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Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model

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Causes and Correlates of Girls' Delinquency
April 2010. This Office of Justice Programs’ publication presents findings on strategies to reduce or prevent girls’ involvement in delinquency and violence. 20 pages. NCJ 226358.
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Characteristics of Juvenile Suicide in Confinement
Feburary 2009. This study examined data on the extent, characteristics, and distribution of suicides within juvenile facilities throughout the country. 16 pages. NCJ 214434.
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Child Delinquency: Early Intervention and Prevention
May 2003. This bulletin presents information about child delinquents and describes intervention and prevention programs that are effective in reducing delinquent behavior. 20 pages. NCJ 186162.
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Child Delinquency: Early Intervention and Prevention Videoconference

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Conditions of Confinement: Findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
May 2010. This bulletin presents finding from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement that pertain to confinement conditions for youth in a range of facilities and programs. 16 pages. NCJ 227729.
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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, 2009
October 2012. These data on juvenile delinquency cases for 1985-2009 address trends in offense types; the demographic profiles of juvenile offenders (gender, race, and age); detention of juveniles; the intake decision; adjudication and disposition; and waiver to criminal court. 4 pages. NCJ 239081.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2010
Feburary 2014. This summary of data from the report on “Juvenile Court Statistics 2010” addresses the number and trend in the cases handled by the Nation’s juvenile courts, the demographic characteristics of the juveniles processed, the use of detention, the intake decision, waiver to criminal court, and adjudication and disposition. 4 pages. NCJ 243041.
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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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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2008
December 2011. This fact sheet from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents data on the number of delinquency cases waived to criminal court in 2008. 4 pages. NCJ 236481.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2009
October 2012. This report from the Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, presents information on the number of delinquency cases waived to criminal court during 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 239080.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2010
Feburary 2014. This fact sheet, which is based on the report “Juvenile Court Statistics 2010,” presents data on the number and types of offenses for juvenile cases waived to criminal court. 4 pages. NCJ 243042.
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1990-1999
September 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Detention in Delinquency Cases, 1988–1997
November 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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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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Disproportionate Minority Contact
October 2009. This OJJDP In Focus article presents information on the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) efforts to address the problem of disproportionate minority contact. 4 pages. NCJ 228306.
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Girls' Delinquency
Feburary 2010. This report outlines research on girls' delinquency sponsored by the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and describes OJJDP-sponsored programs that focus on girls' delinquency. 4 pages. NCJ 228414.
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Highlights of the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey
July 2008. This fact sheet delivers the results of the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey (NYGS). 2 pages. NCJ 223349.
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Highlights of the 2006 National Youth Gang Survey
July 2008. This fact sheet summarizes National Youth Gang Survey (NYGS) findings from the 2006 survey. 2 pages. NCJ 223347.
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Highlights of the 2007 National Youth Gang Survey
April 2009. This fact sheet summarizes findings from the 2007 National Youth Gang Survey (NYGS) on youth gangs. 2 pages. NCJ 225185.
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Juvenile Arrests 2001
December 2003. This Juvenile Justice Bulletin provides 2001 data on juvenile arrests from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program. 12 pages. NCJ 201370.
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Juvenile Arrests 2002
September 2004. This report provides a summary and an analysis of national and State juvenile arrest data presented in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s report Crime in the United States 2002. 12 pages. NCJ 204608.
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Juvenile Arrests 2006
November 2008. This report summarizes juvenile data cited in the FBI report Crime in the United States 2006. 12 pages. NCJ 221338.
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Juvenile Arrests 2007
April 2009. This bulletin summarizes the juvenile data cited in the FBI report, Crime in the United States 2007. 12 pages. NCJ 225344.
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Juvenile Arrests 2008
December 2009. Findings are presented on juvenile arrests as reported to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program for 2008. 12 pages. NCJ 228479.
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Juvenile Arrests 2011
December 2013. This bulletin is part of the Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series and summarizes 2009 juvenile crimes and arrest data. 12 pages. NCJ 244476.
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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 Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2009
October 2012. This report presents data on the proportion of juvenile cases that received probation from 1985 through 2009, and demographic data on juvenile probationers in 2009 are presented, along with the types of offenses for which probation was the sentence. 2 pages. NCJ 239082.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
March 2006. This nationwide report for 2006 provides statistics on juvenile offenders and victims as well as the justice system's response to juvenile crime. 260 pages. NCJ 212906.
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Juvenile Suicide in Confinement: A National Survey
Feburary 2009. The primary goals of this first national survey on juvenile suicides in confinement (juvenile detention centers, reception centers, training schools, ranches, camps, and farms) were to determine the extent and distribution of such suicides and to obtain descriptive data on the demographic characteristics of each victim, incident characteristics, and the characteristics of the juvenile facility in which the suicide occurred. 55 pages. NCJ 213691.
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Juveniles in Corrections
June 2004. This report presents the latest available national and State-level data from the biennial Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP), as of October 27, 1999. 24 pages. NCJ 202885.
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Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against Minors
December 2009. This bulletin presents findings on the characteristics of juveniles who commit sex offenses against minors. 12 pages. NCJ 227763.
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Nature and Risk of Victimization: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
June 2013. This bulletin offers several insights into ways that juvenile facilities can prevent the victimization of youth in custody. 16 pages. NCJ 240703.
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 3, Issue 2, Spring 2014

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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013
April 2013. This March/April edition of OJJDP News @ a Glance presents current programs at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 0 pages. NCJ 241367.
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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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Reducing Drinking Among Underage Air Force Members in Five Communities
August 2011. This bulletin presents the findings of an evaluation of the agency’s Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) initiative implemented at five communities with local Air Force bases. 12 pages. NCJ 232616.
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Restorative Justice Conferences as an Early Response to Young Offenders
August 2001. A evaluation conducted in Indianapolis by the Hudson Institute with funding from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention assessed the use of restorative justice conferences for juvenile delinquents ages 14 years or under in Indianapolis. 12 pages. NCJ 187769.
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Self-Reported Delinquency by 12-Year-Olds, 1997
March 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Substance Use and Delinquent Behavior Among Serious Adolescent Offenders

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Violence by Teenage Girls: Trends and Context
May 2008. Drawing on information from official arrest sources, nationally based self-report and victimization surveys, and studies reported in the social science literature, this bulletin examines the involvement of girls in violent behavior, including whether such activity has increased relative to the increase for boys and the contexts in which girls engage in violent behavior. 24 pages. NCJ 218905.
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Youngest Offenders, 1996
November 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Youth's Characteristics and Backgrounds: Findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
December 2010. This bulletin reports on the first national Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP), covering its development and design and providing detailed information on youths in custody. 12 pages. NCJ 227730.
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