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National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook

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2015 Case Processing Summary: by race/ethnicity
Counts for Delinquency Offenses

DECISION POINTS All White Minority Black AIAN** AHPI*** Hispanic
Population at risk (10-upper age) 31,538,800 17,392,100 14,146,800 4,645,800 580,900 1,770,000 7,150,200
Cases referred to juvenile court 884,900 383,400 501,500 313,700 14,400 9,700 163,600
Cases diverted 238,400 124,700 113,700 64,000 3,900 3,000 42,800
Cases detained 216,400 77,500 138,900 82,300 3,900 2,300 50,400
Cases petitioned 490,000 194,000 296,000 195,300 8,100 5,100 87,500
Cases adjudicated 261,000 104,400 156,600 98,300 4,900 2,800 50,600
Adjudicated cases resulting in probation 164,500 67,600 96,800 59,700 3,300 2,000 31,800
Adjudicated cases resulting in placement 68,200 22,400 45,800 28,400 1,100 600 15,700
Cases judicially waived 3,200 1,200 2,000 1,500 100 <50 400
** AIAN: American Indian or Alaskan Native.
*** AHPI: Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander.
Suggested Citation: Puzzanchera, C. and Hockenberry, S. (2018). National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook. Developed by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/dmcdb/

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