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National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook

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2014 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) 16,089,700 8,981,700 7,108,000 2,368,700 292,100 871,000 3,576,200
Cases referred to juvenile court 705,100 299,500 405,700 254,100 10,400 7,700 133,400
Cases diverted 172,700 88,900 83,800 46,500 2,600 2,000 32,600
Cases detained 167,100 57,400 109,700 71,100 2,900 2,000 33,800
Cases petitioned 413,300 162,400 250,900 164,700 6,000 4,500 75,600
Cases adjudicated 227,700 90,300 137,400 85,500 3,900 2,500 45,500
Adjudicated cases resulting in probation 141,500 58,400 83,100 50,900 2,600 1,800 27,700
Adjudicated cases resulting in placement 62,400 20,400 42,000 25,700 1,000 600 14,800
Cases judicially waived 3,800 1,200 2,600 2,000 100 <50 500

Females

DECISION POINTS All White Minority Black AIAN** AHPI*** Hispanic

Population at risk (10-upper age) 15,416,800 8,532,500 6,884,300 2,294,200 285,000 859,300 3,445,800
Cases referred to juvenile court 269,800 122,900 146,900 96,000 5,200 3,200 42,500
Cases diverted 88,800 45,800 43,000 24,800 1,600 1,200 15,300
Cases detained 45,800 18,800 27,100 17,800 1,100 600 7,500
Cases petitioned 129,200 55,600 73,600 51,000 2,800 1,500 18,300
Cases adjudicated 63,600 28,400 35,300 22,700 1,700 800 10,000
Adjudicated cases resulting in probation 41,700 18,100 23,600 15,200 1,100 600 6,700
Adjudicated cases resulting in placement 13,000 5,500 7,500 4,500 400 100 2,500
Cases judicially waived 400 200 200 200 <50 <50 <50

** 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/

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