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Animal Abuse and Youth Violence
September 2001. This report describes psychiatric, psychological, and criminal research linking animal abuse to violence perpetrated by juveniles and adults, with emphasis on the prevalence of cruelty to animals by children and adolescents and on the role of animal abuse as a possible symptom of conduct disorder. 16 pages. NCJ 188677.
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Are Juveniles Driving the Violent Crime Trend?
May 1994. Using Uniform Crime Reporting Program data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, this fact sheet provides information about violent crimes committed by juveniles. 2 pages. FS 9416.
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Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model
June 2008. Based on the Comprehensive Gang Model ("the Model") developed by OJJDP and its recent testing by OJJDP's Gang Reduction Program (GRP), this report provides guidance for communities on how best to address an existing or emerging youth gang problem. 74 pages. NCJ 222799.
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Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model (Second Edition)
October 2010. This report provides guidance for communities that are considering how best to address a youth gang problem that already exists or threatens to become a reality. 63 pages. NCJ 231200.
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Blueprints for Violence Prevention
July 2001. This bulletin describes the criteria established by the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence to designate model programs called Blueprints for Violence Prevention and discusses the activities of the 11 programs from the more than 500 reviewed to date that have met those standards. 16 pages. NCJ 187079.
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Blueprints for Violence Prevention
July 2004. This report describes the Blueprints for Violence Prevention programs, which have the common aim of preventing violence by juveniles; the lessons learned from evaluations of Blueprints program implementation; and recommendations for program designers, funders, and the agencies and organizations responsible for implementing programs. 180 pages. NCJ 204274.
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Causes and Correlates of Girls' Delinquency
April 2010. This bulletin presents findings on strategies to reduce or prevent girls' involvement in delinquency and violence. 20 pages. NCJ 226358.
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Challenging the Myths
March 2000. This Bulletin, extracted from "Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report," examines the juvenile crime numbers and shows that the predicted emergence of a new kind of violent youth is not supported by the most recent data. 8 pages. NCJ 178993.
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Child Development-Community Policing: Partnership in a Climate of Violence
March 1997. This bulletin highlights the Child Development–Community Policing Program, which brings law enforcement and mental health professionals together to help children who are victims, witnesses, and even perpetrators of violent acts. 8 pages. NCJ 164380.
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Child Pornography: Patterns From NIBRS
December 2004. This bulletin presents data on child pornography offenses derived from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS). 8 pages. NCJ 204911.
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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), this bulletin 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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Combating Violence and Delinquency: The National Juvenile Justice Action Plan Report
March 1996. This Action Plan is designed to provide a framework and strategy for action to address the problem of juvenile violence that faces communities, their youth, and the juvenile justice system. 2 pages. NCJ 157106.
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Combating Violence and Delinquency: The National Juvenile Justice Action Plan Summary
March 1996. The National Juvenile Justice Action Plan, summarized in this document, is an eight-point statement of objectives and strategies designed to strengthen State and local initiatives to reduce juvenile violence, increase the capacity of the juvenile justice system to respond, and prevent delinquency. 41 pages. NCJ 157105.
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Communities Working Together Videoconference
June 1995. This two-part video of a teleconference profiles programs in which community agencies and organizations have worked together to address and prevent crime in a community; a panel of experts answers questions from telephone callers. NCJ 160946.
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Community Assessment Centers
June 1999. This fact sheet provides information about Community Assessment Centers which bring together fragmented elements of service delivery in a collaborative, timely, cost-efficient, and comprehensive manner. 2 pages. NCJ 176918.
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Community Correlates of Rural Youth Violence
May 2003. This bulletin discusses variations in rates of juvenile violence across non-metropolitan communities. 12 pages. NCJ 193591.
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Comprehensive Responses to Youth at Risk: Interim Findings From the SafeFutures Initiative: Summary
November 2000. This report describes the lessons learned over the first 3 years of OJJDP's SafeFutures initiative, which focuses on preventing and controlling juvenile delinquency and violence based on research on risk and protective factors and experience with promising strategies. 91 pages. NCJ 183841.
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The Comprehensive Strategy: Lessons Learned From the Pilot Sites
March 2000. This bulletin describes the experiences of and lessons learned by three pilot sites involved in OJJDP's Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders. 12 pages. NCJ 178258.
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Criminal Careers of Serious Delinquents in Two Cities
July 2004. This study investigated the evolution of offending within a sample of adolescent offenders in two large cities referred to juvenile and adult courts for serious criminal offenses. 17 pages. NCJ 206175.
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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. This fact sheet presents data on delinquency cases in juvenile court for the year 2007. 4 pages. NCJ 230168.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2009
October 2012. This fact sheet presents data on delinquency cases in juvenile court for the year 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 239081.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2010
Feburary 2014. This fact sheet presents a summary of data from "Juvenile Court Statistics 2010" addressing the number and trends in the cases handled by the Nation’s juvenile courts. 4 pages. NCJ 243041.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2005
June 2009. This fact sheet presents data on delinquency cases waived to criminal court in 2005. 4 pages. NCJ 224539.
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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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Domestic Assaults by Juvenile Offenders
November 2008. Based on data from the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) for 2004, this bulletin presents data on domestic assaults committed by juvenile offenders. 8 pages. NCJ 219180.
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Education, Disability and Juvenile Justice Videoconference
March 2003. This videotape discusses the relationship between education, disabilities, and the juvenile justice system. NCJ 199595.
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Effective Intervention for Serious Juvenile Offenders
April 2000. This Bulletin describes a meta-analysis that addresses the following questions: Can intervention programs reduce recidivism rates among serious juvenile delinquents? If so, what types of programs are most effective? 8 pages. NCJ 181201.
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Effective Programs for Serious, Violent and Chronic Juvenile Offenders: An Examination of Three Model Interventions and Intensive Aftercare Initiatives: National Satellite Teleconference
October 1995. This video of a teleconference provides information on unique and effective intervention strategies with serious, violent, and chronic juvenile offenders in three highlighted community-based or secure correctional settings; the importance of effective intensive aftercare programs is also discussed. 21 pages. NCJ 160947.
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Effects of Neighborhood and Family Structure on Violent Victimization and Violent Delinquency
May 2005. This study examined the interaction of neighborhood and family structure on violent victimization and violent offending among youth. 28 pages. NCJ 216000.
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Enabling Prosecutors to Address Drug, Gang, and Youth Violence
December 1999. This bulletin, one in a series featuring Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants Program best practices, offers data on recent trends in juvenile violence, juvenile drug offenses, and gang-related juvenile offending and describes prosecutorial responses to such offenses. 12 pages. NCJ 178917.
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Epidemiology of Serious Violence
June 1997. This study examines the varying levels of juveniles' involvement in violent acts according to age, sex, and ethnicity and recommends a public health model of prevention, treatment, and control. 22 pages. NCJ 165152.
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Ethnic Identity and Offending Trajectories Among Mexican American Juvenile Offenders: Gang Membership and Psychosocial Maturity
December 2012. This study examined the association of joint trajectories of ethnic identity and criminal offending to psychosocial maturity. 15 pages. NCJ 241734.
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Expansion of OJJDP's Comprehensive Strategy
May 2001. This fact sheet discusses the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders and the expansion of training and technical assistance to support this effort. 2 pages. NCJ 188294.
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Expert Panel Issues Report on Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders
October 1997. This fact sheet highlights a report from OJJDP's Study Group on Serious and Violent Juvenile (SVJ) Offenders which offers an assessment of research-based knowledge about these offenders. 2 pages. NCJ 247768.
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Families and Schools Together
December 1998. This fact sheet highlights Families and Schools Together (FAST), a program that addresses youth violence and chronic juvenile delinquency by building and enhancing youth's relationships with families, peers, school staff, and others. 2 pages. NCJ 247769.
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Fighting Juvenile Gun Violence
September 2000. This bulletin describes the implementation of OJJDP's Partnerships to Reduce Juvenile Gun Violence Program at four demonstration sites in Baton Rouge and Shreveport, La.; Oakland, Calif.; and Syracuse, N.Y. 12 pages. NCJ 182679.
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Going Home: Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative Videoconference
February 2002. This videotape presents a teleconference on the Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative (SVORI), a Federal program that seeks to prevent or reduce recidivism. NCJ 193384.
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Guide for Implementing the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders
May 1995. This program summary is meant to help States, cities, and communities implement OJJDP's Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders. 269 pages. NCJ 153681.
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Gun Use by Male Juveniles: Research and Prevention
July 2001. This bulletin highlights results from the Rochester Youth Development Study, a longitudinal analysis of illegal gun ownership and use by juveniles, and current prevention efforts aimed at reducing juvenile gun violence. 12 pages. NCJ 188992.
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Hands Without Guns
July 1999. This article describes Hands Without Guns, a public health and education campaign of the Educational Fund to End Handgun Violence (EFEHV) that rests on the model of positive youth development and engages youth as violence prevention advocates in their communities. 2 pages. NCJ 177527.
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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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Hot Spots of Juvenile Crime: A Longitudinal Study of Arrest Incidents at Street Segments in Seattle, Washington
December 2009. 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. 25 pages. NCJ 229344.
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Implementing the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model
July 1999. This fact sheet highlights programs at OJJDP-funded sites working to address gang crime and violence. 2 pages. NCJ 247840.
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Joint Impact of Family and Community Structure on Violent Delinquency
Feburary 2005. This report presents findings from the Rochester Youth Development Study on the association between family structure, neighborhood disadvantage, and youth violent offending. 11 pages. NCJ 215999.
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Juvenile Arrests 2002
September 2004. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 2002 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 204608.
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Juvenile Arrests 2006
November 2008. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 2006 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 221338.
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Juvenile Arrests 2007
April 2009. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 2007 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 225344.
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Juvenile Arrests 2008
December 2009. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 2008 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 228479.
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Juvenile Arrests 2010
December 2013. This bulletin summarizes juvenile arrest data for 2010 obtained from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program. 24 pages. NCJ 242770.
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Juvenile Arrests 2011
December 2013. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 2011 Crime in the United States. 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 Justice Journal, Volume III, Number 2 (Youth Violence Issue)
September 1997. These articles examine the use of violence and weapons by juveniles against other juveniles, the National Juvenile Justice Action Plan, reasons for the recent crime in juvenile violent crime, and recent books and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) publications. 31 pages. NCJ 165925.
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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 Reform Initiatives in the States: 1994-1996
October 1997. Identifies and analyzes issues and trends associated with state juvenile justice reform initiatives that took place between 1994 and 1996; issues examined include juvenile violence, street gangs, delinquency prevention, boot camps, and juvenile transfer. 93 pages. NCJ 165697.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1996 Update on Violence
Feburary 1996. This report presents statistics on juvenile victims of violence and violent juvenile offenders, based on information from the FBI, the General Accounting Office, and other sources. 40 pages. NCJ 159107.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence
August 1997. This statistical summary presents raw data needed to address the problems of juvenile crime and victimization. 55 pages. NCJ 165703.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report
September 1999. This report provides data and information on juvenile population characteristics, juvenile victims, juvenile offenders, juvenile justice system structure and process, law enforcement and juvenile crime, juvenile courts and juvenile crime, and juveniles in correctional facilities. 236 pages. NCJ 178257.
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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 Offenders and Victims: A Focus on Violence
August 1995. This report presents the most requested information on juveniles and the juvenile justice system in the United States. 33 pages. NCJ 153570.
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Juvenile Suicides, 1981-1998
March 2004. This bulletin presents data on the prevalence of juvenile suicide between 1981 and 1998, the demographics of the juveniles who committed suicide, and the use of a firearm in juvenile suicides. 8 pages. NCJ 196978.
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Juveniles Facing Criminal Sanctions: Three States That Changed the Rules
April 2000. This report examines the use of adult criminal sanctions for juveniles in Minnesota, New Mexico, and Wisconsin and summarizes the lessons learned from these case studies and from the authors’ analysis of State legislative activity. 66 pages. NCJ 181203.
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Juveniles in Corrections
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 Court
June 2003. Provides national numbers and an overview of how courts process cases involving juvenile offenders. 32 pages. NCJ 195420.
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Juveniles and the Criminal Justice System Videoconference
December 1998. This videotape examines major themes and trends related to the transfer of juveniles to adult court and the impact of laws States have enacted to respond to the problem of juvenile violence. NCJ 173944.
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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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Juveniles, Illicit Drug Activity, and Homicides Against Law Enforcement Officers
November 2004. This study examined juvenile involvement in police officer homicides during the period 1986 through 1991. 23 pages. NCJ 207396.
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Kids and Guns
March 2000. Presents an overview of statistics indicative of the impact of gun availability on the lives of youth. 12 pages. 12 pages. NCJ 178994.
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Matrix of Community-Based Initiatives
May 1995. The matrix indicates in graph format the collocations of major public and private comprehensive community-based violence prevention and economic development initiatives that could assist in delinquency prevention efforts. 55 pages. NCJ 154816.
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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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Northwestern Juvenile Project: An Overview
February 2013. This OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin presents an overview of the Northwestern Juvenile Project, a longitudinal study of drug, alcohol, and psychiatric disorders in a diverse sample of juvenile detainees. 16 pages. NCJ 234522.
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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, 1991
October 1994. This bulletin profiles the 1,338,100 juvenile delinquency cases that came before the juvenile courts of the United States in 1991. 12 pages. NCJ 149729.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1993
July 1996. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1993, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 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. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1995, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 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 OJJDP 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, January/February 2014
Feburary 2014. This edition of OJJDP News @ A Glance contains six primary articles on youth violence and youth violence prevention efforts. 0 pages. NCJ 244623.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2012
December 2012. This edition of the OJJDP News @ A Glance contains 4 main articles that discuss juvenile justice issues as well as 14 brief articles covering juvenile justice topics. 11 pages. NCJ 240178.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2012
October 2010, This online edition of OJJDP News @ a Glance contains three main articles discussing current programs at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. NCJ 238981.
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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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 6 (November/December 2003)
November 2003. This document discusses the benefits of mentoring at-risk youth. 6 pages. NCJ 202802.
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Operational Lessons From the Pathways to Desistance Project
July 2004. This article outlines the methodology for the Pathways to Desistance study, a multisite, longitudinal study of serious juvenile offenders, and discusses the key operational decisions with the greatest impact on the study design. 19 pages. NCJ 206174.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court
April 1994. This fact sheet presents data on the number of person offense cases in juvenile courts for the year 1991. 2 pages. NCJ 247927.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005
June 2009. This fact sheet presents characteristics of offenders and case processing of person offense cases in juvenile court for 2005. 2 pages. NCJ 224537.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
June 2010. This fact sheet presents characteristics of offenders and case processing of person offense cases in juvenile court for 2007. 2 pages. NCJ 230169.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 1988-1997
May 2000. This fact sheet presents characteristics of offenders and case processing of person offense cases in juvenile court for the period 1988-1997. 2 pages. NCJ 182022.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008
December 2011. This fact sheet presents data on the number of person offense cases in juvenile courts for the year 2008. 2 pages. NCJ 236480.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1985-1994
October 1996. This fact sheet discusses the person offense caseload in juvenile court for 1985 through 1994. 2 pages. NCJ 198528.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1985-2002
November 2006. This fact sheet discusses the person offense caseload in juvenile court for 1985 through 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 217182.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1986-1995
April 1998. This fact sheet discusses the person offense caseload in juvenile court for 1986 through 1995. 2 pages. NCJ 247940.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998
August 2001. This fact sheet discusses the person offense caseload in juvenile court for 1989 through 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 189729.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1990-1999
September 2003. This fact sheet discusses the person offense caseload in juvenile court for 1990 through 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 203716.
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Predictors of Youth Violence
April 2000. This bulletin describes a number of risk and protective factors that produce or prevent youth violence. 12 pages. NCJ 179065.
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Prevention of Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending
April 2000. This bulletin describes some of the developmental precursors for serious and violent juvenile offending and describes effective approaches for its prevention that focus on family, parent, and child. 16 pages. NCJ 178898.
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Promising Strategies To Reduce Gun Violence
Feburary 1999. This report describes successful community approaches to dealing with the problem of gun violence. 262 pages. NCJ 173950.
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Race, Ethnicity, and Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending
June 2000. This bulletin describes the short-term national trends for offending patterns among juveniles by race and ethnicity and summarizes research findings on racial and ethnic differences in chronic juvenile offending; recommendations are offered for improving understanding of these differences, and implications are discussed for guiding prevention and intervention efforts. 8 pages. NCJ 181202.
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Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local Level
September 2009. Describes strategies that States and communities can use to reduce disproportionate minority contact with the juvenile justice system. 12 pages. NCJ 218861.
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Reducing Youth Gun Violence
August 1996. After an overview of the problem and some community responses to juvenile gun violence, this two-part video of a teleconference profiles promising programs that have used law enforcement-based, hospital-based, and court-based approaches. 30 pages. NCJ 162421.
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Reducing Youth Gun Violence: An Overview of Programs and Initiatives
May 1996. This report discusses a wide range of youth violence prevention strategies, from school-based intervention to gun market interception, and relevant research, evaluation, and legislation are included to provide a context for successful violence prevention program implementation. 85 pages. NCJ 154303.
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Report to Congress on Juvenile Violence Research
July 1999. Provides a brief overview of the findings of three existing studies and four new violence studies examining the causes and correlates of serious and violent juvenile offending in urban and rural settings. 41 pages. NCJ 176976.
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Robbery Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998
February 2002. This fact sheet provides data and information on the number and disposition of robbery cases in juvenile courts for the period 1989 through 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 193440.
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School and Community Interventions To Prevent Serious and Violent Offending
October 1999. The Study Group on Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders concludes that timely comprehensive school-based and community-based interventions hold the greatest potential for preventing serious violent juvenile offending. 12 pages. NCJ 177624.
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Self-Reported Delinquency by 12-Year-Olds, 1997
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Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders
May 1998. Although the number of serious and violent juvenile (SVJ) offenders is small, these offenders are responsible for a disproportionate amount of crime. 8 pages. NCJ 170027.
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Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders: Risk Factors and Successful Interventions Videoconference
September 1998. This videoconference features the findings of a study group of 22 researchers commissioned by OJJDP to examine issues pertinent to the prevalence, causes, prevention, and intervention related to serious and violent juvenile offenders. NCJ 172860.
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Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program
August 1996. This fact sheet provides information about the Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program (SHOCAP), which seeks to improve public safety by involving law enforcement, court, and corrections personnel, as well as educators and social service providers in a cooperative process to share information and manage juvenile justice cases. 2 pages. NCJ 247955.
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Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders: A Comprehensive Strategy
August 1993. This fact sheet describes OJJDP's comprehensive strategy for dealing with serious, violent, and chronic juvenile offenders. 2 pages. NCJ 152142.
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Short- and Long-Term Consequences of Adolescent Victimization
Feburary 2002. This bulletin examined how adolescent victimization affects a victim's life during both adolescence and adulthood. 16 pages. NCJ 191210.
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State Legislative Responses to Violent Juvenile Crime: 1996-97 Update
November 1998. This report analyzes laws enacted in 1996 and 1997 to target serious and violent juvenile crime; the laws focus on jurisdictional authority, judicial disposition and sentencing authority, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime. 16 pages. NCJ 172835.
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State Responses to Serious and Violent Juvenile Crime
July 1996. The violent criminal behavior of a relatively small proportion of juvenile offenders has created a public perception of rampant violent crime by juveniles and has prompted action by State legislatures and governors to get tough on crime; this report documents the scope of those actions. 75 pages. NCJ 161565.
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Strategies To Reduce Gun Violence
February 1999. This fact sheet highlights findings from the Department of Justice report, Promising Strategies to Reduce Gun Violence, which describes 60 different strategies and programs. 2 pages. NCJ 247967.
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Substance Use and Delinquent Behavior Among Serious Adolescent Offenders
December 2010. Based on the findings of the Pathways to Desistance study, which monitored approximately 1,300 serious juvenile offenders for 7 years after their convictions, this bulletin presents findings related to the link between adolescent substance use and serious offending. 16 pages. NCJ 232790.
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System Change Through State Challenge Activities: Approaches and Products
March 2000. After outlining pervasive problems in the current juvenile justice system in America, this Bulletin profiles the State Challenge Activities Program, which provides incentives for States participating in the Title II, Part B Formula Grants Program of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 1974 to improve their juvenile justice systems by developing, adopting, or improving policies and programs in 1 or more of 10 specified Challenge areas. 12 pages. NCJ 177625.
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Trends in Juvenile Violent Offending From 1980 to 1998: The NCVS Perspective
October 2002. This study used data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) to estimate juvenile violent offending rates from 1980 to 1998. 20 pages. NCJ 191052.
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U.S. Gang Problem Trends and Seriousness, 1996-2009
May 2011. This report presents new information on the long-term trend in street gang activity and violent crime in the United States. 23 pages. NCJ 236305.
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Update on the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders
September 1998. This fact sheet presents findings from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) testing for both the prevention and graduated sanctions components of the OJJDP guide, Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders. 2 pages. NCJ 247996.
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Victims of Violent Juvenile Crime
July 2004. This report presents data on victims of violent juvenile crime obtained from the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) for 1997 and 1998. 8 pages. NCJ 201628.
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Violence After School
November 1999. Data from the Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report document the need for schools and communities to develop strategies for reducing juvenile violence during the hour just after students leave school. 8 pages. NCJ 178992.
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Violence by Teenage Girls: Trends and Context
May 2008. 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. Available online only. 24 pages. 24 pages. NCJ 218905.
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Violent Crimes Cleared by Juvenile Arrests
May 1994. This fact sheet highlights juveniles account for 1 in 8 violent crimes cleared by arrest. 1 page. NCJ 248003.
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Violent Victimization as a Risk Factor for Violent Offending Among Juveniles
December 2002. This bulletin examines victimization and offending experiences in subgroups of juveniles classified by age, gender, race, and level of physical development and identifies risk and protective factors for victimization and offending utilizing information from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. 12 pages. NCJ 195737.
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When Tortured Children Strike Back
1983. In 1982, 16 days apart on opposite sides of the country, two sons shot and killed their fathers because of parental abuse. 6 pages. NCJ 119890.
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Youth Gang Homicides in the 1990’s
March 2001. This fact sheet provides an overview of youth gang homicides in the 1990's. 2 pages. FS 200103.
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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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