiles more than 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by the juvenile courts during 1998 and examines trends in case processing since 1989. 115 pages. NCJ 193696.
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Community Correlates of Rural Youth Violence.
Bulletin, May 2003. Addresses the lack of knowledge of rural youth violence by applying social disorganization theory to community correlates of youth violence in nonmetropolitan communities in Florida, Georgia, Nebraska, and South Carolina. 12 pages. NCJ 193591.
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Child Delinquency: Early Intervention and Prevention.
Bulletin: Child Delinquency Series, May 2003. Presents valuable information on the nature of child delinquency and describes early intervention and prevention programs that effectively reduce delinquent behavior. 20 pages. NCJ 186162.
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Highlights of the 2001 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, April 2003. Reports findings from the annual National Youth Gang Survey, which collects statistics on the prevalence of youth gangs throughout the nation. 2 pages. FS 200301.
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2002
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2000: Selected Findings.
Bulletin: National Report Series, December 2002. Presents findings from the inaugural 2000 Juvenile Residential Facility Census, focusing on facility crowding and facility-related deaths. 4 pages. NCJ 196595.
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Violent Victimization as a Risk Factor for Violent Offending Among Juveniles.
Bulletin, December 2002. Analyzes the relationships between violent victimization and violent offending among juveniles, using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. 12 pages. NCJ 195737.
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Juvenile Arrests 2000.
Bulletin, November 2002. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 2000 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 191729.
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Highlights From the NISMART Bulletins.
Fact Sheet: National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children Series, October 2002. Presents key findings summarized in OJJDP's Bulletin series on the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART–2). 2 pages. Available online only.
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Runaway/Thrownaway Children: National Estimates and Characteristics.
Bulletin: National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children Series, October 2002. Presents national estimates of children who ran away from home or were thrown out of their homes, based on surveys of households and juvenile facilities. 12 pages. NCJ 196469.
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Nonfamily Abducted Children: National Estimates and Characteristics.
Bulletin: National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children Series, October 2002. Presents national estimates of children abducted by nonfamily perpetrators, based on surveys of households and law enforcement agencies. 16 pages. NCJ 196467.
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Children Abducted by Family Members: National Estimates and Characteristics.
Bulletin: National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children Series, October 2002. Presents national estimates of children abducted by family members in 1999, their demographic characteristics, and the characteristics of perpetrators and episodes. 12 pages. NCJ 196466.
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National Estimates of Missing Children: An Overview.
Bulletin: National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children Series, October 2002. Presents an overview of the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART–2). 12 pages. NCJ 196465.
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Trends in Juvenile Violent Offending From 1980 to 1998: The NCVS Perspective.
Bulletin, October 2002. Presents information on trends in juvenile violent offending over the past two decades, based on data collected from the victims of those offenses by the National Crime Victimization Survey. 20 pages. NCJ 191052.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2002.
Report, July 2002. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 2002 report of this annual series includes a feature on children with at least one foreign-born parent. 143 pages. NCJ 195647.
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Modern-Day Youth Gangs.
Bulletin: Youth Gang Series, June 2002. Compares the characteristics of youth gangs in jurisdictions where gang problems began prior to 1991 with those in jurisdictions where gang problems began more recently. 12 pages. NCJ 191524.
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Burglary Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998.
Fact Sheet, May 2002. Discusses the burglary caseload handled by juvenile courts between 1989 and 1998. 2 pages. FS 200208.
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Juvenile Offenders in Residential Placement: 1997-1999.
Fact Sheet, March 2002. Presents data from the 1997 and 1999 Censuses of Juveniles in Residential Placement. 2 pages. FS 200207.
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Robbery Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998.
Fact Sheet, February 2002. Reports on the nature of robbery cases handled by juvenile courts between 1989 and 1998. 2 pages. FS 200205.
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Highlights of the 2000 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, February 2002. Reports findings from the annual National Youth Gang Survey, which collects statistics on the prevalence of youth gangs throughout the nation. 2 pages. FS 200204.
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National Youth Gang Survey Trends From 1996 to 2000.
Fact Sheet, February 2002. Highlights findings from the five National Youth Gang Surveys conducted annually since 1996 by the National Youth Gang Center. 2 pages. FS 200203.
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1989-1998.
Fact Sheet, February 2002. Presents data on juvenile delinquency cases that result in out-of-home placement. 2 pages. FS 200202.
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1989-1998.
Fact Sheet, January 2002. Examines national trends in the number of delinquency cases involving detention, the detention population (in terms of race, age, and gender), and the use of detention by juvenile courts from 1989-1998. 2 pages. FS 200201.
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2001
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Law Enforcement and Juvenile Crime.
Bulletin: National Report Series, December 2001. Presents statistics on the extent and characteristics of juvenile arrests in 1999 and compares them with trends from the 1980s. 32 pages. NCJ 191031.
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Offenders Incarcerated for Crimes Against Juveniles.
Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, December 2001. Describes a study that uses data from the 1997 Survey of Inmates in State Correctional Facilities to examine the characteristics of persons incarcerated for victimizing children and youth. 12 pages. NCJ 191028.
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Early Precursors of Gang Membership: A Study of Seattle Youth.
Bulletin: Youth Gang Series, December 2001. Presents Seattle Social Development Project data on youth who join gangs. 6 pages. NCJ 190106.
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Issues in Resolving Cases of International Child Abduction by Parents.
Bulletin, December 2001. Presents key findings from a study funded by OJJDP to identify barriers encountered by those seeking to resolve cases of international child abduction by parents. 20 pages. NCJ 190105.
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Hybrid and Other Modern Gangs.
Bulletin: Youth Gang Series, December 2001. Describes the nature of modern youth gangs—in particular, hybrid gangs. 8 pages. NCJ 189916.
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National Juvenile Court Data Archive Web Site.
Fact Sheet, December 2001. Describes the Web site of the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, which was established by OJJDP to provide juvenile justice professionals, policymakers, researchers, and the public with detailed information on the activities of the nation's juvenile courts. 2 pages. FS 200140.
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Homicides of Children and Youth.
Bulletin, October 2001. Provides a statistical portrait of juvenile homicide victimization by drawing on FBI and other data. 12 pages. NCJ 187239.
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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1989–1998.
Fact Sheet, September 2001. Presents national data on delinquency cases involving drug law violations handled in juvenile courts. 2 pages. FS 200136.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1989–1998.
Fact Sheet, September 2001. Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court via judicial waiver; this Fact Sheet is published annually. 2 pages. FS 200135.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1989–1998.
Fact Sheet, September 2001. Presents national data on delinquency cases resulting in probation. 2 pages. FS 200134.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998.
Fact Sheet, August 2001. Presents information on delinquency cases involving person offenses. 2 pages. FS 200132.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1998.
Fact Sheet, August 2001. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1998, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 200131.
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Gun Use by Male Juveniles: Research and Prevention.
Bulletin: Youth Development Series, July 2001. Examines patterns of gun ownership and gun carrying among adolescents, drawing on data from OJJDP's Rochester Youth Development Study. 12 pages. NCJ 188992.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2001.
Report, July 2001. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 2001 report of this annual series includes special features on asthma prevalence and youth employment. 141 pages. NCJ 188155.
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OJJDP Research 2000 Report.
Report, May 2001. Summarizes representative achievements of OJJDP's Research and Program Development Division in the areas of research, evaluation, and statistics from August 1999 to the present. 71 pages. NCJ 186732.
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Substance Abuse: The Nation’s Number One Health Problem.
Fact Sheet, May 2001. Summarizes findings from Substance Abuse: The Nation's Number One Health Problem, a report that tracks positive and negative trends in adult and youth smoking, drinking, and illicit drug use over the past three decades. 2 pages. FS 200117.
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Growth of Youth Gang Problems in the United States: 1970-1998.
Report, April 2001. Provides information on statistical trends in the development and growth of youth gang problems in the United States during the quarter century preceding December 1995 by examining changes in the numbers, types, and localities reporting the presence of gang problems. 143 pages. NCJ 181868.
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Female Gangs: A Focus on Research.
Bulletin: Youth Gang Series, March 2001. Summarizes research on female gangs and draws attention to programmatic and research needs. 12 pages. NCJ 186159.
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Anticipating Space Needs in Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facilities.
Bulletin, March 2001. Provides juvenile justice policymakers with information to help them project detention and corrections populations. 20 pages. NCJ 185234.
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Early Identification of Risk Factors for Parental Abduction.
Bulletin, March 2001. Presents the design and findings of four OJJDP-funded projects on preventing family abductions: a documentary study, a criminal sanctions study, an interview study, and an intervention study. 12 pages. NCJ 185026.
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Decline in Child Sexual Abuse Cases.
Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, January 2001. Analyzes statistics concerning reported and substantiated cases of child sexual abuse. 12 pages. NCJ 184741.
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2000
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Juvenile Arrests 1999.
Bulletin, December 2000. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 1999 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 185236.
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Juvenile Victims of Property Crimes.
Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, December 2000. Presents data on juvenile victims of property crimes. 12 pages. NCJ 184740.
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State Custody Rates, 1997.
Bulletin, December 2000. Presents state-by-state statistics on custody rates for juvenile delinquents and status offenders held in public and private facilities. 4 pages. NCJ 183108.
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National Youth Gang Survey, 1998: Summary.
Summary, November 2000. Presents findings from the 1998 National Youth Gang Survey, which is designed to facilitate analysis of changes and trends in the nature of youth gangs and their activities. 86 pages. NCJ 183109.
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Highlights of the 1999 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, November 2000. Reports findings from the annual National Youth Gang Survey, which collects statistics on the prevalence of youth gangs throughout the nation. 2 pages. FS 200020.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1988–1997.
Fact Sheet, November 2000. Presents national data on delinquency cases resulting in probation. 2 pages. FS 200019.
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1988–1997.
Fact Sheet, November 2000. Examines national trends in the number of delinquency cases involving detention, the detention population (in terms of race, age, and gender), and the use of detention by juvenile courts from 1988–1997. 2 pages. FS 200017.
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Female Delinquency Cases, 1997.
Fact Sheet, November 2000. Describes the types of offenses committed by juvenile female offenders and provides additional data on detention, intake decisions, waiver to criminal court, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 200016.
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School Safety: Annual Report, 2000.
Report, October 2000. Describes the nature and extent of crime and violence on school property; the 2000 Report in this annual series discusses student discipline and includes data on harassment and hate crime among students. 159 pages. NCJ 193163.
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Teen Courts: Focus on Research.
Bulletin, October 2000. Presents the results of a national survey of teen courts that was conducted as part of OJJDP's Evaluation of Teen Courts Project by researchers at The Urban Institute. 16 pages. NCJ 183472.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1997.
Bulletin, October 2000. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1997, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 16 pages. NCJ 181204.
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1988–1997.
Fact Sheet, October 2000. Presents data on juvenile delinquency cases that result in out-of-home placement. 2 pages. FS 200015.
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Counting America's Youth: Easy Access to Population Data.
Fact Sheet, October 2000. Describes Easy Access to Juvenile Populations, a new online interactive data dissemination tool that provides demographic information about U.S. juveniles. 2 pages. FS 200014.
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Innovative Information on Juvenile Residential Facilities.
Fact Sheet, September 2000. Describes the first Juvenile Residential Facility Census, a new effort designed to collect information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. 2 pages. FS 200011.
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Youth Gangs in Schools.
Bulletin: Youth Gang Series, August 2000. Presents results of analyses of gang-related data gathered by the 1995 School Crime Supplements. 8 pages. NCJ 183015.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2000.
Report, July 2000. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 2000 report of this annual series includes special features on kindergartners' knowledge and skills and youth participation in volunteer activities. 77 pages. NCJ 182680.
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Juvenile Vandalism, 1997.
Fact Sheet, July 2000. Examines juvenile vandalism arrest data from 1997, based on findings of the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program. 2 pages. FS 200010.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1997.
Report, June 2000. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1997. 118 pages. NCJ 180864.
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Characteristics of Crimes Against Juveniles.
Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, June 2000. Examines data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System on the characteristics of crimes committed against juveniles. 12 pages. NCJ 179034.
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Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement Databook.
Fact Sheet, June 2000. Provides information on the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement Databook. 2 pages. FS 200008.
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Children as Victims (From Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report, 1999, by Howard N. Snyder and Melissa Sickmund).
Bulletin: 1999 National Report Series, May 2000. Presents an overview of statistics on juveniles as victims of crime and maltreatment. 24 pages. NCJ 180753.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 1988–1997.
Fact Sheet, May 2000. Provides information on person offense cases handled by juvenile courts from 1988 to 1997. 2 pages. FS 200006.
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Effective Intervention for Serious Juvenile Offenders.
Bulletin: Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending Series, April 2000. Presents the results of a meta-analysis (a systematic synthesis of quantitative research results) that posed two questions: (1) Can intervention programs reduce recidivism rates among serious delinquents? and (2) If so, what types of programs are most effective? 8 pages. NCJ 181201.
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Second Comprehensive Study of Missing Children.
Bulletin, April 2000. Describes the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children, which measures the incidence of each of eight categories of missing children. 6 pages. NCJ 179085.
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Predictors of Youth Violence.
Bulletin: Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending Series, April 2000. Presents findings of OJJDP's Study Group on Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders, which spent 2 years analyzing data collected by long-term studies of juvenile violence. 12 pages. NCJ 179065.
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Kids and Guns.
Bulletin: 1999 National Report Series, March 2000. Presents an overview of statistics indicative of the impact of gun availability on the lives of youth. 12 pages. NCJ 178994.
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Challenging the Myths.
Bulletin: 1999 National Report Series, March 2000. Evaluates "superpredator" theory, which concluded that a new breed of violent juveniles was emerging in the early 1990s and predicted a wave of violent juvenile crime that would continue into the next decade. 8 pages. NCJ 178993.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1997.
Fact Sheet, March 2000. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1997, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 200004.
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Self-Reported Delinquency by 12-Year-Olds, 1997.
Fact Sheet, March 2000. Presents data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997. 2 pages. FS 200003.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1988–1997.
Fact Sheet, March 2000. Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court via judicial waiver; this Fact Sheet is published annually. 2 pages. FS 200002.
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1999
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Juvenile Arrests 1998.
Bulletin, December 1999. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 1998 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 179064.
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Minorities in the Juvenile Justice System.
Bulletin: 1999 National Report Series, December 1999. Presents information on overrepresentation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system in comparison to their proportion in the general population, with a focus on disproportionate confinement of minorities. 16 pages. NCJ 179007.
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Juvenile Justice: A Century of Change.
Bulletin: 1999 National Report Series, December 1999. Reviews developments in juvenile justice system structure and process from the establishment of the nation's first juvenile court in 1899 through the present, including transfers of juveniles to criminal court. 20 pages. NCJ 178995.
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National Youth Gang Survey, 1997: Summary.
Summary, December 1999. Presents findings from the 1997 National Youth Gang Survey, which is designed to facilitate analysis of changes and trends in the nature of youth gangs and their activities. Available online only. 82 pages. NCJ 178891.
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Youth Gang Drug Trafficking.
Bulletin: Youth Gang Series, December 1999. Presents nationally representative data on the extent and nature of youth gang involvement in drug trafficking, based on results from the 1996 National Youth Gang Survey. 12 pages. NCJ 178282.
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Highlights of the 1998 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, December 1999. Reports findings from the annual National Youth Gang Survey, which collects statistics on the prevalence of youth gangs throughout the nation. 2 pages. FS 99123.
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Violence After School.
Bulletin: 1999 National Report Series, November 1999. Presents information on temporal patterns (time of day, school-day versus non-school-day) of violent crimes committed by and against juveniles; excerpted from Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report. 8 pages. NCJ 178992.
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Reporting Crimes Against Juveniles.
Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, November 1999. Presents an analysis of National Crime Victimization Survey data on reports of crimes against juveniles to police and other authorities (e.g., school officials). 8 pages. NCJ 178887.
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Child Welfare National Data Analysis System.
Fact Sheet, November 1999. Describes the nation's first comprehensive and interactive child welfare database: the National Data Analysis System. 2 pages. FS 99120.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report.
Report, September 1999. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 236 pages. NCJ 178257.
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OJJDP Research: Making a Difference for Juveniles.
Report, August 1999. Summarizes key initiatives undertaken by OJJDP's Research and Program Development Division in research, evaluation, and statistics. 55 pages. NCJ 177602.
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1987–1996.
Fact Sheet, August 1999. Examines national trends in the number of delinquency cases involving detention, the detention population (in terms of race, age, and gender), and the use of detention by juvenile courts from 1987–1996. 2 pages. FS 99115.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 1999.
Report, July 1999. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 1999 report of this annual series includes a special feature on children who have difficulty performing everyday activities. 79 pages. NCJ 176366.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1996.
Bulletin, July 1999. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1996, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 12 pages. NCJ 175719.
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National Youth Gang Survey, 1996: Summary.
Summary, July 1999. Presents findings from the 1996 National Youth Gang Survey, which is designed to facilitate analysis of changes and trends in the nature of youth gangs and their activities. 91 pages. NCJ 173964.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1996.
Report, July 1999. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1996. 113 pages. NCJ 168963.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1996.
Fact Sheet, May 1999. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1996, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 99109.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1987–1996.
Fact Sheet, April 1999. Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court via judicial waiver; this Fact Sheet is published annually. 2 pages. FS 9999.
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Highlights of Findings From the Denver Youth Study.
Fact Sheet, April 1999. Presents findings from the Denver Youth Survey, a longitudinal study of urban youth that explored changes in the nature of delinquency and drug use from the 1970s to the 1990s. 2 pages. FS 99106.
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Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1987-1996.
Fact Sheet, April 1999. Presents national data on delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts; this Fact Sheet is based on the report Juvenile Court Statistics 1996. 2 pages. FS 99104.
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Highlights of Findings From the Rochester Youth Development Study.
Fact Sheet, April 1999. Presents selected findings from the Rochester Youth Development Study, a longitudinal study of 1,000 urban adolescents that investigated the causes and correlates of delinquency and drug use by examining family influence, school factors, gang membership, and related issues. 2 pages. FS 99103.
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Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1986-1995.
Fact Sheet, April 1999. Presents national data on delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts; this Fact Sheet is based on the report Juvenile Court Statistics 1995. 2 pages. FS 99101.
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Highlights of the 1997 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, March 1999. Reports findings from the annual National Youth Gang Survey, which collects statistics on the prevalence of youth gangs throughout the nation. 2 pages. FS 9997.
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Juvenile Offenders in Residential Placement, 1997.
Fact Sheet, March 1999. Presents data from the 1997 Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement. 2 pages. FS 9996.
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Highlights of Findings From the Pittsburgh Youth Study.
Fact Sheet, February 1999. Presents findings from the Pittsburgh Youth Study, a longitudinal study of 1,517 inner-city boys from Pittsburgh, PA, that explored how and why boys become involved in delinquent and other problem behaviors. 2 pages. FS 9995.
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Juvenile Arson, 1997.
Fact Sheet, February 1999. Presents statistics on juvenile arrests for arson. 2 pages. FS 9991.
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1998
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Juvenile Arrests 1997.
Bulletin, December 1998. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 1997 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 173938.
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Trying Juveniles as Adults in Criminal Court: An Analysis of State Transfer Provisions.
Report, December 1998. Analyzes the principal statutory mechanisms and criteria by which juveniles are placed in the criminal justice system at the state level for serious and violent crimes. 29 pages. NCJ 172836.
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State Legislative Responses to Violent Juvenile Crime: 1996-97 Update.
Bulletin, November 1998. Analyzes state laws enacted in 1996 and 1997 to target serious and violent juvenile crime, including laws related to juvenile court jurisdictional authority and disposition options, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime. 16 pages. NCJ 172835.
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Youngest Offenders, 1996.
Fact Sheet, November 1998. Summarizes the arrest profile of youth under age 15. 2 pages. FS 9887.
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Highlights of the 1996 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, November 1998. Reports findings from the annual National Youth Gang Survey, which collects statistics on the prevalence of youth gangs throughout the nation. 2 pages. FS 9886.
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Gang Members on the Move.
Bulletin, October 1998. Examines whether gang migration has been a major influence in the proliferation of gangs. 12 pages. NCJ 171153.
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Gang Membership, Delinquent Peers, and Delinquent Behavior.
Bulletin, October 1998. Describes the findings of OJJDP-funded longitudinal research involving juveniles in Seattle, WA, and Rochester, NY. 12 pages. NCJ 171119.
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Juvenile Vandalism, 1996.
Fact Sheet, October 1998. Examines juvenile vandalism arrest data from 1996, based on findings of the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program. 2 pages. FS 9885.
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Juvenile Felony Defendants in Criminal Courts: State Court Processing Statistics, 1990-94.
Report, September 1998. Compares juvenile felony defendants tried as adults with those formally processed in juvenile courts, based on findings from the State Court Processing Statistics program and juvenile court data collected by the National Center for Juvenile Justice. 12 pages. NCJ 165815.
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Youth Gangs: An Overview.
Bulletin: Youth Gang Series, August 1998. Reviews data and research on youth gangs, outlines the history of youth gangs and their demographic characteristics, and assesses the scope of the problem. 20 pages. NCJ 167249.
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Assessment of Space Needs in Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facilities Report to Congress 1998.
Reports, July 1998. Assesses present and future needs for space in the nation's juvenile detention and correctional facilities. 118 pages. NCJ 188796.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 1998.
Report, July 1998. Presents official statistics that reflect both the promises and the difficulties confronting the nation's youth; the 1998 report of this annual series presents data on six key demographic measures and two measures of safety/well-being. 123 pages. NCJ 171150.
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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 1986-1995.
Fact Sheet, June 1998. Presents national data on delinquency cases involving drug law violations handled in juvenile courts. 2 pages. FS 9881.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1995.
Report, May 1998. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1995. 112 pages. NCJ 170607.
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Drug Identification and Testing in the Juvenile Justice System: Summary.
Summary, May 1998. Presents findings from two projects funded by OJJDP to demonstrate innovative ways to identify and intervene with juvenile drug abusers and offers recommendations to assist juvenile justice agencies seeking to develop programs to identify, screen, and test youth for illicit drug use. 90 pages. NCJ 167889.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1995.
Fact Sheet, May 1998. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1995, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 9879.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1986-1995.
Fact Sheet, April 1998. Presents information on delinquency cases involving person offenses. 2 pages. FS 9877.
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Counting What Counts: The Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement.
Fact Sheet, January 1998. Describes OJJDP's Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement, which collects individual information for each juvenile held in residential facilities and asks questions about the juvenile's legal status, including court of jurisdiction, adjudicatory status, and the state or county that has jurisdiction over the juvenile. 2 pages. FS 9874.
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1997
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1995.
Bulletin, December 1997. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1995, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 12 pages. NCJ 167885.
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Juvenile Arrests 1996.
Bulletin, November 1997. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 1996 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 167578.
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States at a Glance: Juveniles in Public Facilities, 1995.
Fact Sheet, November 1997. Presents information from the 1995 census of public juvenile detention, correctional, and shelter facilities. 2 pages. FS 9769.
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Juvenile Arrests for Driving Under the Influence, 1995.
Fact Sheet, October 1997. Presents national data on juvenile arrests for driving under the influence (DUI) in 1995 and includes a table showing DUI arrests for each state. 2 pages. FS 9767.
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Youngest Delinquents: Offenders Under Age 15.
Bulletin, September 1997. Presents the findings of a study that examined data on juvenile arrests and delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts. 12 pages. NCJ 165256.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence.
Report, August 1997. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 55 pages. NCJ 165703.
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In the Wake of Childhood Maltreatment.
Bulletin: Youth Development Series, August 1997. Presents findings on the relationship between childhood maltreatment and subsequent adolescent problem behaviors as determined by the Rochester Youth Development Study. 16 pages. NCJ 165257.
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National Youth Gang Survey, 1995: Program Summary.
Summary, August 1997. Presents findings from the 1995 National Youth Gang Survey, which is designed to facilitate analysis of changes and trends in the nature of youth gangs and their activities. 53 pages. NCJ 164728.
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National Juvenile Court Data Archive: Collecting Data Since 1927.
Fact Sheet, August 1997. Describes the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, which collects, stores, and analyzes data about young people referred to U.S. courts for delinquency and status offenses; it is maintained by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for OJJDP. 2 pages. FS 9766.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 1997.
Report, July 1997. The 1997 report, the first in the series of annual reports on the well-being of children, features a special indicator on child abuse. 107 pages. NCJ 165472.
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Gang Members and Delinquent Behavior.
Bulletin: Youth Development Series, June 1997. Presents the findings from the Rochester Youth Development Study concerning what portion of delinquency in American society can be attributed to gang members; it also discusses OJJDP's response to the youth gang problem. 6 pages. NCJ 165154.
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Juveniles in Private Facilities, 1991-1995.
Fact Sheet, April 1997. Provides the results of a census of juveniles held in private facilities from 1991 through 1995. 2 pages. FS 9764.
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Highlights of the 1995 National Youth Gang Survey.
Fact Sheet, April 1997. Reports findings from the annual National Youth Gang Survey, which collects statistics on the prevalence of youth gangs throughout the nation. 2 pages. FS 9763.
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Delays in Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases.
Fact Sheet, March 1997. Presents findings from the Delays in Juvenile Justice Sanctions Project conducted by the National Center for Juvenile Justice and discusses the concerns of juvenile justice experts regarding delays in case processing. 2 pages. FS 9760.
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Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1985-1994.
Fact Sheet, March 1997. Presents national data on delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts; this Fact Sheet is based on the report Juvenile Court Statistics 1994. 2 pages. FS 9757.
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Detention and Delinquency Cases, 1985-1994.
Fact Sheet, March 1997. Presents national data on delinquency cases detained from 1985 through 1994; this Fact Sheet is based on the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1994. 2 pages. FS 9756.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1985-1994.
Fact Sheet, March 1997. Presents national data on delinquency cases resulting in probation. 2 pages. FS 9754.
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Comprehensive Response to America's Youth Gang Problem.
Fact Sheet, March 1997. Discusses OJJDP's 1995 nationwide survey of youth gang problems, gang violence reduction strategies, and OJJDP's response to the gang problem. 2 pages. FS 9640.
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Juvenile Arrests 1995.
Bulletin, February 1997. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 1995 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 163813.
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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 1985-1994.
Fact Sheet, February 1997. Presents national data on delinquency cases involving drug law violations handled in juvenile courts. 2 pages. FS 9753.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1985-1994.
Fact Sheet, February 1997. Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court via judicial waiver; this Fact Sheet is published annually. 2 pages. FS 9752.
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1996
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1994.
Report, December 1996. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1994. 110 pages. NCJ 163709.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1994.
Bulletin, October 1996. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1994, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 12 pages. NCJ 162423.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1985–1994.
Fact Sheet, October 1996. Presents information on delinquency cases involving person offenses. 2 pages. FS 9648.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1994.
Fact Sheet, October 1996. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1994, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 9647.
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State Responses to Serious and Violent Juvenile Crime.
Report, July 1996. Analyzes state laws enacted during 1992–1995 to target serious and violent juvenile crime, including laws related to juvenile court jurisdictional authority and disposition options, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime. 75 pages. NCJ 161565.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1993.
Bulletin, July 1996. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1993, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 12 pages. NCJ 160945.
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Female Offenders in the Juvenile Justice System: Statistics Summary.
Summary, June 1996. Analyzes patterns in the arrests, judicial management, and correctional placement of female juvenile offenders and notes that females are entering the juvenile justice system more often and at younger ages than in past years. 40 pages. NCJ 160941.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1993: Statistics Report.
Report, June 1996. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1993. 75 pages. NCJ 159535.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1996 Update on Violence.
Report, February 1996. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 40 pages. NCJ 159107.
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1995
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Juveniles Taken into Custody: Fiscal Year 1993.
Report, September 1995. Presents demographic information and other statistics on juveniles involved with state juvenile corrections agencies and is based on data from OJJDP's State Juvenile Corrections System Reporting Program. 141 pages. NCJ 154022.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A Focus on Violence.
Report, August 1995. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. This publication is not available online. 100 pages. NCJ 153570.
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Hate Crime.
Fact Sheet, August 1995. Presents 1993 FBI data on hate crimes—which are motivated by the offender's bias against race, religion, ethnic/national origin, or sexual orientation—and discusses two OJJDP projects on hate crimes involving juveniles. 2 pages. FS 9529.
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Minorities and the Juvenile Justice System: Research Summary.
Summary, July 1995; revised from December 1993. Concludes a 15-month project examining the role that minority status plays in the processing of youth by the juvenile justice system. 25 pages. NCJ 145849.
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Juveniles Taken Into Custody: Fiscal Year 1992.
Report, May 1995. Presents demographic information and other statistics on juveniles involved with state juvenile corrections agencies and is based on data from OJJDP's State Juvenile Corrections System Reporting Program. 180 pages. NCJ 153851.
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Juvenile Admissions to State Custody, 1993.
Fact Sheet, May 1995. Presents information from OJJDP's State Juvenile Corrections System Reporting Program, which collects data on juveniles admitted to and released from state juvenile custody. 2 pages. FS 9527.
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1994
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How Juveniles Get to Criminal Court.
Bulletin, October 1994. Uses data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive to present state and aggregate information on the diverse mechanisms by which juveniles arrived in criminal court in 1992. 6 pages. NCJ 150309.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1992.
Bulletin, October 1994. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1992, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 12 pages. NCJ 150039.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 1992.
Fact Sheet, July 1994. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1992, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 9418.
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Juvenile Victimization: 1987-1992.
Fact Sheet, June 1994. Presents national data on violent crimes committed against juveniles from 1987 through 1992; the statistics in this Fact Sheet are drawn from the annual National Crime Victimization Survey conducted by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. 2 pages. FS 9417.
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Are Juveniles Driving the Violent Crime Trend?.
Fact Sheet, May 1994. Presents national data on Violent Crime Index offenses between 1965 and 1992 and concludes that although juveniles are not driving the violent crime trends, their responsibility for the growth in U.S. violent crime has increased. 2 pages. FS 9416.
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Violent Crimes Cleared by Juvenile Arrests.
Fact Sheet, May 1994. Presents national data on violent crimes cleared by the arrest of juveniles from 1965 to 1992; this Fact Sheet is based on data from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program and its Crime in the United States reports. 2 pages. FS 9415.
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1992 Juvenile Arrests.
Fact Sheet, May 1994. Provides national data on arrests of juveniles (persons under age 18) in 1992; data were taken from the FBI's Crime in the United States, 1992. 2 pages. FS 9413.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court.
Fact Sheet, April 1994. Presents national data on delinquency cases in 1991 in which the most serious charge was an offense against a person; this Fact Sheet is based on the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1991. 2 pages. FS 9410.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1991.
Fact Sheet, April 1994. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1991, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 9418.
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1993
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Children in Custody 1991: Public Juvenile Facilities.
Fact Sheet, April 1993. Presents the results of OJJDP's 1991 survey of privately operated juvenile detention, correction, and shelter facilities. 2 pages. FS 9305.
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Children in Custody 1991: Private Facilities.
Fact Sheet, April 1993. Presents the results of OJJDP's 1991 survey of privately operated juvenile detention, correction, and shelter facilities. 2 pages. FS 9302.
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Conditions of Confinement in Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facilities.
Fact Sheet, April 1993. Presents the results of an OJJDP-funded nationwide investigation of conditions in secure juvenile detention and correctional facilities. 2 pages. FS 9301.
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