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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2007 (NCJ 230170) June 2010
Fact Sheet
2 page(s)
Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2007. In 2007, courts with juvenile jurisdiction handled 1.7 million delinquency cases. Probation supervision was the most severe disposition in 34 percent of all delinquency cases. Between 1985 and 2007, the overall delinquency caseload increased 44 percent. The national estimates were generated using information contributed to the National Juvenile Court Data Archive. The fact sheet is based on the report Juvenile Court Statistics, 20062007.
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