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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998 (FS 200132) August 2001
Grant
2 page(s)
Black, M. C.
Presents information on delinquency cases involving person offenses. In 1998, U.S. juvenile courts handled more than 400,000 delinquency cases in which the most serious charge was an offense against a person. Person offenses include assault, robbery, rape, and homicide. This Fact Sheet, which is based on the Report entitled Juvenile Court Statistics 1998, examines offender characteristics and case processing statistics as they relate to person offenses.
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