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1992 Juvenile Arrests
Fact Sheet, May 1994. Provides national data on arrests of juveniles (persons under age 18) in 1992; data were taken from the FBI's Crime in the United States, 1992. 2 pages. FS 9413.
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Best Practices in Juvenile Accountability: Overview
Bulletin: Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series, April 2003. Provides an indepth history of OJJDP's Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) Program, reviews the developmental perspective shaping juvenile accountability, and offers case histories illustrating effective practices that promote accountability. 12 pages. NCJ 184745.
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Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model
Report, June 2008. guides communities responding to a gang problem in implementing OJJDP’s Comprehensive Gang Model. It describes best practices learned from practitioners experienced in planning and implementing the model and notes findings from evaluations of programs demonstrating the model. 57 pages. NCJ 222799.
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Challenging the Myths
Bulletin: 1999 National Report Series, March 2000. Evaluates "superpredator" theory, which concluded that a new breed of violent juveniles was emerging in the early 1990s and predicted a wave of violent juvenile crime that would continue into the next decade. 8 pages. NCJ 178993.
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Child Delinquency: Early Intervention and Prevention
Bulletin: Child Delinquency Series, May 2003. Presents valuable information on the nature of child delinquency and describes early intervention and prevention programs that effectively reduce delinquent behavior. 20 pages. NCJ 186162.
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Child Delinquency: Early Intervention and Prevention Videoconference
Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, November 2000. 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. NCJ 185594.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008
Fact Sheet, December 2011. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2008 by U.S. juvenile courts for public order, person, and property offenses and drug law violations. 4 pages. NCJ 236479
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2009
Fact Sheet, October 2012. 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. 4 pages. NCJ 239081
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2008
Fact Sheet, December 2011. Presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 236481
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2009
Fact Sheet, October 2012. This fact sheet presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1985 and 2009. In 2009, juvenile courts waived an estimated 7,600 delinquency cases, 45 percent fewer than in 1994. 4 pages. NCJ 239080
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Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws Program: A Compendium of Resources
Compendium, March 2001. Provides practical information to states and units of local government to help them determine how to use federal funds most effectively to combat underage drinking. Available online only. NCJ 178263.
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Functional Impairment in Delinquent Youth
Bulletin, December 2013. Provides findings from the Northwestern Juvenile Project, the first large-scale, prospective longitudinal study of drug, alcohol, and psychiatric disorders in a diverse sample of juvenile detainees. 12 pages. NCJ 239996.
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Highlights of the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey
Fact Sheet, July 2008. Reports findings from the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200804.
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Highlights of the 2006 National Youth Gang Survey
Fact Sheet, July 2008. Summarizes findings from the 2006 survey and reports data on the number of gangs, gang members, and gang-related crime. Based on survey results, it is estimated that approximately 26,500 gangs and 785,000 gang members were active in the United States in 2006. FS 200805.
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Highlights of the 2007 National Youth Gang Survey
Fact Sheet, April 2009. Reports findings from the 2007 National Youth Gang Survey. Based on survey results, it is estimated that nearly 3,550 jurisdictions across the United States experienced gang activity in 2007. 2 pages. NCJ 225185.
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Highlights of the 2011 National Youth Gang Survey
Fact Sheet, September 2013. Provides an overview of findings from the 2011 National Youth Gang Survey. 4 pages. NCJ 242884.
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Hot Spots of Juvenile Crime: Findings From Seattle
Bulletin, October 2011. Presents the findings of a study that mapped the location of all juvenile crime incidents (incidents in a juvenile was arrested) in Seattle between 1989 and 2002 to determine the distribution of juvenile crime and identify hot spots of juvenile crime. 16 pages. NCJ 231575
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Juvenile Arrests 1995
Bulletin, February 1997. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 1995 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 163813.
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Juvenile Arrests 1996
Bulletin, November 1997. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 1996 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 167578.
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Juvenile Arrests 1997
Bulletin, December 1998. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 1997 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 173938.
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Juvenile Arrests 1998
Bulletin, December 1999. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 1998 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 179064.
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Juvenile Arrests 1999
Bulletin, December 2000. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 1999 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 185236.
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Juvenile Arrests 2000
Bulletin, November 2002. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 2000 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 191729.
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Juvenile Arrests 2001
Bulletin, December 2003. Summarizes and analyzes national and State juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI's report Crime in the United States 2001. 12 pages. NCJ 201370.
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Juvenile Arrests 2002
Bulletin, September 2004. Summarizes and analyzes national and state juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI’s report Crime in the United States 2002. 12 Pages. NCJ 204608.
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Juvenile Arrests 2003
Bulletin, August 2005. Summarizes and analyzes national and state juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI report Crime in the United States 2003. 12 pages. NCJ 209735.
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Juvenile Arrests 2004
Bulletin, December 2006. Summarizes and analyzes national and state juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI report Crime in the United States 2004. 12 pages. NCJ 214563.
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Juvenile Arrests 2005
Bulletin, August 2008. Summarizes and analyzes National and State juvenile arrest data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s report Crime in the United States 2005. Available online only. 12 pages. NCJ 218096.
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Juvenile Arrests 2006
Bulletin, November 2008. 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. 12 pages. NCJ 221338
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Juvenile Arrests 2007
Bulletin, April 2009. 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. 12 pages. NCJ 225344.
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Juvenile Arrests 2008
Bulletin, December 2009. 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. 12 pages. NCJ 228479.
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Juvenile Arrests 2009
Bulletin: Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series, December 2011. This report summarizes 2009 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 2009. 24 Pages NCJ 236477
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Juvenile Arrests 2010
Bulletin, December 2013. Summarizes 2010 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies throughout the country as cited in the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting program and the report Crime in the United States 2010. 24 pages. NCJ 242770.
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Juvenile Arrests 2011
Bulletin: National Report Series, December 2013. Summarizes 2011 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies throughout the country as cited in the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program and the report Crime in the United States 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 244476.
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Juvenile Arrests for Driving Under the Influence, 1995
Fact Sheet, October 1997. Presents national data on juvenile arrests for driving under the influence (DUI) in 1995 and includes a table showing DUI arrests for each state. 2 pages. FS 9767.
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Juvenile Arson, 1997
Fact Sheet, February 1999. Presents statistics on juvenile arrests for arson. 2 pages. FS 9991.
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2006-2007
Report, May 2010. Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2007 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2007 by more than 2,100 U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 158 pages. NCJ 230105.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2009
Fact Sheet, October 2012. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2009. Between 1985 and 2009, the number of cases placed on probation increased 29 percent. During that time, the overall delinquency caseload increased 30 percent. 2 pages. NCJ 239082
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IX, Number 1 (Causes and Correlates)
Journal: Juvenile Justice Journal, September 2004. Focuses on research that assess how and why children become delinquent, including its value in preventing and combating delinquency. 40 pages. NCJ 203555.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1996 Update on Violence
Report, February 1996. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 40 pages. NCJ 159107.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence
Report, August 1997. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 55 pages. NCJ 165703.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report
Report, September 1999. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 236 pages. NCJ 178257.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
Report, March 2006. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 260 pages. NCJ 212906.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A Focus on Violence
Report, August 1995. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. This publication is not available online. 100 pages. NCJ 153570.
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Juvenile Vandalism, 1996
Fact Sheet, October 1998. Examines juvenile vandalism arrest data from 1996, based on findings of the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program. 2 pages. FS 9885.
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Juvenile Vandalism, 1997
Fact Sheet, July 2000. Examines juvenile vandalism arrest data from 1997, based on findings of the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program. 2 pages. FS 200010.
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Juveniles in Court
Bulletin: National Report Series, June 2003. Provides national numbers and an overview of how courts process cases involving juvenile offenders. 32 pages. NCJ 195420.
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Law Enforcement and Juvenile Crime
Bulletin: National Report Series, December 2001. Presents statistics on the extent and characteristics of juvenile arrests in 1999 and compares them with trends from the 1980s. 32 pages. NCJ 191031.
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OJJDP Family Listening Sessions: Executive Summary
Report, July 2013. Summarizes four listening sessions with families and youth who have had direct experiences with the juvenile justice and criminal justice systems. 64 pages. NCJ 241379.
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice Volume 1, Issue 2, Spring 2012
Journal, Spring 2012. This is a semi-annual, peer reviewed journal sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 134 pages. NCJ 238336.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2008
Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2008. Features previews of the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program conference and State Relations and Assistance Division (SRAD) conferences to be held in August 2008, and a summary of the Youth Gang Symposium held in June 2008. Available online only. NCJ 223613.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2011
Newsletter, July/August 2011. OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. NCJ 235188
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2008
Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2008. Features articles on Missing Children's Day 2008 and a child safety symposium. Available online only. NCJ 223021.
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Strategies for Success: Combating Juvenile DUI
Report, 1999. Describes the comprehensive Juvenile DUI Enforcement Program developed by the Police Executive Research Forum, with support from OJJDP and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 126 pages. NCJ 167250.
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Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and Reporting
Bulletin, September 2011. This bulletin, part of the Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series, provides the latest overview of state transfer laws and practices as well as examining available state-level data on juveniles adjudicated in the criminal justice system. 28 pages. NCJ 232434
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Violence by Teenage Girls: Trends and Context
Bulletin: Girls Study Group Series, 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. NCJ 218905.
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Violent Crimes Cleared by Juvenile Arrests
Fact Sheet, May 1994. Presents national data on violent crimes cleared by the arrest of juveniles from 1965 to 1992; this Fact Sheet is based on data from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program and its Crime in the United States reports. 2 pages. FS 9415.
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Youngest Offenders, 1996
Fact Sheet, November 1998. Summarizes the arrest profile of youth under age 15. 2 pages. FS 9887.
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