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EZAJCS Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2021

Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics (EZAJCS)

Changes introduced with 2015 data [ Learn more... ]

was developed to facilitate independent analysis of national estimates of delinquency cases processed by the nation's juvenile courts. With this application, users can perform unique analyses on the age, sex, and race of juveniles involved in these cases as well as the referral offense, the use of detention, adjudication and case disposition. Users can also view pre-formatted tables describing the demographic characteristics of youth involved in the juvenile justice system and how juvenile courts process these cases.

  • Analyze Delinquency Cases
    Perform your own analyses.
  • Demographics
    View information on the age, sex, and race of juveniles involved in delinquency cases detailed by offense, manner of handling, detention status, adjudication, and disposition.
  • Case Processing
    View trends in how juvenile courts process specific cases, such as aggravated and simple assault cases, for different demographic groups.
  • Detailed Offenses
    View demographic characteristics for specific cases.
  • Methods
    Learn about the data collection effort conducted by the National Juvenile Court Data Archive that makes this application possible.
  • Glossary
    Learn about the definitions of key terms used in this application.

More Resources

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

OJJDP, a component of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, accomplishes its mission by supporting states, local communities, and tribal jurisdictions in their efforts to develop and implement effective programs for juveniles. The Office strives to strengthen the juvenile justice system's efforts to protect public safety, hold offenders accountable, and provide services that address the needs of youth and their families.

Statistical Briefing Book

OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book

The OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book (SBB) enables users to access online information via OJJDP's Web site to learn more about juvenile crime and victimization and about youth involved in the juvenile justice system. Developed for OJJDP by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, SBB provides timely and reliable statistical answers to the most frequently asked questions from policymakers, the media, and the general public. In addition, the data analysis and dissemination tools available through SBB give users quick and easy access to detailed statistics on a variety of juvenile justice topics.

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