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10/29/00
Report
Juvenile Justice With Eyes Open

This is a guidebook for improving decision making in the juvenile justice system. The book can serve as an instructional tool and a reference source, and should be useful in group meetings of juvenile justice…

10/29/00
Report
Time in System and Length of Stay Statistics: Interactions Among …

This report discusses various measures of time in custody within the juvenile justice system, and the interrelationships among different types of custody. Download Publication

10/29/00
Report
Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1997

This report offers information on delinquency cases in juvenile courts in 1997. Sections of the document discuss the following topics: counts and trends; gender; age; race; delinquency cases by most serious offense; detention; intake decision;…

10/29/00
Report
Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1988-1997

Presents statistics on person offenses (assault, robbery, rape, and homicide) handled by juvenile courts between 1988 and 1997. Download Publication

10/29/00
Report
Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1988-1997

This Fact Sheet reports out-of-home placements for youth adjudicated by courts as delinquent offenders from 1988 to 1997. Download Publication

10/29/00
Report
Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1988-1997

This fact sheet offers information on juvenile delinquency probation caseload for the years 1988 through 1997. Download Publication

10/24/00
Report
Trends in the Murder of Juveniles: 1980-2000

This report presents data on the murders of juveniles between 1980 and 2000, based on national estimates developed from FBI supplementary homicide reports (SHR’s) derived from the Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Download Publication

10/24/00
Report
State Custody Rates, 1997

This OJJDP Bulletin notes that the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement improves custody rate statistics in several ways, particularly through its inclusion of State-specific custody rates for private facilities. The analysis determined custody rates…

10/24/00
Report
Challenging the Myths

This document, published by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, takes a close look at the juvenile crime numbers and demonstrates that the predicted emergence of a new kind of violent youth is…

10/24/00
Report
Kids and Guns

This OJJDP Bulletin, drawn from Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report, provides an overview of the national statistics that show the devastating impact that the availability of guns has had on the lives and…

10/24/00
Report
Juvenile Arrests 1999

Findings are presented on juvenile arrests as reported by local law enforcement officials to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program for 1999. Download Publication

10/24/00
Report
Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1997

Presents findings from Juvenile Court Statistics 1997, the latest in a series of annual reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. Although courts with juvenile jurisdiction handle a variety of cases, including…