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Time in Placement
Q: Does time in placement vary by type of offense for detained youth?
A: Detained youth held for a person offense were in placement longer than other youth.

Percent of detained youth remaining in placement by offense, 2019

Days since
admission
Person Property Drugs Public
order
Technical
violation
Status
0 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
10 78.3% 66.0% 65.7% 70.6% 64.1% 61.6%
20 66.3% 50.3% 48.2% 55.9% 46.5% 47.3%
30 55.6% 39.1% 36.6% 44.1% 34.3% 38.0%
40 48.2% 32.4% 26.8% 36.2% 27.1% 29.1%
50 40.8% 26.9% 20.5% 29.5% 20.1% 23.3%
60 36.2% 22.4% 18.1% 25.6% 15.4% 21.7%
70 32.3% 18.6% 12.8% 22.3% 12.2% 19.4%
80 28.2% 15.7% 11.6% 19.4% 9.0% 18.2%
90 25.5% 13.2% 10.4% 17.7% 7.8% 14.7%
100 22.5% 11.2% 9.3% 15.5% 6.7% 14.0%
110 20.3% 9.4% 7.7% 13.5% 5.9% 12.8%
120 18.4% 8.3% 6.7% 11.7% 4.7% 12.0%
130 17.0% 7.5% 5.7% 10.6% 4.2% 12.0%
140 15.8% 6.8% 4.9% 9.5% 3.9% 11.2%
150 14.3% 5.6% 4.3% 8.3% 3.2% 11.2%
160 13.4% 5.2% 3.5% 7.5% 3.0% 9.7%
170 12.2% 4.4% 2.8% 6.7% 2.8% 8.9%
180 11.7% 3.9% 2.8% 6.3% 2.6% 7.4%

Notes: Detained youth are those held in residential placement prior to adjudication.


Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/corrections/qa08406.asp?qaDate=2019. Released on May 21, 2021.

Data Source: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement 2019 [machine-readable data files]. Washington, D.C.: OJJDP.