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National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook

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2011 Case Processing Summary
Counts for Delinquency Offenses

DECISION POINTS All White Minority Black AIAN* AHPI**

Population at risk (ages 10-17) 33,447,300 25,489,300 7,958,000 5,545,900 599,900 1,812,300
Juvenile arrests 1,393,100 918,000 475,000 437,200 18,700 19,100
Cases referred to juvenile court 1,236,200 790,000 446,200 410,900 18,600 16,800
Cases diverted 337,600 239,500 98,100 88,900 4,500 4,700
Cases detained 256,800 150,600 106,200 97,800 4,800 3,700
Cases petitioned 664,100 398,400 265,700 245,600 10,700 9,400
Cases adjudicated 391,700 241,700 150,000 137,400 7,400 5,200
Adjudicated cases resulting in probation 250,100 159,000 91,000 82,500 4,800 3,700
Adjudicated cases resulting in placement 95,900 54,500 41,400 38,600 1,700 1,100
Cases judicially waived 5,400 3,000 2,400 2,200 100 <50

* AIAN: American Indian or Alaskan Native.
** AHPI: Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander.
Suggested Citation: Puzzanchera, C. and Hockenberry, S. (2013). National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook. Developed by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/dmcdb/

Developed and maintained by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, with funding from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.