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EZACJRP Easy Access to the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement: 1997-2015

 
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Offense Profile of Committed Residents by Sex and Race/Ethnicity for United States, 2015
Column Percent

Committed
Sex Race/Ethnicity
Most serious offense Total Male Female White Black Hispanic American Indian Asian Other
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Delinquency 95% 96% 86% 92% 96% 97% 91% 95% 92%
Person 38% 39% 34% 36% 41% 37% 32% 37% 44%
    Violent Crime Index* 27% 29% 15% 24% 30% 26% 21% 27% 28%
    Other Person 11% 10% 19% 11% 10% 11% 11% 10% 15%
Property 23% 24% 18% 21% 25% 22% 26% 23% 22%
    Property Crime Index** 19% 20% 14% 17% 21% 18% 22% 20% 19%
    Other Property 4% 4% 4% 4% 4% 4% 4% 3% 4%
Drug 6% 6% 6% 8% 3% 7% 6% 8% 4%
Public order 12% 13% 7% 13% 12% 12% 11% 14% 9%
Technical violation 15% 15% 20% 15% 15% 18% 15% 14% 12%
Status offense 5% 4% 14% 8% 4% 3% 9% 5% 8%
* Includes criminal homicide, violent sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated assault.
** Includes burglary, theft, auto theft, and arson.
Note: U.S. total includes 1,593 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.

Note: The "Hispanic" category includes persons of Latin American or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race. These persons are not included in the other race/ethnicity categories.

Suggested citation: Sickmund, M., Sladky, T.J., Kang, W., and Puzzanchera, C. (2017) "Easy Access to the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement." Online. Available: http://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, and 2015 [machine-readable data files].
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