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Best Practices in Juvenile Accountability: Overview
April 2003. This bulletin traces the history of OJJDP's Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants (JAIBG) program, reviews the developmental perspective that shapes juvenile accountability, and presents case histories that illustrate 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
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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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 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
November 2000. This two-part video of a live national satellite broadcast portrays a panel presentation and phone-in questions that pertain to the prevalence and causes of child (under 12 years old) delinquency as well as early intervention measures. NCJ 185594.
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Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws Program: A Compendium of Resources
March 2001. This report presents practical information to States and units of local government so as to assist them in determining how to use designated Federal funds most effectively in improving their strategies to prevent underage drinking. 52 pages. NCJ 178263.
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Female Offenders in the Juvenile Justice System: Statistics Summary
June 1996. This analysis of patterns in the arrests, judicial management, and correctional placement of female juvenile offenders notes that females are entering the juvenile justice system more often and at younger ages than in past years. 40 pages. NCJ 160941.
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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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Hot Spots of Juvenile Crime: Findings From Seattle
October 2011. This bulletin presents the results of a study that examined the distribution of juvenile crime in Seattle, WA. 16 pages. NCJ 231575.
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Juvenile Arrests 1995
Feburary 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
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
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
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
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
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. NCJ 191729.
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Juvenile Arrests 2001
December 2003. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 2001 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 201370.
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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 2003
August 2005. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 2003 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 209735.
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Juvenile Arrests 2004
December 2006. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 2004 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 214563.
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Juvenile Arrests 2005
August 2008. Provides a summary and analysis of national and state juvenile arrest data reported in the FBI's 2005 Crime in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 218096.
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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 2009
December 2011. This bulletin uses data from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) in summarizing juvenile arrests for various crime types during the 2009 reporting year, along with trends in juvenile arrest rates for various offenses from 2000 through 2009. 24 pages. NCJ 236477.
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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 Arrests for Driving Under the Influence, 1995
October 1997. This fact sheet presents data and details on juvenile arrests for driving under the influence during 1995. 2 pages. NCJ 247865.
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Juvenile Arson, 1997
February 1999. This fact sheet provides data on juvenile arrests and adjudications in 1997 that were related to arson. 2 pages. NCJ 175088.
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2006-2007
March 2010. Drawing on data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, this report profiles the nearly 1.7 million delinquency cases processed each year by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction in 2006 and 2007; the report also describes trends in delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2007, as well as status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2007. 170 pages. NCJ 230105.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IX, Number 1 (Causes and Correlates)
September 2004. This issue features an article that summarizes a few of the empirical findings of three longitudinal studies on the causes and correlates of juvenile delinquency, as well as an article that explains how local leaders can use risk-factor research in addressing youth gangs, a problem that affects communities nationwide. 40 pages. NCJ 203555.
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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 Vandalism, 1996
October 1998. This fact sheet presents data on nationwide juvenile vandalism cases for 1996 and the number of vandalism cases involved in formal court processing between 1986 and 1995. 2 pages. NCJ 198527.
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Juvenile Vandalism, 1997
July 2000. This fact sheet presents data on nationwide juvenile vandalism cases for 1997 and the number of vandalism cases involved in formal court processing between 1988 and 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 188863.
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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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Law Enforcement and Juvenile Crime
December 2001. This bulletin provides general information about law enforcement through the use of the juvenile justice system. 32 pages. NCJ 191031.
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OJJDP Family Listening Sessions: Executive Summary
July 2013. This report summarizes the experiences of families involved with the juvenile justice system at both the State and local levels. 64 pages. NCJ 241379.
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 1, Issue 2, Spring 2012
April 2012. This issue of the Journal of Juvenile Justice contains eight articles examining current issues in juvenile justice. 134 pages. NCJ 238336.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2008
July 2008. This newsletter presents current up-to-date information on programs, conferences and symposiums, training, and newly released publications from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). 10 pages. NCJ 223613.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2011
August 2011. Featured news in this OJJDP (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention) newsletter concerns a new online resource of evidence-based programs; a joint project on school disciplinary practices; peer advocate for at-risk and delinquent youth; a leadership conference for tribal youth; a publication series on underage drinking; family engagement listening sessions; and online technical assistance for OJJDP’s Missing and Exploited Children’s Program. 0 pages. NCJ 235188.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2008
June 2008. This newsletter presents current up-to-date information on programs, conferences/symposiums, training, and publications affecting the field of juvenile justice from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 0 pages. NCJ 223021.
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Race as a Factor in Juvenile Arrests
April 2003. This bulletin examines how race affects police decisions to take juvenile offenders into custody. 8 pages. NCJ 189180.
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Standards Relating to Police Handling of Juvenile Problems
1980. These standards apply to the role and authority of the police in handling juvenile problems, implications of this role for police organization and personnel, and the need for incentives and accountability in the police handling of juveniles. 171 pages. NCJ 83577.
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Strategies for Success: Combating Juvenile DUI
1999. This manual is designed to empower criminal justice professionals to take the lead in working with others to plan a coordinated response to alcohol-related delinquency, particularly as it relates to traffic offenses. 126 pages. NCJ 167250.
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Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and Reporting
September 2011. This bulletin from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents an analysis of State laws governing the transfer of juveniles to adult criminal courts. 28 pages. NCJ 232434.
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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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Youngest Delinquents: Offenders Under Age 15
September 1997. This Bulletin presents findings of a study that examined the most recent data on juvenile arrests and the delinquency cases processed by US juvenile courts. 12 pages. NCJ 165256.
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The Youngest Offenders, 1996
November 1998. This fact sheet presents age-specific data on juvenile arrests. 2 pages. NCJ 247995.
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