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Assessment of Space Needs in Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facilities Report to Congress 1998
Reports, July 1998. Assesses present and future needs for space in the nation's juvenile detention and correctional facilities. 118 pages. NCJ 188796.
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Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement Databook
Fact Sheet, June 2000. Provides information on the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement Databook. 2 pages. FS 200008.
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Characteristics of Juvenile Suicide in Confinement
Bulletin, February 2009. Provides the results of a survey on juvenile suicides occurring in confinement between 1995 and 1999. 16 pages. NCJ 214434.
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Children in Custody 1991: Private Facilities
Fact Sheet, April 1993. Presents the results of OJJDP's 1991 survey of privately operated juvenile detention, correction, and shelter facilities. 2 pages. FS 9302.
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Children in Custody 1991: Public Juvenile Facilities
Fact Sheet, April 1993. Presents the results of OJJDP's 1991 survey of privately operated juvenile detention, correction, and shelter facilities. 2 pages. FS 9305.
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Conditions of Confinement: Findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
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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Conditions of Confinement: Juvenile Detention and Corrections Facilities; Research Report
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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Conditions of Confinement in Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facilities
Fact Sheet, April 1993. Presents the results of an OJJDP-funded nationwide investigation of conditions in secure juvenile detention and correctional facilities. 2 pages. FS 9301.
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Counting What Counts: The Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement
Fact Sheet, January 1998. Describes OJJDP's Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement, which collects individual information for each juvenile held in residential facilities and asks questions about the juvenile's legal status, including court of jurisdiction, adjudicatory status, and the state or county that has jurisdiction over the juvenile. 2 pages. FS 9874.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005
Fact Sheet, June 2009. Presents statistics on delinquency cases handled in U.S. juvenile courts between 1985 and 2005. 2 pages. NCJ 224538.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2007 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 4 pages. NCJ 230168.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 1992
Fact Sheet, July 1994. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1992, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 9418.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008
Fact Sheet, December 2011. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2008 by U.S. juvenile courts for public order, person, and property offenses and drug law violations. 4 pages. NCJ 236479
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2009
Fact Sheet, October 2012. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2009 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. From 1985 through 1997, the number of delinquency cases climbed steadily (63 percent) and, from 1997 through 2009, the delinquency caseload dropped 20 percent. 4 pages. NCJ 239081
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1998
Fact Sheet, August 2001. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1998, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 200131.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1997
Fact Sheet, March 2000. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1997, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 200004.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1996
Fact Sheet, May 1999. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1996, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 99109.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1995
Fact Sheet, May 1998. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1995, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 9879.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1994
Fact Sheet, October 1996. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1994, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 9647.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2005
Fact Sheet, June 2009. Presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2005. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 224539.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2007
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1985 and 2007. Available online only. 4 pages. NCJ 230167.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2008
Fact Sheet, December 2011. Presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 236481
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1990-1999
Fact Sheet, September 2003. Presents statistics on the use of detention in delinquency caseloads handled by juvenile courts between 1990 and 1999. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200307.
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1988–1997
Fact Sheet, November 2000. Examines national trends in the number of delinquency cases involving detention, the detention population (in terms of race, age, and gender), and the use of detention by juvenile courts from 1988–1997. 2 pages. FS 200017.
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1987–1996
Fact Sheet, August 1999. Examines national trends in the number of delinquency cases involving detention, the detention population (in terms of race, age, and gender), and the use of detention by juvenile courts from 1987–1996. 2 pages. FS 99115.
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Drug Identification and Testing in the Juvenile Justice System: Summary
Summary, May 1998. Presents findings from two projects funded by OJJDP to demonstrate innovative ways to identify and intervene with juvenile drug abusers and offers recommendations to assist juvenile justice agencies seeking to develop programs to identify, screen, and test youth for illicit drug use. 90 pages. NCJ 167889.
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Effects and Consequences of Underage Drinking
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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Female Delinquency Cases, 1997
Fact Sheet, November 2000. Describes the types of offenses committed by juvenile female offenders and provides additional data on detention, intake decisions, waiver to criminal court, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 200016.
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Innovative Information on Juvenile Residential Facilities
Fact Sheet, September 2000. Describes the first Juvenile Residential Facility Census, a new effort designed to collect information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. 2 pages. FS 200011.
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Introduction to the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
Bulletin: Survey of Youth in Residential Placement, March 2010. Introduces the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement, reviewing its background, describing its design and methodology, discussing its strengths and limitations, and summarizing the questions it answers about the population of youth in custody. 16 pages. NCJ 218390
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program: 2006/2007 Report to Congress
Report: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, January 2009. Presents information on the program’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal years 2006 and 2007. 31 pages. Available online only. NCJ 225367.
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Juvenile Admissions to State Custody, 1993
Fact Sheet, May 1995. Presents information from OJJDP's State Juvenile Corrections System Reporting Program, which collects data on juveniles admitted to and released from state juvenile custody. 2 pages. FS 9527.
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Juvenile Arrests 2002
Bulletin, September 2004. Summarizes and analyzes national and state juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI’s report Crime in the United States 2002. 12 Pages. NCJ 204608.
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Juvenile Arrests 2008
Bulletin, December 2009. Summarizes 2008 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies across the country and cited in the FBI report Crime in the United States 2008. 12 pages. NCJ 228479.
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Juvenile Arrests 2009
Bulletin: Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series, December 2011. This report summarizes 2009 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies across the country and cited in the FBI report, Crime in the United States 2009. 24 Pages NCJ 236477
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1990-1999
Fact Sheet, September 2003. Presents data on juvenile delinquency cases that resulted in out-of-home placement between 1990 and 1999. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200305.
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1989-1998
Fact Sheet, February 2002. Presents data on juvenile delinquency cases that result in out-of-home placement. 2 pages. FS 200202.
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1988–1997
Fact Sheet, October 2000. Presents data on juvenile delinquency cases that result in out-of-home placement. 2 pages. FS 200015.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2005
Fact Sheet, June 2009. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation in 2005. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 224536.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2007
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2007. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 230170.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1985–2002
Fact Sheet, November 2006. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation, 2002. 2 pages. Available online only. FS 200604.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2008
Fact Sheet, December 2011. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2008, based on data from nearly 2,300 jurisdictions containing 82% of the U.S. juvenile population. 2 pages. NCJ 236478
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2009
Fact Sheet, October 2012. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2009. Between 1985 and 2009, the number of cases placed on probation increased 29 percent. During that time, the overall delinquency caseload increased 30 percent. 2 pages. NCJ 239082
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1996 Update on Violence
Report, February 1996. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 40 pages. NCJ 159107.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence
Report, August 1997. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 55 pages. NCJ 165703.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report
Report, September 1999. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 236 pages. NCJ 178257.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
Report, March 2006. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 260 pages. NCJ 212906.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A Focus on Violence
Report, August 1995. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. This publication is not available online. 100 pages. NCJ 153570.
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Juvenile Offenders in Residential Placement: 1997-1999
Fact Sheet, March 2002. Presents data from the 1997 and 1999 Censuses of Juveniles in Residential Placement. 2 pages. FS 200207.
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Juvenile Offenders in Residential Placement, 1997
Fact Sheet, March 1999. Presents data from the 1997 Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement. 2 pages. FS 9996.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2000: Selected Findings
Bulletin: National Report Series, December 2002. Presents findings from the inaugural 2000 Juvenile Residential Facility Census, focusing on facility crowding and facility-related deaths. 4 pages. NCJ 196595.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2002: Selected Findings
Bulletin: OJJDP National Report Series, June 2006. Presents findings from the 2002 Juvenile Residential Facility Census. 15 pages. Available online only. NCJ 211080.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2004: Selected Findings
Bulletin, January 2009. Collects information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. Available online only. 16 pages. NCJ 222721.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2006: Selected Findings
Bulletin, December 2009. Collects information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held including characteristics such as size, structure, type, ownership, and security arrangements. 20 pages. NCJ 228128.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2008: Selected Findings
Bulletin, July 2011. Summarizes 2008 data from the biannual Juvenile Residential Facility Census, which collects information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. 12 pages. NCJ 231683
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2010: Selected Findings
Bulletin, September 2013. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s biennial Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC) collects information about facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. 20 pages. NCJ 241134.
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Juvenile Suicide in Confinement: A National Survey
Report, February, 2009. Provides the results of a survey on juvenile suicides occurring in confinement between 1995 and 1999. Available online only. 55 pages. NCJ 213691.
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Juveniles in Corrections
Bulletin: OJJDP National Report Series, June 2004. Presents the latest available national and state-level data from the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP). 24 pages. NCJ 202885.
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Juveniles in Private Facilities, 1991-1995
Fact Sheet, April 1997. Provides the results of a census of juveniles held in private facilities from 1991 through 1995. 2 pages. FS 9764.
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Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2010
Bulletin, June 2013. Presents information from the 2010 Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP), a biennial survey of public and private juvenile residential facilities conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau and sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 16 Pages. NCJ 241060
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Juveniles in Residential Placement: 1997-2008
Fact Sheet, February 2010. Presents information about juvenile offenders held in residential placement. 2 pages. NCJ 229379.
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Juveniles Taken Into Custody: Fiscal Year 1992
Report, May 1995. Presents demographic information and other statistics on juveniles involved with state juvenile corrections agencies and is based on data from OJJDP's State Juvenile Corrections System Reporting Program. 180 pages. NCJ 153851.
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Juveniles Taken into Custody: Fiscal Year 1993
Report, September 1995. Presents demographic information and other statistics on juveniles involved with state juvenile corrections agencies and is based on data from OJJDP's State Juvenile Corrections System Reporting Program. 141 pages. NCJ 154022.
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Northwestern Juvenile Project: An Overview
Bulletin, February 2013. Provides an overview of the Northwestern Juvenile Project, the first large-scale, prospective longitudinal study of drug, alcohol, and psychiatric disorders in a diverse sample of juvenile detainees. 16 pages. NCJ 234522.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2002
Report, July 2004. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year (FY) 2002. 84 pages. NCJ 202038.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2010
Report, December 2012. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2010. The report details OJJDP’s activities to reduce children’s exposure to violence, intervene in and prevent girls’ delinquency, address youth gangs, support mentoring activities, facilitate reentry efforts, prevent bullying, enforce underage drinking laws, improve conditions for tribal youth, enhance emergency planning, strengthen the juvenile justice system, enhance public safety and law enforcement, and fight child exploitation. The report concludes with an overview of the agency’s information dissemination activities. 120 pages. NCJ 237051
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OJJDP Annual Report 2011
Report, June 2013. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2011. The report details OJJDP’s activities to reform school discipline practices, address youth gangs, support mentoring activities, enforce underage drinking laws, facilitate reentry efforts, improve conditions for tribal youth, reduce children’s exposure to violence, intervene in and prevent girls’ delinquency, prevent bullying, strengthen the juvenile justice system, enhance public safety and law enforcement, and fight child exploitation. The report concludes with an overview of the agency’s information dissemination activities. 84 pages. NCJ 238638
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2012
Newsletter, January/February 2012. OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. NCJ 237146
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2012
Newsletter, September/October 2012. This issue's lead story offers highlights of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s fall 2012 meeting, which focused on girls and the juvenile justice system. The issue also includes special features on the following topics: OJJDP’s announcement of a $1.5 million grant to reduce youth violence in Philadelphia, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, and OJJDP’s green reentry program for tribal youth; and more. NCJ 238981
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OJJDP Research: Making a Difference for Juveniles
Report, August 1999. Summarizes key initiatives undertaken by OJJDP's Research and Program Development Division in research, evaluation, and statistics. 55 pages. NCJ 177602.
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OJJDP Research 2000 Report
Report, May 2001. Summarizes representative achievements of OJJDP's Research and Program Development Division in the areas of research, evaluation, and statistics from August 1999 to the present. 71 pages. NCJ 186732.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents statistics on person offenses handled by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2007. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 230169.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008
Fact Sheet, December 2011. Presents statistics on person offenses (including assault, robbery, rape, homicide, and other crimes involving force or threat of force against persons) handled by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2008. 2 pages. NCJ 236480
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Residential Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1987–1996
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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State Custody Rates, 1997
Bulletin, December 2000. Presents state-by-state statistics on custody rates for juvenile delinquents and status offenders held in public and private facilities. 4 pages. NCJ 183108.
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States at a Glance: Juveniles in Public Facilities, 1995
Fact Sheet, November 1997. Presents information from the 1995 census of public juvenile detention, correctional, and shelter facilities. 2 pages. FS 9769.
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Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and Reporting
Bulletin, September 2011. This bulletin, part of the Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series, provides the latest overview of state transfer laws and practices as well as examining available state-level data on juveniles adjudicated in the criminal justice system. 28 pages. NCJ 232434
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Youth's Characteristics and Backgrounds: Findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
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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Youth's Needs and Services: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
Bulletin, Survey of Youth in Residential Placement, April 2010, Presents findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) on how facilities have addressed youth's needs, what services youth receive, and where these services could be improved. 12 pages. NCJ 227728.
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