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5 Ways Juvenile Probation Administrators Can Use Data
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue brief provides specific examples of how to use data to support positive youth outcomes, promote accountability and collaborate with other juvenile justice-involved agencies. It is one of a series of briefs being developed through the OJJDP-funded Juvenile Justice Model Data Project. March 2018. 2 pages. NCJ 251592
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Accountability-Based Sanctions
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information on the accountability-based sanctions requirement of the Innovative Local Law Enforcement and Community Policing program. March 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 251651
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Assessing a Residential Treatment Program in the Context of Rhode Island's Juvenile Justice Reforms
OJJDP-Sponsored. This research examines a large database on information about the 2,053 boys who resided at Ocean Tides, Inc., an in-house residential school and rehabilitation program for adjudicated boys, for treatment and care from 1975 through 2015. 2017. 63 pages. NCJ 251033
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Balanced and Restorative Justice Project (BARJ)
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet explains the balanced and restorative justice model, which underscores the importance of the victim (individual or community) in the justice process and requires the offender to actively pursue restoration of the victim by paying restitution or performing community service, or both. July 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 251650
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Balanced and Restorative Justice Videoconference
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Highlights some of the key principles involved in the balanced and restorative justice model. June 2001. NCJ 188420
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Best Practices in Juvenile Accountability: Overview
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Provides an indepth history of OJJDP's Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) Program, reviews the developmental perspective shaping juvenile accountability, and offers case histories illustrating effective practices that promote accountability. April 2003. 12 pages. NCJ 184745
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Bridging Research and Practice in Juvenile Probation: Rethinking Strategies To Promote Long-Term Change
OJJDP-Sponsored. The strategies presented in the report cover five core practice areas: screening, assessment and structured decision-making; case planning; matching services and promoting positive youth development; structuring supervision to promote long-term behavior change; and incentivizing success and implementing graduated responses. This report is intended to serve as a resource to probation officers and agencies. October 2018. 86 pages. NCJ 252234
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Changes to OJJDP's Juvenile Accountability Program
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Presents an overview of recent changes in OJJDP's juvenile accountability program as a result of the Department of Justice Authorization Act for FY 2003. June 2003. 6 pages. NCJ 200220
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Characteristics of Delinquency Cases Handled in Juvenile Court 2015
OJJDP-Sponsored. This Data Snapshot draws on data from the OJJDP-sponsored National Center for Juvenile Justice. Data include case counts, detailed by juvenile demographics, types of sanctions for adjudicated delinquency cases, and offenses involving detention. May 2018. 1 pages. NCJ 251695
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Collecting Data and Sharing Information To Improve School-Justice Partnerships
OJJDP-Sponsored. This technical assistance bulletin provides guidance around what information to collect and how to use it to promote effective School-Justice Partnerships. 2017. 28 pages. NCJ 251336
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Comparison of Four Restorative Conferencing Models
OJJDP-Produced. Focuses on four restorative conferencing models: victim-offender mediation, community reparative boards, family group conferencing, and circle sentencing. February 2001. 20 pages. NCJ 184738
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Guide to Judicial Workload Assessment
OJJDP-Produced. Presents a method for obtaining data on judicial workloads in abuse and neglect cases, which includes an assessment of what is required for best practice in these cases. April 2009. 72 pages. NCJ 223571
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Implementation Guide
OJJDP-Produced. Provides practical advice on how to set up a performance measurement team, assess capacity, prioritize among measurement needs, plan data collection activities, and use the data generated through the performance measurement process to plan reforms. April 2009. 76 pages. NCJ 223568
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Key Measures
OJJDP-Produced. Outlines nine measures that have been identified as key to determining court performance in child abuse and neglect cases. April 2009. 44 pages. NCJ 223567
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: Technical Guide
OJJDP-Produced. Describes all 30 court performance measures for child abuse and neglect cases. April 2009. 310 pages. NCJ 223570
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Court Performance Measures in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases: User's Guide to Nonautomated Data Collection
OJJDP-Produced. Explains how to use nonautomated data collection methods (such as file review, court observation, interviews, and focus groups) to enhance performance measurement. April 2009. 48 pages. NCJ 223569
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Crime Victims' Rights and Crime Victim Assistance
OJJDP-Sponsored. The following collection of materials will familiarize readers with recent developments and emerging issues in the crime victims' rights/victim assistance movement, both in the juvenile justice and criminal justice systems. 1999. 8 pages. NCJ 251467
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Criminal Careers of Serious Delinquents in Two Cities
NIJ-Sponsored, OJJDP-Sponsored. This study investigated the evolution of offending within a sample of adolescent offenders in two large cities referred to juvenile and adult courts for serious criminal offenses. July 2004. 17 pages. NCJ 206175
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2007 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. June 2010. 4 pages. NCJ 230168
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2009
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2009 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. From 1985 through 1997, the number of delinquency cases climbed steadily (63 percent) and, from 1997 through 2009, the delinquency caseload dropped 20 percent. October 2012. 4 pages. NCJ 239081
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2010 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. February 2014. 4 pages. NCJ 243041
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases handled in U.S. juvenile courts between 1985 and 2011. December 2014. 4 pages. NCJ 248409
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2013
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases handled in U.S. juvenile courts between 1985 and 2013. October 2015. 4 pages. NCJ 248899
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Delinquency Cases Involving Hispanic Youth, 2013
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. This bulletin provides an overview of juvenile court handling of delinquency cases involving Hispanic youth. November 2016. 12 pages. NCJ 249915
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. This fact sheet presents the estimates of the number of petitioned juvenile delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2011. December 2014. 4 pages. NCJ 248410
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Detention Diversion Advocacy: An Evaluation
OJJDP-Produced. Provides an overview of diversion programs and evaluation findings from the Detention Diversion Advocacy Project, a disposition case advocacy program operating in San Francisco, CA, and sponsored by the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice. September 1999. 16 pages. NCJ 171155
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Developing and Administering Accountability-Based Sanctions for Juveniles
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Describes Congress's attempt, through the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program, to encourage states to develop and administer sanctions that are accountability based. September 1999. 12 pages. NCJ 177612
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Effectiveness of Restorative Justice Principles in Juvenile Justice: A Meta-Analysis
OJJDP-Sponsored. The objective of this study was to review all available research that compared participants in a restorative justice program to participants processed in a more traditional way using meta-analytic methods. May 2017. 145 pages. NCJ 250872
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Effectiveness of Restorative Justice Programs, OJJDP-Funded Research in Brief
OJJDP-Sponsored. The objective of this research was first to synthesize high quality, quantitative studies that evaluate the effectiveness of various restorative justice programs, and second, to evaluate the effect of different restorative justice program components, such as apologizing to victims, family participation, and including the victim in the process, to name a few. July 2017. 1 pages. NCJ 250995
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Effects of Federal Legislation on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
OJJDP-Produced. Examines the effects of the Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act of 2000 on the prosecution of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) cases. July 2010. 12 pages. NCJ 228631
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Employment and Training for Court-Involved Youth Videoconference
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant. Teleconference Videotapes. Discusses key findings from the OJJDP Report Employment and Training for Court-Involved Youth, provides guidance in designing and implementing training programs that meet the needs of employers, and highlights promising programs and effective strategies for linking court-involved youth to the job market. February 2001. 21 pages. NCJ 186403
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Enabling Prosecutors to Address Drug, Gang, and Youth Violence
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Features one of the three Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program purpose areas that focus on enhancing the ability of prosecutors to address juvenile crime. December 1999. 12 pages. NCJ 178917
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Environmental and Personal Factors in a Community-Based Juvenile Offender Intervention
OJJDP-Sponsored. This is a report of preliminary findings of a study of youth offenders in Houston, TX within the context of readiness-for-change. 2017. 15 pages. NCJ 251100
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Exploring Outcomes Related to Legal Representation for Parents Involved in Mississippi's Juvenile Dependency System
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents the findings of case file reviews conducted to compare juvenile dependency cases opened before and after the implementation of the parent representation pilot programs in Forrest and Rankin counties in Mississippi. It includes findings from both the initial and follow-up phases of data collection. October 2014. 29 pages. NCJ 251125
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Female Offenders in the Juvenile Justice System: Statistics Summary
OJJDP-Produced. Analyzes patterns in the arrests, judicial management, and correctional placement of female juvenile offenders and notes that females are entering the juvenile justice system more often and at younger ages than in past years. June 1996. 40 pages. NCJ 160941
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Implications for Juvenile and Family Court Judges
OJJDP-Sponsored. The NCJFCJ created this guide with input from juvenile and family court judges and experts from around the country to increase judicial knowledge of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), including their implications for court proceedings and case dispositions involving children and families affected by FASD. 2016. 64 pages. NCJ 251124
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Focus on Accountability: Best Practices for Juvenile Court and Probation
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Describes what it means to hold juvenile offenders accountable, details the role of the juvenile court and probation department, identifies the key elements of programs that promote accountability, and presents examples of exemplary community-based initiatives. August 1999. 12 pages. NCJ 177611
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Graduated Sanctions: An Effective Intervention Strategy for Addressing Delinquency Videoconference
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Highlights the efforts of OJJDP and the Juvenile Sanctions Center to support and implement effective graduated sanctions strategies. March 2005. NCJ 209017
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Guide for Implementing the Balanced and Restorative Justice Model
OJJDP-Produced. Establishes an alternative philosophy for a more balanced approach to juvenile justice that emphasizes restorative justice in which offenders make amends to their victims and the community. December 1998. 95 pages. NCJ 167887
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A Guide to the Guidelines: Practical Tips for Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts to Implement
OJJDP-Sponsored. The guide provides juvenile drug treatment court professionals and teams with advice and tips on the new Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines. June 2017. 13 pages. NCJ 250930
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Implementing Comprehensive Juvenile Justice Improvement in Kentucky
OJJDP-Sponsored. Kentucky has experienced early positive results following passage of the Senate Bill 200 (SB 200), a sweeping juvenile justice improvement bill, including reductions in the number of commitments to state custody; increased access to diversion, a process that holds youth accountable without going through the formal court system; and reduced recidivism rates. This report examines the early outcomes after the bill's implementation. October 2017. 7 pages. NCJ 251354
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Implementing Comprehensive Juvenile Justice System Improvement in Hawaii
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report examines the early results of Hawaii's Act 201, a comprehensive set of juvenile justice improvements. October 2017. 5 pages. NCJ 251355
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Implementing Juvenile Justice System Improvement in Georgia
OJJDP-Sponsored. The Crime and Justice Institute provided a framework to assist Georgia's Criminal Justice Coordinating Council in the development of a model fidelity assessment process to evaluate juvenile justice reforms. This report provides an early look into the outcomes of implementing the framework. October 2017. 4 pages. NCJ 251356
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Implementing the SPEP: Lessons From Demonstration Sites in OJJDP's Juvenile Justice Reform and Reinvestment Initiative
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report describes implementation of the Standardized Program Evaluation Protocol (SPEP™) rating system as an important element of the Juvenile Justice Reform and Reinvestment Initiative (JJRRI) work at three demonstration sites in Delaware, Iowa, and Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. December 2016. 54 pages. NCJ 250482
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program (OJJDP In Focus)
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. In Focus. Provides an overview of OJJDP’s Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) program, which helps States and communities develop and implement programs that hold youth accountable for delinquent behavior through the imposition of graduated sanctions that are consistent with the severity of the offense. October 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 226357
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program: 2004 Report to Congress
OJJDP-Produced, Report. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Provides an update on how OJJDP has implemented its Congressional mandate to meet the goals of the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) Program August 2005. 43 pages. NCJ 208362
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program: 2005 Report to Congress
OJJDP-Produced, Report. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Presents findings from the second round of performance measurement data (for the reporting period of April 1, 2004, through March 31, 2005) collected from the States and territories and analyzed by OJJDP. January 2008. 44 pages. NCJ 217458
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Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants Program
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about OJJDP's Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants (JAIBG) program, which is designed to promote greater accountability in the juvenile justice system. April 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 247863
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Juvenile Accountability, Continued: Update on the JAIBG Program in Pennsylvania
OJJDP-Sponsored. This newsletter provides an update on the Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant (JAIBG) program in Pennsylvania, which is a large-scale effort, now in its third year, to promote juvenile accountability nationwide through Federal incentive grants to local communities. 2001. 7 pages. NCJ 192591
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Juvenile Arrests 2002
OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes and analyzes national and state juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI’s report Crime in the United States 2002. September 2004. 12 pages. NCJ 204608
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Juvenile Arson, 1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides data on juvenile arrests and adjudications in 1997 that were related to arson. February 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 175088
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1988-1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on the juvenile court placement of adjudicated youth between 1988 and 1997. October 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 184772
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1989-1998
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on the juvenile court placement of adjudicated youth between 1989 and 1998. February 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 193437
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1990-1999
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on the juvenile court placement of adjudicated youth between 1990 and 1999. September 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 203721
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Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1985-1994
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides national data on the processing of delinquency cases in juvenile court from 1985-1994, specifically cases formally processed, adjudicated, and the transferred to criminal court. March 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 247887
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Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1986-1995
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides national data on the processing of delinquency cases in juvenile court from 1986-1995, specifically cases formally processed, adjudicated, and the transferred to criminal court. April 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 175562
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Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1987-1996
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides national data on the processing of delinquency cases in juvenile court from 1987-1996, specifically cases formally processed, adjudicated, and the transferred to criminal court. April 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 198496
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1993: Statistics Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1993. June 1996. 75 pages. NCJ 159535
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1994
OJJDP-Sponsored. Report, December 1996. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1994. 110 pages. NCJ 163709. December 1996. 110 pages. NCJ 163709
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1995
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1995. May 1998. 112 pages. NCJ 170607
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1996
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1996 113 pages. July 1999. 113 pages. NCJ 168963
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1997
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1997. June 2000. 118 pages. NCJ 180864
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1998
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles more than 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by the juvenile courts during 1998 and examines trends in case processing since 1989. June 2003. 115 pages. NCJ 193696
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1999: Celebrating 100 Years of the Juvenile Court, 1899-1999
OJJDP-Sponsored. Profiles nearly 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts in 1999 and reviews judicial trends since 1990. November 2003. 114 pages. NCJ 201241
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2003-2004
OJJDP-Sponsored. Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2004 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2004 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. March 2007. 172 pages. NCJ 218587
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2006-2007
OJJDP-Sponsored. Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2007 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2007 by more than 2,100 U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. March 2010. 170 pages. NCJ 230105
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2009
OJJDP-Sponsored. Tracks trends in delinquency cases between 1985 and 2009 and in petitioned status offense cases processed between 1995 and 2009. July 2012. 152 pages. NCJ 239114
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Juvenile Court Statistics, 2010
OJJDP-Sponsored. Tracks trends in delinquency cases between 1985 and 2010 and in petitioned status offense cases processed between 1995 and 2009. June 2013. 116 pages. NCJ 244080
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2011
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report draws on data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive to profile more than 1.2 million delinquency cases and 116,000 petitioned status offense cases handled in 2011 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. July 2014. 102 pages. NCJ 248475
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2013
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report draws on data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive to profile nearly 1.1 million delinquency cases and 109,000 petitioned status offense cases handled in 2013 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. July 2015. 114 pages. NCJ 249164
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2014
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report describes delinquency and status offense cases handled between 2005 and 2014 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. April 2017. 118 pages. NCJ 250766
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2015
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report draws on data from the OJJDP-sponsored National Juvenile Court Data Archive. The report describes delinquency cases and petitioned status offense cases that courts with juvenile jurisdiction processed in 2015 and presents trends since 2005. Data include case counts and rates, detailed by juvenile demographics and offenses charged. April 2018. 114 pages. NCJ 251694
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Juvenile Court Statistics 2016
OJJDP-Sponsored. Juvenile Court Statistics 2016 describes delinquency cases and petitioned status offense cases handled between 2005 and 2016 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. August 2018. 114 pages. NCJ 252250
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Juvenile Delinquency Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Juvenile Delinquency Cases
OJJDP-Sponsored. Provides a benchbook of best practices that was developed by a committee of judges, a Chief Justice, prosecutors, defense attorneys, juvenile justice practitioners, and other professionals representing key stakeholders in the juvenile justice system, through the support of OJJDP. July 2005. 308 pages. NCJ 210606
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2005
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation in 2005. June 2009. 2 pages. NCJ 224536
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2007
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2007. June 2010. 2 pages. NCJ 230170
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1985-1994
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents summary information on the juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the period 1985-1994. March 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 198526
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1985-2002
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents summary information on the juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the period 1985 through 2002. November 2006. 2 pages. NCJ 217183
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1988-1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents summary information on the juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the period 1988-1997. November 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 185197
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1989-1998
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents summary information on the juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the period 1989-1998. September 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 189727
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1990-1999
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents summary information on the juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the period 1990-1999. September 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 203726
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2008
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2008, based on data from nearly 2,300 jurisdictions containing 82% of the U.S. juvenile population. The national estimates were generated using information contributed to the National Juvenile Court Data Archive. The fact sheet is based on the report, Juvenile Court Statistics 2008. December 2011. 2 pages. NCJ 236478
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2009
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. National Report Series. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2009. Between 1985 and 2009, the number of cases placed on probation increased 29 percent. During that time, the overall delinquency caseload increased 30 percent. October 2012. 2 pages. NCJ 239082
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Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines
OJJDP-Produced. This report presents juvenile drug treatment courts with evidence-based treatment guidelines, provides summaries of the research that underlies each guideline, and offers relevant implications for practice and implementation. December 2016. 60 pages. NCJ 250368
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Juvenile Felony Defendants in Criminal Courts: State Court Processing Statistics, 1990-94
BJS, OJJDP-Sponsored. Compares juvenile felony defendants tried as adults with those formally processed in juvenile courts, based on findings from the State Court Processing Statistics program and juvenile court data collected by the National Center for Juvenile Justice. September 1998. 12 pages. NCJ 165815
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IV, Number 1, May 1998 (Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Describes the proceedings of OJJDP's national conference, "Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads," and presents many of the program concepts discussed in the conference workshops, including juvenile crime, responses to juvenile crime, and delinquency prevention. Available online only. May 1998. 121 pages. NCJ 165926
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1996 Update on Violence
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. February 1996. 40 pages. NCJ 159107
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. August 1997. 55 pages. NCJ 165703
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. September 1999. 236 pages. NCJ 178257
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. March 2006. 260 pages. NCJ 212906
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2014 National Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. This OJJDP-funded report presents data and research on juvenile offending and victimization and explores the juvenile justice system’s response. December 2014. 244 pages. NCJ 248587
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A Focus on Violence
OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. August 1995. 33 pages. NCJ 153570
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Juvenile Vandalism, 1996
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data on nationwide juvenile vandalism cases for 1996 and the number of vandalism cases involved in formal court processing between 1986 and 1995. October 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 198527
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Juvenile Vandalism, 1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data on nationwide juvenile vandalism cases for 1997 and the number of vandalism cases involved in formal court processing between 1988 and 1997. July 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 188863
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Juveniles and the Death Penalty
OJJDP-Produced. Examines the history of capital punishment and Supreme Court decisions related to its use with juveniles. November 2000. 16 pages. NCJ 184748
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Juveniles Facing Criminal Sanctions: Three States That Changed the Rules
OJJDP-Produced. Report, April 2000. Examines state laws that target serious juvenile crime by expanding eligibility for criminal court processing and sanctioning and reducing confidentiality protections for a subset of juvenile offenders. 66 pages. NCJ 181203. April 2000. 66 pages. NCJ 181203
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Juveniles in Court
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Provides national numbers and an overview of how courts process cases involving juvenile offenders. June 2003. 32 pages. NCJ 195420
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Measuring Compliance With the Indian Child Welfare Act: An Assessment Toolkit
OJJDP-Sponsored. Measuring Compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA): An Assessment Toolkit is meant to help those interested in assessing their state court's performance related to compliance with ICWA. 2014. 28 pages. NCJ 251126
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Minorities and the Juvenile Justice System: Research Summary
OJJDP-Produced. Concludes a 15-month project examining the role that minority status plays in the processing of youth by the juvenile justice system. July 1995. 25 pages. NCJ 145849
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Minorities in the Juvenile Justice System
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Presents information on overrepresentation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system in comparison to their proportion in the general population, with a focus on disproportionate confinement of minorities. December 1999. 16 pages. NCJ 179007
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Diversion
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on diversion programs. February 2017. 3 pages. NCJ 249701
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Family Engagement in Juvenile Justice
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review focuses on synthesizing descriptions of the role of family engagement for youths involved in the juvenile justice system. February 2018. 15 pages. NCJ 251737
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Formal, Post-Adjudication Juvenile Probation Services
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on probation services. August 2017. 9 pages. NCJ 249717
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Indigent Defense for Juveniles
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review synthesizes available research about the prevalence, common practices, and outcomes associated with indigent defense in juvenile justice. The authors found recent data on juvenile indigent defense are limited, especially by type of counsel and come largely out of public defender agencies. Research has found mixed results regarding the benefits (or detriments) of counsel on juvenile court outcomes. June 2018. 8 pages. NCJ 251835
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The National Juvenile Court Data Archive Web Site
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes the National Juvenile Court Data Archive web site, a repository of the most detailed information and data sets available on the activities of the Nation's juvenile courts, as well as the procedures for accessing the data. December 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 191392
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1992
OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1992, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. October 1994. 12 pages. NCJ 150039
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1993
OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1993, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. July 1996. 12 pages. NCJ 160945
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1994
OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1994, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. October 1996. 12 pages. NCJ 162423
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1995
OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1995, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. December 1997. 12 pages. NCJ 167885
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1996
OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1996, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. July 1999. 12 pages. NCJ 175719
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1997
OJJDP-Produced. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1997, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. October 2000. 16 pages. NCJ 181204
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Reports on the Attorney General's Defending Childhood initiative. The issue also includes special features on the September meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; arts programs that help at-risk and delinquent youth replace destructive behavior with positive activities and interests; and the Office of Justice Programs' SMART Office, which supports the nation's efforts to register and monitor sex offenders. September 2010. 14 pages. NCJ 232007
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2012
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . This issue of OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. August 2012. 16 pages. NCJ 238982
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2018
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's Message From the Administrator focuses on how OJJDP is changing its Title II Formula Grants program to help states improve their juvenile justice systems, maintain public safety and ensure youth are treated fairly and held appropriately accountable for their actions. August 2018. 10 pages. NCJ 250170
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's lead story highlights defense attorney Robert L. Listenbee’s assumption of the leadership of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in March 2013. April 2013. 0 pages. NCJ 241367
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2015
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue’s video message from OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee and top story highlight the Office’s Smart on Juvenile Justice Initiative. May 2015. 5 pages. NCJ 248712
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2018
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's Message From the Administrator highlights OJJDP's commitment to preventing child abuse and enhancing public safety to protect children from violence and neglect. The top story highlights OJJDP's observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month and agency-supported programs to address child abuse. April 2018. 1 pages. NCJ 251520
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2017
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's Message From the Acting Administrator highlights OJJDP's commitment to helping states and communities prevent and address juvenile delinquency, protect children from harm, and decrease youth gang violence and drug abuse. The top story examines the nearly $254 million in grants that the Office awarded in fiscal year 2017. December 2017. 10 pages. NCJ 251421
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2012
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. October 2012. NCJ 238981
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2018
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP-Produced, October 2018. This issue's Message From the Administrator focuses on the prevalence and consequences of bullying and strategies to address the problem. The top story highlights National Bullying Prevention Month and OJJDP's resources for preventing bullying. Other features describe the OJJDP reorganization; OJJDP's State Relations and Assistance Division; and National Gang Violence Prevention Week. October 2018. 10 pages. NCJ 252069
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data on the number of person offense cases in juvenile courts for the year 1991. April 1994. 2 pages. NCJ 247927
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on person offense cases processed by juvenile courts in 2005. June 2009. 2 pages. NCJ 224537
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on person offenses handled by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2007. June 2010. 2 pages. NCJ 230169
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 1988-1997
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents characteristics of offenders and case processing of person offense cases in juvenile court for the period 1988-1997. May 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 182022
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008
OJJDP-Produced. Presents statistics on person offenses (including assault, robbery, rape, homicide, and other crimes involving force or threat of force against persons) handled by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2008. The estimates are based on data from more than 2,300 courts with jurisdiction over 82% of the nation’s juvenile population. The fact sheet is based on the report, Juvenile Court Statistics 2008. December 2011. 2 pages. NCJ 236480
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1985-1994
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses the person offense caseload in juvenile court for 1985 through 1994. October 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 198528
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1985-2002
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses the person offense caseload in juvenile court for 1985 through 2002. November 2006. 2 pages. NCJ 217182
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1986-1995
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses the person offense caseload in juvenile court for 1986 through 1995. April 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 247940
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses the person offense caseload in juvenile court for 1989 through 1998. August 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 189729
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1990-1999
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses the person offense caseload in juvenile court for 1990 through 1999. September 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 203716
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Petitioned Status Offense Cases in Juvenile Courts, 2004
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet discusses petitioned status offense cases in five major categories: running away, truancy, curfew law violations, ungovernability, and underage liquor law violations. February 2008. 2 pages. NCJ 221520
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Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local Level
OJJDP-Produced. Describes strategies that States and communities can use to reduce disproportionate minority contact with the juvenile justice system. September 2009. 12 pages. NCJ 218861
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Robbery Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides data and information on the number and disposition of robbery cases in juvenile courts for the period 1989 through 1998. February 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 193440
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Standards Relating to Dispositions
OJJDP-Sponsored, American Bar Association. These juvenile justice standards deal with the choice of disposition within the maxima, as well as with the characteristics of each type of disposition and the situations in which dispositions, once imposed, may be modified. 1980. 144 pages. NCJ 83569
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State Legislative Responses to Violent Juvenile Crime: 1996-97 Update
OJJDP-Produced. Analyzes state laws enacted in 1996 and 1997 to target serious and violent juvenile crime, including laws related to juvenile court jurisdictional authority and disposition options, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime. November 1998. 16 pages. NCJ 172835
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State Responses to Serious and Violent Juvenile Crime
OJJDP-Produced. Analyzes state laws enacted during 1992–1995 to target serious and violent juvenile crime, including laws related to juvenile court jurisdictional authority and disposition options, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime. July 1996. 75 pages. NCJ 161565
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Strengthening Education in Short-term Juvenile Detention Centers: Final Technical Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. The overarching goal of the Strengthening Education in Juvenile Detention Center project was to assess the effectiveness of educational curriculum and instructional practices within the juvenile detention centers in Washington State in an effort to inform and improve policies and practices. December 2016. 98 pages. NCJ 251118
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Studying Deterrence Among High-Risk Adolescents
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Pathways to Desistance. In this bulletin, the authors present some key findings on the link between perceptions of the threat of sanctions and deterrence from crime among adolescents who have committed serious offenses. August 2015. 16 pages. NCJ 248617
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Tribal Legal Code Resource: Juvenile Justice - Guide for Drafting or Revising Tribal Juvenile Delinquency and Status Offense Laws
OJJDP-Sponsored, BJA-Sponsored. The purpose of this guide is to assist tribal nations in drafting and/or revising their juvenile statutes (also known as ordinances, codes, or code provisions) as part of the development and/or reform of their juvenile justice systems. June 2015. 533 pages. NCJ 250289
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Underage Drinking: Intervention Principles and Practice Guidelines for Community Corrections
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report from the Council of State Governments and the American Probation and Parole Association presents intervention principles and practice guidelines for dealing with underage drinking. 2011. 111 pages. NCJ 238632
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Understanding Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Probation: What Affects Decisions?
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report explores the process of probation decision making that leads to disparities by placing it in the context of constraints and options available at various decision points. July 2016. 93 pages. NCJ 250802
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Young Offenders: What Happens and What Should Happen
NIJ, OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Justice Research Series. Examines policies that affect young offenders who cross over from the juvenile to the criminal justice system. February 2014. 3 pages. NCJ 242653
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Youngest Delinquents: Offenders Under Age 15
OJJDP-Produced. Presents the findings of a study that examined data on juvenile arrests and delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts. September 1997. 12 pages. NCJ 165256
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Youth Courts: Getting the Most Out of the Deliberation Process (Video)
OJJDP-Sponsored. This federally funded training video contains two youth court scenarios (shoplifting and assault) where the viewer or youth volunteer is presented with all the facts and circumstances surrounding each case and, as one of the jurors, applies what they learned to deliberate and determine the appropriate and fair disposition for the defendant/delinquent. 2002. 16 pages. NCJ 196021
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