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OJJDP In Focus Fact Sheet: Disproportionate Minority Contact
(NCJ 239457) November 2012
OJJDP In Focus, Fact Sheet, 4 page(s)
This fact sheet provides an overview of OJJDP's efforts to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC). The publication includes a description of OJJDP's DMC Reduction Model, which helps states determine whether disproportionality exists and, if it does, guides the establishment of multipronged intervention strategies to ensure equal treatment of all youth. The fact sheet also includes a summary of states' DMC-reduction activities derived from compliance plans submitted in fiscal year 2011.