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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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Children's Exposure to Violence and the Intersection Between Delinquency and Victimization
October 2013. Based on interview data from the National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) - a national study that is both large and comprehensive in its assessment of victimization and delinquency - this study identified groups of children (ages 10-17) who are either primarily victims or primarily offenders in terms of group size and how their characteristics and experiences differ. 12 pages. NCJ 240555.
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Community Responses to Truancy: Engaging Students in School Videoconference
April 2003. This video conference addresses and examines truancy; the reasons behind truant behavior, highlights of successful nationwide truancy programs, and strategies and resources to address truancy in communities. NCJ 199584.
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Curfew: An Answer to Juvenile Delinquency and Victimization?
April 1996. Curfews are examined with respect to recent developments in curfew ordinances, legal issues related to curfews, how jurisdictions have responded to legal challenges, the elements of sound community-based curfew programs, and examples of curfew programs and services from seven jurisdictions. 12 pages. NCJ 159533.
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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 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, 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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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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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2008
October 2008. This report informs Federal leaders of current concerns and recommendations emanating from the States, the District of Columbia, and the five U.S. territories (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands). 65 pages. NCJ 223723.
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Growth of Youth Gang Problems in the United States: 1970-1998
April 2001. This report provides information on statistical trends in the development and growth of youth gang problems in the United States during the quarter century preceding December 1995 by examining changes in the numbers, types, and localities reporting the presence of gang problems. 143 pages. NCJ 181868.
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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, 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 Female Offenders: A Status of the States Report
October 1998. This report describes State efforts to develop and implement programs and policies to address issues related to female juvenile offenders and females at risk of juvenile delinquency and juvenile status offenses. 121 pages. NCJ 174464.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IV, Number 2 (Making a Difference Issue)
December 1997. This journal presents articles, publication reviews, and news items on research and promising programs in juvenile delinquency prevention, youth violence prevention, juvenile gangs, mentoring for youth, and restitution and community service programs. 32 pages. NCJ 166823.
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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 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 Vandalism, 1996
October 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Juvenile Vandalism, 1997
July 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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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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The Mandates
March 1994. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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National Juvenile Court Data Archive: Collecting Data Since 1927
August 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1992
October 1994. This report profiles the 1,471,200 juvenile delinquency cases that came before the juvenile courts of the United States in 1992. 12 pages. NCJ 150039.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1993
July 1996. This summary of "Juvenile Court Statistics 1993" provides data on the demographics and processing of juvenile delinquent and status offenders for 1993. 12 pages. NCJ 160945.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1994
October 1996. Data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive formed the basis of an analysis of the caseloads, offenses, and other characteristics of the more than 1.5 million juvenile delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts in 1994. 12 pages. NCJ 162423.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1995
December 1997. This report summarizes findings from the "Juvenile Court Statistics, 1995," which provides data on delinquency cases and formally processed status offense cases in the Nation's juvenile courts. 12 pages. NCJ 167885.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1996
July 1999. This Bulletin presents data and information from "Juvenile Court Statistics 1996," the latest in a series of Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention reports that provide data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive. 12 pages. NCJ 175719.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1997
October 2000. This 1997 survey of offenders in juvenile courts found the number of criminal homicide cases processed by juvenile courts dropped by 17 percent between 1996 and 1997. 16 pages. NCJ 181204.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2012
April 2012. In presenting news and articles on activities related to the work of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), this issue of “OJJDP News at a Glance” contains an interview with the OJJDP acting director, the Attorney General’s address at the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention Summit, a report on the final hearings of the Task Force on Children’s Exposure to Violence, a study on serious juvenile offenders, the new Web site of the National Girls Institute, and upcoming OJJDP events. 1 pages. NCJ 238120.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2013
October 2013. This means that the State should stop using U.S. Census Bureau data that count incarcerated people at correctional facility locations and begin counting them as residents at their home addresses for redistricting purposes. The process of drawing voting districts that each contain approximately the same number of people breaks down when a State relies on data that count an entire population in the wrong place. Crediting many thousands of incarcerated people to census blocks where they do not live as residents significantly enhances the weight of votes cast in districts that contain prisons; and it dilutes the votes cast in every other district. Connecticut State law provides that “No person shall be deemed to have lost his residence in any town by reason of his absence therefrom in any institution maintained by the State.“ Although Connecticut law prohibits people incarcerated for a felony from voting, approximately 28 per 1 pages. NCJ 243534.
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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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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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Standards Relating to Noncriminal Behavior
1982. These juvenile justice standards deal with juvenile court jurisdiction over status offenses, juveniles in circumstances endangering safety, runaways, services for juveniles in family conflict, alternative residential placements, and emergency services for juveniles in crisis. 93 pages. NCJ 83576.
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State Custody Rates, 1997
December 2000. This report uses data from the 1997 Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP) to analyze State custody rates for juvenile offenders, with emphasis on the types of facilities used (public versus private) for delinquent and status offenders. 4 pages. NCJ 183108.
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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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