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Aftercare Services
September 2003. This bulletin examines aftercare services that provide youth with comprehensive health, mental health, education, family, and vocational services upon release from the juvenile justice system. 31 pages. NCJ 201800.
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Assessing Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Disorders in Juvenile Detainees
January 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Awakening to the Strength of Latino Youth
2001. This report on the Sixth Annual Ethnic and Cultural Diversity Training Conference documents the socioeconomic status of Latino families and youth in the United States and assesses how laws, court systems, and correctional facilities have responded to Latino youth. 25 pages. NCJ 199875.
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Community Assessment Centers: A Discussion of the Concept's Efficacy
November 1995. This paper discusses the potential benefits of community assessment centers, examines how the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (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 center in fiscal year 1996. 19 pages. NCJ 161858.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005
June 2009. This fact sheet presents an overview of the data gathered on delinquency cases in juvenile court for 2005. 4 pages. NCJ 224538.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
June 2010. Data on delinquency cases in U.S. juvenile courts in 2007 and trend analysis for 1985-2007 pertain to the number of cases; involved juveniles’ gender, race, and age; and the processing variables of detention, intake decision, waiver to criminal court, adjudication, and disposition. 4 pages. NCJ 230168.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 1992
July 1994. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1998
August 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1997
March 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1996
May 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1995
May 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1994
October 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2005
June 2009. This study examined delinquency cases waived to criminal court in 2005. 4 pages. NCJ 224539.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2007
June 2010. This fact sheet from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), presents estimates for the number of delinquency cases judicially waived to criminal court for the period 1985 through 2007. 4 pages. NCJ 230167.
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Detention Diversion Advocacy: An Evaluation
September 1999. This paper provides an overview and evaluation of San Francisco's Detention Diversion Advocacy Program (DDAP), which involves lay persons acting on behalf of youthful offenders at disposition hearings for the purpose of diverting appropriate juveniles from detention to appropriate community services. 16 pages. NCJ 171155.
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Developmental Sequences of Girls' Delinquent Behavior
December 2013. This paper presents the findings from the Girls Study Group which examined delinquent behavior in girls. 16 pages. NCJ 238276.
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Drug Identification and Testing in the Juvenile Justice System: Summary
May 1998. This document presents findings from two projects funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to demonstrate innovative ways to identify and intervene with juvenile drug abusers; the report 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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Fact-Finding Report on Community Assessment Centers (CACs): Final Report
June 1996. Site visits to community assessment centers (CACs) for juveniles formed the basis of an analysis of these programs' development, operational features, differences in approach, management information systems, correspondence to the concept presented in a 1995 Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention concept paper, and other aspects. 63 pages. NCJ 180609.
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Female Delinquency Cases, 1997
November 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Guidelines for Juvenile Information Sharing

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Intensive Aftercare for High-Risk Juveniles: Policies and Procedures
September 1994. Assistance in developing aftercare programs is provided. 41 pages. NCJ 147712.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1993: Statistics Report
June 1996. This report presents data that describe delinquency and status offense cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction between 1989 and 1993. 75 pages. NCJ 159535.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1994
December 1996. This report describes the juvenile delinquency and status offense cases handled by juvenile courts between 1985 and 1994 and profiles the estimated 1,555,200 delinquency cases and 126,900 status offender cases of 1994. 110 pages. NCJ 163709.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1995
May 1998. This report profiles more than 1.7 million juvenile delinquency cases and 146,000 juvenile status offense cases handled by juvenile courts in 1995. 112 pages. NCJ 170607.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1996
July 1999. This report provides data and information on the delinquency and status offense cases handled by U.S. juvenile courts between 1987 and 1996. 113 pages. NCJ 168963.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1997
June 2000. This report describes the delinquency and status offense cases handled between 1988 and 1997 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 118 pages. NCJ 180864.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1998
June 2003. This report 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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Juvenile Court Statistics 1999: Celebrating 100 Years of the Juvenile Court, 1899-1999
November 2003. This report profiles the nearly 1.7 million delinquency cases processed by courts nationwide with juvenile jurisdiction in 1999 and reviews judicial trends since 1990. 114 pages. NCJ 201241.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2007
June 2010. This report provides statistical data on the Nation’s juvenile delinquency probation caseload for 2007 with trend data from 1985 to 2007. 2 pages. NCJ 230170.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IV, Number 1, May 1998 (Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads)
May 1998. This special issue of “Juvenile Justice” contains seven articles that feature overviews of the main topics discussed in the workshops and plenary sessions of a national conference held in December 1996 to address the theme “Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads.” 121 pages. NCJ 165926.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VI, Number 1 (Focus on Girls Issue)
October 1999. The three featured articles of this journal focus on a 21st century strategy for investing in girls, the work of Maryland's Female Intervention Team, and the operations of the National Girls' Caucus, an effort to ensure equitable treatment for girls in the juvenile justice system. 40 pages. NCJ 178254.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VII, Number 1 (Mental Health Issue)
April 2000. This issue of “Juvenile Justice” addresses important mental health issues affecting many youth in the juvenile justice system. It looks at model juvenile mental health programs directed at the prevention of juvenile delinquency. 44 pages. NCJ 178256.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2002: Selected Findings
June 2006. This report presents selected findings from the 2002 Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC), a biannual survey on how juvenile facilities operate and the services they provide, with attention to facility security, crowding, injuries and deaths in custody, facility ownership and operation, and services offered. 15 pages. NCJ 211080.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2006: Selected Findings
December 2009. This report presents findings from the 2006 Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC) on the juvenile offender population held in custody. 20 pages. NCJ 228128.
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Mental Health Issues and Juvenile Justice Videoconference

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OJJDP News @ a Glance July/August, 2013
August 2013. This July/August issue of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) publication provides top stories, special features, and other new relating to the juvenile justice system. 1 pages. NCJ 242652.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005
June 2009. Characteristics of offenders and case processing of person offense cases in juvenile court for 2005 are presented. 2 pages. NCJ 224537.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
June 2010. This report presents characteristics of offenders and case processing of person offense cases in juvenile court for 2007. 2 pages. NCJ 230169.
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Psychiatric Disorders of Youth in Detention
April 2006. This study, the Northwestern Juvenile Project, surveyed instances of alcohol, drug, and mental disorders among a random sample of juvenile detainees between the ages of 10 to 18 years. 16 pages. NCJ 210331.
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Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local Level
September 2009. Intended as a companion document to the latest edition of the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's “Disproportionate Minority Contact Technical Assistance Manual," this bulletin describes strategies that States and communities can use in preparing to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC), which refers to the disproportionate representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system. 12 pages. NCJ 218861.
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Standards Relating to Corrections Administration
1980. These juvenile justice standards for corrections administration focus on jurisdiction of the department responsible for the administration of juvenile corrections, organization and personnel, required program features, modification of dispositions, nonresidential and residential programs, the disciplinary system, and accountability. 223 pages. NCJ 83566.
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Standards Relating to Juvenile Delinquency and Sanctions
1980. These juvenile justice standards defining juvenile delinquency and juvenile sanctions cover jurisdiction, general principles of liability, sanctions, and limits on the type and duration of delinquency sanctions. 60 pages. NCJ 83575.
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Standards Relating to Juvenile Records and Information Systems
1980. These juvenile justice standards deal with general policies on information and specific standards for juveniles' social and psychological histories, records of juvenile courts, and police records. 175 pages. NCJ 83571.
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Standards Relating to the Juvenile Probation Function - Intake and Predisposition Investigative Services
1980. These juvenile justice standards focus on juvenile court intake, predisposition investigations and reports, organization and administration of juvenile intake and predisposition investigative services, and intake and investigative personnel. 163 pages. NCJ 83585.
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Suitability of Assessment Instruments for Delinquent Girls
April 2010. This report summarizes the findings of a study that systematically examined the extent to which existing adolescent assessment instruments used in the juvenile justice system are equally effective for girls and boys. 12 pages. NCJ 226531.
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Survey of Youth in Residential Placement: Youth's Needs and Services
2010. The Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) is the third component in the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP) constellation of surveys providing updated statistics on youth in custody in the juvenile justice system. 62 pages. NCJ 227660.
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Tribal Youth in the Federal Justice System, Final Report (Revised)
May 2011. This publication examines the Tribal Youth in the Federal Justice System project which explored issues surrounding the population of American Indian juveniles who are processed in the Federal justice system. 205 pages. NCJ 234549.
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Youth's Needs and Services: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
April 2010. Findings are presented from the first Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) on the needs and service experiences of youth in custody. 12 pages. NCJ 227728.
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