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2014
Delays in Youth JusticeTop  
 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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Young Offenders: What Happens and What Should HappenTop  
 Bulletin: Justice Research Series, February 2014. Examines policies that affect young offenders who cross over from the juvenile to the criminal justice system. 3 pages. NCJ 242653.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2010Top  
 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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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2010Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2014Top  
 Newsletter, January/February 2014. This issue's lead story highlights the National Mentoring Summit, held in Arlington, VA. NCJ 244623.
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2013
OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 3, Issue 1, Fall 2013Top  
 Journal, Fall 2013. This is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Deliquency Prevention. 128 pages. NCJ 244254.
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Developmental Sequences of Girls' Delinquent BehaviorTop  
 Bulletin: Girls Study Group Series, December 2013. Summarizes the findings on developmental patterns of girls' offending from childhood through adolescence. 16 pages. NCJ 238276.
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Functional Impairment in Delinquent YouthTop  
 Bulletin, December 2013. Provides findings from the Northwestern Juvenile Project, the first large-scale, prospective longitudinal study of drug, alcohol, and psychiatric disorders in a diverse sample of juvenile detainees. 12 pages. NCJ 239996.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2012Top  
 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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Juvenile Arrests 2010Top  
 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 News @ a Glance, November/December 2013Top  
 Newsletter, November/December 2013. Highlights the first of four public hearings that the Task Force on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence will hold to examine the impact of violence on children in Indian country. NCJ 244167.
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Juvenile Arrests 2011Top  
 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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Children's Exposure to Violence and the Intersection Between Delinquency and VictimizationTop  
 Bulletin, October 2013. Presents survey results from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding the co-occurrence of victimization and delinquency among children who are exposed to violence. The survey confirms findings of earlier studies that identified three groups of youth: delinquent-victims, primarily delinquent youth, and primarily victim youth. NCJ 240555.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2013Top  
 Newsletter, September/October 2013. Highlights a listening session organized by the White House Domestic Policy Council and OJJDP on how to improve or enhance mentoring services for children of incarcerated parents; and more. NCJ 243534.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2010: Selected FindingsTop  
 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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Highlights of the 2011 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 Fact Sheet, September 2013. Provides an overview of findings from the 2011 National Youth Gang Survey. 4 pages. NCJ 242884.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance July/August, 2013Top  
 Newsletter, July/August 2013. This issue's lead story highlights a presentation by members of the National Research Council on the findings and recommendations of an OJJDP-funded report on recent advances in scientific understanding of adolescent brain development that should be more fully incorporated into juvenile justice policies and practices; and more. NCJ 242652.
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OJJDP Family Listening Sessions: Executive SummaryTop  
 Report, July 2013. Summarizes four listening sessions with families and youth who have had direct experiences with the juvenile justice and criminal justice systems. 64 pages. NCJ 241379.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2011Top  
 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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PTSD, Trauma, and Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Detained YouthTop  
 Bulletin, June 2013. Examines the results of the Northwestern Juvenile Project—a longitudinal study of youth detained at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center in Chicago, IL, cosponsored by OJJDP. 16 pages. NCJ 239603.
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Nature and Risk of Victimization: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential PlacementTop  
 Bulletin. June 2013. Presents key findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) on youth’s victimization in placement, including their experiences of theft, robbery, physical assault, and sexual assault. SYRP is the only national survey that gathers data directly from youth in custody, using anonymous interviews. 16 pages. NCJ 240703
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Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2010Top  
 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 News @ a Glance, May/June, 2013Top  
 Newsletter, May/June 2013. In an interview in this issue's lead story, OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee discusses plans and priorities for the Office and the juvenile justice field; and more. NCJ 242021.
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice Volume 2, Issue 2, Spring 2013Top  
 Journal, Spring 2013. This is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Deliquency Prevention. 101 pages. NCJ 242400
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2010Top  
 OJJDP-Sponsored. Report, June 2013. Tracks trends in delinquency cases between 1985 and 2010 and in petitioned status offense cases processed between 1995 and 2010. 116 pages. NCJ 244080.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013Top  
 Newsletter, March/April 2013. This issue's lead story highlights defense attorney Robert L. Listenbee’s assumption of the leadership of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in March 2013; and more. NCJ 241367.
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Northwestern Juvenile Project: An OverviewTop  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2013Top  
 Newsletter, January/February 2013. This issue highlights OJJDP's ongoing efforts to combat child sex trafficking in the United States; the third annual National Mentoring Summit; OJJDP's new "Beyond Detention" publication series; and more. NCJ 240749.
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2012
Transfer of Juveniles to Adult Court: Effects of a Broad Policy in One CourtTop  
 Bulletin: Pathways to Desistance series, December 2012. Presents findings from the Pathways to Desistance study about the effects of transfer on a sample of serious adolescent offenders in Maricopa County, AZ. 20 pages. NCJ 232932
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OJJDP Annual Report 2010Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2012Top  
 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 In Focus Fact Sheet: Disproportionate Minority ContactTop  
 Fact Sheet, November 2012. 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. 4 pages. NCJ 239457
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Community Supervision of Underage Drinking OffendersTop  
 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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Underage Drinking: Practice Guidelines for Community CorrectionsTop  
 Bulletin, October 2012. Guidelines based on evidence-based practices help direct the roles of community supervision professionals who work with underage drinkers. This bulletin offers such 10 such guidelines to help professionals develop a plan for screening youth, determine appropriate responses, create a case plan, and provide treatment. The bulletin is part of OJJDP’s underage drinking bulletin series, which highlights the dangers of underage drinking and offers guidance to communities developing treatment and prevention programs. 16 pages. NCJ 237231.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2012Top  
 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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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2009Top  
 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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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2009Top  
 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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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2009Top  
 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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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice Volume 2, Issue 1, Fall 2012Top  
 Journal, Fall 2012. This is a semi-annual, peer reviewed journal sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice Deliquency Prevention. 97 pages. NCJ 240461
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Effects and Consequences of Underage DrinkingTop  
 Bulletin, September 2012. This bulletin presents findings from a literature review that investigated the effects of how underage drinking on youth’s physical, emotional, and neurological health. It also discusses the personal, legal, and economic consequences of underage drinking. The bulletin is part of OJJDP’s underage drinking bulletin series, which provides guidelines for communities developing treatment and prevention programs. 12 pages. NCJ 237145.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2012Top  
 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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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2012Top  
 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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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2009Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2012Top  
 Newsletter, May/June 2012. This issue of OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter highlights of the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) National Missing Children’s Day ceremony; DOJ’s joint project with the U.S. Department of Education to keep youth in school and out of court; National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day; OJJDP’s efforts to engage families of incarcerated youth as valued partners in the juvenile justice system; the latest activities of the Defending Childhood initiative’s eight demonstration sites; and more. NCJ 238636
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AMBER Alert Best PracticesTop  
 Report, May 2012. This guide is a compilation of the most effective and efficient strategies, provided by AMBER Alert partners and practitioners, for recovering missing or abducted children. 64 pages. NCJ232271.
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No Estás Solo: El Camino del Secuestro al EmpoderamientoTop  
 Report, May 2012. This is the Spanish-language version of You're Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to Empowerment. 76 pages. NCJ 237774.
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¿Y yo? Cómo Sobrellevar el Secuestro de un Hermano o una HermanaTop  
 Report, May 2012. This is the Spanish-language version of What About Me? Coping With the Abduction of a Brother or Sister. 70 pages. NCJ 237775.
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Child and Youth Victimization Known to Police, School, and Medical AuthoritiesTop  
 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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Highlights of the 2010 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 Fact Sheet, April 2012. Provides an overview of findings from the 2010 National Youth Gang Survey. 4 pages. NCJ237542.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2012Top  
 Newsletter, March/April 2012. This issue of OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter features an indepth interview with Melodee Hanes, OJJDP’s Acting Administrator; features on the second annual summit of the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention; findings of an OJJDP-supported study on serious juvenile offenders; and more. NCJ 238120
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice Volume 1, Issue 2, Spring 2012Top  
 Journal, Spring 2012. This is a semi-annual, peer reviewed journal sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 134 pages. NCJ 238336.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2012Top  
 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
Bullying in Schools: An OverviewTop  
 Bulletin, December 2011. Examines the connection between different types and frequencies of bullying, truancy, and student achievement, and whether students’ engagement in school mediates these factors. 12 pages. NCJ 234205
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2011Top  
 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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Juvenile Arrests 2009Top  
 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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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2008Top  
 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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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008Top  
 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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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008Top  
 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 Waived to Criminal Court, 2008Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2011Top  
 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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Hot Spots of Juvenile Crime: Findings From SeattleTop  
 Bulletin, October 2011. Presents the findings of a study that mapped the location of all juvenile crime incidents (incidents in a juvenile was arrested) in Seattle between 1989 and 2002 to determine the distribution of juvenile crime and identify hot spots of juvenile crime. 16 pages. NCJ 231575
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Children's Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Other Family ViolenceTop  
 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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OJJDP's Major Grant ProgramsTop  
 Fact Sheet, October 2011. Discusses the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP's) grant programs, which are authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended. 4 pages. NCJ 234072.
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OJJDP: An OverviewTop  
 Fact Sheet, October 2011. Provides an overview of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and describes its divisions and programs. 4 pages. NCJ 234073.
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Emergency Planning for Juvenile Justice Residential FacilitiesTop  
 Report, October 2011. Provides information about how facilities can ensure that youth receive the supports and services they require as they experience the disruptions that emergencies inevitably cause. 60 pages. NCJ 234936.
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Questions and Answers About the National Survey of Children's Exposure to ViolenceTop  
 Fact Sheet: National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence series, October 2011. Presents an overview of the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), the most comprehensive nationwide survey to date of the incidence and prevalence of children's exposure to violence, sponsored by OJJDP and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and carried out by the Crimes Against Children Research Center of the University of New Hampshire. 4 pages. NCJ 235163.
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Polyvictimization: Children's Exposure to Multiple Types of Violence, Crime, and AbuseTop  
 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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National Center for Youth in CustodyTop  
 Fact Sheet, October 2011. Provides an overview of the mission, objectives, and services of the recently launched National Center for Youth in Custody. 2 pages. NCJ 235770.
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice Volume 1, Issue 1, Fall 2011Top  
 Journal, Fall 2011. This Journal is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 127 pages. NCJ 236317.
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Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and ReportingTop  
 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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Reducing Drinking Among Underage Air Force Members in Five CommunitiesTop  
 Bulletin, August 2011. Describes the early findings of an evaluation of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) initiative in five Air Force communities. 12 pages. NCJ 232616.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2011Top  
 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 Residential Facility Census, 2008: Selected FindingsTop  
 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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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well Being, 2011Top  
 Report, July 2011. Provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. 223 pages. NCJ 235151.
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2008Top  
 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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Highlights of the 2009 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2011Top  
 Newsletter, May/June 2011. OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. NCJ 234318.
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Federal Resources on Missing and Exploited Children: A Directory for Law Enforcement and Other Public and Private Agencies Sixth EditionTop  
 Directory, May 2011. Describes the federal services, programs, publications, and training sessions that address child sexual exploitation issues, child pornography, child abduction, Internet crime, and missing children cases. 48 pages. NCJ 231619.
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Cuando su Niño está desaparecido: Unia guía de supervivencia familiar (4th Edition)Top  
 Report, May 2011. This Spanish-language version of When Your Child is Missing: A Family Survival Guide provides parents with insights into what families should do when a child is missing. 103 pages. NCJ 232789.
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El Delito del Secuestro Familiar: La perspectiva de hijos y padresTop  
 Report, May 2011. This Spanish language version of Crime of Family Abduction: A Child's and Parent's Perspective provides the searching family, law enforcement, and mental health professionals with strategies to build a comprehensive, child-centered approach to recovery and healing. 71 pages NCJ 234086.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2011Top  
 Newsletter, March/April, 2011. The issue includes special features on Child Abuse Prevention Month, the National Girls Institute's launch of listening sessions nationwide, and OJJDP's National Conference in October 2011. NCJ 234084
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2009 Report to Congress: Title V Community Prevention Grants ProgramTop  
 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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Highlights From Pathways to Desistance: A Longitudinal Study of Serious Adolescent OffendersTop  
 Fact Sheet: Pathways to Desistance series, March 2011. Presents an overview of some major findings from the Pathways to Desistance Study, a project that followed 1,354 serious adolescent offenders for 7 years following their convictions. 4 pages. NCJ 230971.
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2008 Report to Congress: Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention ProgramsTop  
 Report, March 2011. Reports on the four delinquency prevention programs that were funded under Title V—the Community Prevention Grants program, the Tribal Youth Program, the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) program, and the Gang Resistance Education And Training (G.R.E.A.T.) program. 32 pages. NCJ 231131.
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Programs: 2008-2009 Report to CongressTop  
 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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Guide for Implementing or Enhancing an Endangered Missing AdvisoryTop  
 Report, March 2011. Describes how a community can establish a task force to create an endangered missing advisory plan, which creates voluntary partnerships to rapidly recover missing persons who do not fit the AMBER Alert criteria but who may be in danger. 44 pages. NCJ 232001.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2011Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2011. Reports on a partnership to enable millions of Facebook users across the country to receive AMBER Alerts via their accounts. The issue also includes special features on First Lady Michelle Obama’s announcement at the National Mentoring Summit of The Corporate Mentoring Challenge, and on OJJDP’s two FY 2010 fellows in the areas of tribal youth and juvenile justice and children’s exposure to violence. Available online only. NCJ 233339.
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2010
Youth's Characteristics and Backgrounds: Findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential PlacementTop  
 Bulletin, December 2010. Describes the characteristics, family and educational backgrounds, offense histories, and expectations of youth in residential placement. 12 pages. NCJ 227730.
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Findings From the Evaluation of OJJDP's Gang Reduction ProgramTop  
 Bulletin, December 2010. Presents findings from an independent evaluation of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Gang Reduction Program—a comprehensive, multifaceted approach to gang reduction. 20 pages. NCJ 230106.
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Gang Prevention: An Overview of Research and ProgramsTop  
 Bulletin, December 2010. Presents an overview of gang research and programs in the United States and examines how gangs form and why youth join them. 24 pages. NCJ 231116.
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Substance Use and Delinquent Behavior Among Serious Adolescent OffendersTop  
 Bulletin: Pathways to Desistance series, December 2010. Part of the Pathways to Desistance series, this bulletin presents some key findings on the link between adolescent substance use and serious offending. Serious/chronic offenders are much more likely than other juvenile offenders to be substance users and have related disorders. 16 pages. NCJ 232790.
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2010Top  
 Report, November 2010. This report presents concerns and recommendations from juvenile justice experts and career professionals from every State and territory in the United States. 49 pages. NCJ 231620.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2010Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2010. Reports on OJJDP's initiatives to prevent and intervene in girls' delinquency. The issue also includes special features on OJJDP's FY 2010 grant awards, an OJJDP survey of juvenile justice professionals to determine training and technical assistance needs, and the recent national AMBER Alert Symposium. Available online only. NCJ 232214.
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Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model, Second EditionTop  
 Report, October 2010. Provides guidance on how communities can best address an existing or emerging youth gang problem. 76 pages. NCJ 231200.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2010Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/Octber 2010. Reports on the Attorney General's Defending Childhood initiative. The issue also includes special features on the September meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; arts programs that help at-risk and delinquent youth replace destructive behavior with positive activities and interests; and the Office of Justice Programs' SMART Office, which supports the nation's efforts to register and monitor sex offenders. Available online only. NCJ 232007.
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Effects of Federal Legislation on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of ChildrenTop  
 Bulletin, July 2010. Examines the effects of the Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act of 2000 on the prosecution of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) cases. 12 pages. NCJ 228631.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2010Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2010. Reports on OJJDP's "green" detention and reentry programs for tribal youth. The issue also includes special features on the recent National Institute of Justice Conference on evidence-based practices to prevent and intervene in delinquency; the U.S. Department of Justice's Tribal Youth Summit; and recent OJJDP trainings to assist law enforcement and child protection professionals from Mexico and the United States in more effectively responding to cross-border abductions. Available online only. NCJ 230815.
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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well Being, 2010Top  
 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 Transfer Laws: An Effective Deterrent to Delinquency?Top  
 Bulletin, June 2010. Provides an overview of research on the deterrent effects of transferring youth from juvenile to criminal courts, focusing on large-scale comprehensive OJJDP-funded studies on the effect of transfer laws on recidivism. Originally released online in 2008. 12 pages. NCJ 220595.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2007Top  
 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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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007Top  
 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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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007Top  
 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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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2007Top  
 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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Conditions of Confinement: Findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential PlacementTop  
 Bulletin: Survey of Youth in Residential Placement, May 2010. Presents results from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) on the characteristics of the facilities in which youth are confined and the programs provided to them. 16 pages. NCJ 227729.
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When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide, Fourth EditionTop  
 Report, May 2010; revised from 1998, 2002 and 2004. Provides parents with the most current information on, and helpful insights into, what families should do when a child is missing. Also available in Spanish. 114 pages. NCJ 228735.
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Crime of Family Abduction: A Child's and Parent's PerspectiveTop  
 Report, May 2010. Provides the searching family, law enforcement, and mental health professionals with strategies to build a comprehensive, child-centered approach to recovery and healing. This is also available in Spanish. 72 pages. NCJ 229933.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2010Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2010. Includes an article on the U.S. Department of Justice's commemoration of Missing Children’s Day on May 25. The issue also includes special features on the April meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the OJJDP-led Justice Working Group on Children and Disasters; and the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws conference scheduled for August. Available online only. NCJ 230172.
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Causes and Correlates of Girls' DelinquencyTop  
 Bulletin: Girls Study Group Series, April 2010. Provides a summary of the results of a review of more than 1,600 articles and book chapters from scientific literature on individual-level risk factors for delinquency and factors related to family, peers, schools, and communities. Available online only. 20 pages. NCJ 226358.
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Suitability of Assessment Instruments for Delinquent GirlsTop  
 Bulletin, April 2010. Provides a comprehensive guide to help juvenile justice practitioners determine which standardized assessment instruments should be used when working with delinquent girls. 12 pages. Available online only. NCJ 226531.
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Youth's Needs and Services: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential PlacementTop  
  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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Introduction to the Survey of Youth in Residential PlacementTop  
 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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Highlights of the 2008 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 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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OJJDP Annual Report 2009 - How OJJDP Is Building a Better Future for America's YouthTop  
 Report, March 2010. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year (FY) 2009. 110 pages. NCJ 229305.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2010Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2010. Features a a lead article on the National Symposium on Indigent Defense. The issue also includes special features on the recent National Symposium on Child Protection in Indian Country; the third annual Blueprints Conference promoting evidence-based programs to prevent youth violence; and the upcoming Internet Crimes Against Children Conference. Available online only. NCJ 229711.
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2006-2007Top  
 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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Girls' DelinquencyTop  
 Fact Sheet: In Focus, February 2010. Examines rising trends in girls’ delinquency in the 1990s. 4 pages. NCJ 228414.
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Juveniles in Residential Placement: 1997-2008Top  
 Fact Sheet, February 2010. Presents information about juvenile offenders held in residential placement. 2 pages. NCJ 229379.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2010Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2010. Features a media event held by Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington in partnership with the Office of Justice Programs celebrating National Mentoring Month. The issue also includes features on the recent activities and achievements of the AMBER Alert program; the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s approval of a 2010 workplan and identification of key areas of focus for the future; and updates to OJJDP’s online resources for preventing gang violence. Available online only. NCJ 229132.
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2009
Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against MinorsTop  
 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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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2006: Selected FindingsTop  
 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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Juvenile Arrests 2008Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2009Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2009. Feature the high priority set by the Department of Justice on reentry programs for ex-offenders and OJJDP's commitment to ensuring a safe and successful reentry for juveniles; features the Obama Administration's meeting with tribal leaders to discuss public safety needs in Indian country; an historic gathering of former OJJDP Administrators to discuss their tenures, issues in the juvenile justice field, and the future of the Office; and an OJJDP-sponsored workshop on evaluating gender-sensitive programs. Available online only. NCJ 228602.
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet: In Focus, October 2009. Provides an overview of OJJDP’s Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) program, which helps States and communities develop and implement programs that hold youth accountable for delinquent behavior through the imposition of graduated sanctions that are consistent with the severity of the offense. 4 pages. NCJ 226357.
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Community Prevention Grants ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet: In Focus, October 2009. Provides an overview of OJJDP’s Community Prevention Grants program, which funds collaborative, community-based delinquency prevention efforts. 4 pages. NCJ 227345.
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Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet: In Focus, October 2009. Provides an overview of OJJDP’s Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws program, which supports and enhances efforts by States and local jurisdictions to reduce the availability of alcohol to minors. 4 pages. NCJ 227469.
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Formula Grants ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet: In Focus, October 2009. Provides an overview of OJJDP’s Formula Grants program, which supports efforts related to delinquency prevention and reduction, juvenile justice system improvement, research, evaluation, statistical analysis, and training and technical assistance. 4 pages. NCJ 227470.
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Children's Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National SurveyTop  
 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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Disproportionate Minority ContactTop  
 Fact Sheet: In Focus, October 2009. Provides an overview of OJJDP’s efforts to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC). 4 pages. NCJ 228306.
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Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local LevelTop  
 Bulletin, September 2009. Describes strategies that States and communities can use to reduce disproportionate minority contact with the juvenile justice system. 12 pages. NCJ 218861.
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2009Top  
 Report, September 2009. This report presents concerns and recommendations from juvenile justice experts and career professionals from every State and territory in the United States. 38 pages. NCJ 226967.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2009Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2009. Highlights "Children’s Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey", which summarizes the most comprehensive study to date on children’s exposure to violence; features the Recovery Act funds awarded by OJJDP; a new Web site launched to help Federal staff support comprehensive community initiatives; and a recently released publication highlighting model courts’ success in improving outcomes in child abuse and neglect cases. Available online only. NCJ 228325.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2009Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2009Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2009. Features a new report recommending comprehensive dependency court improvements for American Indian/Alaska Native children; information on the upcoming Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws conference; recent visits to OJJDP by delegations from the United Kingdom, Spain, and Brazil to learn more about the Office’s programs; and a Tribal Youth Program grant that enabled American Indian youth to travel to the Oregon Statehouse to view lawmakers at work. Available online only. NCJ 227625.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2005Top  
 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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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005Top  
 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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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005Top  
 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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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2005Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2009Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2009. Includes a special feature on the Department of Justice’s commemoration of the 26th annual National Missing Children’s Day, OJJDP’s monthly focus groups, which are establishing an ongoing dialog with policymakers and practitioners on the most important issues facing the juvenile justice field; and an OJJDP-sponsored training course that educates law enforcement personnel on the best ways to approach and interact with adolescent girls during police calls. Available online only. NCJ 226641.
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Key MeasuresTop  
 Report, April 2009. Outlines nine measures that have been identified as key to determining court performance in child abuse and neglect cases. 44 pages. NCJ 223567
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Implementation GuideTop  
 Report, April 2009. Provides practical advice on how to set up a performance measurement team, assess capacity, prioritize among measurement needs, plan data collection activities, and use the data generated through the performance measurement process to plan reforms. 76 pages. NCJ 223568
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: User’s Guide to Nonautomated Data CollectionTop  
 Report, April 2009. Explains how to use nonautomated data collection methods (such as file review, court observation, interviews, and focus groups) to enhance performance measurement. 48 pages. NCJ 223569
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Technical GuideTop  
 Report, April 2009. Describes all 30 court performance measures for child abuse and neglect cases. 324 pages. NCJ 223570
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Guide to Judicial Workload AssessmentTop  
 Report, April 2009. Presents a method for obtaining data on judicial workloads in abuse and neglect cases, which includes an assessment of what is required for best practice in these cases. 72 pages. NCJ 223571
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Highlights of the 2007 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 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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Juvenile Arrests 2007Top  
 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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OJJDP Annual Report 2008Top  
 Report, March 2009. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year (FY) 2008. 100 pages. NCJ 225036.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2009Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2009. Features OJJDP's participation in major national conferences on child abuse prevention and juvenile justice issues, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, updates on OJJDP's juvenile drug court initiative and efforts to reduce the disproportionate number of minority youth who come into contact with the justice system, an overview of the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) and upcoming OJJDP Bulletins describing the first national SYRP. Available online only. NCJ 225702.
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Juvenile Suicide in Confinement: A National SurveyTop  
 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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Characteristics of Juvenile Suicide in ConfinementTop  
 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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OJJDP Annual Report 2006-2007Top  
 Report, January 2009. Presents information on the activities and accomplishments of the Office during fiscal years 2006 and 2007. 92 pages. NCJ 223612.
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Resilient Girls--Factors that Protect Against DelinquencyTop  
 Bulletin: Girls Study Group Series, January 2009. Describes how four factors—presence of a caring adult, school connectedness, school success, and religiosity—affect girls’ propensity towards delinquency. Available online only. 16 pages. NCJ 220124.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2004: Selected FindingsTop  
 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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Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, 2006-2007 Report to CongressTop  
 Report January 2009. Reviews the background of the Community Prevention Grants Program; highlights State, local, and Federal activities in 2006–2007; and outlines OJJDP’s plans for enhancing the positive impact of limited Community Prevention Grants Program funds. 32 pages. Available online only. NCJ 225086.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2009Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2009. Features a farewell to the field from outgoing Administrator J. Robert Flores in which he provides an overview of accomplishments and highlights during his tenure. The issue also includes an evaluation of OJJDP’s Gang Reduction Program, a feature on a program to reduce underage drinking among Tribal Youth, and upcoming OJJDP training sessions. Available online only. NCJ 225359.
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program: 2006/2007 Report to CongressTop  
 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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2008
Domestic Assaults by Juvenile OffendersTop  
 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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Co-Occurrence of Substance Use Behaviors in YouthTop  
 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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Juvenile Arrests 2006Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2008Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2008. Highlights the Department of Justice’s launch of a month-long media campaign, as part of OJJDP’s Project Safe Childhood initiative to combat the online exploitation of children. Available online only. NCJ 224618.
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Girls Study Group--Charting the Way to Delinquency Prevention for GirlsTop  
 Bulletin: Girls Study Group Series, October 2008. Provides an overview of the Girls Study Group’s research on female juvenile delinquency. The Girls Study Group was created to provide a comprehensive research foundation for understanding and responding to girls’ involvement in delinquency. 8 pages. NCJ 223434.
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2008Top  
 Report, November 2008. This report presents concerns and recommendations from juvenile justice experts and career professionals from every State and territory in the United States. 65 pages. NCJ 223723.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2008Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2008. Highlights the OJJDP guide for child abduction survivors, You’re Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to Empowerment, which was recently featured on a national television talk show. Available online only. NCJ 224013.
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Sexually Assaulted Children: National Estimates and CharacteristicsTop  
 Bulletin: National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children Series, August 2008. Provides information on the estimated number and characteristics of children who were sexually assaulted in the United States in 1999. NCJ 214383.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2005Top  
 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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Caretaker Satisfaction With Law Enforcement Response to Missing ChildrenTop  
 Bulletin: National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children Series, August 2008. Examines satisfaction with law enforcement from the perspective of all primary caretakers who contacted police when one or more of their children experienced a qualified event. NCJ 217909.
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Juvenile Arrests 2005Top  
 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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Evaluating Children's Advocacy Centers' Response to Child Sexual AbuseTop  
 Bulletin, August 2008. Describes an evaluation of the effectiveness of four prominent Children’s Advocacy Centers and comparison communities in coordinating child abuse investigations and providing victim services. Available online only. 12 pages. NCJ 218530.
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Highlights of the 2006 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 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 SurveyTop  
 Fact Sheet, July 2008. Reports findings from the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200804.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2008Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2008. Features previews of the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program conference and State Relations and Assistance Division (SRAD) conferences to be held in August 2008, and a summary of the Youth Gang Symposium held in June 2008. Available online only. NCJ 223613.
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2005Top  
 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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Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang ModelTop  
 Report, June 2008. guides communities responding to a gang problem in implementing OJJDP’s Comprehensive Gang Model. It describes best practices learned from practitioners experienced in planning and implementing the model and notes findings from evaluations of programs demonstrating the model. 57 pages. NCJ 222799.
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Violence by Teenage Girls: Trends and ContextTop  
 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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You're Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to EmpowermentTop  
 Guide, May 2008. Presents several stories of child abduction survivors and how they have grown and developed from their traumatic experiences. 70 pages. NCJ 221965.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2008Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2008. Features articles on Missing Children's Day 2008 and a child safety symposium. Available online only. NCJ 223021.
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Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, 2004–2005 Report to CongressTop  
 Report, March 2008. Reviews the background of the Community Prevention Grants Program; highlights State, local, and Federal activities in 2004–2005; and outlines OJJDP’s plans for enhancing the impact of limited Community Prevention Grants Program funds. 40 pages. NCJ 215559.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2008Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2008. Features OJJDP conferences for faith-based and community organizations, the OJJDP Administrator’s and Deputy Administrator’s remarks at several events, training sessions for new and experienced disproportionate minority contact coordinators, and a preview of OJJDP’s national youth gang symposium. Available online only. NCJ 222388.
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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1985–2004Top  
 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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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program: 2005 Report to CongressTop  
 Report: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, January 2008. Presents findings from the second round of performance measurement data (for the reporting period of April 1, 2004, through March 31, 2005) collected from the States and territories and analyzed by OJJDP. 29 pages. NCJ 217458.
 More Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2008Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2008. Features National Mentoring Month, AMBER Alert Awareness Day, and OJJDP’s involvement in numerous conference and training programs. Available online only. NCJ 221373.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 2004Top  
 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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Petitioned Status Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 2004Top  
 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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2007
OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2007Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2007. Features the testimony of OJJDP Administrator Robert J. Flores at the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary's hearing on reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act and the Fifth Regional Conference on Helping America's Youth. Available online only. NCJ 220298.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2007Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2007. Includes a feature on a national leadership conference sponsored by the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program, First Lady’s appearance at a Helping America’s Youth regional conference, the launch of Europe’s first peer panel, and an OJJDP State Relations and Assistance Division training conference. Available online only. NCJ 219940.
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2007Top  
 Report, August 2007. The report reflects concerns and issues identified by governors and by those working on the front lines with this country’s juveniles as most in need of immediate attention, and presents 15 recommendations for the President and Congress. 40 pages. NCJ 219500.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2007, Tenth Anniversary EditionTop  
  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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2007Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2007. Highlights Los Angeles’s launch of a $168 million antigang initiative modeled on OJJDP’s Gang Reduction Program and reports on OJJDP’s celebration of National Youth Court Month, news about Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC), and a number of OJJDP-sponsored conferences. Available online only. NCJ 219271.
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What About Me? Coping With the Abduction of a Brother or SisterTop  
 Guide, May 2007. Written by siblings of children who have been abducted, this guide contains information to help and support children of all ages when their brother or sister is kidnapped. 70 pages. NCJ 217714.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2007Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2007. Highlights the Socioeconomic Mapping and Resource Topography (SMART) System, which helps decisionmakers target areas of need and allocate resources accordingly. Available online only. NCJ 218233.
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Portable Guides to Investigating Child AbuseTop  
 Flier, May 2007. Presents an overview of the 13 titles currently in OJJDP’s Portable Guides Series, which provides practical information on investigating child abuse and neglect. 2 pages. LT 000527.
 More Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2007Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2007. Highlights a recent workshop on health care in the juvenile justice system, cosponsored by OJJDP and the Office of the Surgeon General. Available online only. NCJ 217676
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2003-2004Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2007Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2007. Highlights a gang prevention training session held in El Salvador, a new initiative seeking to reduce the commercial sexual exploitation of children and a mentor recruitment training that focuses on faith- and community-based collaborations. Available online only. NCJ 217167.
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Tool Kit for Creating Your Own Truancy Reduction ProgramTop  
 Tool Kit, February 2007. Outlines critical components of truancy programs such as family involvement, use of incentives and sanctions, developing a support network, and program evaluation. Available online only. NCJ 217271.
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Family Resource Guide on International Parental KidnappingTop  
 Report, January 2007. Presents practical and detailed advice about preventing international kidnapping and increasing the chance that children who are kidnapped or wrongfully retained will be returned. 164 pages. NCJ 215476.
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Addressing the Needs of Juvenile Status Offenders and Their FamiliesTop  
 DVD: OJJDP Teleconference Series, January 2007. Highlights programs, practices, and policies that have shown promise in intervening with status offenders by reducing further offending, providing support to their families, and steering them toward a positive future. NCJ 216888.
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2006
Use of Computers in the Sexual Exploitation of Children, Second EditionTop  
 Portable Guide: Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse Series, December 2006. Describes the behavioral characteristics of sexual predators who target children and how these predators use computers, presents best practices for investigations involving computer evidence, and summarizes the legal principles governing the search and seizure of computer systems. 36 pages. NCJ 214167.
 More Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse
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Juvenile Arrests 2004Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2006Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2006. Highlights the recent conference held on the Department of Justice-supported Six Site Anti-gang Initiative; the First Lady’s visit to the Youth Court in Colonie, NY; an upcoming videoconference focusing on interventions for juvenile status offenders; an international conference on Child Advocacy Centers. Available online only. NCJ 216684.
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2006Top  
 Report, December 2006. The report reflects concerns and issues identified by governors and by those working on the front lines with this country’s juveniles as most in need of immediate attention, and presents 18 recommendations for the President and Congress. 64 pages. NCJ 218367.
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Lessons Learned From Safe Kids/Safe StreetsTop  
 Bulletin, November 2006. Provides results from an evaluation of the Safe Kids/Safe Streets program in six sites throughout the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 213682.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2002Top  
 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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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1985–2002Top  
 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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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1985–2002Top  
 Fact Sheet, November 2006. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation, 2002. 2 pages. Available online only. FS 200604.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2006Top  
  Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2006. Includes a special feature on two recent OJJDP-sponsored conferences that addressed the topic of child protection, the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act and a review of upcoming training events. Available online only. NCJ 215775.
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Guidelines for Juvenile Information SharingTop  
 Report, October 2006. Provides comprehensive guidelines for State and local efforts to improve information sharing among key agencies involved with at-risk youth and juvenile offenders. Available online only. 37 pages. NCJ 215786.
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National Evaluation of the Title V Community Prevention Grants ProgramTop  
 Report, June 2006. Presents findings from a national evaluation of the Title V Community Prevention Grants Program that examined sites in six states. Available online only. 241 pages. NCJ 212214.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2006Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2006. Highlights the OJJDP-supported gang reduction program, Homeboy Industries, the conference on Child Advocacy Centers, and a report on the upcoming National Youth Court Month. Available online only. NCJ 214739
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National Youth Gang Survey: 1999-2001Top  
 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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AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Public Information OfficersTop  
 AMBER Alert Guide, July 2006. Describes the public information officer’s (PIO’s) job responsibilities and provides tips to maximize the PIO’s effectiveness before, during, and after an AMBER Alert activation. 16 pages. NCJ 212703.
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Interviewing Child Witnesses and Victims of Sexual AbuseTop  
 Portable Guide: Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse Series, July 2006; revised from August 1996. Provides practical information for law enforcement officers, child protection workers, child abuse investigators, and others who need to obtain information from children who may be victims or witnesses of child sexual abuse. This publication is not available online. 28 pages. NCJ 214124.
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Recognizing When a Child's Injury or Illness Is Caused by AbuseTop  
 Portable Guide: Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse Series, July 2006; revised from December 2002. Provides practical pointers for police in determining whether a child's injuries are accidental or intentional. 28 pages. NCJ 214125.
 More Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse
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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2006Top  
 Report, July 2006. Presents statistics about children’s economic security, health, behavior, social environment, and education. 18 pages. NCJ 214787.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2002: Selected FindingsTop  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2006Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2006. Includes a special feature highlighting the U.S. Department of Justice’s 2-part webcast, “Preventing Gangs in Our Communities,” which was supported by OJJDP and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. Available online only. NCJ 214512
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Psychiatric Disorders of Youth in DetentionTop  
 Bulletin, April 2006. Examines the prevalence of alcohol, drug, and mental disorders among youth at the Cook County (Illinois) Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, by gender, race/ethnicity, and age. 16 pages. NCJ 210331.
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Highlights of the 2004 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
  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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Photodocumentation in the Investigation of Child AbuseTop  
 Portable Guide: Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse Series, July, 2006. Provides pointers on the selection and use of camera equipment, film, and photographic techniques that are most appropriate for use in cases of suspected child abuse. 20 pages. NCJ 214123.
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Criminal Investigation of Child Sexual AbuseTop  
 Portable Guide: Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse Series, July, 2006; revised from May 1997. Offers helpful suggestions for interviewing the child and other possible victims, relatives, friends, nonoffending caregivers, and suspects and provides specific questions about the child, the suspect, and their relationship. This publication is not available online. 20 pages. NCJ 214371.
 More Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National ReportTop  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2006Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2006. Includes a special feature on OJJDP’s recently released Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report. Available online only. NCJ 213462.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2006Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2006. Presents a special issue devoted to the January 2006 national conference sponsored by the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Available online only. NCJ 212789.
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2005Top  
 Report, January 2006. Offers advice to the President and Congress about state perspectives on the operation of OJJDP and on federal legislation pertaining to juvenile justice and delinquency prevention. 40 pages. NCJ 212757.
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2005
How the Justice System Responds to Juvenile Victims: A Comprehensive ModelTop  
 Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, December 2005. Introduces the concept of a juvenile victim justice system, identifying the major elements of the system by delineating how cases move through it. 12 pages. NCJ 210951.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2005Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2005. Includes features on the Children’s Advocacy Center initiative to address the problems of victimized children, and OJJDP’s support for faith-based and community-based efforts to help at-risk youth. Available online only. NCJ 211992.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2001-2002Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2005Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2005. Includes a special feature on the upcoming national conference “Building on Success: Providing Today’s Youth With Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow. Available online only. NCJ 211153.
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Alternatives to the Secure Detention and Confinement of Juvenile OffendersTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Justice Practice Series, September 2005. Recommends developing objective, valid, and reliable tools to make placement decisions among alternative programs and expanding the existing range of alternatives for juvenile offenders. 41 pages. NCJ 208804.
 More Juvenile Justice Practices Series
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program: 2004 Report to CongressTop  
 Report: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, August 2005. Provides an update on how OJJDP has implemented its Congressional mandate to meet the goals of the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) Program. 43 pages. NCJ 208362.
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Statutory Rape Known to Law EnforcementTop  
 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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Planning Community-Based Facilities for Violent Juvenile Offenders as Part of a System of Graduated SanctionsTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Justice Practices Series, August 2005. Presents basic information relevant to planning smaller, community-based or regional facilities to provide secure confinement for serious, violent, and/or chronic juvenile offenders. Available online only. 39 pages. NCJ 209326.
 More Juvenile Justice Practices Series
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Juvenile Arrests 2003Top  
 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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Investigating Child FatalitiesTop  
 Portable Guide: Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse Series, August 2005. Provides concise, practical information to assist law enforcement officers in investigating child fatalities in which investigators believe abuse or neglect caused or contributed to the fatal injury. 36 pages. NCJ 209764.
 More Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2005Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, August 2005. Includes special features on OJJDP’s recently enhanced online Model Programs Guide, OJJDP’s participation in the Federal Partnership for Disadvantaged Youth, and other topics. Available online only. NCJ 210414.
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National Estimates of Children Missing Involuntarily or for Benign ReasonsTop  
 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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Mathematics of Risk Classification: Changing Data into Valid Instruments for Juvenile CourtsTop  
 Report, July 2005. Presents information to help juvenile courts develop practical risk-screening instruments for use in classifying youth as an aid in program assignment. Available online only. 44 pages. NCJ 209158.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2005Top  
 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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Juvenile Delinquency Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Juvenile Delinquency CasesTop  
 NCJFCJ Report, July 2005. Provides a benchbook of best practices that was developed by a committee of judges, a Chief Justice, prosecutors, defense attorneys, juvenile justice practitioners, and other professionals representing key stakeholders in the juvenile justice system, through the support of OJJDP. NCJ 210606.
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Highlights of the 2002–2003 National Youth Gang SurveysTop  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2005Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2005. Includes a features on the U.S. Department of Justice's commemoration of Missing Children’s Day 2005, OJJDP’s participation in faith-based initiatives, and OJJDP’s new Court Coordination Program. Available online only. NCJ 209734.
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Juvenile Firesetting: A Research OverviewTop  
 Bulletin, May 2005. Outlines research and theories related to juvenile firesetting, identifies limitations of the research, and recommends prevention strategies. 8 pages. NCJ 207606.
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Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, 2003 Report to CongressTop  
 Report, May 2005. Reviews the background of the Title V Program; highlights state, local, and federal activities in 2003; describes how states and communities responded to the loss of Title V funds in 2003; and outlines OJJDP’s plans for enhancing the positive impact of limited Title V funds in the future. 32 pages. NCJ 207694.
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AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Broadcasters and Other Media OutletsTop  
 AMBER Alert Guide, April 2005. Provides state, regional, and local authorities with the information necessary for developing and improving AMBER Alert initiatives and procedures. 10 pages. NCJ 208481.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2005Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance , March/April 2005. Includes a special feature on OJJDP’s Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program. Available online only. NCJ 209154.
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La Alerta AMBER: Guia de las mejores practicas para radiodifusores y otros medios de comunicacionTop  
 AMBER Alert Guide, April 2005. Provides state, regional, and local authorities with the information necessary for developing and improving AMBER Alert initiatives and procedures. 16 pages. NCJ 209519.
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Effective Use of National Crime Information CenterTop  
 AMBER Alert Fact Sheet, April 2005. Outlines critical guidelines for registering an abducted child into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and suggestions for improving NCIC to increase the likelihood of recovering a missing child. 4 pages. FS 000308.
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U.S. Department of Justice Recommended AMBER Alert CriteriaTop  
 AMBER Alert Pocket Card, April 2005. Lists the criteria necessary for issuing an AMBER Alert and stresses five important principles to remember when entering and processing data in the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) system. 2 pages. LT000498.
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Bringing Abducted Children HomeTop  
 AMBER Alert Brochure, April 2005. Explains the origin of the AMBER Alert program, as well as the procedures followed in the event that an Alert is issued, and the goals the program strives to accomplish. 1 page. BC 000712.
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Uso eficaz del NCIC Centro Nacional de Informacion CriminalTop  
 AMBER Alert Fact Sheet, April 2005. Outlines critical guidelines for registering an abducted child into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and suggestions for improving NCIC to increase the likelihood of recovering a missing child. 4 pages. FS 000309.
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Departamento de Justicia de Estados Unidos Criterios recomendados para la Alerta AMBERTop  
 AMBER Alert Pocket Card, April 2005. Lists the criteria necessary for issuing an AMBER Alert and stresses five important principles to remember when entering and processing data in the National Crime Information Center system. 2 pages. LT 000505.
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Dedicada a regresar a casa los ninos secuestradosTop  
 AMBER Alert Brochure, April 2005. Explains the origin of the AMBER Alert program, as well as the procedures followed in the event that an Alert is issued, and the goals the program strives to accomplish. 2 pages. BC 000716.
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Implementation and Outcome Evaluation of the Intensive Aftercare Program, Final ReportTop  
 Report, March 2005. Presents the findings from a 5-year, multisite evaluation of the implementation and outcomes of OJJDP’s Intensive Aftercare Program. Available online only. 110 pages. NCJ 206177.
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Graduated Sanctions: An Effective Intervention Strategy for Addressing Delinquency VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape/DVD: OJJDP Teleconference Series, March 2005. Highlights the efforts of OJJDP and the Juvenile Sanctions Center to support and implement effective graduated sanctions strategies. Videotape: NCJ 209016. DVD: NCJ 209017.
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State Ombudsman ProgramsTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Justice Practices Series, February 2005. Describes the role of an ombudsman and different types of ombudsman programs in several states. Available online only. 21 pages. NCJ 204607.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2005Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance , January/February 2005. OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes a special feature on the national conference on truancy, titled "Partnering To Prevent Truancy: A National Priority." Available online only. NCJ 208700.
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Strategies, Programs and Resources To Prevent Truancy VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape/DVD: OJJDP Teleconference Series, February 2005. Provided an overview of the issues addressed in the December 2004 conference "Partnering To Prevent Truancy: A National Priority." Videotape: NCJ 208807. DVD: NCJ 208806.
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2004Top  
 Report, January 2005. Offers advice to the President and Congress about state perspectives on the operation of OJJDP and on federal legislation pertaining to juvenile justice and delinquency prevention. 46 pages. NCJ 207500.
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2004
Child Pornography: Patterns From NIBRSTop  
 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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Screening and Assessing Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Among Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: A Resource Guide for PractitionersTop  
 Report, December 2004. Presents information on instruments that can be used to screen and assess youth for mental health- and substance use-related disorders at various stages of the juvenile justice process. Available online only. 88 pages. NCJ 204956.
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National Estimates of Missing Children: Selected Trends, 1988-1999Top  
 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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OJJDP Annual Report 2003-2004Top  
 Report, December 2004. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal years 2003 and 2004. 66 pages. NCJ 206630.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume III, Number 6 (November/December 2004)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance , December 2004. OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes a special feature on athletic programs sponsored by OJJDP. 4 pages. NCJ 207328.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2000Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume III, Number 5 (September/October 2004)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, October 2004. OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. 6 pages. NCJ 206629.
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Trends in the Murder of Juveniles: 1980-2000Top  
 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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Disproportionate Minority Confinement: 2002 UpdateTop  
 Summary, September 2004. Describes developments in addressing disproportionate minority confinement (DMC) at the national, state, and local levels. 42 pages. NCJ 201240.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IX, Number 1 (Causes and Correlates)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Journal, September 2004. Focuses on research that assess how and why children become delinquent, including its value in preventing and combating delinquency. 40 pages. NCJ 203555.
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Juvenile Arrests 2002Top  
 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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OJJDP Formula Grants Program OverviewTop  
 Fact Sheet, September 2004. Provides an overview of OJJDP’s Formula Grants Program, which supports state and local delinquency prevention efforts and juvenile justice system improvements. 2 pages. FS 200402.
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Overcoming Barriers to School ReentryTop  
 Fact Sheet, September 2004. Describes a model for overcoming barriers to school reentry developed by the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES) in New York City. 2 pages. FS 200403.
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Assessing the Mental Health Status of Youth in Juvenile Justice SettingsTop  
 Bulletin, August 2004. Reports the results of a study that used the Voice DISC, a computerized, self-administered version of the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC), to screen for psychiatric disorders in youth newly admitted to juvenile assessment centers. 8 pages. NCJ 202713.
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Victims of Violent Juvenile CrimeTop  
 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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Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, 2002 Report to CongressTop  
 Report, July 2004. Provides an overview of the structure of the Community Prevention Grants Program and looks at its conceptual framework, including the importance of delinquency prevention, the research on risk and protective factors, and current knowledge about "what works" in delinquency prevention. 48 pages. NCJ 202019.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2002Top  
 Report, July 2004. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year (FY) 2002. 84 pages. NCJ 202038.
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Successful Program Implementation: Lessons From BlueprintsTop  
 Bulletin, July 2004. Presents results of the process evaluation of Blueprints programs, identifying critical components of program implementation. 12 pages. NCJ 204273.
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Blueprints for Violence PreventionTop  
 Report, July 2004. Describes the Blueprints for Violence Prevention initiative, presents lessons learned about program implementation, and provides recommendations for program designers, funders, and implementing agencies and organizations. Available online only. 180 pages. NCJ 204274.
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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2004Top  
 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 News @ a Glance, Volume III, Number 4 (July/August 2004)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, July 2004. Presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes a special feature on OJJDP’s training and technical assistance opportunities. 6 pages. NCJ 205976.
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Juveniles in CorrectionsTop  
 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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Detection and Prevalence of Substance Use Among Juvenile DetaineesTop  
 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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Prostitution of Juveniles: Patterns From NIBRSTop  
 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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Access to CounselTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Justice Practice Series, June 2004. Examines access to legal counsel in the juvenile justice system. Available online only. 34 pages. NCJ 204063.
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When Your Child is Missing: A Family Survival Guide, Third EditionTop  
 Report, May 2004; revised from 1998. Provides parents with the most current information on, and helpful insights into, what families should do when a child is missing. 108 pages. NCJ 204958.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume III Number 3 (May/June 2004)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, May 2004. Presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes a special feature on Big Brothers Big Sisters 100th anniversary celebration. 6 pages. NCJ 205365.
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Cuando su hijo desaparecido: una guía de supervivencia para la familia (Spanish, 2004 update, revised)Top  
 Report, May 2004; revised from 1998 and 2002. Provides Parents with insights into what families should do when a child is missing. 109 pages. NCJ 212870.
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Highlights of the 2002 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 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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Juvenile Suicides, 1981-1998Top  
 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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Youth Gangs in Indian CountryTop  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume III, Number 2 (March/April 2004)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, March 2004. Presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes a special feature on OJJDP’s efforts to combat youth substance abuse. 6 pages. NCJ 204171.
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Explanations for the Decline in Child Sexual Abuse CasesTop  
 Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, January 2004. Discusses the decline in the number of sexual abuse cases substantiated by child protective service agencies between 1992 and 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 199298.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume III, Number 1 (January/February 2004)Top  
  Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, January 2004. Presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes a special feature on OJJDP’s truancy reduction efforts. 6 pages. NCJ 203557.
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Juvenile Arrests 2001Top  
 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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Working Together to Stop the Prostitution of Children VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape/DVD: OJJDP Teleconference Series, December 2003. This videoconference, which originally aired on December 11, 2003, examined the challenges faced by policymakers, juvenile justice officials, and other youth service professionals who are concerned with the commercial sexual exploitation of children and youth. Videotape: NCJ 203280. DVD: NCJ 212279.
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Protecting Our Children: Working Together to End Child ProstitutionTop  
 Summary, December 2003. Provides a summary of the national summit Protecting Our Children: Working Together To End Child Prostitution, held December 13-14, 2002. 11 pages. NCJ 204990.
 
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1999: Celebrating 100 Years of the Juvenile Court, 1899-1999Top  
 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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How Families and Communities Influence Youth VictimizationTop  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 6 (November/December 2003)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, November 2003. Presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes a special feature on OJJDP's mentoring-related activities. 6 pages. NCJ 202802.
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Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment Protocol-II (J-SOAP-II) ManualTop  
 Manual, October 2003. Presents an instrument for assessing risk factors in boys ages 12–18 who have been adjudicated for sexual offenses or who have a history of sexually coercive behavior. Available online only. 31 pages. NCJ 202316.
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Aftercare ServicesTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Justice Practices Series, September 2003. Describes aftercare services that provide youth with comprehensive health, mental health, education, family, and vocational services upon their release from the juvenile justice system. Available online only. 31 pages. NCJ 201800.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 5 (September/October 2003)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, September 2003. Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature on the Gang Reduction Program. 6 pages. NCJ 201826.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1999Top  
 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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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1990–1999Top  
 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 Waived to Criminal Court, 1990–1999Top  
 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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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1990-1999Top  
 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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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1990–1999Top  
 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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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1990-1999Top  
 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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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1990-1999Top  
 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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Holding Up Both Ends of the Sky: Juvenile Justice Partners in Indian Country VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, July 2003. Reviews the purpose, authority, background, and funding for OJJDP's Tribal Youth Program, which supports tribal efforts to prevent and control delinquency and improve juvenile justice systems. NCJ 200540.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 4 (July/August 2003)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, July 2003. Presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes special feature on a teleconference that addressed American Indian/Alaskan Native issues. 6 pages. NCJ 201242.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1998Top  
 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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Juveniles in CourtTop  
 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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Changes to OJJDP's Juvenile Accountability ProgramTop  
 Bulletin, June 2003. Presents an overview of recent changes in OJJDP's juvenile accountability program as a result of the Department of Justice Authorization Act for FY 2003. 6 pages. NCJ 200220.
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Child Delinquency: Early Intervention and PreventionTop  
 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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Community Correlates of Rural Youth ViolenceTop  
 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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OJJDP's Tribal Youth InitiativesTop  
 Bulletin, May 2003. Describes OJJDP's efforts to assist tribal communities in addressing risk factors for delinquency, including substance abuse and mental health issues. 8 pages. NCJ 193763.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 3 (May/June 2003)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, May 2003. OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. This issue also includes special features on National Youth Service Day and National Missing Children's Day. 4 pages. NCJ 199996.
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Latest Resources From OJJDPTop  
 Catalog, May 2003. Provides a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to information available from OJJDP. 56 pages. BC 000115.
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Best Practices in Juvenile Accountability: OverviewTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, April 2003. Provides an indepth history of OJJDP's Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) Program, reviews the developmental perspective shaping juvenile accountability, and offers case histories illustrating effective practices that promote accountability. 12 pages. NCJ 184745.
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Race as a Factor in Juvenile ArrestsTop  
 Bulletin, April 2003. Analyzes statistics from the FBI's National Incident-Based Reporting System for evidence of racial bias in police arrests of juveniles for violent crimes. 8 pages. NCJ 189180.
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Risk and Protective Factors of Child DelinquencyTop  
 Bulletin: Child Delinquency Series, April 2003. Focuses on four types of risk and protective factors: individual, family, peer, and school and community. 16 pages. NCJ 193409.
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Community Responses to Truancy: Engaging Students in School VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, April 2003. Reviews the collaborative process and provides examples of programs and communities that use the process in preventing or intervening in delinquecy, violence, substance abuse, and other problems. View the broadcast on the Juvenile Justice Teleconferencing Web site. NCJ 199584.
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Highlights of the 2001 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 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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Treatment, Services, and Intervention Programs for Child DelinquentsTop  
 Bulletin: Child Delinquency Series, March 2003. Examines various treatments, services, and intervention programs designed to mitigate the disruptive behavior of child delinquents (offenders younger than age 13). 16 pages. NCJ 193410.
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Prevalence and Development of Child DelinquencyTop  
 Bulletin: Child Delinquency Series, March 2003. Provides information on very young offenders (those between the ages of 7 and 12) who become involved with the juvenile justice system. 8 pages. NCJ 193411.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2001Top  
 Report, March 2003. Describes OJJDP's major activities and accomplishments for fiscal year 2001. 74 pages. NCJ 194819.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 2 (March/April 2003)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, March 2003. Presents notices of agency activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; also summarizes changes for OJJDP mandated by the Department of Justice reauthorization signed into law in November 2002 and discusses a town hall meeting on youth substance abuse. 6 pages. NCJ 199269.
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Education, Disability and Juvenile Justice VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, March 2003. Addresses the significance of prevention, education, and transition/aftercare in reducing the risk that youth with disabilities will become involved in the juvenile justice system. NCJ 199595.
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OJJDP National Training and Technical Assistance CenterTop  
 Fact Sheet, March 2003; revised from September 2000. Describes the OJJDP National Training and Technical Assistance Center, which trains practitioners in the juvenile justice and delinquency prevention field to change existing practices to improve outcomes. 2 pages. FS 200013.
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Mentoring Matters VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, February 2003. Highlights the importance of mentoring as an effective approach to delinquency prevention; examines mentoring in community, faith-based, school, and work settings; and shares strategies for recruiting mentors effectively. NCJ 198416.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 1 (January/February 2003)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, January 2003. Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes features on OJJDP priorities for 2003, National Mentoring Month, and the National Summit on Child Prostitution. 6 pages. NCJ 198473.
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Risk Factors for Delinquency: An Overview Top  
 This article defines risk factors, explains why they are important, and briefly discusses some of the major risk factors linked to delinquency and violence. 11 pages. NCJ 207540.
 
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Disproportionate Minority Confinement: A Review of the Research Literature From 1989 Through 2001Top  
 Bulletin, 2002. Examines research found in professional academic journals and edited books from 1989 to 2001 regarding disproportionate minority confinement. Available online only. 24 pages. NCJ 198428.
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Child Sexual AbuseTop  
 Portable Guide: Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse Series, December 2002; revised from June 1996. Discusses how the presence of a sexually transmitted disease in a child can be used to assist in identifying or eliminating suspects in child sexual abuse cases. 20 pages. NCJ 160940.
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Battered Child Syndrome: Investigating Physical Abuse and HomicideTop  
 Portable Guide: Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse Series, December 2002; revised from August 1996. Presents practical information on the circumstances that point to the willful rather than the accidental injury or death of an infant or child, the evidence required to prove it, and the techniques for obtaining such evidence. 20 pages. NCJ 161406.
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Violent Victimization as a Risk Factor for Violent Offending Among JuvenilesTop  
 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 Residential Facility Census, 2000: Selected FindingsTop  
 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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OJJDP Report: A Discussion with J. Robert Flores VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, December 2002. Discusses research findings and initiatives, resources available through OJJDP, and program priorities, including child prostitution, disproportionate minority confinement, tribal youth programs, and truancy. NCJ 198155.
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Juvenile Arrests 2000Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 6 (November/December 2002)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, November/December 2002. Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature on the appointment of Assistant Attorney General Deborah J. Daniels as AMBER Alert National Coordinator. 6 pages. NCJ 197613.
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Trends in Juvenile Violent Offending From 1980 to 1998: The NCVS PerspectiveTop  
 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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Law Enforcement Guide on International Parental KidnappingTop  
 Report, October 2002. Provides guidance for local, state, and federal law enforcement authorities who are called on to respond to international parental kidnapping cases. This publication is not available online. 116 pages. NCJ 194639.
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National Estimates of Missing Children: An OverviewTop  
 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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Children Abducted by Family Members: National Estimates and CharacteristicsTop  
 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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Nonfamily Abducted Children: National Estimates and CharacteristicsTop  
 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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Runaway/Thrownaway Children: National Estimates and CharacteristicsTop  
 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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NISMART Questions and AnswerTop  
 Fact Sheet: National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children Series, October 2002. Provides a quick overview of the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART–2). 2 pages. NCJ 196760.
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Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, 2001 Report to CongressTop  
 Report, October 2002. Presents the activities and accomplishments of the Title V Community Prevention Grants Program in 2001. 46 pages. NCJ 198482.
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Highlights From the NISMART BulletinsTop  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 5 (September/October 2002)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, September/October 2002. Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature on the first White House Conference on Missing, Exploited, and Runaway Children. 6 pages. NCJ 196856.
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Guide 2: School Policies and Legal Issues Supporting Safe SchoolsTop  
 Guides, September 2002. Assists local school districts in developing comprehensive strategies to create safe learning environments; eight technical assistance guides are available. Available through the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory.NCJ 199508
 
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2002Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 4 (July/August 2002)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, July/August 2002. Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature on National Youth Court Month. 6 pages. NCJ 195663.
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Modern-Day Youth GangsTop  
 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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Tribal Court CASA: A Guide to Program DevelopmentTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 2002. Summarizes key points from Tribal Court CASA: A Guide to Program Development, which was published by the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (National CASA) and the Tribal Law and Policy Institute in 2000. 2 pages. FS 200209.
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Juvenile Gun Courts: Promoting Accountability and Providing TreatmentTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, May 2002. Draws on the experiences of policymakers and practitioners involved with juvenile gun courts to describe the development of these courts. 12 pages. NCJ 187078.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 3 (May/June 2002)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, May/June 2002. Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature introducing OJJDP's Administrator, J. Robert Flores. 6 pages. NCJ 194803.
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Burglary Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998Top  
 Fact Sheet, May 2002. Discusses the burglary caseload handled by juvenile courts between 1989 and 1998. 2 pages. FS 200208.
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School-Wide Education for Violence Prevention, VideoTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, April 2002. Highlights elements of schoolwide strategies deemed effective for violence prevention, including anger management, conflict resolution, social skills training, communications skills, and use of mediation, law enforcement, and legal services. NCJ 194032.
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Juvenile Offenders in Residential Placement: 1997-1999Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 2 (March/April 2002)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, March/April 2002. Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature on National Missing Children's Day. 4 pages. NCJ 194097.
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Family Resource Guide on International Parental KidnappingTop  
 Guide, February 2002. Presents practical and detailed advice about preventing international kidnapping and increasing the chance that children who are kidnapped or wrongfully retained will be returned. English Version: 139 pages. NCJ 190448. Spanish Version: 139 pages. NCJ 199832.
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Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, 2000 Report to CongressTop  
 Report, February 2002. Presents the activities and accomplishments of the Title V Community Prevention Grants Program in 2000. 56 pages. NCJ 190635.
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Short- and Long-Term Consequences of Adolescent VictimizationTop  
 Bulletin: Youth Violence Research Series, February 2002. Analyzes National Youth Survey data to explore how being a victim of crime during adolescence affects the likelihood of certain negative outcomes in adulthood, including violent and property offending and victimization, domestic violence perpetration and victimization, drug use, and mental health problems. 16 pages. NCJ 191210.
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Going Home: Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, February 2002. Provides an overview of the Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative and presents information about funding for the Initiative. NCJ 193384.
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Robbery Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998Top  
 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 SurveyTop  
 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 2000Top  
 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, 1989-1998Top  
 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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 1 (January/February 2002)Top  
 Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, January/February 2002. Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature highlighting the agency's approach to information dissemination. 6 pages. NCJ 190026.
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Protecting Children in Cyberspace: The ICAC Task Force ProgramTop  
 Bulletin, January 2002. Discusses efforts by OJJDP's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program that address emerging online threats, such as computer-facilitated sex crimes, directed at children and teenagers. 8 pages. NCJ 191213.
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1989-1998Top  
 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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Criminal Justice System's Response to Parental AbductionTop  
 Bulletin, December 2001. Summarizes findings of a study conducted for OJJDP by the American Bar Association's Center on Children and the Law and Westat to assess the criminal justice system's response to parental abduction. 16 pages. NCJ 186160.
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The Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement ActTop  
 Bulletin, December 2001. Describes the Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, a uniform state law designed to deter interstate parental kidnapping and promote consistent jurisdiction and enforcement provisions in interstate child-custody and visitation cases. 16 pages. NCJ 189181.
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Hybrid and Other Modern GangsTop  
 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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Parental Abduction: A Review of the LiteratureTop  
 Literature Review, December 2001. Examines the extent of the problem of parental abduction, the characteristics of those involved in parental abductions, and the effect of the crime on children and parents; this document is a companion to the OJJDP Bulletin The Criminal Justice System's Response to Parental Abduction. 13 pages. NCJ 190074.
 
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Issues in Resolving Cases of International Child Abduction by ParentsTop  
 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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Early Precursors of Gang Membership: A Study of Seattle YouthTop  
 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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Offenders Incarcerated for Crimes Against JuvenilesTop  
 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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Law Enforcement and Juvenile CrimeTop  
 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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OJJDP: Direction and Focus for 2002 and Beyond VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, December 2001. Presents the agency's Program Plan for 2002, which outlines future funding activities generated by several of the agency's congressional appropriations, and focuses on a new faith-based and community-based initiative. NCJ 191773.
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National Juvenile Court Data Archive Web SiteTop  
 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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National Evaluation of the Title V Community Prevention Grants ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet, November 2001. Describes the national evaluation of the Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, which supports the implementation of collaborative and community-based delinquency prevention plans. 2 pages. FS 200137.
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Public/Private Ventures’ Evaluation of Faith-Based ProgramsTop  
 Fact Sheet, November 2001. Details a project established by Public/Private Ventures to involve faith-based organizations in partnerships with law enforcement, juvenile justice agencies, and other community organizations; the partnerships were created to address the developmental needs of high-risk youth. 2 pages. FS 200138.
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The 8% SolutionTop  
 Fact Sheet, November 2001. Explains that the prevalence of serious juvenile delinquency could be reduced significantly by identifying and treating the eight percent of juveniles who are at risk of becoming chronic offenders when they first come in contact with the juvenile justice system. 6 pages. FS 200139.
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Addressing Youth VictimizationTop  
 Bulletin: Action Plan Series, October 2001. Explains that although violent crime has decreased significantly since the publication of Combating Violence and Delinquency: The National Juvenile Justice Action Plan in 1996, too many children continue to be victims of violent crime, child abuse and neglect, and exposure to violence. 20 pages. NCJ 186667.
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Homicides of Children and YouthTop  
 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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School Safety by Management and Design, VideoTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, October 2001. Features three ongoing demonstrations of school safety programs that are coordinated by Eastern Kentucky University, the Morehouse School of Medicine, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. NCJ 191278.
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Animal Abuse and Youth ViolenceTop  
 Bulletin, September 2001. Describes psychiatric, psychological, and criminal research linking animal abuse to interpersonal violence perpetrated by juveniles and adults. 16 pages. NCJ 188677.
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Truancy Reduction: Keeping Students in SchoolTop  
 Bulletin, September 2001. Highlights major research findings regarding the problem of truancy and illustrates why communities should work to prevent and reduce its incidence. 16 pages. NCJ 188947.
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Crimes Against Children by BabysittersTop  
 Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, September 2001. Presents information on the frequency and nature of crimes committed against children by babysitters. 8 pages. NCJ 189102.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1989–1998Top  
 Fact Sheet, September 2001. Presents national data on delinquency cases resulting in probation. 2 pages. FS 200134.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1989–1998Top  
 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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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1989–1998Top  
 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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Restorative Justice Conferences as an Early Response to Young OffendersTop  
 Bulletin, August 2001. Describes restorative justice conferencing, a promising form of early intervention for very young offenders that brings together an offending youth, his or her victim, and supporters of both the offender and victim with a trained facilitator. 12 pages. NCJ 187769.
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Juvenile Delinquency and Serious Injury VictimizationTop  
 Bulletin, August 2001. Draws on data from two OJJDP longitudinal studies on the causes and correlates of juvenile delinquency to explore the interrelationship between delinquency and victimization. 8 pages. NCJ 188676.
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United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc.Top  
 Fact Sheet: Youth in Action Series, August 2001. Describes United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc., a nonprofit, national network organization promoting personal development, citizenship, and leadership among American Indian/Alaska Native youth. 2 pages. YFS 00107.
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OJJDP Mental Health InitiativesTop  
 Fact Sheet, August 2001. Describes OJJDP's mental health initiatives. 2 pages. FS 200130.
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The National Center for Prosecution of Child AbuseTop  
 Fact Sheet, August 2001. Discusses the National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse, which is funded by OJJDP to help investigators and prosecutors sharpen the skills they need to handle child and adolescent abuse cases. 2 pages. FS 200133.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1998Top  
 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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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998Top  
 Fact Sheet, August 2001. Presents information on delinquency cases involving person offenses. 2 pages. FS 200132.
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Blueprints for Violence PreventionTop  
 Bulletin, July 2001. Provides information on violence prevention and intervention programs that have proven to be effective in reducing adolescent violent crime, aggressive delinquency, and substance abuse and predelinquent aggression and conduct disorders. 16 pages. NCJ 187079.
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Preventing Delinquency Through Improved Child Protection ServicesTop  
 Bulletin, July 2001. Reviews research on the link between childhood maltreatment and juvenile and adult offending. 20 pages. NCJ 187759.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2001Top  
 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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Gun Use by Male Juveniles: Research and PreventionTop  
  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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The National Center for Missing and Exploited ChildrenTop  
 Fact Sheet, July 2001. Describes the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, which since 1982 has spearheaded the national effort to prevent child abductions and return missing and exploited children to their families. 2 pages. FS 200128.
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PEPNet: Connecting Juvenile Offenders to Education and EmploymentTop  
 Fact Sheet, July 2001. Discusses The Promising and Effective Practices Network's efforts to help youth involved in the juvenile justice system prepare for economic self-sufficiency and productive citizenship by identifying and promoting effective youth development and employment programs and maintaining an extensive database resource. 2 pages. FS 200129.
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Burn Injuries in Child AbuseTop  
 Portable Guide: Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse Series, June 2001; revised from May 1997. Assists in distinguishing between burns that were intentionally inflicted on a child and burns resulting from accidental contact with hot objects. 24 pages. NCJ 162424.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VIII, Number 1 (School Violence Issue)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, June 2001. Examines the nature of school violence and reviews promising approaches to creating safe schools and resolving conflicts peacefully. 40 pages. NCJ 188158.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2000Top  
 Report, June 2001. Describes OJJDP's major accomplishments of 2000 and discusses the philosophy that guided program plans. 84 pages. NCJ 188419.
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Balanced and Restorative Justice VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Videotape Series, June 2001. Highlights some of the key principles involved in the balanced and restorative justice model. NCJ 188420.
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Juvenile Transfers to Criminal Court in Florida: The 1994 ReformsTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 2001. Describes a multifaceted study of juvenile transfers to criminal court in Florida that OJJDP has funded since 1995. 2 pages. FS 200122.
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The Teens, Crime, and the Community InitiativeTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 2001. Features the Teens, Crime, and the Community initiative, which was developed by the National Crime Prevention Council and Street Law, Inc., with funding from OJJDP. 2 pages. FS 200124.
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The Juvenile Justice Evaluation Center ProjectTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 2001. Describes the Juvenile Justice Evaluation Center project, whose goal is to provide useful resources and practical technical assistance that will strengthen the ability of local and state policymakers, program administrators and staff, and evaluators to implement and use evaluation studies and their findings. 2 pages. FS 200125.
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JRSA Helps States Determine Local JAIBG AllocationsTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 2001. Describes the Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants (JAIBG) Technical Support Center, which is operated by the Juvenile Research and Statistics Association and helps states calculate the amount of JAIBG funds to distribute to, or spend on behalf of, eligible local jurisdictions. 2 pages. FS 200126.
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Addressing the Problem of Juvenile BullyingTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 2001. Discusses juvenile bullying, a form of violence among children that has come under intense scrutiny amid reports that it may have been a contributing factor in recent school shootings and that it may be related to other forms of juvenile violence. 2 pages. FS 200127.
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Healthy Families AmericaTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 2001. Describes Healthy Families America, a voluntary home visitation program that was launched by Prevent Child Abuse America in 1992 in partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities and with financial support from the Freddie Mac Foundation. 2 pages. FS 200123.
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Juvenile Drug Court ProgramsTop  
 Bulletin, May 2001. Shares the perspectives of practitioners and policymakers who have helped to establish juvenile drug courts—intensive treatment programs that provide specialized services for drug-involved youth and their families. 16 pages. NCJ 184744.
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YouthARTS Development ProjectTop  
 Bulletin, May 2001. Describes a project that brought together federal agencies, national art organizations, and a consortium of local art agencies to develop and assess arts-based prevention programs for at-risk youth. 16 pages. NCJ 186668.
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OJJDP Research 2000 ReportTop  
 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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Child Abuse Reported to the PoliceTop  
 Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, May 2001. Describes the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) and its role in depicting police experiences with child abuse and reports key findings derived from NIBRS data. 8 pages. NCJ 187238.
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YouthBuild U.S.A.Top  
 Fact Sheet: Youth in Action Series, May 2001. Describes the YouthBuild program, which harnesses the positive energies of unemployed young adults to rebuild their communities and their own lives through a commitment to work, education, responsibility, and family. 2 pages. YFS 00106.
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The Career Academy ConceptTop  
 Fact Sheet, May 2001. Discusses the concept of career academies, which are schools within schools that link students with peers, teachers, and community partners in a disciplined environment, fostering academic success and mental and emotional health. 2 pages. FS 200115.
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The YMCA’s Teen Action AgendaTop  
 Fact Sheet, May 2001. Cites survey findings and notes local YMCA programs designed to reach teens during afterschool hours. 2 pages. FS 200114.
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The Missing and Exploited Children’s Program (Update)Top  
 Fact Sheet, May 2001. Describes how the Missing and Exploited Children's Program meets the needs of missing, exploited, runaway, and thrownaway children and their families. 2 pages. FS 200116.
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Substance Abuse: The Nation’s Number One Health ProblemTop  
 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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Green Book DemonstrationTop  
 Fact Sheet, May 2001. Provides information on an integrated approach to family violence. 2 pages. FS 200121.
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Expansion of OJJDP’s Comprehensive StrategyTop  
 Fact Sheet, May 2001. Describes OJJDP's Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders, an innovative initiative aimed at reducing juvenile delinquency, improving juvenile justice systems, and controlling the small group of serious, violent, and chronic juvenile offenders. 2 pages. FS 200118.
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An Overview of the Title V Community Prevention Grants ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet, May 2001. Describes OJJDP's Community Prevention Grants program, which focuses on reducing risk factors and enhancing protective factors to prevent youth from entering the juvenile justice system. 2 pages. FS 200119.
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A Treatment Study of Children With Attention Hyperactivity DisorderTop  
 Fact Sheet, May 2001. Discusses findings of the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder—which assesses the effectiveness of different treatment protocols for children with the disorder—sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health. 2 pages. FS 200120.
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Growth of Youth Gang Problems in the United States: 1970-1998Top  
 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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Youth for JusticeTop  
 Bulletin, April 2001. Describes the Youth for Justice program, through which OJJDP works with nonprofit organizations to support law-related education projects. 12 pages. NCJ 186161.
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Mental Health Issues and Juvenile Justice VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, April 2001. Highlights the inadequacy of mental healthcare in juvenile correctional facilities, barriers to providing adequate services, and ways in which the juvenile justice and mental health systems can collaborate to increase the level and quality of services. NCJ 188036.
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OJJDP’s Program of Research for Tribal YouthTop  
 Fact Sheet, April 2001. Summarizes OJJDP's tribal youth research activities, which are designed to provide empirical evidence about juvenile justice and delinquency prevention policies and practices and their impact on tribal youth. 2 pages. FS 200110.
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The National Center on Child Fatality ReviewTop  
 Fact Sheet, April 2001. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) supports the National Center on Child Fatality Review (NCFR) in El Monte, CA, to help prevent severe and fatal child abuse and neglect and bring offenders to justice. 5 pages. FS 200112.
 
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An Overview of the JAIBG ProgramTop  
  Fact Sheet, April 2001. Describes OJJDP's Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants program, which is designed to strengthen the juvenile justice system, therefore promoting greater accountability among youth involved in the system. 2 pages. FS 200109.
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Children's Exposure to Violence: The Safe Start InitiativeTop  
 Fact Sheet, April 2001. Presents an overview of the Safe Start Initiative, which is designed to prevent and reduce the impact of violence on young children and their families. 2 pages. FS 200113.
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Culinary Education and Training Program for At-Risk YouthTop  
 Fact Sheet, April 2001. Discusses the Culinary Education and Training Program for At-Risk Youth, which provides professional training in Miami's food service industry. 2 pages. FS 200107.
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Child Neglect and Munchausen Syndrome by ProxyTop  
 Portable Guide: Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse Series, March 2001; revised from September 1996. Defines the concept of parental duty, explores the links between poverty and neglect, describes the ways in which children are neglected and in which cases of neglect may be detected, and discusses Munchausen syndrome by proxy. This publication is not available online. 20 pages. NCJ 161841.
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Law Enforcement Response to Child AbuseTop  
 Portable Guide: Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse Series, March 2001; revised from May 1997. Provides information needed by law enforcement personnel to ensure consistency in child abuse investigations and offers useful suggestions on how police officers can work with physicians, respond to domestic disturbance calls, and place children in protective custody. 24 pages. NCJ 162425.
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Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws Program: A Compendium of ResourcesTop  
 Compendium, March 2001. Provides practical information to states and units of local government to help them determine how to use federal funds most effectively to combat underage drinking. Available online only. NCJ 178263.
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Juveniles Who Have Sexually Offended: A Review of the Professional LiteratureTop  
 Report, March 2001. Reviews the research literature pertaining to juveniles who have committed sex offenses, providing a comprehensive and annotated account of the characteristics of these juveniles and the types of offenses they commit. 86 pages. NCJ 184739.
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Early Identification of Risk Factors for Parental AbductionTop  
 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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Anticipating Space Needs in Juvenile Detention and Correctional FacilitiesTop  
  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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Choosing and Using Child Victimization QuestionnairesTop  
 Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, March 2001. Presents information on questionnaires designed to elicit information about child victimization. 16 pages. NCJ 186027.
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Keeping Children Safe: OJJDP's Child Protection DivisionTop  
 Bulletin, March 2001. Describes OJJDP's Child Protection Division and its efforts to safeguard children by supporting research and programs on child victimization and exposure to violence; providing information and training and technical assistance to state, local, and community-based agencies; and developing and demonstrating effective child protection initiatives. 8 pages. NCJ 186158.
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Female Gangs: A Focus on ResearchTop  
 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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Youth Gang Homicides in the 1990’sTop  
 Fact Sheet, March 2001. Discusses the results of a study of youth gang homicides in U.S. cities in the 1990s, which was conducted by OJJDP's National Youth Gang Center; the list of references cited in this Fact Sheet are available in the ASCII text file only. 2 pages. FS 200103.
 
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Highlights of the Youth Internet Safety SurveyTop  
 Fact Sheet, March 2001. Presents findings from the Youth Internet Safety Survey conducted by the Crimes against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire. 2 pages. FS 200104.
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School Resource Officer Training ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet, March 2001. Describes the school resource officer concept, which can contribute to improving school safety and alleviating community concerns; discusses efforts to fund new school resource officers across the nation; and reports on Comprehensive School Safety Leadership Initiative training and technical assistance. 2 pages. FS 200105.
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Missing and Exploited Children’s Training ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet, March 2001. Discusses the Missing and Exploited Children's Training and Technical Assistance Program at the Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, Wisconsin. 2 pages. FS 200106.
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Comparison of Four Restorative Conferencing Models Top  
 Bulletin, February 2001. Focuses on four restorative conferencing models: victim-offender mediation, community reparative boards, family group conferencing, and circle sentencing. 20 pages. NCJ 184738.
 
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Employment and Training for Court-Involved Youth VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, February 2001. Discusses key findings from the OJJDP Report Employment and Training for Court-Involved Youth, provides guidance in designing and implementing training programs that meet the needs of employers, and highlights promising programs and effective strategies for linking court-involved youth to the job market. NCJ 186403.
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Family Abductors: Descriptive Profiles and Preventive InterventionsTop  
 Bulletin, January 2001. Discusses parental abduction, which encompasses a broad array of illegal behaviors that involve one parent taking, detaining, concealing, or enticing away his or her child from the parent having custodial access. 8 pages. NCJ 182788.
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Decline in Child Sexual Abuse CasesTop  
 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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Planning of New Institutions: Workshops for Juvenile FacilitiesTop  
 Fact Sheet, January 2001. Describes the Planning of New Institutions for Juvenile Facilities workshop program. 2 pages. FS 200101.
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Assessing Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Disorders in Juvenile DetaineesTop  
 Fact Sheet, January 2001. Addresses the issue that a significant percentage of youth involved in the juvenile justice system have unmet needs for mental health and substance abuse services. 2 pages. FS 200102.
 
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Jurisdictional Technical Assistance Package for Juvenile CorrectionsTop  
 Report, December 2000. Provides jurisdictions with guidance in assessing local needs for corrections technical assistance and committing available resources to address those needs. Available online only. 273 pages. NCJ 179194.
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Increasing School Safety Through Juvenile Accountability ProgramsTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, December 2000. Describes activities in support of OJJDP's commitment to promote school safety by holding students accountable for their behavior. 16 pages. NCJ 179283.
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State Custody Rates, 1997Top  
 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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Juvenile Victims of Property CrimesTop  
 Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, December 2000. Presents data on juvenile victims of property crimes. 12 pages. NCJ 184740.
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Functional Family TherapyTop  
 Bulletin: Family Strengthening Series, December 2000. Chronicles the 30-year evolution of Functional Family Therapy; sets forth the program's core principles, goals, and techniques; and reviews its research foundations. 8 pages. NCJ 184743.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VII, Number 3 (Parenting Issue)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, December 2000. Highlights the importance of parent-child relationships and features ways to strengthen the capacity of families to make crucial contributions to their children's welfare. 36 pages. NCJ 184746.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VII, Number 2 (American Indian Issue)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, December 2000. Presents three feature articles, each of which provides a compendium of information on preventing and combating delinquency among American Indian youth. 40 pages. NCJ 184747.
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Juvenile Arrests 1999Top  
 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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Coordinating Council Promotes Federal CollaborationTop  
 Fact Sheet, December 2000. Provides information on the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, which encourages federal agencies to collaborate on programs that improve juvenile justice systems, prevent juvenile delinquency, and focus on missing and exploited children. 2 pages. FS 200021.
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Nurturing Parenting ProgramsTop  
 Bulletin: Family Strengthening Series, November 2000. Describes the Nurturing Parenting Programs, a family-centered parenting initiative designed to address the generational cycle of violence in which parents rear children in the context of the violence they experienced as children. 12 pages. NCJ 172848.
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Co-occurrence of Delinquency and Other Problem BehaviorsTop  
 Bulletin: Youth Development Series, November 2000. Examines the co-occurrence or overlap of serious delinquency with drug use, problems in school, and mental health problems. 8 pages. NCJ 182211.
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Employment and Training for Court-Involved YouthTop  
 Report, November 2000. Presents a compendium of the opinions and concerns of an OJJDP task force about current conditions that affect court-involved youth and identifies the most promising strategies for connecting court-involved youth to the labor market. 106 pages. NCJ 182787.
 
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Safe From the Start: Taking Action on Children Exposed to ViolenceTop  
 Summary, November 2000. Presents an action plan for addressing the problem of children's exposure to violence. 76 pages. NCJ 182789.
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National Youth Gang Survey, 1998: SummaryTop  
 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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Comprehensive Responses to Youth at Risk: Interim Findings From the SafeFutures Initiative: SummaryTop  
 Summary, November 2000. Describes the lessons learned over the first 3 years of OJJDP's SafeFutures initiative, which focuses on preventing and controlling juvenile delinquency and violence based on research on risk and protective factors and experience with promising strategies. 91 pages. NCJ 183841.
 
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Law Enforcement Referral of At-Risk Youth: The SHIELD ProgramTop  
 Bulletin, November 2000. Describes an innovative program that facilitates early identification and treatment of at-risk youth. 8 pages. NCJ 184579.
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Juveniles and the Death PenaltyTop  
 Bulletin: Coordinating Council Series, November 2000. Examines the history of capital punishment and Supreme Court decisions related to its use with juveniles. 16 pages. NCJ 184748.
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Child Delinquency: Early Intervention and Prevention VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, November 2000. Presents key findings of OJJDP's Study Group on Very Young Offenders, features effective and promising intervention and prevention programs, analyzes the implications of dealing with seriously disruptive children in the preschool and early elementary school years. View the broadcast on the Juvenile Justice Teleconferencing Web site. NCJ 185594.
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Resources for Juvenile Detention ReformTop  
 Fact Sheet, November 2000. Addresses the issue of crowding in juvenile detention facilities because of minority overrepresentation and discusses the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, which has had some success in facilities in Chicago, Portland, and Sacramento. 2 pages. FS 200018.
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1988–1997Top  
 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, 1997Top  
 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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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1988–1997Top  
 Fact Sheet, November 2000. Presents national data on delinquency cases resulting in probation. 2 pages. FS 200019.
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Highlights of the 1999 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 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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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1997Top  
 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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High/Scope Perry Preschool ProjectTop  
 Bulletin, October 2000. Reviews the High/Scope Perry Preschool Project, an early childhood education program established in 1962; reviews the results of an ongoing study of the program; explains how and why the program was successful on several outcome measures; and examines the implications for future policy decisions. 8 pages. NCJ 181725.
 
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Teen Courts: Focus on ResearchTop  
 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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Comprehensive Framework for School Violence Prevention VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, October 2000. Presents a comprehensive approach to school safety that was developed by the Hamilton Fish Institute after extensive examination of and research on an array of approaches to preventing school violence and promoting school safety. View the broadcast on the Juvenile Justice Teleconferencing Web site. NCJ 184177.
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School Safety: Annual Report, 2000Top  
 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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Counting America's Youth: Easy Access to Population DataTop  
 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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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1988–1997Top  
 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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Involving Youth in Civic Life, 2000Top  
 Fact Sheet: Youth in Action Series, October 2000. Describes two activities that enhance civic involvement by youth: Youth Advisory Councils and Youth Town Hall Meetings. 2 pages. YFS 00005.
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Juvenile Mentoring Program: A Progress ReviewTop  
 Bulletin, September 2000. Lists the parameters under which OJJDP's JUMP programs operated in 2000, describes the scope and methodology of JUMP's ongoing national evaluation, and presents preliminary evaluation findings. 8 pages. NCJ 182209.
 
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Preventing Adolescent Gang InvolvementTop  
 Bulletin: Youth Gang Series, September 2000. Provides information on the history of American youth gangs and current knowledge about gangs. 12 pages. NCJ 182210.
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Fighting Juvenile Gun ViolenceTop  
  Bulletin, September 2000. Describes the implementation of OJJDP's Partnerships To Reduce Juvenile Gun Violence Program at demonstration sites in Baton Rouge and Shreveport, LA; Oakland, CA; and Syracuse, NY. 12 pages. NCJ 182679.
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Combating Underage Drinking VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, September 2000. Highlights health and social problems associated with underage drinking, shares model approaches to reduce underage drinking, and discusses federal funding opportunities and the roles of governmental and nongovernmental agencies. NCJ 184175.
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Interstate Compact on JuvenilesTop  
 Fact Sheet, September 2000. Provides information on the Interstate Compact on Juveniles, a multistate agreement that provides the procedural means to regulate the movement across state lines of juveniles who are under court supervision. 2 pages. FS 200012.
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Innovative Information on Juvenile Residential FacilitiesTop  
 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 Gang Programs and StrategiesTop  
 Summary, August 2000. Outlines programs that have been and are being used to break the appeal of gangs and reduce gang crime violence. 86 pages. NCJ 171154.
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Juvenile Transfers to Criminal Court in the 1990's: Lessons Learned From Four StudiesTop  
 Summary, August 2000. Presents the findings of four studies of juvenile transfers to adult criminal court conducted by the National Center for Juvenile Justice. 68 pages. NCJ 181301.
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Competency Training: The Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14Top  
 Bulletin: Family Strengthening Series, August 2000. Provides information on the Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10–14, a 7-week curriculum designed to bring parents together with their children to reduce substance abuse and other problem behaviors. 11 pages. NCJ 182208.
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Youth Gangs in SchoolsTop  
 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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Incredible Years Training SeriesTop  
 Bulletin: Family Strengthening Series, July 2000. Describes the Incredible Years Parents, Teachers, and Children Training Series developed by Dr. Carolyn Webster-Stratton. 24 pages. NCJ 173422.
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Special Education and the Juvenile Justice SystemTop  
 Bulletin, July 2000. Summarizes the provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and analyzes their relevance to the juvenile justice process. 16 pages. NCJ 179359.
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Kidnaping of Juveniles: Patterns From NIBRSTop  
 Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, July 2000. Examines data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System on kidnaping of juveniles. 8 pages. NCJ 181161.
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OJJDP Annual Report 1999Top  
 Report, July 2000. Describes OJJDP's major accomplishments of 1999 and discusses the philosophy that guided program plans. 64 pages. NCJ 181205.
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Implementation of the Intensive Community-Based Aftercare ProgramTop  
 Bulletin, July 2000. Provides an overview of the Intensive Aftercare Program model—the goal of which is to reduce recidivism among high-risk juvenile parolees—and describes its implementation in participating sites. 20 pages. NCJ 181464.
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Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention Programs Report to Congress, 1999Top  
 Report, July 2000. Presents the experiences and accomplishments of states and communities that implement the Community Prevention Grants Program in 1999. 55 pages. NCJ 182677.
 
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2000Top  
 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, 1997Top  
 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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Developing a Policy for Controlled Substance Testing of JuvenilesTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, June 2000. Presents an overview of the issues involved in developing and implementing a substance-testing program for juveniles. 12 pages. NCJ 178896.
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Ten Steps for Implementing a Program of Controlled Substance Testing of JuvenilesTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, June 2000. Presents a detailed discussion of a 10-step process for developing and implementing a substance-testing program. 28 pages. NCJ 178897.
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Characteristics of Crimes Against JuvenilesTop  
 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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Juvenile Court Statistics 1997Top  
 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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Race, Ethnicity, and Serious and Violent Juvenile OffendingTop  
 Bulletin: Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending Series, June 2000. Discusses racial and ethnic differences in the rates of serious and violent offending among juveniles. 8 pages. NCJ 181202.
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How Shall We Respond to the Dreams of Youth? VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, June 2000. Highlights effective interventions and model programs that serve the needs of troubled youth. NCJ 182438.
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Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement DatabookTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 2000. Provides information on the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement Databook. 2 pages. FS 200008.
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Overview of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency PreventionTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 2000. Presents an overview of OJJDP. 2 pages. FS 200009.
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Children as Victims (From Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report, 1999, by Howard N. Snyder and Melissa Sickmund)Top  
 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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Second Chances: Giving Kids a Chance To Make a Better ChoiceTop  
 Bulletin, May 2000. Presents profiles of 12 individuals who were petitioned into juvenile court as delinquents when they were young and then went on to lead successful lives. 28 pages. NCJ 181680.
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National Youth Court CenterTop  
 Fact Sheet, May 2000. Provides information on the National Youth Court Center, which was established by OJJDP at the American Probation and Parole Association in Lexington, KY. 2 pages. FS 200007.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 1988–1997Top  
 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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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VII, Number 1 (Mental Health Issue)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, April 2000. Presents three feature articles, each exploring mental health issues related to youth in the juvenile justice system. 44 pages. NCJ 178256.
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Prevention of Serious and Violent Juvenile OffendingTop  
 Bulletin: Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending Series, April 2000. Describes some developmental precursors to serious and violent juvenile offending and outlines effective approaches to prevention of such offending. 16 pages. NCJ 178898.
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Creating Publications: Write To Fight CrimeTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, April 2000. Describes how youth can create publications to help inform, persuade, and motivate their audience. 8 pages. NCJ 179000.
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Does Your Youth Program Work?Top  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, April 2000. Helps youth get started in evaluating their youth programs. 6 pages. NCJ 179001.
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Predictors of Youth ViolenceTop  
 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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Second Comprehensive Study of Missing ChildrenTop  
 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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Brief Strategic Family TherapyTop  
 Bulletin: Family Strengthening Series, April 2000. Describes brief strategic family therapy, an intensive, short-term, problem-focused intervention that addresses minority youth and families in Miami, FL. 12 pages. NCJ 179285.
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Family Skills Training for Parents and ChildrenTop  
 Bulletin: Family Strengthening Series, April 2000. Features the Strengthening Families Program, which serves culturally and geographically diverse families and their children throughout the nation. 12 pages. NCJ 180140.
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Effective Intervention for Serious Juvenile OffendersTop  
 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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Juveniles Facing Criminal Sanctions: Three States That Changed the RulesTop  
 Report, April 2000. Examines state laws that target serious juvenile crime by expanding eligibility for criminal court processing and sanctioning and reducing confidentiality protections for a subset of juvenile offenders. 66 pages. NCJ 181203.
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Crowding in Juvenile Detention: A Problem Solving Approach VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, April 2000. Addresses various approaches to solving the problem of crowding in juvenile detention facilities. NCJ 182295.
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Diagnostic Imaging of Child AbuseTop  
 Portable Guide: Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse Series, March 2000; revised from July 1996. Provides guidelines for the use of diagnostic imaging in medical evaluations designed to determine whether an injury is evidence of child abuse. 16 pages. NCJ 161235.
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Forming a Multidisciplinary Team To Investigate Child AbuseTop  
 Portable Guide: Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse Series, March 2000; revised from November 1998. Delineates the benefits of forming a multidisciplinary team of professionals from law enforcement, child protective services, prosecution, medicine, counseling, and related fields to investigate cases of child abuse and neglect. 28 pages. NCJ 170020.
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System Change Through State Challenge Activities: Approaches and ProductsTop  
 Bulletin, March 2000. Describes problems in the juvenile justice system (e.g., inadequate services for youth with special needs, poor conditions of confinement, overrepresentation of minorities, insufficient use of alternatives to incarceration, inadequate aftercare services, and gender bias) and Congress's response to these problems—the State Challenge Activities Program. 12 pages. NCJ 177625.
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Violent Neighborhoods, Violent KidsTop  
 Bulletin, March 2000. Presents findings of research that examined the types of delinquent behavior found among boys living in the three most violent neighborhoods in Washington, DC, and the role that institutions such as families, schools, churches, and youth-serving organizations play in the boys' lives. 16 pages. NCJ 178248.
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Comprehensive Strategy: Lessons Learned From the Pilot SitesTop  
 Bulletin, March 2000. Offers an overview of the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders, which was developed by OJJDP to assist states and local communities in prevention and intervention efforts. 12 pages. NCJ 178258.
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Establishing and Maintaining Interagency Information SharingTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, March 2000. Presents the necessary elements to develop and maintain an interagency information-sharing program to be used by representatives from juvenile courts, probation, social services, education, law enforcement, prosecution, and other juvenile justice partners who serve at-risk and delinquent youth. 16 pages. NCJ 178281.
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From the Courthouse to the Schoolhouse: Making Successful TransitionsTop  
 Bulletin: Youth Out of the Education Mainstream Series, March 2000. Presents strategies for helping youth make the transition from juvenile justice system settings back to their schools and communities. 16 pages. NCJ 178900.
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Seattle's Effective Strategy for Prosecuting Juvenile Firearm OffendersTop  
 Bulletin, March 2000. Describes successful strategies implemented by the Seattle Police Department and the King County (WA) Prosecutor's Office that improved the effectiveness of both the police investigation and the prosecution of juvenile firearm offenders. 8 pages. NCJ 178901.
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Community Assessment Center ConceptTop  
 Bulletin, March 2000. Informs juvenile justice practitioners and other youth service providers about OJJDP's work in developing and demonstrating a Community Assessment Center model. 12 pages. NCJ 178942.
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Challenging the MythsTop  
 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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Kids and GunsTop  
 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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Making the Most of Your PresentationTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, March 2000. Describes how youth can create a presentation that will get their message across effectively to those who need to hear it. 8 pages. NCJ 178997.
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Working With the MediaTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, March 2000. Describes how youth can publicize their message by working with the media. 8 pages. NCJ 178998.
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Want To Resolve a Dispute? Try MediationTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, March 2000. Describes how youth can create a mediation program in their communities that will help prevent violence. 8 pages. NCJ 178999.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1988–1997Top  
 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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Curriculum for Training Educators of Youth in ConfinementTop  
 Fact Sheet, March 2000. Provides information on a training curriculum that is designed to assist and train teachers, aides, principals, and others involved with education programs in juvenile detention and corrections facilities. 2 pages. FS 200005.
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Self-Reported Delinquency by 12-Year-Olds, 1997Top  
 Fact Sheet, March 2000. Presents data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997. 2 pages. FS 200003.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1997Top  
 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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Overview of the Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse: Update 2000Top  
 Bulletin, February 2000. Updates Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse: An Overview, the original Bulletin summarizing OJJDP's Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse, a series designed for detectives, police officers, social workers, psychologists, attorneys—anyone who works on child victimization issues. 12 pages. NCJ 178893.
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Model Court Practices in Abuse and Neglect Cases VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, February 2000. Shares model court practices for abused and neglected children, encourages the improvement of permanency planning for children, and presents methods of improved collaboration between the child welfare system and the dependency courts by illustrating working program models. NCJ 180961.
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Vietnamese Youth Gang InvolvementTop  
 Fact Sheet, February 2000. Summarizes findings from the final report of a study that examined factors related to gang involvement by Vietnamese American youth. 2 pages. FS 200001.
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Teenage Fatherhood and Delinquent BehaviorTop  
 Bulletin: Youth Development Series, January 2000. Presents findings from the Rochester Youth Development Study and the Pittsburgh Youth Study on risk factors for teenage paternity, specifically the role of delinquency in early fatherhood. 8 pages. NCJ 178899.
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Raising Awareness and Educating the PublicTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, January 2000. Describes how youth can use a public awareness or education project to bring an important issue to their community's attention. 8 pages. NCJ 178926.
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Arts and Performances for PreventionTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, January 2000. Teaches youth how to use music, drama, dance, and visual arts programs to draw attention to problems in their communities, educate others on the benefits of crime prevention, and suggest ways to prevent crime. 8 pages. NCJ 178927.
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Construction, Operations, and Staff Training for Juvenile Confinement FacilitiesTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, January 2000. Provides practitioners practical guidance on best practices under Program Purpose Area 1 of the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program. 28 pages. NCJ 178928.
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1999
Strategies for Success: Combating Juvenile DUITop  
 Report, 1999. Describes the comprehensive Juvenile DUI Enforcement Program developed by the Police Executive Research Forum, with support from OJJDP and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 126 pages. NCJ 167250.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VI, Number 2 (Juvenile Court Issue)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, December 1999. Presents three articles on the juvenile court, which celebrates its centennial anniversary this year. 40 pages. NCJ 178255.
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Youth Gang Drug TraffickingTop  
 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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National Youth Gang Survey, 1997: SummaryTop  
 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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Workload Measurement for Juvenile Justice System Personnel: Practices and NeedsTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, December 1999. Reviews workload measurement methods and related issues for juvenile court judges, court-appointed defenders, probation officers, and pretrial services employees. 8 pages. NCJ 178895.
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Enhancing Prosecutors' Ability To Combat and Prevent Juvenile Crime in Their JurisdictionsTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, December 1999. Features two of the three Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program purpose areas that focus on enhancing the ability of prosecutors to address juvenile crime. 20 pages. NCJ 178916.
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Enabling Prosecutors to Address Drug, Gang, and Youth ViolenceTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, December 1999. Features one of the three Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program purpose areas that focus on enhancing the ability of prosecutors to address juvenile crime. 12 pages. NCJ 178917.
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Juvenile Justice: A Century of ChangeTop  
 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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Minorities in the Juvenile Justice SystemTop  
 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 Arrests 1998Top  
 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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OJJDP Formula Grants ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet, December 1999. Describes OJJDP's Formula Grants program to support state and local delinquency prevention and intervention efforts and juvenile justice system improvements. 2 pages. FS 99122.
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Highlights of the 1998 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 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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Families and Schools Together: Building RelationshipsTop  
 Bulletin: Family Strengthening Series, November 1999. Describes the Families and Schools Together program that addresses youth violence and juvenile delinquency by building relationships between youth, their families, peers, teachers, school staff, and other members of the community. 20 pages. NCJ 173423.
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Reporting Crimes Against JuvenilesTop  
 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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OJJDP Annual Report 1998Top  
 Report, November 1999. Describes OJJDP's major accomplishments of 1998 and discusses the philosophy that guided program plans. 64 pages. NCJ 178892.
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Violence After SchoolTop  
 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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Online Safety for Children: A Primer for Parents and TeachersTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, November 1999. Addresses growing concerns about online safety and provides important information that parents and teachers can use to ensure that children are safe while they use the Internet. NCJ 178996.
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Child Welfare National Data Analysis SystemTop  
 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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Compendium of Programs That Work for YouthTop  
 Fact Sheet, November 1999. Provides a synopsis of information from MORE Things That DO Make a Difference for Youth: A Compendium of Evaluations of Youth Programs and Practices, volume II, a publication of the American Youth Policy Forum. 2 pages. FS 99121.
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School and Community Interventions To Prevent Serious and Violent OffendingTop  
 Bulletin: Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending Series, October 1999. Describes school and community interventions shown to reduce risk factors for drug abuse and serious and violent juvenile offending. 12 pages. NCJ 177624.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VI, Number 1 (Focus on Girls Issue)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, October 1999. Presents three feature articles, each exploring issues related to girls in the juvenile justice system. 40 pages. NCJ 178254.
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Family Disruption and DelinquencyTop  
 Bulletin: Youth Development Series, October 1999. Examines the impact that multiple changes in family structure have on an adolescent's risk of serious problem behavior. 6 pages. NCJ 178285.
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Initiatives To Improve Child Welfare OutcomesTop  
 Fact Sheet, October 1999. Presents highlights from Outcome Initiatives in Child Welfare, a Child Welfare League of America publication describing recent initiatives to measure the effectiveness of child welfare services. 2 pages. FS 99119.
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Teen Courts in the United States: A Profile of Current ProgramsTop  
 Fact Sheet, October 1999. Provides information on the results of a survey of teen courts, which have become a popular intervention for relatively young and usually first-time offenders. 2 pages. FS 99118.
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Detention Diversion Advocacy: An EvaluationTop  
 Bulletin, September 1999. Provides an overview of diversion programs and evaluation findings from the Detention Diversion Advocacy Project, a disposition case advocacy program operating in San Francisco, CA, and sponsored by the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice. 16 pages. NCJ 171155.
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Meetings--Make Them Work!Top  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, September 1999. Describes the characteristics of a good meeting and provides youth with straightforward advice on how to conduct productive meetings and keep meetings moving in a positive direction. 8 pages. NCJ 171692.
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Youth Out of the Education Mainstream: A North Carolina ProfileTop  
 Bulletin: Youth Out of the Education Mainstream Series, September 1999. Describes an initiative by the Center for the Prevention of School Violence in Raleigh, NC, that focuses on promising and effective programs and on innovative strategies to reach youth out of the education mainstream. 12 pages. NCJ 176343.
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Developing and Administering Accountability-Based Sanctions for JuvenilesTop  
 Bulletin: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, September 1999. Describes Congress's attempt, through the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program, to encourage states to develop and administer sanctions that are accountability based. 12 pages. NCJ 177612.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National ReportTop  
 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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Promising Practices for Safe and Effective Schools VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, September 1999. Provides information on effective approaches and practices that can improve school discipline, safety, and related academic results. NCJ 178908.
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Teens, Crime, and the CommunityTop  
 Fact Sheet: Youth in Action Series, September 1999. Describes the activities and goals of Teens, Crime, and the Community, a national program that combines education and action to reduce teen victimization. 2 pages. YFS 9904.
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Residential Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1987–1996Top  
 Fact Sheet, September 1999. Provides information on adjudicated delinquency cases from 1987 to 1996 that resulted in out-of-home placement. 2 pages. FS 99117.
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Reintegration, Supervised Release, and Intensive AftercareTop  
 Bulletin, August 1999. Examines what has worked in reintegrating juvenile offenders, what has not worked, and why. 24 pages. NCJ 175715.
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OJJDP Research: Making a Difference for JuvenilesTop  
 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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Focus on Accountability: Best Practices for Juvenile Court and ProbationTop  
  Bulletin: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, August 1999. Describes what it means to hold juvenile offenders accountable, details the role of the juvenile court and probation department, identifies the key elements of programs that promote accountability, and presents examples of exemplary community-based initiatives. 12 pages. NCJ 177611.
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Guide to Combating Juvenile DUITop  
 Fact Sheet, August 1999. Describes OJJDP and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's four-part guide Strategies for Success: Combating Juvenile DUI. 2 pages. FS 99114.
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Study of Juvenile Transfers to Criminal Court in FloridaTop  
 Fact Sheet, August 1999. Provides a brief overview of the four research components of Florida's study on juvenile transfers to criminal court. 2 pages. FS 99113.
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1987–1996Top  
 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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Job Training for Juveniles: Project CRAFTTop  
 Fact Sheet, August 1999. Describes the Community Restitution and Apprenticeship Focused Training program (Project CRAFT), which is sponsored by the Home Builders Institute, the educational arm of the National Association of Home Builders. 2 pages. FS 99116.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1996Top  
 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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Two Generations -- Partners in PreventionTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, July 1999. Defines intergenerational programs and explains how youth can work with and assist senior citizens in their communities. 8 pages. NCJ 171687.
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Cross-Age TeachingTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, July 1999. Describes cross-age teaching programs for youth, in which youth share their skills and knowledge with persons either younger or older than they are. 8 pages. NCJ 171688.
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Plan a Special EventTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, July 1999. Explains how youth can plan special events or activities to focus community attention on important issues such as child safety or drug abuse prevention. 8 pages. NCJ 171689.
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Community CleanupTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, July 1999. Defines community cleanup projects as those that bring together volunteers to clean, repair, and improve public spaces or other areas that have been neglected, vandalized, or misused. 6 pages. NCJ 171690.
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Make a Friend -- Be a Peer MentorTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, July 1999. Presents peer mentoring programs for youth (those that match older youth with young students in one-on-one relationships) as a way to prevent or reduce crime. 8 pages. NCJ 171691.
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Preparing for the Drug Free YearsTop  
 Bulletin: Family Strengthening Series, July 1999. Provides an overview of the Preparing for the Drug Free Years program, which was created to equip parents with skills that they could use to prevent their 8- to 14-year-old children from becoming involved with drugs. 12 pages. NCJ 173408.
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National Youth Gang Survey, 1996: SummaryTop  
 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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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1996Top  
 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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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 1999Top  
 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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Report to Congress on Juvenile Violence ResearchTop  
 Report, July 1999. Provides a brief overview of the findings of three existing studies and four new violence studies examining the causes and correlates of serious and violent juvenile offending in urban and rural settings. 41 pages. NCJ 176976.
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Hands Without GunsTop  
 Fact Sheet: Youth in Action Series, July 1999. Provides information on Hands Without Guns, a public health and education campaign designed to combat gun violence by providing a forum for positive youth voices. 2 pages. YFS 9903.
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Implementing the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang ModelTop  
 Fact Sheet, July 1999. Provides a preview of the gang intervention projects in five demonstration sites (Mesa, AZ; Tucson, AZ; Riverside, CA; Bloomington, IL; and San Antonio, TX) that are implementing the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model to reduce gang crime and violence. 2 pages. FS 99112.
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Blueprints: A Violence Prevention InitiativeTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 1999. Describes a project initiated by the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado at Boulder to identify juvenile violence prevention programs. 2 pages. FS 99110.
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Community Assessment CentersTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 1999. Provides a description of Community Assessment Centers, which are integrated service delivery systems for juveniles who are at risk of becoming serious, violent, and chronic offenders. 2 pages. FS 99111.
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Report to Congress, 1998: Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention Programs; Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as Amended in 1992 (PL 93-415; 42 U.S.C. 5601 Et Seq)Top  
 Report, May 1999. Presents the experiences and accomplishments of states and communities that implement the Community Prevention Grants Program in 1998. 58 pages. NCJ 176342.
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What About Girls? Females and the Juvenile Justice System VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, May 1999. Discusses gender-specific services that address the needs of at-risk girls and female juvenile offenders, examines various approaches and promising program models for girls, and identifies available resources that support gender-specific programming. NCJ 176364.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1996Top  
 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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Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet, May 1999. Describes OJJDP's Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws program, a $50 million program of block grants, discretionary programs, and training and technical assistance. 2 pages. FS 99107.
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Parents Anonymous: Strengthening FamiliesTop  
 Bulletin: Family Strengthening Series, April 1999. Discusses the effectiveness of Parents AnonymousSM, which responds to the diverse needs of families by providing group meetings in communities across the country. 12 pages. NCJ 171120.
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Preventing Violence the Problem-Solving WayTop  
 Bulletin: Family Strengthening Series, April 1999. Describes the use of interpersonal cognitive problem-solving skills by Raising a Thinking Child, a primary prevention program for parents and their children. 12 pages. NCJ 172847.
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Report to the Attorney General on International Parental KidnappingTop  
 Report, April 1999. Describes current federal responses to international parental kidnapping, describes shortcomings in the current responses, and makes recommendations to close the gaps and more effectively engage federal agencies. 47 pages. NCJ 189382.
 
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Investing in Youth for a Safer FutureTop  
 Fact Sheet, April 1999. Presents an overview of the Investing in Youth for a Safer Future public education campaign. 2 pages. FS 9998.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1987–1996Top  
 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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Causes and Correlates of Delinquency ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet, April 1999. Briefly describes the research design used by the Causes and Correlates projects, which are designed to improve the understanding of serious delinquency, violence, and drug use by examining how youth develop within the context of family, school, peers, and community. 2 pages. FS 99100.
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Employment and Training for Court-Involved Youth: An OverviewTop  
 Fact Sheet, April 1999. Provides an overview of the OJJDP Report Employment and Training for Court-Involved Youth. 2 pages. FS 99102.
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Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1986-1995Top  
 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 Findings From the Rochester Youth Development StudyTop  
 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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Training and Technical Assistance for Indian Nation Juvenile Justice SystemsTop  
 Fact Sheet, April 1999. Describes the role of American Indian Development Associates, in cooperation with OJJDP, in providing training and technical assistance for American Indian and Alaska Native governments to develop or enhance their juvenile justice systems. 2 pages. FS 99105.
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Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1987-1996Top  
 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 Denver Youth StudyTop  
 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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Tribal Youth ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet, April 1999. Describes the Tribal Youth Program, the first OJJDP program dedicated to prevention, control, and juvenile justice system improvement in American Indian communities. 2 pages. FS 99108.
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Juvenile Offenders in Residential Placement, 1997Top  
 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 the 1997 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 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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Promising Strategies To Reduce Gun ViolenceTop  
 Report, February 1999. Presents profiles of 60 programs that address the problem of gun violence, examines the nature of the problem from a national perspective, and discusses the process of developing a solution. 262 pages. NCJ 173950.
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Guidelines for Screening Care ProvidersTop  
 Fact Sheet, February 1999. Describes the need to implement screening policies in organizations and programs that care for children, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities. 2 pages. FS 9992.
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Strategies To Reduce Gun ViolenceTop  
 Fact Sheet, February 1999. Presents an overview of the findings from Promising Strategies To Reduce Gun Violence, an OJJDP Report that describes 60 programs designed to address gun violence. 2 pages. FS 9993.
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Highlights of Findings From the Pittsburgh Youth StudyTop  
 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, 1997Top  
 Fact Sheet, February 1999. Presents statistics on juvenile arrests for arson. 2 pages. FS 9991.
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Costs and Benefits of Early Childhood InterventionTop  
 Fact Sheet, February 1999. Presents an overview of a recent RAND report, Investing in Our Children: What We Know and Don't Know About the Costs and Benefits of Early Childhood Interventions. 2 pages. FS 9994.
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Youth Gangs, Drugs, and Violence ConnectionTop  
 Bulletin: Youth Gang Series, January 1999. Describes the relationship among youth gangs, drugs, and violence. 12 pages. NCJ 171152.
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Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants: Strategic Planning Guide: SummaryTop  
 Summary, January 1999. Describes how states and local units of government can use funds from the Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants (JAIBG) program to build correctional/detention facilities, hire court staff, address drugs and gang violence, establish speciality courts, and conduct related activities. 62 pages. NCJ 172846.
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Model Courts Serve Abused and Neglected ChildrenTop  
 Fact Sheet, January 1999. Presents information on the Model Courts initiative, a collaboration between the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and OJJDP. 2 pages. FS 9990.
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Youth Crime Watch of AmericaTop  
 Fact Sheet: Youth in Action Series, January 1999. Describes Youth Crime Watch of America, Inc. (YCWA), a nonprofit organization that establishes Youth Crime Watch programs throughout the United States and in other countries. 2 pages. FS 9902.
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1998
Peer Justice and Youth Empowerment: An Implementation Guide for Teen Court ProgramsTop  
 Guide. 1996; Revised in 1998. Provides juvenile justice agencies with baseline information to assist them in developing, implementing, and enhancing teen court programs as a viable alternative for juvenile offenders in their communities. 296 pages. NCJ 162782.
 
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Coach's Playbook Against Drugs: Portable GuideTop  
 Guide, 1998. Equips high school, junior high school, and middle school coaches with valuable information on why students use drugs, how drugs affect performance, and what coaches can do to keep students and players drug free. 22 pages. NCJ 173393.
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Personal Safety for Children: A Guide for ParentsTop  
 Guide, 1998. Advises parents how to talk to children about safety and how to keep children safe and provides tips to children about how they can protect themselves. 16 pages. NCJ 196166.
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Guide for Implementing the Balanced and Restorative Justice ModelTop  
 Report, December 1998. Establishes an alternative philosophy for a more balanced approach to juvenile justice that emphasizes restorative justice in which offenders make amends to their victims and the community. 95 pages. NCJ 167887.
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Wipe Out Vandalism and GraffitiTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, December 1998. Defines vandalism—emphasizing that it is a crime and not a prank—and provides youth with practical and straightforward advice on how to wipe out vandalism and graffiti in their communities. 8 pages. NCJ 171122.
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Stand Up and Start a School Crime Watch!Top  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, December 1998. Encourages youth to set up school crime watch programs and tells them exactly how to get such programs up and running in their schools. 8 pages. NCJ 171123.
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Youth Preventing Drug AbuseTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, December 1998. Encourages youth to set up drug prevention projects in their communities. 8 pages. NCJ 171124.
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Innovative Approaches to Juvenile Indigent DefenseTop  
 Bulletin, December 1998. Describes promising approaches that ensure quality legal services for young people and describes the collaboration between the American Bar Association and OJJDP to further the goal of ensuring effective legal representation for juvenile defendants. 8 pages. NCJ 171151.
 
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Trying Juveniles as Adults in Criminal Court: An Analysis of State Transfer ProvisionsTop  
 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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Disproportionate Minority Confinement: Lessons Learned From Five StatesTop  
 Bulletin, December 1998. Explains OJJDP's Disproportionate Minority Confinement initiative. 12 pages. NCJ 173420.
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Treatment Foster CareTop  
 Bulletin: Family Strengthening Series, December 1998. Describes an alternative to residential and group care placements for serious and chronic juvenile offenders. 12 pages. NCJ 173421.
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Juvenile Mentoring Program (JUMP), 1998 Report to CongressTop  
 Report, December 1998. Reviews the principles guiding OJJDP's approach to juvenile crime prevention and the community environment impacting that approach. 65 pages. NCJ 173424.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume V, Number 2 (Substance Abuse Issue)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, December 1998. Describes efforts to combat substance abuse by youth. 38 pages. NCJ 173425.
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Juvenile Arrests 1997Top  
 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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Juveniles and the Criminal Justice System VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, December 1998. Examines trends in the prosecution of juveniles as adult criminal offenders and presents recent research on the impact of these trends on the justice system and incarcerated youth and implications for the future. NCJ 173944.
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Title V: Community Prevention Grants ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet, December 1998. Describes OJJDP's Community Prevention Grants Program, the only federal funding source solely dedicated to delinquency prevention. 2 pages. FS 9889.
 
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Families and Schools TogetherTop  
 Fact Sheet, December 1998. Describes the Families and Schools Together program process, cost and funding sources, and history of success. 2 pages. FS 9888.
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Effective Family Strengthening InterventionsTop  
 Bulletin: Family Strengthening Series, November 1998. Focuses on OJJDP's Strengthening America's Families Initiative. 16 pages. NCJ 171121.
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State Legislative Responses to Violent Juvenile Crime: 1996-97 UpdateTop  
 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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Prenatal and Early Childhood Nurse Home VisitationTop  
 Bulletin, November 1998. Describes the nurse home visitation program and explains how it successfully reduces the risks for early development of antisocial behavior and maternal and juvenile offending. 8 pages. NCJ 172875.
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Highlights of the 1996 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 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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Youngest Offenders, 1996Top  
 Fact Sheet, November 1998. Summarizes the arrest profile of youth under age 15. 2 pages. FS 9887.
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Gang Membership, Delinquent Peers, and Delinquent BehaviorTop  
 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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Gang Members on the MoveTop  
 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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White House Conference on School Safety: Causes and Prevention of Youth ViolenceTop  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, October 1998. Covers the 1998 White House Conference on School Safety, including a policy address by President Clinton, panel discussions, and an audience participation session that explores best practices and model school safety strategies. NCJ 173399.
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Guiding Principles for Promising Female Programming: An Inventory of Best PracticesTop  
 Report, October 1998. Outlines the promising practices in programming for girls who are already involved in the juvenile justice system or those who are at risk of delinquency. Available online only. NCJ 173415.
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Juvenile Female Offenders: A Status of the States ReportTop  
 Report, October 1998. Describes state efforts to develop and implement programs and policies to address issues related to female juvenile offenders and female juveniles at risk of delinquency and status offenses. 121 pages. NCJ 174464.
 
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Juvenile Vandalism, 1996Top  
 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, 1990-94Top  
 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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Disproportionate Minority Confinement: 1997 UpdateTop  
 Bulletin, September 1998. Summarizes the strategies OJJDP promotes to combat disproportionate minority confinement in juvenile facilities and minority overrepresentation at all points of the juvenile justice system. 12 pages. NCJ 170606.
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Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders: Risk Factors and Successful InterventionsTop  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, September 1998. Examines a research report by OJJDP's Study Group on Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders that discusses what is known about serious and violent offenders and how we can best prevent offending among high-risk youth and intervene in the lives of serious and violent juvenile offenders. NCJ 172860.
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Update on the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile OffendersTop  
 Fact Sheet, September 1998. Discusses OJJDP's Guide for Implementing the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders, which provides the framework for developing and implementing the Comprehensive Strategy. 2 pages. FS 9883.
 
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What About Girls?Top  
 Fact Sheet, September 1998. Discusses OJJDP's approach to the needs of juvenile female offenders and at-risk girls. 2 pages. FS 9884.
 
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OJJDP Annual Report 1996-1997Top  
 Report, August 1998. Describes OJJDP's major accomplishments from 1996–1997 and discusses the philosophy that guided program plans. 58 pages. NCJ 166597.
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Youth Gangs: An OverviewTop  
 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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Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe SchoolsTop  
 Guide, August 1998. Summarizes the research on violence prevention and intervention as well as crisis response in schools. 40 pages. NCJ 172854.
 
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 1998Top  
 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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Assessment of Space Needs in Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facilities Report to Congress 1998Top  
 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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Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abuse Problems Among JuvenilesTop  
 Fact Sheet, July 1998. Presents four steps that government and private organizations can take to provide adequate services for juvenile delinquents with mental health disorders and substance abuse problems. 2 pages. FS 9882.
 
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Cultural Explanations for Vietnamese Youth Involvement in Street Gangs-- Final ReportTop  
 Report, June 1998. Examines gang involvement among Vietnamese American youth in Westminster, CA, and provides recommendations for the development of effective community-based programs to prevent gang membership and delinquency. 97 pages. NCJ 180955.
 
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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 1986-1995Top  
 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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Conflict Resolution and the ArtsTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 1998. Discusses the arts as a natural forum for teaching, modeling, and using conflict resolution processes; also provides information on the Partnership for Conflict Resolution Education in the Arts and the National Center for Conflict Resolution Education's onsite workshops conducted in 1997 for nine arts-based youth programs. 2 pages. FS 9880.
 
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IV, Number 1, May 1998 (Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, May 1998. Describes the proceedings of OJJDP's national conference, "Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads," and presents many of the program concepts discussed in the conference workshops, including juvenile crime, responses to juvenile crime, and delinquency prevention. Available Online only. NCJ 165926.
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Drug Identification and Testing in the Juvenile Justice System: SummaryTop  
 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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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume V, Number 1 (Child Protection Issue)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, May 1998. Describes dangers that children face today and offers practical steps that parents can take to protect their children. 35 pages. NCJ 170025.
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Serious and Violent Juvenile OffendersTop  
 Bulletin, May 1998. Provides information on serious and violent juvenile offenders, who are substantially different from typical juveniles involved in delinquent conduct and who are responsible for a disproportionate amount of crime. 8 pages. NCJ 170027.
 
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1995Top  
 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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Youth Courts: A National Movement VideoconferenceTop  
 Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, May 1998. Examines the youth court concept as a potentially effective strategy in a graduated sanctions model for juvenile offenders and highlights effective practices in youth court programs. NCJ 171149.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1995Top  
 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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Guide to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy ActTop  
 Fact Sheet, May 1998. Describes the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, a federal law that protects the privacy interests of parents and students by restricting the unwarranted disclosure of personally identifiable information from education records. 2 pages. FS 9878.
 
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Guidelines for the Screening of Persons Working With Children, the Elderly, and Individuals With Disabilities in Need of SupportTop  
 Summary, April 1998. Presents a logical decision model to guide the screening decisions of individuals and organizations that hire employees or recruit volunteers to work with children, the elderly, or the disabled. 61 pages. NCJ 167248.
 
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Combating Fear and Restoring Safety in SchoolsTop  
 Bulletin: Youth Out of the Education Mainstream Series, April 1998. Focuses on the national effort to reach young people who are absent or truant from school because of school-related fear and intimidation. 16 pages. NCJ 167888.
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Protecting Children Online (2 part video)Top  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, April 1998. Enables viewers to recognize the dangers posed by emerging online technology, find resources to assist law enforcement officials in resolving online crimes against children, and identify critical components of successful prevention programs. NCJ 170023.
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Planning a Successful Crime Prevention ProjectTop  
 Bulletin: Youth in Action Series, April 1998. Offers youth guidance on how to plan a successful community crime prevention project, identifies possible project activities, and cites examples of projects youth have planned and implemented. 28 pages. NCJ 170024.
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Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet, April 1998. Summarizes OJJDP's Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants program, which provides funds to states and local units of government to help them build correctional/detention facilities, hire court staff, address drugs and gang violence, establish speciality courts, and conduct related activities. 2 pages. FS 9876.
 
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1986-1995Top  
 Fact Sheet, April 1998. Presents information on delinquency cases involving person offenses. 2 pages. FS 9877.
 
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RESTTA (Restitution Education, Specialized Training, and Technical Assistance) National Directory of Restitution and Community Service ProgramsTop  
 Directory, March 1998. Describes 500 individual programs of restitution and community service for juveniles throughout the United States. 570 pages. NCJ 166365.
 
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Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention Programs, Report to Congress, 1997Top  
 Report, March 1998. Presents the experiences and accomplishments of states and communities that implement the Community Prevention Grants Program in 1997. 72 pages. NCJ 170605.
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The National Youth NetworkTop  
 Fact Sheet: Youth in Action Series, March 1998. Describes the National Youth Network, which recognizes the importance of youth leadership by uniting young people and adults to enable youth organizations and nonaffiliated youth to have a positive impact in communities and throughout the nation. 2 pages. YFS 9801.
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Comprehensive Juvenile Justice in State LegislaturesTop  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, February 1998. Focuses on the concerns and strategies of state legislators in developing effective juvenile justice policy and highlights state legislative action, research findings, and promising programs that contribute to a comprehensive juvenile justice system. NCJ 169593.
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Combating Underage DrinkingTop  
 Fact Sheet, February 1998. Describes OJJDP's Combating Underage Drinking program and presents national statistics that help define the problem; also provides information on two related initiatives—teen court and the Juvenile DUI Enforcement Program. 2 pages. FS 9875.
 
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Beyond the Walls: Improving Conditions of Confinement for Youth in CustodyTop  
 Report, January 1998. Sets forth six ideas for improving conditions of confinement and the quality of care received by juveniles in training schools and detention centers. 120 pages. NCJ 164727.
 
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Counting What Counts: The Census of Juveniles in Residential PlacementTop  
 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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Developmental Pathways in Boys' Disruptive and Delinquent BehaviorTop  
 Bulletin: Youth Development Series, December 1997. Summarizes longitudinal research from the Pittsburgh Youth Study, which has documented three developmental pathways that boys follow as they progress to more serious problem behaviors. 20 pages. NCJ 165692.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IV, Number 2 (Making a Difference Issue)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, December 1997. Highlights efforts to "make a difference" in the juvenile justice system and examines drug trafficking and homicides involving youth gangs. 32 pages. NCJ 166823.
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Capacity Building for Juvenile Substance Abuse TreatmentTop  
 Bulletin, December 1997. Discusses drug testing in the juvenile justice system, youth case management, capacity building in the juvenile justice system, and a project to provide technical assistance in identifying substance-abusing youth and providing appropriate intervention. 12 pages. NCJ 167251.
 
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1995Top  
 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 Offenders and Drug Treatment: Promising ApproachesTop  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, December 1997. Publicizes promising strategies based on research in the field of substance abuse treatment for juvenile offenders and identifies the most important factors needed to treat drug-involved youth and prevent recovering youth from returning to drug abuse. NCJ 168617.
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Youth GangsTop  
 Fact Sheet, December 1997. Presents a series of questions and answers related to youth gangs; references are provided separately in formats. 2 pages. FS 9772.
 
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Responsible FatherhoodTop  
 Fact Sheet, December 1997. Presents information from a publication of the National Center for Children in Poverty, Map and Track: State Initiatives to Encourage Responsible Fatherhood, which examines the role of states in promoting responsible fatherhood. 2 pages. FS 9773.
 
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Performance Measures: What Works?Top  
 Fact Sheet, December 1997. Describes an approach to performance measurement based on the change-agent model set forth in A Guide to Developing and Using Performance Measures in Results-Based Budgeting, a May 1997 working paper of The Finance Project. 2 pages. FS 9771.
 
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Welfare-to-Work Grants and Juvenile Justice AgenciesTop  
 Fact Sheet, December 1997. Describes welfare-to-work grants, which help eligible youth enter the labor market, obtain the services needed to remain employed, and build a foundation for a productive career. 2 pages. FS 9770.
 
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Juvenile Arrests 1996Top  
 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, 1995Top  
 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 Justice Reform Initiatives in the States: 1994-1996Top  
 Report, October 1997. Identifies and analyzes issues and trends associated with state juvenile justice reform initiatives that took place between 1994 and 1996; issues examined include juvenile violence, street gangs, delinquency prevention, boot camps, and juvenile transfer. 93 pages. NCJ 165697.
 
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Expert Panel Issues Report on Serious and Violent Juvenile OffendersTop  
 Fact Sheet, October 1997. Summarizes a report by OJJDP's Study Group on Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders and includes background information on the Study Group project and a list of conclusions drawn by the report authors. 2 pages. FS 9768.
 
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Juvenile Arrests for Driving Under the Influence, 1995Top  
 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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Boot Camps for Juvenile Offenders: Program SummaryTop  
 Summary, September 1997. Presents background information and interim evaluation results for three pilot juvenile boot camp programs in Cleveland, OH; Denver, CO; and Mobile, AL. 53 pages. NCJ 164258.
 
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Youngest Delinquents: Offenders Under Age 15Top  
 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 Justice Journal, Volume III, Number 2 (Youth Violence Issue)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, September 1997. Presents two different, but complementary, articles about encouraging progress in reducing youth gun violence and in the overall effort to combat juvenile violence and delinquency. 31 pages. NCJ 165925.
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Mentoring for Youth in Schools and CommunitiesTop  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, September 1997. Provides community-based organizations with information and resources to build successful mentoring programs. NCJ 166376.
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National Youth Gang Survey, 1995: Program SummaryTop  
 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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In the Wake of Childhood MaltreatmentTop  
 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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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on ViolenceTop  
 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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Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles: A Framework for Juvenile Justice in the 21st CenturyTop  
 Report, August 1997. Describes how jurisdictions are balancing competency development, accountability, and public safety goals in an effort to restore victims, communities, and juvenile offenders as well as rebuild broken relationships. 70 pages. NCJ 169691.
 
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National Juvenile Court Data Archive: Collecting Data Since 1927Top  
 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, 1997Top  
 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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Mobilizing Communities To Prevent Juvenile CrimeTop  
 Bulletin, July 1997. Provides promising prevention approaches, summarizes risk factors facing youth, features effective programs supported by OJJDP, and describes planning, training, and technical assistance opportunities available through OJJDP. 8 pages. NCJ 165928.
 
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Keeping Young People in School: Community Programs That WorkTop  
 Bulletin, June 1997. Highlights dropout prevention initiatives, with a particular focus on the Communities In Schools (CIS) initiative and its evaluation conducted by The Urban Institute. 12 pages. NCJ 162783.
 
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Sharing Information: A Guide to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and Participation in Juvenile Justice ProgramsTop  
 Report, June 1997. Provides directions to educators and other youth-serving professionals regarding how to share information necessary for delinquency intervention and prevention while complying with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. 53 pages. NCJ 163705.
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Epidemiology of Serious ViolenceTop  
 Bulletin: Youth Development Series, June 1997. Examines the varying levels of juveniles' involvement in violent acts according to age, gender, and ethnicity and recommends a public health model of prevention, treatment, and control. 22 pages. NCJ 165152.
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Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse: An OverviewTop  
 Bulletin, June 1997. Summarizes OJJDP's Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse, a series of publications that addresses a different aspect of investigating suspected cases of child abuse or neglect and that is designed for detectives, police officers, social workers, psychologists, attorneys, and others. 8 pages. NCJ 165153.
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Gang Members and Delinquent BehaviorTop  
 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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Preventing Drug Abuse Among Youth: An Overview of Community-, Family-, and School-Based ProgramsTop  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, June 1997. Features three proven community-based, family strengthening, and school-based initiatives that are being implemented to empower young people to avoid drug use: Life Skills Training Program, Strengthening Families Program; and San Bernardino Communities Against Drugs, Inc. NCJ 165583.
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Allegheny County, PA: Mobilizing to Reduce Juvenile CrimeTop  
 Bulletin, June 1997. Describes the development of the communitywide collaborative process designed to reduce juvenile crime and violence in Allegheny County, documents examples of the program's achievements, and examines the reasons for the program's success. 12 pages. NCJ 165693.
 
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Treating Serious Anti-Social Behavior in Youth: The MST (Multisystemic Therapy) ApproachTop  
 Bulletin, May 1997. Highlights evaluations of several programs that have implemented the multisystemic therapy approach to the treatment of serious anti-social behavior in adolescents. 8 pages. NCJ 165151.
 
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Special Joint Report: Federal Agency Task Force for Missing and Exploited ChildrenTop  
 Report, May 1997. Details the steps taken by the Federal Agency Task Force for Missing and Exploited Children in 1996 to fulfill its basic purpose of coordinating federal services for missing children. 30 pages. NCJ 166595.
 
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Mentoring--A Proven Delinquency Prevention StrategyTop  
 Bulletin, April 1997. Discusses OJJDP's Juvenile Mentoring Program and the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America program and provides preliminary findings and evaluation results of both programs. 8 pages. NCJ 164834.
 
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Juveniles in Private Facilities, 1991-1995Top  
 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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Permanency Planning for Abused and Neglected ChildrenTop  
 Fact Sheet, April 1997. Discusses issues regarding permanent placement for children who have been abused or neglected and describes the Permanency Planning for Children Project developed for OJJDP by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. 2 pages. FS 9765.
 
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Highlights of the 1995 National Youth Gang SurveyTop  
 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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Child Development-Community Policing: Partnership in a Climate of ViolenceTop  
 Bulletin, March 1997. Describes a collaborative program, developed by the police in New Haven, CT, and the Child Study Center at the Yale University School of Medicine, that offers a national model for partnerships among police and mental health professionals to address the impact of chronic exposure to community violence on children and families. 8 pages. NCJ 164380.
 
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Court Appointed Special Advocates: A Voice for Abused and Neglected Children in CourtTop  
 Bulletin, March 1997. Describes the role of Court Appointed Special Advocates, volunteers who work in conjunction with child protective services and the juvenile justice system to meet the needs of abused and neglected children for safety and for suitable, permanent homes. 4 pages. NCJ 164512.
 
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Youth Gangs in America: An Overview of Suppression, Intervention, and Prevention ProgramsTop  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, March 1997. Explores promising gang prevention, intervention, and suppression strategies being implemented throughout the nation. NCJ 164937.
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The Missing and Exploited Children's ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet, March 1997. Provides information on OJJDP programs and activities addressing missing and exploited children issues under the categories of technical assistance, training, research and demonstration, and coordination. 2 pages. FS 9761.
 
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1985-1994Top  
 Fact Sheet, March 1997. Presents national data on delinquency cases resulting in probation. 2 pages. FS 9754.
 
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Conflict ResolutionTop  
 Fact Sheet, March 1997. Discusses the benefits of teaching young people how to manage conflict and provides a summary of the four general approaches to conflict resolution education: process curriculum, peer mediation, peaceable classroom, and peaceable school. 2 pages. FS 9755.
 
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Detention and Delinquency Cases, 1985-1994Top  
 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 Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1985-1994Top  
 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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Accountability-Based SanctionsTop  
 Fact Sheet, March 1997. Provides information on the accountability-based sanctions requirement of the Innovative Local Law Enforcement and Community Policing program. 2 Pages. FS 9758.
 
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Juvenile Drug Court MovementTop  
 Fact Sheet, March 1997. Discusses challenges faced by and characteristics common to juvenile drug courts compared with traditional juvenile courts and provides an overview of two typical juvenile drug court operations. 2 pages. FS 9759.
 
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Delays in Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency CasesTop  
 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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Jimmy Ryce Law Enforcement Training Center ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet, March 1997. Describes the Jimmy Ryce Law Enforcement Training Center, which offers multitiered training and promotes awareness of and encourages the use of existing FBI and other federal resources to help law enforcement agencies investigating missing children cases. 2 pages. FS 9762.
 
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Comprehensive Response to America's Youth Gang ProblemTop  
 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 1995Top  
 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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Reaching Out to Youth out of the Education MainstreamTop  
 Bulletin: Youth Out of the Education Mainstream Series, February 1997. Describes a program that addresses the needs of youth who do not attend school regularly because they are truants or dropouts, afraid to attend, suspended or expelled, or in need of help to be reintegrated into regular schools from juvenile detention and correctional settings. 12 pages. NCJ 163920.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1985-1994Top  
 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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Drug Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 1985-1994Top  
  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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Healing the Hate: A National Hate Crime Prevention Curriculum for Middle SchoolsTop  
 Curriculum, January 1997. Designed for middle school teachers and other professionals who work with youth, this curriculum addresses the extent of hate crime in America and instructs youth in strategies that are proving effective in reducing hate crimes, which are motivated by the offender's bias against race, religion, ethnic/national origin, or sexual orientation. 218 pages. NCJ 165479.
 
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Due Process AdvocacyTop  
 Fact Sheet, January 1997. Summarizes the findings of an American Bar Association survey of juvenile legal defense services, published in a report titled A Call for Justice: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Delinquency Proceedings. 2 pages. FS 9749.
 
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Adolescent Motherhood: Implications for the Juvenile Justice SystemTop  
 Fact Sheet, January 1997. Discusses the findings of Kids Having Kids: A Robin Hood Foundation Special Report on the Costs of Adolescent Childbearing, a report on a major research project that provides extensive information about the consequences of adolescent childbearing, including implications for the field of juvenile justice. 2 pages. FS 9750.
 
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Juvenile Firesetting and ArsonTop  
 Fact Sheet, January 1997. Discusses juvenile involvement in firesetting and arson and summarizes the National Juvenile Firesetter/Arson Control and Prevention Program, an initiative funded by OJJDP and the U.S. Fire Administration from 1987 through 1993. 2 pages. FS 9751.
 
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1996
Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention Programs Report to Congress, 1996Top  
 Report, 1996. Presents the experiences and accomplishments of states and communities that implement the Community Prevention Grants Program in 1996. 62 pages. NCJ 165694.
 
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume III, Number 1 (Community-Based Juvenile Justice Issue)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, December 1996. Describes community-based efforts to institute restorative justice measures and to provide aftercare services to juvenile offenders. 39 pages. NCJ 161410.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1994Top  
 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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Has the Juvenile Court Outlived Its Usefulness?Top  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, December 1996. Examines the public debate over whether the juvenile justice system remains a relevant response to juvenile delinquency. NCJ 163929.
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Conflict Resolution Education: A Guide to Implementing Programs in Schools, Youth-Serving Organizations, and Community and Juvenile Justice Settings; Program ReportTop  
 Report, October 1996. Designed for educators, juvenile justice practitioners, and others in youth-serving organizations to heighten awareness of conflict resolution education and its potential to help settle disputes peacefully in various settings. 144 pages. NCJ 160935.
 
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Desktop Guide to Good Juvenile Detention PracticeTop  
 Report, October 1996. Provides comprehensive information on the principles, concepts, and daily practices of juvenile detention. 237 pages. NCJ 161408.
 
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Truancy: First Step to a Lifetime of ProblemsTop  
 Bulletin: Youth out of the Education Mainstream Series, October 1996. Describes seven promising community programs that are reducing truancy and juvenile delinquency by enlisting and coordinating a broad array of local resources. 8 pages. NCJ 161958.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1994Top  
 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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Federal Efforts To Prevent and Reduce Juvenile Delinquency: FY 1995 Delinquency Development StatementsTop  
 Report, October 1996. Examines how 12 federal agencies and their departments, branches, or divisions are working to address the problems associated with juvenile delinquency, with emphasis on specific agency policies and programs aimed at reducing or preventing juvenile crime and criminal behavior. 3,041 pages. NCJ 162781.
 
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Youth Out of the Education MainstreamTop  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, October 1996. Discusses three components of the Youth Out of the Education Mainstream initiative—truancy, dropping out, and reintegration of youth—and showcases effective and promising programs that give youth the opportunity to become productive members of society. NCJ 163386.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1994Top  
 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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Delinquency Development Statements for Fiscal Year 1995Top  
 Fact Sheet, October 1996. Contains information on fiscal year 1995 delinquency development statements, which describe agency policies, programs, and practices that relate to federal goals for reducing and preventing juvenile delinquency. 2 pages. FS 9646.
 
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1985–1994Top  
 Fact Sheet, October 1996. Presents information on delinquency cases involving person offenses. 2 pages. FS 9648.
 
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State Challenge ActivitiesTop  
 Bulletin, September 1996. Discusses the eligibility criteria for State Challenge Grants under the 1992 reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 and outlines the 10 Challenge Activities set forth in the law. Each Activity is described further in separate online Bulletins ("activity papers"), a link to which is found below. Note: In 2003, the State Challenge program was dissolved; the activity papers linked to below are therefore being replaced by online Bulletins in the Juvenile Justice Practice Series. 8 pages. NCJ 163055.
 
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Creating Safe and Drug-Free Schools: An Action GuideTop  
 Guide, September 1996. Presents background information on school safety; action steps for schools, parents, students, and community and business groups; and information briefs on topics such as truancy, alternative education programs for expelled students, and conflict resolution. 97 pages. NCJ 163064.
 
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Reducing Youth Gun ViolenceTop  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, August 1996. Summarizes the problem of juvenile gun violence, risk factors related to gun violence, and possible strategies to curb gun violence and illustrates promising programs. View the broadcast on the Juvenile Justice Teleconferencing Web site. NCJ 162421.
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Guide for Implementing Teen Court ProgramsTop  
 Fact Sheet, August 1996. Provides information on the role of teen courts in the justice system and discusses the American Probation and Parole Association's publication Peer Justice and Youth Empowerment: An Implementation Guide for Teen Court Programs. 2 pages. FS 9645.
 
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Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action ProgramTop  
 Fact Sheet, August 1996. Describes OJJDP's Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program, which seeks to improve public safety by involving those who work in law enforcement, prosecution, education, probation, corrections, and social services in a cooperative process to share information and manage juvenile justice cases. 2 pages. FS 9635.
 
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Gould-Wysinger Awards: A Tradition of ExcellenceTop  
 Fact Sheet, August 1996. Provides information on the 1995 Gould-Wysinger Award winners; OJJDP created the awards to pay tribute to James Gould and Deborah Wysinger, who contributed significantly to the welfare of the nation's youth during their careers as OJJDP juvenile justice professionals. 2 pages. FS 9644.
 
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1993Top  
 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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State Responses to Serious and Violent Juvenile CrimeTop  
 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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Training of Staff in Juvenile Detention and Correctional FacilitiesTop  
 Fact Sheet, July 1996. Describes OJJDP-funded training programs for juvenile detention/correctional facility staff. 2 pages. FS 9637.
 
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Information Sharing and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy ActTop  
 Fact Sheet, July 1996. Presents information on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act as it relates to information sharing with schools; also describes OJJDP's information sharing initiatives. 2 pages. FS 9639.
 
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Balanced and Restorative Justice Project (BARJ)Top  
 Fact Sheet, July 1996. Explains the balanced and restorative justice model, which underscores the importance of the victim (individual or community) in the justice process and requires the offender to actively pursue restoration of the victim by paying restitution or performing community service, or both. 2 pages. FS 9642.
 
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An Introduction to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency PreventionTop  
 Fact Sheet, July 1996. Provides a description of OJJDP, which was established by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 to provide national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and child victimization. 2 pages. FS 9643.
 
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1993: Statistics ReportTop  
 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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Youth Environmental Service in Action: Program SummaryTop  
 Summary, June 1996. Provides background for the Youth Environmental Service (YES) initiative, which enhances delinquent youth's skills through work and education programs, and indepth descriptions of the development and operation of six YES pilot sites. 48 pages. NCJ 159762.
 
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Youth Environmental Service: Technical Assistance PackageTop  
 Technical Assistance Package, June 1996. Assists communities in deciding whether to implement a Youth Environmental Service (YES) program and in developing a YES program; YES enhances delinquent youth's skills through work and education programs. 66 pages. NCJ 159763.
 
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Female Offenders in the Juvenile Justice System: Statistics SummaryTop  
 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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Fact-Finding Report on Community Assessment Centers (CACs): Final ReportTop  
 Report, June 1996. Provides information and recommendations on the concept of the Community Assessment Center (CAC), based on visits to selected programs. 63 pages. NCJ 180609.
 
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YES: Youth Environmental Service InitiativeTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 1996. Describes the Youth Environmental Service initiative, which increases the capacity of states and communities to treat and rehabilitate delinquent youth and helps to prevent at-risk youth from entering the juvenile justice system. 2 pages. FS 9630.
 
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Juvenile Boot Camps: Lessons LearnedTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 1996. Describes OJJDP's juvenile boot camp demonstration projects, their evaluations, and lessons learned that will benefit future boot comp programs. 2 pages. FS 9636.
 
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SafeFutures: Partnerships To Reduce Youth Violence and DelinquencyTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 1996. Provides an overview of the SafeFutures project and describes each of the six SafeFutures sites; the project's coordinated approach of prevention, intervention, and treatment is designed to serve a community's juveniles and encompasses both the human services and juvenile justice systems. 2 pages. FS 9638.
 
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Reducing Youth Gun Violence: An Overview of Programs and Initiatives, Program ReportTop  
 Report, May 1996. Discusses a wide range of youth violence prevention strategies and includes relevant research, evaluation, and legislation to provide a context for successful violence prevention program implementation. 85 pages. NCJ 154303.
 
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Conflict Resolution for Youth: Programming for Schools, Youth-Serving Organizations, and Community and Juvenile Justice SettingsTop  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, May 1996. Promotes conflict resolution strategies for schools, youth-serving organizations, and community and juvenile justice settings; discusses conflict resolution training and consultation resources; and highlights different approaches discussed in Conflict Resolution Education: A Guide to Implementing Programs in Schools, Youth-Serving Organizations, and Community and Juvenile Justice Settings. View the broadcast on the Juvenile Justice Teleconferencing Web site. NCJ 161416.
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Juvenile Detention Training Needs AssessmentTop  
 Report, April 1996. Discusses ways to enhance the job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities of juvenile detention personnel. 75 pages. NCJ 156833.
 
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Curfew: An Answer to Juvenile Delinquency and Victimization?Top  
 Bulletin, April 1996. Examines recent developments in curfew ordinances, legal issues related to curfews, how jurisdictions have responded to legal challenges, the elements of sound community-based curfew programs, and examples of curfew programs and services from seven jurisdictions. 12 pages. NCJ 159533.
 
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Using Agency Records To Find Missing Children: A Guide for Law Enforcement; Program SummaryTop  
 Summary, March 1996. Provides law enforcement officers with practical information on how to use agency records in the recovery of missing children and discusses parental consent and parental abduction. 31 pages. NCJ 154633.
 
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Combating Violence and Delinquency: The National Juvenile Justice Action Plan SummaryTop  
 Summary, March 1996. Summarizes the National Juvenile Justice Action Plan, an eight-point statement of objectives and strategies designed to strengthen state and local initiatives to reduce juvenile violence and victimization, increase the capacity of the juvenile justice system to respond, and prevent delinquency. 41 pages. NCJ 157105.
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Combating Violence and Delinquency: The National Juvenile Justice Action Plan ReportTop  
 Report, March 1996. Provides a framework and strategy for action to address juvenile violence and victimization that face community members—including youth—and the juvenile justice system. 212 pages. NCJ 157106.
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Juvenile Probation: The Workhorse of the Juvenile Justice SystemTop  
 Bulletin, March 1996. Discusses the work of juvenile probation officers and probation departments, the characteristics of youth on probation, and challenges to probation. 6 pages. NCJ 158534.
 
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Report to Congress, 1995: Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention Programs, Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as Amended in 1992 (PL 93-415; 42 U.S.C. 5601 ET SEQ.): Program ReportTop  
 Report, March 1996. Presents the experiences and accomplishments of states and communities that implement the Community Prevention Grants Program in1995. 98 pages. NCJ 160942.
 
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1996 Update on ViolenceTop  
 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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Juvenile Boot CampsTop  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, February 1996. Explores the characteristics, operational concepts, and implementation issues of juvenile boot camps; examines the Youth Development Program; and assesses the results of an OJJDP-funded evaluation, illustrating some changes that have been made as a result of the evaluation. View the broadcast on the Juvenile Justice Teleconferencing Web site. NCJ 160949.
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1995
Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume II, Number 2 (JJDP Act Issue)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, Fall/Winter 1995. Presents four articles that review the effects of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 1974, including deinstitutionalization of status offenders. 36 pages. NCJ 152979.
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Youth-Oriented Community Policing: National Satellite TeleconferenceTop  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, December 1995. Discusses the characteristics of youth-oriented community policing and how it differs from general community-oriented policing and illustrates three unique and effective youth-oriented community policing programs. NCJ 160948.
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Community Assessment Centers: A Discussion of the Concept's EfficacyTop  
 Unpublished paper, November 1995. Discusses the potential benefits of Community Assessment Centers, examines how OJJDP currently addresses issues of importance in intervening with at-risk and delinquent youth, and discusses how OJJDP may address the concept of Community Assessment Centers in fiscal year 1996. 19 pages. NCJ 161858.
 
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Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency PreventionTop  
 Fact Sheet, November 1995. Presents information on the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, including responsibilities, profile of major activities, the National Juvenile Justice Action Plan and its implementation, and a list of members. 2 pages. FS 9531.
 
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Parental KidnappingTop  
 Fact Sheet, November 1995. Discusses the impact of abduction on children, strategies for handling parental abduction investigations, and the federal response and provides a list of OJJDP and National Center for Missing and Exploited Children publications that provide additional information about parental kidnapping. 2 pages. FS 9534.
 
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Effective Programs for Serious, Violent and Chronic Juvenile Offenders: An Examination of Three Model Interventions and Intensive Aftercare Initiatives: National Satellite TeleconferenceTop  
 Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, October 1995. Highlights three unique intervention strategies and provides information on the importance of effective intensive aftercare programs. NCJ 160947.
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National Center for Missing and Exploited ChildrenTop  
 Fact Sheet, October 1995. Describes the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, which has worked in partnership with OJJDP since 1984; includes information on the Center's activities and accomplishments. 2 pages. FS 9532.
 
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The Gould-Wysinger AwardsTop  
 Fact Sheet, October 1995. Describes OJJDP's Gould-Wysinger Awards, which recognize federally funded youth services programs and projects that advance the objectives of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended, and promote a standard of excellence for program development and implementation in juvenile justice and delinquency prevention. 2 pages. FS 9533.
 
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Juveniles Taken into Custody: Fiscal Year 1993 Top  
 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 ViolenceTop  
 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 CrimeTop  
 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 SummaryTop  
 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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Bridging the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice SystemsTop  
 Bulletin, June 1995. Describes four programs that present opportunities for collaboration between the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. 4 pages. NCJ 152155.
 
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Communities Working TogetherTop  
 Videotapes: Teleconference Videotape Series, June 1995. Reviews the collaborative process and provides examples of programs that communities that use the process in preventing or intervening in delinquency, violence, substance abuse and other problems. NCJ 160946.
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VOCA: Helping Victims of Child AbuseTop  
 Fact Sheet, June 1995. Describes the Victims of Child Abuse Act and programs established to provide services to victims of child abuse: children's advocacy centers, court-appointed special advocates, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, and the National Center for the Prosecution of Child Abuse. 2 pages. FS 9526.
 
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Guide for Implementing the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile OffendersTop  
 Guide, May 1995. Provides guidance and resources to help states, cities, and communities implement OJJDP's Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders. 269 pages. NCJ 153681.
 
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Juveniles Taken Into Custody: Fiscal Year 1992Top  
 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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Matrix of Community-Based InitiativesTop  
 Summary, May 1995. Briefly describes major federal and private initiatives that focus on violence prevention and economic development and identifies jurisdictions throughout the nation that are implementing these initiatives. 55 pages. NCJ 154816.
 
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Juvenile Admissions to State Custody, 1993Top  
 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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Juvenile Delinquency Development StatementsTop  
 Fact Sheet, May 1995. Discusses OJJDP's Report Juvenile Delinquency Development Statements: A Report on Federal Programs, which contains an overview of the mission and goals of federal agencies that administer juvenile delinquency prevention programs and describes how agencies and programs further the goals of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. 2 pages. FS 9524.
 
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Child Sexual Exploitation: Improving Investigations and Protecting Victims: A Blueprint for ActionTop  
 Guide, January 1995. Presents guidelines for collaboration among federal, state, and local agencies involved in the investigation and prosecution of child pornography and prostitution cases and in the provision of services to young victims of these crimes. 64 pages. NCJ 153527.
 
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The JJDP Act Mandates: Rationale And SummaryTop  
 Fact Sheet, January 1995. Summarizes the system reform mandates of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974: deinstitutionalization of status offenders, separation of juveniles from adults in detention and correctional facilities, removal of juveniles from adult jails and lockups, and demonstration of efforts to reduce the disproportionate confinement of minority youth. 2 pages. FS 9522.
 
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Violent Families and Youth ViolenceTop  
 Fact Sheet, December 1994. Presents data from the Rochester Youth Development Study to address the following questions: (1) Are children who are victims of maltreatment and abuse during childhood more apt to be violent when they are adolescents? and (2) Are children who are exposed to multiple forms of family violence—not just maltreatment—more likely to be violent? 2 pages. FS 9421.
 
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What Works: Effective Delinquency Prevention and Treatment ProgramsTop  
 Fact Sheet, December 1994. Discusses OJJDP's What Works: Promising Interventions in Juvenile Justice, a compendium of 425 nominated juvenile justice programs deemed effective by the practitioners who use them. 2 pages. FS 9420.
 
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Gang Suppression and Intervention: Community Models; Research SummaryTop  
 Summary, October 1994. Presents a prototype for the design and mobilization of community efforts to counter youth gangs through efforts by police, prosecutors, judges, probation and parole officers, corrections officers, schools, employers, community-based agencies, and a range of grassroots organizations. 35 pages. NCJ 148202.
 
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Gang Suppression and Intervention: Problem and Response; Research SummaryTop  
 Summary, October 1994. Summarizes the results of a study team's assessment of youth gang problems and responses across the United States that demonstrates the need for effective gang suppression and intervention programs. 36 pages. NCJ 149629.
 
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Balanced and Restorative JusticeTop  
 Summary, October 1994. Discusses community supervision of juvenile offenders based on the balanced approach mission and the restorative justice philosophy. 21 pages. NCJ 149727.
 
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1992Top  
 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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Juvenile Intensive Supervision: Planning Guide, Program SummaryTop  
 Summary, October 1994. Offers practitioners the tools they need to implement community-based intensive supervision programs as alternatives to long-term institutional confinement for designated juvenile offenders. 95 pages. NCJ 150065.
 
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How Juveniles Get to Criminal CourtTop  
 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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Improving Literacy Skills of Juvenile DetaineesTop  
 Bulletin, October 1994. Describes programs designed to teach illiterate youth to read and write by using a nontraditional, motivational approach that provides students with immediate positive feedback and then encourages them to strive for success. 6 pages. NCJ 150707.
 
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What Works: Promising Interventions in Juvenile Justice, Program ReportTop  
 Report, October 1994. Represents the results of a national survey of 3,000 juvenile justice professionals who nominated more than 1,100 successful prevention and treatment programs. 258 pages. NCJ 150858.
 
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Juvenile Correctional Education: A Time for ChangeTop  
 Bulletin, October 1994. Recommends several changes in juvenile correctional education based on the findings of an 18-month study conducted for OJJDP by the National Office for Social Responsibility. 4 pages. NCJ 150309.
 
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Intensive Aftercare for High-Risk Juveniles: An AssessmentTop  
 Summary, September 1994. Reports the interim results of OJJDP's research and development initiative to assess, test, and disseminate information on intensive community-based aftercare program models that are theory driven and based on risk assessment. 32 pages. NCJ 147575.
 
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Intensive Aftercare for High-Risk Juveniles: Policies and ProceduresTop  
 Summary, September 1994. Provides assistance to corrections agencies as they develop juvenile aftercare programs to meet the needs of chronic and serious juvenile offenders. 41 pages. NCJ 147712.
 
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Conditions of Confinement: Juvenile Detention and Corrections Facilities; Research ReportTop  
 Report, August 1994. Provides assessed conditions of confinement for juveniles throughout the nation, determines the extent to which those conditions conform to recognized national professional standards, and outlines recommendations for improvement. Because of its length, this Report was broken up into 17 separate PDF files. 370 pages. NCJ 145793.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 1992Top  
 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: 1987-1992Top  
 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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1992 Juvenile ArrestsTop  
 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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Violent Crimes Cleared by Juvenile ArrestsTop  
 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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Are Juveniles Driving the Violent Crime Trend?Top  
 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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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume II, Number 1 (Serious Problems Issue)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, Spring/Summer 1994. Describes OJJDP's Program of Research on the Causes and Correlates of Juvenile Delinquency, outlines OJJDP's Disproportionate Minority Confinement Program, and explores issues related to the court-ordered placement of children who have suffered from abuse or neglect. 32 pages. NCJ 148407.
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Disproportionate Minority ConfinementTop  
 Fact Sheet, April 1994. Discusses disproportionate representation of minorities in secure juvenile facilities across the country and strategies that have been developed to reduce the disproportionate confinement of minority juveniles. 2 pages. FS 9411.
 
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GangsTop  
 Fact Sheet, April 1994. Presents a series of questions and answers related to gangs in America, including the following: What is a gang? What proportion of serious and violent crime is attributable to gangs? Are gangs migrating to smaller cities? What can be done to combat gangs? 2 pages. FS 9412.
 
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile CourtTop  
 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, 1991Top  
 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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Urban Delinquency and Substance Abuse: Initial Findings Research SummaryTop  
 Summary, March 1994. Presents findings from three longitudinal surveys being conducted in Denver, CO; Pittsburgh, PA; and Rochester, NY that are examining the causes and correlates of juvenile delinquency and juvenile drug use. 37 pages. NCJ 143454.
 
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Family Strengthening for High-Risk YouthTop  
 Fact Sheet, March 1994. Discusses Effective Parenting Strategies for Families of High-Risk Youth; the program was carried out by an interdisciplinary team composed of family researchers at the University of Utah and policy scientists at the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation. 2 pages. FS 9408.
 
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The MandatesTop  
 Fact Sheet, March 1994. Provides information on how states and territories are achieving compliance with the four mandates established by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974: deinstitutionalization of status offenders, separation of juveniles from adults in detention and correctional facilities, removal of juveniles from adult jails and lockups, and demonstration of efforts to reduce the disproportionate confinement of minority youth. 2 pages. FS 9407.
 
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Delinquency PreventionTop  
 Fact Sheet, February 1994. Describes OJJDP's Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention Programs, which was established by Congress in response to the need for local, comprehensive, delinquency prevention planning and programs for youth who have had or are likely to have contact with the juvenile justice system. 2 pages. FS 9406.
 
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume I, Number 1 (Inaugural Issue)Top  
 Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, Spring/Summer 1993. Presents an examination of the conditions of confinement for juvenile offenders, an interview with a leading juvenile court judge, and highlights of research on the obstacles to the recovery of parentally abducted children. 36 pages. NCJ 199876.
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