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National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook

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2015 Case Processing Summary: by gender
Counts for Delinquency Offenses

DECISION POINTS All Males Females
Population at risk (ages 10-17) 33,223,100 16,963,300 16,259,900
Juvenile arrests 870,400 614,300 256,100
Cases referred to juvenile court 884,900 640,900 244,000
Cases diverted 238,400 156,700 81,700
Cases detained 216,400 166,900 49,500
Cases petitioned 490,000 374,700 115,400
Cases adjudicated 261,000 204,300 56,700
Adjudicated cases resulting in probation 164,500 127,200 37,300
Adjudicated cases resulting in placement 68,200 56,300 11,800
Cases judicially waived 3,200 2,900 300
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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