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Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local Level
(NCJ 218861) September 2009
Grant, 12 page(s)
Intended as a companion document to the latest edition of the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's “Disproportionate Minority Contact Technical Assistance Manual," this bulletin describes strategies that States and communities can use in preparing to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC), which refers to the disproportionate representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system.
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