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OJJDP Updates Statistical Briefing Book

March 17, 2015

OJJDP Statistical Briefing BookOJJDP has updated its Statistical Briefing Book (SBB). Developed by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, SBB offers easy online access to statistics on a variety of juvenile justice topics.

The following updates have recently been posted to the SBB:

  • Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics now includes national estimates of the more than 40 million delinquency cases processed by the nation's juvenile courts between 1985 and 2012.
  • National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook now includes data through 2012. This application presents the national DMC data for the juvenile justice system and their Relative Rate Index Matrices that quantify levels of racial disparity introduced at various decision points within the system.

In addition, FAQs in the Juveniles in Court and Juveniles on Probation sections have been updated to 2012.

Resources:

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