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Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model
OJJDP-Sponsored. Provides guidance for communities that are considering how best to address a youth gang problem that already exists or threatens to become a reality. June 2008. 74 pages. NCJ 222799
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Causes and Correlates of Girls' Delinquency
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Girls Study Group Series. 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. April 2010. 20 pages. NCJ 226358
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Changing Lives: Prevention and Intervention to Reduce Serious Offending
NIJ, OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Justice Research Series. This bulletin assesses early childhood, juvenile, and early adulthood programs that have demonstrated measurable impacts on offending in early adulthood or up to age 29. August 2014. 8 pages. NCJ 243993
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Child Delinquency: Early Intervention and Prevention
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Child Delinquency Series. Presents valuable information on the nature of child delinquency and describes early intervention and prevention programs that effectively reduce delinquent behavior. May 2003. 20 pages. NCJ 186162
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Child Delinquency: Early Intervention and Prevention Videoconference
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. 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. November 2000. NCJ 185594
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases handled in U.S. juvenile courts between 1985 and 2005. June 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 224538
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2007 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. June 2010. 4 pages. NCJ 230168
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2009
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. 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. October 2012. 4 pages. NCJ 239081
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2010 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. February 2014. 4 pages. NCJ 243041
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2005
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2005. June 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 224539
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Developmental Sequences of Girls' Delinquent Behavior
OJJDP-Produced, Report. Girls Study Group Series. Summarizes the findings on developmental patterns of girls' offending from childhood through adolescence. December 2013. 16 pages. NCJ 238276
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Disproportionate Minority Contact
OJJDP-Produced, Article. In Focus. Provides an overview of OJJDP’s efforts to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC). October 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 228306
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Highlights of the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. Reports findings from the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey. July 2008. 2 pages. NCJ 223349
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Hot Spots of Juvenile Crime: A Longitudinal Study of Arrest Incidents at Street Segments in Seattle, Washington
OJJDP-Sponsored. In order to determine whether juvenile crime in Seattle, WA, has been concentrated in certain geographic areas ("hot spots"), this study identified crimes for which a juvenile was arrested at street segments in the city, as well as the stability and variation in juvenile crime. December 2009. 25 pages. NCJ 229344
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Juvenile Arrests 2001
OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes and analyzes national and State juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI's report Crime in the United States 2001. December 2003. 12 pages. NCJ 201370
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Juvenile Arrests 2002
OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes and analyzes national and state juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI’s report Crime in the United States 2002. September 2004. 12 pages. NCJ 204608
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Juvenile Arrests 2006
OJJDP-Produced. This report 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. November 2008. 12 pages. NCJ 221338
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Juvenile Arrests 2007
OJJDP-Produced. 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. April 2009. 12 pages. NCJ 225344
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Juvenile Arrests 2008
OJJDP-Produced. 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. December 2009. 12 pages. NCJ 228479
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Juvenile Arrests 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Summarizes 2011 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies. December 2013. 12 pages. NCJ 244476
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1993: Statistics Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1993. June 1996. 75 pages. NCJ 159535
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1994
OJJDP-Sponsored. Report, December 1996. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1994. 110 pages. NCJ 163709. December 1996. 110 pages. NCJ 163709
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1995
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1995. May 1998. 112 pages. NCJ 170607
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1996
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1996 113 pages. July 1999. 113 pages. NCJ 168963
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1997
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1997. June 2000. 118 pages. NCJ 180864
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1998
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles more than 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by the juvenile courts during 1998 and examines trends in case processing since 1989. June 2003. 115 pages. NCJ 193696
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1999: Celebrating 100 Years of the Juvenile Court, 1899-1999
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles nearly 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts in 1999 and reviews judicial trends since 1990. November 2003. 114 pages. NCJ 201241
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. March 2006. 260 pages. NCJ 212906
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Juvenile Suicide in Confinement: A National Survey
OJJDP-Produced. Provides the results of a survey on juvenile suicides occurring in confinement between 1995 and 1999. February 2009. 55 pages. NCJ 213691
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Juveniles in Corrections
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Presents the latest available national and state-level data from the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP). June 2004. 24 pages. NCJ 202885
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Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against Minors
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Presents population-based epidemiological information about the characteristics of juvenile offenders who commit sex offenses against minors. December 2009. 12 pages. NCJ 227763
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Nature and Risk of Victimization: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Survey of Youth in Residential Placement Series. 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. June 2013. 16 pages. NCJ 240703
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 3, Issue 2, Spring 2014
OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Deliquency Prevention. May 2014. 107 pages. NCJ 246951
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . 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. April 2013. 0 pages. NCJ 241367
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Prevalence and Development of Child Delinquency
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Child Delinquency Series. Provides information on very young offenders (those between the ages of 7 and 12) who become involved with the juvenile justice system. March 2003. 8 pages. NCJ 193411
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Reducing Drinking Among Underage Air Force Members in Five Communities
OJJDP-Produced. 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. August 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 232616
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Restorative Justice Conferences as an Early Response to Young Offenders
OJJDP-Produced. 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. August 2001. 12 pages. NCJ 187769
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Self-Reported Delinquency by 12-Year-Olds, 1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents results from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, which was used to determine if young people engaged in delinquent or other behaviors that might lead to future delinquency. March 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 181140
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Sexual Development and Sexual Behavior Problems in Children Ages 2-12
OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper provides information on sexual development and problematic sexual behavior in children ages 2-12. January 2004. 4 pages. NCJ 213186
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Substance Use and Delinquent Behavior Among Serious Adolescent Offenders
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Pathways to Desistance. Part of the Pathways to Desistance Study series, this bulletin presents some key findings on the link between adolescent substance use and serious offending. December 2010. 16 pages. NCJ 232790
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Treatment, Services, and Intervention Programs for Child Delinquents
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Child Delinquency Series. Examines various treatments, services, and intervention programs designed to mitigate the disruptive behavior of child delinquents (offenders younger than age 13). March 2003. 16 pages. NCJ 193410
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Violence by Teenage Girls: Trends and Context
OJJDP-Produced, Report. Girls Study Group Series. 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. May 2008. 24 pages. NCJ 218905
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Youngest Delinquents: Offenders Under Age 15
OJJDP-Produced. Presents the findings of a study that examined data on juvenile arrests and delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts. September 1997. 12 pages. NCJ 165256
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The Youngest Offenders, 1996
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents age-specific data on juvenile arrests. November 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 247995
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Youth's Characteristics and Backgrounds: Findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Survey of Youth in Residential Placement Series. Describes the characteristics, family and educational backgrounds, offense histories, and expectations of youth in residential placement. December 2010. 12 pages. NCJ 227730
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