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2010 Case Processing Summary
Relative Rate Indices1 for Delinquency Offenses

  RELATIVE RATES Minority Black AIAN* AHPI**

trends Arrest rate 1.6 2.1 0.8 0.3
trends Referral rate 1.1 1.1 1.3 1.1
trends Diversion rate 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.9
trends Detention rate 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.1
trends Petitioned rate 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1
trends Adjudicated rate 0.9 0.9 1.1 1.0
trends Probation rate 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.1
trends Placement rate 1.2 1.2 1.1 0.9
trends Waiver rate 1.4 1.4 1.6 0.6

1 All RRI's are relative to whites.            Click here for interpretation
* 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/

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