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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 1,477,900 936,400 541,400 500,300 20,600 20,500
Cases diverted 386,200 275,700 110,600 100,700 4,700 5,200
Cases detained 302,600 172,400 130,200 120,900 5,200 4,200
Cases petitioned 802,300 474,700 327,700 303,900 11,900 11,900
Cases adjudicated 476,900 288,800 188,100 173,200 8,100 6,800
Adjudicated cases resulting in probation 303,900 189,400 114,500 104,400 5,200 4,900
Adjudicated cases resulting in placement 118,400 66,500 51,900 48,500 2,000 1,400
Cases judicially waived 7,200 4,100 3,100 3,000 100 <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.