Offense Profile of Detained Residents by Sex and Race/Ethnicity for United States, 2017
|Most serious offense||Total||Male||Female||White||Black||Hispanic||American
|Violent Crime Index*||4,608||4,154||454||939||2,404||1,083||† 56||52||74|
|Property Crime Index**||2,688||2,311||377||† 782||1,254||512||57||† 40||43|
|Other Property||578||449||† 129||181||275||97||9||4||12|
|Public order||1,903||1,664||239||† 505||900||428||18||† 10||42|
|Status offense||† 324||156||† 168||† 194||66||37||† 11||2||† 14|
† Interpret data with caution. In these states, 30% or more of the information for offense, sex, race/ethnicity and/or placement status (detained) was imputed. Visit the EZACJRP methods section for more information about imputation.
* 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: Detained juveniles include those held awaiting a court hearing, adjudication, disposition or placement elsewhere.
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. (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].