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National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook

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2009 Case Processing Summary
Rates for Delinquency Offenses

RATE All White Minority Black AIAN* AHPI**

Juvenile arrests per 1,000 persons in population 50.4 43.8 71.9 93.7 34.8 13.8
Cases referred per 100 juvenile arrests 87.3 83.8 94.1 93.9 104.7 89.3
Cases diverted per 100 cases referred 26.4 29.6 20.9 20.6 21.8 24.9
Cases detained per 100 cases referred 20.6 18.1 25.0 25.2 24.1 20.8
Cases petitioned per 100 cases referred 54.1 50.7 60.0 60.1 59.6 59.0
Cases adjudicated per 100 cases petitioned 58.3 60.0 55.7 55.1 68.2 58.5
Probation cases per 100 adjudicated cases 61.0 62.9 58.1 57.4 61.7 69.2
Placement cases per 100 adjudicated cases 26.5 24.8 29.1 29.5 28.3 22.1
Cases judicially waived per 100 cases petitioned 0.8 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.5

* 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.