Detailed Offense Profile by Placement Status for United States, 2017
|Most serious offense||Total||Committed||Detained||Diversion|
|Other public order||3,157||2,095||971||65|
|Violent Crime Index*||12,250||7,496||4,608||57|
|Property Crime Index**||7,825||5,037||2,688||35|
|Other status offense||166||98||36||9|
* Includes criminal homicide, violent sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated assault.
** Includes burglary, theft, auto theft, and arson.
Note: U.S. total includes 4,242 juvenile offenders in private facilities for whom State of offense was not reported and a handful of youth who committed their offense in a U.S. Territory but were being held in a U.S. mainland facility. Visit the EZACJRP methods section for more information about unknown state of offense.
Note: Committed juveniles include those placed in the facility as part of a court ordered disposition. Detained juveniles include those held awaiting a court hearing, adjudication, disposition or placement elsewhere. Diverted juveniles include those voluntarily admitted to the facility in lieu of adjudication as part of a diversion agreement. Totals include juveniles for whom placement status was reported as unknown or "other."
Suggested citation: Sickmund, M., Sladky, T.J., Kang, W., and Puzzanchera, C. (2019) "Easy Access to the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement." Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezacjrp/
Data source: Author's analysis of OJJDP's Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017 [machine-readable data files].