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OJJDP Research:
Making a Difference
for Juveniles

August 1999

Table of Contents

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Foreword

Introduction

Critical Findings

Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders
Program of Research on the Causes and Correlates of Delinquency
Research on Gangs
National Statistics on Juvenile Offenders and Victims

Highlights

Using Research To Address Community Needs and Support Communitywide Responses to Juvenile Crime
Juvenile Violence Research Studies
Juveniles in Detention and the Conditions of Confinement

Emerging Research

Research on Very Young Offenders
Juvenile Transfers to Adult Criminal Court
School Violence
Comprehensive Gang Strategy Research
Research on Girls
Research on American Indian Juveniles

Conclusion

Appendixes

Appendix A: 1998 Active Grants, Interagency and Intra-Agency Agreements, Contract, and Purchase Orders

Appendix B: OJJDP Publications and Products From the Research Division 1994-Present

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U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

810 Seventh Street NW.
Washington, DC 20531

Janet Reno
Attorney General

Raymond C. Fisher
Associate Attorney General

Laurie Robinson
Assistant Attorney General

Shay Bilchik
Administrator
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office for Victims of Crime.

NCJ 177602

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