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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 1,484,400 943,900 540,500 497,400 21,700 21,400
Cases diverted 392,100 279,400 112,700 102,600 4,700 5,300
Cases detained 306,200 171,000 135,300 125,600 5,200 4,400
Cases petitioned 802,600 478,300 324,300 298,700 13,000 12,600
Cases adjudicated 467,800 287,000 180,800 164,600 8,800 7,400
Adjudicated cases resulting in probation 285,500 180,400 105,100 94,500 5,500 5,100
Adjudicated cases resulting in placement 123,800 71,200 52,600 48,500 2,500 1,600
Cases judicially waived 6,600 3,600 3,000 2,800 100 100

* 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.