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Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local Level
(NCJ 218861) September 2009
Bulletin, 12 page(s)
Describes strategies that States and communities can use to reduce disproportionate minority contact with the juvenile justice system. This bulletin is a companion to the latest edition of OJJDP's Disproportionate Minority Contact Technical Assistance Manual. It includes useful "how to" information drawn from the manual and presents important background on the context in which local preparation takes placeómedia coverage and public attitudes about crime, race, and youth.
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