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National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook

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2014 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) 31,506,500 17,514,200 13,992,300 4,662,800 577,100 1,730,300 7,022,100
Cases referred to juvenile court 974,900 422,400 552,600 350,100 15,600 10,900 175,900
Cases diverted 261,500 134,700 126,800 71,300 4,200 3,300 48,000
Cases detained 212,900 76,200 136,700 88,900 4,000 2,600 41,300
Cases petitioned 542,500 218,000 324,500 215,800 8,800 6,000 93,900
Cases adjudicated 291,300 118,700 172,700 108,200 5,700 3,300 55,500
Adjudicated cases resulting in probation 183,200 76,500 106,700 66,100 3,700 2,400 34,400
Adjudicated cases resulting in placement 75,400 25,900 49,500 30,200 1,400 700 17,300
Cases judicially waived 4,200 1,400 2,800 2,200 100 <50 500

** AIAN: American Indian or Alaskan Native.
*** AHPI: Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander.
Suggested Citation: Puzzanchera, C. and Hockenberry, S. (2017). 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/

Developed and maintained by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, with funding from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.