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NIJ and OJJDP Release Three Bulletins in Justice Research Series

May 27, 2014

Justice Research BulletinThe National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) have released three bulletins in the Justice Research series. The series reports on findings from joint NIJ and OJJDP research on youth in the juvenile justice system. These three bulletins address the juvenile’s transition from delinquency to adult crime:

  • Criminal Career Patterns” describes criminal career patterns in adolescence and adulthood (NCJ 242545).
  • Explanations for Offending” examines various developmental, biological, social, and psychological explanations for offending (NCJ 243975).
  • Prediction and Risk/Needs Assessment” explores predictions of young adult crime from juvenile histories and assessments of risk, needs, and protective factors (NCJ 243976).


Learn about previous bulletins in the Justice Research series.