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National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook

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2016 Case Processing Summary: by gender and race/ethnicity
Counts for Delinquency Offenses

Males

DECISION POINTS All White Minority Black AIAN** AHPI*** Hispanic
Population at risk (10-upper age) 16,137,600 8,840,600 7,297,000 2,356,900 296,400 912,600 3,731,000
Cases referred to juvenile court 614,900 261,500 353,400 221,300 9,700 6,400 116,000
Cases diverted 146,700 77,100 69,600 38,700 2,600 1,700 26,600
Cases detained 175,600 59,400 116,200 72,400 2,800 1,800 39,200
Cases petitioned 364,900 141,400 223,500 146,200 5,500 3,700 68,100
Cases adjudicated 194,600 76,300 118,400 73,700 3,400 1,900 39,300
Adjudicated cases resulting in probation 119,900 49,100 70,800 43,600 2,200 1,400 23,600
Adjudicated cases resulting in placement 54,800 17,000 37,800 23,200 800 400 13,300
Cases judicially waived 3,100 1,000 2,200 1,700 100 <50 400

Females

DECISION POINTS All White Minority Black AIAN** AHPI*** Hispanic
Population at risk (10-upper age) 15,468,200 8,399,300 7,068,900 2,285,100 288,600 902,000 3,593,300
Cases referred to juvenile court 235,600 108,700 126,900 80,800 4,900 2,700 38,600
Cases diverted 76,600 40,600 36,000 20,700 1,400 1,000 12,900
Cases detained 51,100 19,900 31,200 18,700 1,200 600 10,700
Cases petitioned 114,700 49,100 65,600 44,100 2,600 1,300 17,600
Cases adjudicated 55,800 25,200 30,600 19,300 1,500 600 9,200
Adjudicated cases resulting in probation 35,600 15,600 20,000 12,700 900 400 5,900
Adjudicated cases resulting in placement 11,800 4,900 6,900 3,900 300 100 2,500
Cases judicially waived 300 200 100 100 <50 <50 <50
** 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: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/dmcdb/

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