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National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook

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2010 Case Processing Summary
Counts for Delinquency Offenses

DECISION POINTS All White Minority Black AIAN* AHPI**

Population at risk (ages 10-17) 33,599,300 25,604,800 7,994,500 5,612,700 603,400 1,778,300
Juvenile arrests 1,547,700 1,030,200 517,500 476,600 19,200 21,700
Cases referred to juvenile court 1,368,200 876,400 491,700 451,100 21,100 19,500
Cases diverted 367,300 261,100 106,200 96,500 4,700 5,100
Cases detained 286,900 163,800 123,100 113,900 5,100 4,200
Cases petitioned 733,200 441,900 291,300 267,500 12,700 11,100
Cases adjudicated 428,200 266,200 162,000 146,800 8,800 6,400
Adjudicated cases resulting in probation 260,300 166,900 93,400 83,600 5,500 4,300
Adjudicated cases resulting in placement 112,600 65,200 47,400 43,600 2,300 1,400
Cases judicially waived 6,000 3,100 2,800 2,700 100 <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.