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National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook

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2009 Case Processing Summary
Counts for Delinquency Offenses

DECISION POINTS All White Minority Black AIAN* AHPI**

Population at risk (ages 10-17) 33,707,200 25,718,900 7,988,200 5,656,100 596,200 1,735,900
Juvenile arrests 1,700,300 1,125,900 574,400 529,700 20,800 24,000
Cases referred to juvenile court 1,480,200 936,300 543,900 502,800 20,600 20,500
Cases diverted 385,800 275,700 110,000 100,100 4,700 5,200
Cases detained 298,800 170,800 128,000 118,700 5,100 4,100
Cases petitioned 802,000 474,100 327,900 304,100 11,900 11,800
Cases adjudicated 477,700 289,100 188,500 173,600 8,100 6,800
Adjudicated cases resulting in probation 303,400 189,000 114,500 104,400 5,200 4,800
Adjudicated cases resulting in placement 118,800 66,800 52,000 48,600 2,000 1,400
Cases judicially waived 6,200 3,300 2,900 2,700 100 <50

* AIAN: American Indian or Alaskan Native.
** AHPI: Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander.
Suggested Citation: Puzzanchera, C. and Hockenberry, S. (2015). 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.