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02/28/19
Report
Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2016: Selected Findings

OJJDP has released “Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2016: Selected Findings.” This bulletin presents findings from OJJDP’s Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC), a biennial survey that collects information about facilities in which youth charged with or…

01/14/19
Report
Arrest Characteristics of Older Juveniles and Young Adults

This Data Snapshot focuses on the characteristics of arrests of older juveniles (ages 15 to 17) and young adults and compares arrest rate trends between 1980 and 2017.

01/11/19
Publication
Enhanced Juvenile Justice Guidelines

The NCJFCJ announced the release of the Enhanced Juvenile Justice Guidelines, the most recent update documenting the improvement of court practices in juvenile justice cases. Since 2005, with the original publication of Juvenile Delinquency Guidelines: Improving…

12/24/18
Report
Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2015

This fact sheet presents national estimates of delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts in 2015 and analyzes caseload trends since 2005. In 2015, juvenile courts in the United States handled 884,900 delinquency cases that involved…

10/30/18
Report
Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 5 Issue 4

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published. Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting…

10/30/18
Report
Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 6 Issue 1

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published. Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting…

10/30/18
Report
Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 5 Issue 3

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published. Does employment reduce offending for ‘high risk’ youths? Do transfers to adult court hurt…

10/30/18
Report
5 Ways Law Enforcement Agencies Can Use Data on Juveniles

Law enforcement agencies are a valuable and often overlooked partner in juvenile justice systems. This brief, 5 Ways Law Enforcement Agencies Can Use Data on Juveniles, highlights practical examples of how law enforcement agencies can…

10/30/18
Report
5 Ways Juvenile Probation Administrators Can Use Data

This brief, 5 Ways Juvenile Probation Administrators Can Use Data, provides specific examples of how juvenile probation administrators can use aggregate data to improve practices and monitor system improvements. It is the third in a…

10/30/18
Report
Spotlight on Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

NCJJ and OJJDP recently introduced a Data Snapshot series to disseminate current research about youth in the juvenile justice system. Each one-page Snapshot focuses on a specific topic (e.g., juveniles in residential placement, characteristics of…

10/30/18
Report
Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 6 Issue 2

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published. Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the…

10/29/18
Report
Characteristics of Delinquency Cases Handled in Juvenile Court in…

NCJJ and OJJDP recently introduced a Data Snapshot series to disseminate current research about youth in the juvenile justice system. Each one-page Snapshot focuses on a specific topic (e.g., juveniles in residential placement, characteristics of…