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

 
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Offense Profile of Detained Residents by Sex and Race/Ethnicity for United States, 2011
Column Percent

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 97% 98% 94% 96% 98% 99% 94% 97% 95%
Person 36% 37% 33% 31% 39% 36% 28% 50% 34%
    Violent Crime Index* 24% 26% 15% 17% 29% 27% 13% 33% 16%
    Other Person 12% 10% 18% 14% 11% 9% 14% 17% 17%
Property 22% 23% 16% 23% 22% 22% 20% 17% 21%
    Property Crime Index** 18% 19% 13% 19% 19% 16% 16% 13% 18%
    Other Property 4% 4% 3% 4% 3% 6% 4% 4% 3%
Drug 6% 6% 5% 7% 5% 7% 8% 6% 7%
Public order 12% 12% 10% 10% 12% 13% 8% 9% 9%
Technical violation 22% 20% 30% 25% 19% 21% 31% 16% 24%
Status offense 3% 2% 6% 4% 2% 1% 6% 3% 5%
* Includes criminal homicide, violent sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated assault.

** Includes burglary, theft, auto theft, and arson.

Note: U.S. total includes 2,324 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. (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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