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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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

10/24/00
Report
Children as Victims

This Bulletin presents an overview of statistics on juveniles as victims of crime and maltreatment. Juveniles are twice as likely as adults to be victims of serious violent crime and that children with a history…

10/12/00
Report
Public Juvenile Court Records

This brief report highlights state variations in laws regarding the public release of juvenile court records. Download Report

09/13/00
Report
Confidentiality of Juvenile Delinquency Hearings

This brief report highlights state variations in statutes and/or court rules that permit or require juvenile delinquency hearings to be open to the general public.

08/13/00
Report
Civil Unions in Vermont

This report briefly discusses Vermont’s legal provisions recognizing same-sex civil unions and related issues.