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America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2012
July 2012. Drawing on data from 22 Federal agencies that produce or use statistical data on children and families, this report summarizes data for 2012 on 41 key indicators related to the well-being of America’s children and families. 24 pages. NCJ 238797.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2005
July 2005. This biennial report presents 2005 data on key indicators of continuing interest that measure critical aspects of children's lives in America. 195 pages. NCJ 210533.
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2009
July 2009. Using data collected regularly, reliably, and rigorously by Federal agencies, this report summarizes national data for 2009 on seven key domains of children’s well-being, noting any changes from previous years. 216 pages. NCJ 226963.
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Characteristics of Crimes Against Juveniles
June 2000. This bulletin reviews data from the 1997 National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) data file that pertain to juvenile victims. 12 pages. NCJ 179034.
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Child Abuse Reported to the Police
May 2001. This bulletin shows how National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) data can be used to describe police experience with child abuse. 8 pages. NCJ 187238.
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Child Pornography: Patterns From NIBRS
December 2004. This bulletin presents data on child pornography offenses derived from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS). 8 pages. NCJ 204911.
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Child Welfare National Data Analysis System
November 1999. This fact sheet highlights the National Data Analysis System, an online service where practitioners can find child welfare data for all states and covering multiple subject areas. 2 pages. NCJ 247723.
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Children Abducted by Family Members: National Estimates and Characteristics
October 2002. This bulletin presents results from the initial analysis of family abduction data collected by the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART-2), National Household Surveys of Adult Caretakers and Youth. 12 pages. NCJ 196466.
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Children as Victims (From Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report, 1999, by Howard N. Snyder and Melissa Sickmund)
May 2000. This bulletin presents findings on juvenile victims from OJJDP's "Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 Annual Report." 24 pages. NCJ 180753.
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Children's Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Other Family Violence
October 2011. This bulletin presents the findings from the 2008 National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence that specifically looked at family violence. 12 pages. NCJ 232272.
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Children's Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey
October 2009. This bulletin presents background information on and the methodology, findings, and implications of the National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), the most comprehensive nationwide survey of the incidence and prevalence of children’s exposure to violence to date. 12 pages. NCJ 227744.
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Children's Exposure to Violence and the Intersection Between Delinquency and Victimization
October 2013. Based on interview data from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), this bulletin identified groups of children (ages 10-17) who are either primarily victims or primarily offenders in terms of group size and how their characteristics and experiences differ. 12 pages. NCJ 240555.
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The Decline in Child Sexual Abuse Cases
January 2001. This bulletin examines the decline in child sexual abuse cases. 12 pages. NCJ 184741.
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Early Identification of Risk Factors for Parental Abduction
March 2001. This bulletin discusses an OJJDP-funded study which included four separate research projects aimed at preventing family abductions of children by examining what types of parents abduct their children and how to determine which children are at risk of being abducted by a parent or other family member. 12 pages. NCJ 185026.
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Effects of Federal Legislation on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
July 2010. This study examined the effects of the Federal Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA) on the Federal prosecution of cases that involve the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). 12 pages. NCJ 228631.
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Explanations for the Decline in Child Sexual Abuse Cases
January 2004. Using available data sources, this report reviews six possible explanations for the decline in child sexual abuse cases. 12 pages. NCJ 199298.
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Hate Crime
1995. This fact sheet presents information and data on hate crime and includes an overview of the Juvenile Hate Crime Study. 2 pages. NCJ 247790.
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Highlights from the NISMART Bulletins
October 2002. This fact sheet highlights key findings from the first four National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART) bulletins. 2 pages. NCJ 247791.
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Highlights of the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey
July 2008. This fact sheet delivers the results of the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey (NYGS). 2 pages. NCJ 223349.
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Highlights of the Youth Internet Safety Survey
March 2001. This fact sheet reports on the findings of the Youth Internet Safety Survey, which collected information about incidents of possible online victimization of youth. 2 pages. NCJ 187416.
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Homicides of Children and Youth
October 2001. This bulletin drew on Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and other data to provide a statistical portrait of juvenile homicide victimization offering overall patterns, victim age groups, and specific types of juvenile homicide victimization with an exploration of prevention initiatives. 12 pages. NCJ 187239.
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How Families and Communities Influence Youth Victimization
November 2003. This bulletin draws on National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) data to examine the relationship between family and community characteristics and violent victimization among youth in the United States. 12 pages. NCJ 201629.
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In the Wake of Childhood Maltreatment
August 1997. This bulletin presents findings on the relationship between childhood maltreatment and subsequent adolescent problem behaviors as determined by the Rochester Youth Development Study. 16 pages. NCJ 165257.
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Issues in Resolving Cases of International Child Abduction by Parents
December 2001. This bulletin presents findings from a study on a comprehensive approach to examine the issue of international parental abduction of children. 20 pages. NCJ 190105.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1996 Update on Violence
Feburary 1996. This report presents statistics on juvenile victims of violence and violent juvenile offenders, based on information from the FBI, the General Accounting Office, and other sources. 40 pages. NCJ 159107.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence
August 1997. This statistical summary presents raw data needed to address the problems of juvenile crime and victimization. 55 pages. NCJ 165703.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report
September 1999. This report provides data and information on juvenile population characteristics, juvenile victims, juvenile offenders, juvenile justice system structure and process, law enforcement and juvenile crime, juvenile courts and juvenile crime, and juveniles in correctional facilities. 236 pages. NCJ 178257.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
March 2006. This nationwide report for 2006 provides statistics on juvenile offenders and victims as well as the justice system's response to juvenile crime. 260 pages. NCJ 212906.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A Focus on Violence
August 1995. This report presents the most requested information on juveniles and the juvenile justice system in the United States. 33 pages. NCJ 153570.
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Juvenile Suicides, 1981-1998
March 2004. This bulletin presents data on the prevalence of juvenile suicide between 1981 and 1998, the demographics of the juveniles who committed suicide, and the use of a firearm in juvenile suicides. 8 pages. NCJ 196978.
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Juvenile Victimization: 1987-1992
June 1994. This fact sheet presents data on juvenile victimization for the period 1987-1992. 1 page. NCJ 247893.
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Juvenile Victims of Property Crimes
December 2000. This bulletin examines juvenile victims of property crimes. 12 pages. NCJ 184740.
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Kids and Guns
March 2000. Presents an overview of statistics indicative of the impact of gun availability on the lives of youth. 12 pages. 12 pages. NCJ 178994.
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National Estimates of Children Missing Involuntarily or for Benign Reasons
July 2005. This bulletin presents data on the numbers and characteristics of two groups of children not often mentioned in the literature on missing children: those involuntarily missing because they were lost, injured, or stranded and those missing for benign reasons. 12 pages. NCJ 206180.
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National Estimates of Missing Children: An Overview
October 2002. This bulletin provides an overview of findings from the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART-2). 12 pages. NCJ 196465.
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National Estimates of Missing Children: Selected Trends, 1988-1999
December 2004. Based on surveys of households, juvenile residential facilities, and law enforcement agencies, this report highlights trends from 1988 to 1999 of missing children. 8 pages. NCJ 206179.
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Nonfamily Abducted Children: National Estimates and Characteristics
October 2002. This bulletin presents results from the initial analysis of nonfamily abduction data collected by the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART-2). 16 pages. NCJ 196467.
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Offenders Incarcerated for Crimes Against Juveniles
December 2001. This report explores the characteristics of offenders incarcerated for victimizing children and youth. 12 pages. NCJ 191028.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2005
August 2008. This OJJDP annual report for fiscal year (FY) 2005 describes OJJDP's activities during this year across a range of program areas. 88 pages. NCJ 215560.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2009 - How OJJDP Is Building a Better Future for America's Youth
March 2010. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year (FY) 2009. 110 pages. NCJ 229305.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2011
June 2013. This document is the 2011 annual report for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 84 pages. NCJ 238638.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2011
November 2011. Special features address the OJJDP (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention) National Conference for Children’s Justice and Safety: Unite, Build, Lead; launching of the Journal of Juvenile Justice; the publishing of the Emergency Planning Guide for Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities; the OJJDP Bulletin’s presentation of findings from the hot spots policing study; and a listing of upcoming OJJDP-related events. 10 pages. NCJ 235961.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2009
May 2009. This newsletter of the U.S. Justice Department's (DOJ's) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention for May/June 2009 reports on DOJ's observance of Missing Children's Day, training to improve interactions between law enforcement and adolescent girls, an AMBER Alert update for Indian Country, an overview of OJJDP's Statistical Briefing Book, and summaries of new publications. 13 pages. NCJ 226641.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June, 2013
June 2013. This online issue of OJJDP News @ A Glance contains five primary articles describing major initiatives from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 0 pages. NCJ 242021.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2008
November 2008. This Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) newsletter describes activities for November and December 2008. 10 pages. NCJ 224618.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2011
December 2011. This November/December 2011 newsletter of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) highlights National Native American Heritage Month (November); OJJDP funding for fiscal year 2011 awards; the work of the National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence; six cities’ efforts to prevent youth violence; OJJDP’s release of the first publication in a series on school-related bullying; and information on upcoming events, as well as “other news” in brief and annotations for new publications. 10 pages. NCJ 236316.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2013
Feburary 2013. This edition of the OJJDP News @ A Glance newsletter contains four primary articles dealing with OJJDP programs. 12 pages. NCJ 240749.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2011
August 2011. Featured news in this OJJDP (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention) newsletter concerns a new online resource of evidence-based programs; a joint project on school disciplinary practices; peer advocate for at-risk and delinquent youth; a leadership conference for tribal youth; a publication series on underage drinking; family engagement listening sessions; and online technical assistance for OJJDP’s Missing and Exploited Children’s Program. 0 pages. NCJ 235188.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2012
August 2012. This edition of the OJJDP News @ a Glance contains six primary articles dealing with juvenile justice issues. 16 pages. NCJ 238982.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2006
April 2006. This issue of OJJDP (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention) News @ a Glance provides information on Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report, recent juvenile justice conferences, regional training opportunities pertinent to missing and exploited children, information on National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Week, new OJJDP publications, and recent juvenile justice news. 0 pages. NCJ 213462.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2012
April 2012. In presenting news and articles on activities related to the work of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), this issue of “OJJDP News at a Glance” contains an interview with the OJJDP acting director, the Attorney General’s address at the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention Summit, a report on the final hearings of the Task Force on Children’s Exposure to Violence, a study on serious juvenile offenders, the new Web site of the National Girls Institute, and upcoming OJJDP events. 1 pages. NCJ 238120.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2012
December 2012. This edition of the OJJDP News @ A Glance contains 4 main articles that discuss juvenile justice issues as well as 14 brief articles covering juvenile justice topics. 11 pages. NCJ 240178.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2012
October 2010, This online edition of OJJDP News @ a Glance contains three main articles discussing current programs at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. NCJ 238981.
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OJJDP Research 2000 Report
May 2001. This report summarizes the activities and achievements of OJJDP's Research Division from August 1999 to the present in research, evaluation, and statistics, as well as the findings of several OJJDP research projects. 71 pages. NCJ 186732.
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OJJDP Research: Making a Difference for Juveniles
August 1999. This report summarizes initiatives sponsored by OJJDP's Research and Program Development Division in juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice research, evaluation, and statistics during 1996-1998 and presents the major findings of these initiatives. 55 pages. NCJ 177602.
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Parental Kidnapping
November 1995. This fact sheet provides information about the prevalence and impact of parental kidnappings and strategies to prevent such crimes. 2 pages. NCJ 247924.
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Polyvictimization: Children's Exposure to Multiple Types of Violence, Crime, and Abuse
October 2011. This bulletin from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents findings from the 2008 National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence regarding children’s exposure to multiple types of violence, crime, and abuse. 12 pages. NCJ 235504.
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Prostitution of Juveniles: Patterns From NIBRS
June 2004. This bulletin from the "Crimes Against Children" series uses data from the National Incident-based Reporting System (NIBRS) to report on the prevalence and characteristics of the prostitution of juveniles through incidents known to the police in 13 States and 76 law enforcement agencies. NCJ 203946.
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Questions and Answers About the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence
October 2011. This fact sheet from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention contains questions and answers regarding the National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence. 4 pages. NCJ 235163.
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Reporting Crimes Against Juveniles
November 1999. Presents an analysis of National Crime Victimization Survey data on reports of crimes against juveniles to police and other authorities (e.g., school officials). 8 pages. NCJ 178887.
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Runaway/Thrownaway Children: National Estimates and Characteristics
October 2002. This bulletin provides information on the number and characteristics of children who are gone from their homes either because they have run away or have been "thrown out" by their caretakers. 12 pages. NCJ 196469.
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Second Comprehensive Study of Missing Children
April 2000. Describes the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children, which measures the incidence of each of eight categories of missing children. 6 pages. NCJ 179085.
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Short- and Long-Term Consequences of Adolescent Victimization
Feburary 2002. This bulletin examined how adolescent victimization affects a victim's life during both adolescence and adulthood. 16 pages. NCJ 191210.
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Statutory Rape Known to Law Enforcement
August 2005. Based on an analysis of the master files of the FBI's National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), this bulletin presents data on incidents of statutory rape (sex with a minor) known to law enforcement agencies in 21 States for the years 1996 through 2000. 4 pages. NCJ 208803.
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Trends in the Murder of Juveniles: 1980-2000
September 2004. This report presents data on the murders of juveniles between 1980 and 2000, based on national estimates developed from FBI supplementary homicide reports (SHR's) derived from the Uniform Crime Reporting Program. 8 pages. NCJ 194609.
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Victims of Violent Juvenile Crime
July 2004. This report presents data on victims of violent juvenile crime obtained from the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) for 1997 and 1998. 8 pages. NCJ 201628.
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Violence After School
November 1999. Data from the Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report document the need for schools and communities to develop strategies for reducing juvenile violence during the hour just after students leave school. 8 pages. NCJ 178992.
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Violent Victimization as a Risk Factor for Violent Offending Among Juveniles
December 2002. This bulletin examines victimization and offending experiences in subgroups of juveniles classified by age, gender, race, and level of physical development and identifies risk and protective factors for victimization and offending utilizing information from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. 12 pages. NCJ 195737.
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