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2008 Report to Congress: Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention Programs
March 2011. This report provides an overview of the submission timeline, eligibility requirements, program-specific information, and application requirements for the Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention Programs administered by OJJDP. 30 pages. NCJ 231131.
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Alternatives to the Secure Detention and Confinement of Juvenile Offenders
September 2005. This bulletin presents a model procedure for reducing the number of juvenile offenders in secure detention and confinement, so as to reduce crowding in custodial facilities and improve the effectiveness of juvenile case management. 41 pages. NCJ 208804.
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Balanced and Restorative Justice
October 1994. Community supervision of juvenile offenders based on the balanced approach mission and the restorative justice philosophy is discussed. 21 pages. NCJ 149727.
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Balanced and Restorative Justice Project (BARJ)
July 1996. This fact sheet provides information about the Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ) project which underscores the importance of the victim in the justice process and requires the offender to actively pursue restoration of the victim. 2 pages. FS 9642.
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Balanced and Restorative Justice Videoconference
2011. This 2001 videoconference examined the experiences of three metropolitan communities that had implemented changes in their respective juvenile justice systems to achieve the priorities of a Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ) Model, public safety, accountability and competency development. NCJ 188420.
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Boot Camps for Juvenile Offenders: Program Summary
September 1997. This report presents background information and interim evaluation results for three pilot juvenile boot camp programs in Cleveland, Ohio; Denver, Colo.; and Mobile, Ala. 53 pages. NCJ 164258.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2009
October 2012. These data on juvenile delinquency cases for 1985-2009 address trends in offense types; the demographic profiles of juvenile offenders (gender, race, and age); detention of juveniles; the intake decision; adjudication and disposition; and waiver to criminal court. 4 pages. NCJ 239081.
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Detention Diversion Advocacy: An Evaluation
September 1999. This paper provides an overview and evaluation of San Francisco's Detention Diversion Advocacy Program (DDAP), which involves lay persons acting on behalf of youthful offenders at disposition hearings for the purpose of diverting appropriate juveniles from detention to appropriate community services. 16 pages. NCJ 171155.
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Developing and Administering Accountability-Based Sanctions for Juveniles
September 1999. This document describes how to develop and administer accountability-based sanctions for juveniles. 12 pages. NCJ 177612.
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Developmental Sequences of Girls' Delinquent Behavior
December 2013. This paper presents the findings from the Girls Study Group which examined delinquent behavior in girls. 16 pages. NCJ 238276.
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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2008
October 2008. This report informs Federal leaders of current concerns and recommendations emanating from the States, the District of Columbia, and the five U.S. territories (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands). 65 pages. NCJ 223723.
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Focus on Accountability: Best Practices for Juvenile Court and Probation
August 1999. This report explains and provides guidance on the factors and processes involved in holding juvenile offenders accountable for their offenses, details the roles of the juvenile court and probation department, specifies the crucial elements of programs that promote accountability, and describes effective community-based initiatives. 12 pages. NCJ 177611.
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Giving Back: Introducing Community Service Learning-Improving Mandated Community Service for Juveniles Offenders
2006. This practical manual is designed to help juvenile-justice professionals apply school-based service-learning principles, goals, and methods to court-mandated community service for juvenile offenders. 107 pages. NCJ 237389.
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Guide for Implementing the Balanced and Restorative Justice Model
December 1998. The Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ) model, developed by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, is an effective tool for achieving youth accountability and enhancing community safety. 95 pages. NCJ 167887.
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Highlights From Pathways to Desistance: A Longitudinal Study of Serious Adolescent Offenders
March 2011. This study discusses serious adolescent offenders and their lives in late adolescence and early adulthood. 4 pages. NCJ 230971.
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How Shall We Respond to the Dreams of Youth? Videoconference

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Job Training for Juveniles: Project CRAFT
August 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program: 2004 Report to Congress
August 2005. This report reviews the 2003 through 2004 performance of the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) program offered through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). 43 pages. NCJ 208362.
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Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program: 2006/2007 Report to Congress
January 2009. This Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) Program Report to Congress for fiscal years 2006 and 2007 presents an analysis of the performance measurement data; outlines the factors that influence the collection of JABG data; and reports on accomplishments at the local level, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP's) training and technical assistance efforts in support of the JABG program, results from the Tribal Juvenile Accountability Discretionary Grants Program, and OJJDP's planned enhancements to the JABG program. 32 pages. NCJ 225367.
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Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grants Program
April 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Juvenile Boot Camps
Feburary 1996. This video of a national satellite teleconference on juvenile boot camps explores general characteristics of juvenile boot camps, offers a forum on juvenile boot camps, profiles a model juvenile boot camp in New York, and assesses the results of the "Impact Evaluation of Three Juvenile Boot Camps." 25 pages. NCJ 160949.
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Juvenile Boot Camps: Lessons Learned
June 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1990-1999
September 2003. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 1989-1998
Feburary 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Juvenile Court Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 19881997
October 2000. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2009
October 2012. This report presents data on the proportion of juvenile cases that received probation from 1985 through 2009, and demographic data on juvenile probationers in 2009 are presented, along with the types of offenses for which probation was the sentence. 2 pages. NCJ 239082.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume I, Number 2 (National Agenda for Children Issue)
December 1993. This journal contains a number of innovative ideas for preventing juvenile delinquency. 40 pages. NCJ 145300.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume III, Number 1 (Community-Based Juvenile Justice Issue)
December 1996. These articles examine the restorative model of juvenile justice, the community-based aftercare initiative of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), the use of satellite teleconferencing for training juvenile justice and child welfare personnel, and other issues related to juvenile justice. 39 pages. NCJ 161410.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IV, Number 2 (Making a Difference Issue)
December 1997. This journal presents articles, publication reviews, and news items on research and promising programs in juvenile delinquency prevention, youth violence prevention, juvenile gangs, mentoring for youth, and restitution and community service programs. 32 pages. NCJ 166823.
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Juvenile Justice Reform Initiatives in the States: 1994-1996
October 1997. This is an overview of State juvenile justice reform initiatives during the period 1994-1996. 93 pages. NCJ 165697.
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OJJDP Annual Report 2005
August 2008. This Annual Report of the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) 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 2010
December 2012. This annual report details the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) efforts to prevent and control juvenile delinquency and improve the juvenile justice system. 120 pages. NCJ 237051.
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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 In Focus Fact Sheet: Disproportionate Minority Contact
November 2012. This fact sheet provides an overview of Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP’s) efforts to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC). 4 pages. NCJ 239457.
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 2, Issue 1, Fall 2012
October 2012. Articles report on studies related to juvenile justice, including characteristics of incarcerated juveniles who report being homeless, recidivism outcomes for youth in a home-based paraprofessional intervention, evaluation of a family-centered treatment program, preventive detention and out-of-home placement, addressing family support needs in juvenile court, and the influence of race on pre-adjudication detention. 97 pages. NCJ 240461.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance July/August, 2013
August 2013. This July/August issue of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) publication provides top stories, special features, and other new relating to the juvenile justice system. 1 pages. NCJ 242652.
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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, September/October 2010
September 2010. This issue of OJJDP News at a Glance reports on current research, program initiatives, and training activities of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). 14 pages. NCJ 232007.
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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, March/April 2013
April 2013. This March/April edition of OJJDP News @ a Glance presents current programs at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 0 pages. NCJ 241367.
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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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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998
August 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1986-1995
April 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 19851994
October 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local Level
September 2009. Intended as a companion document to the latest edition of the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's “Disproportionate Minority Contact Technical Assistance Manual," this bulletin describes strategies that States and communities can use in preparing to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC), which refers to the disproportionate representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system. 12 pages. NCJ 218861.
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Residential Placement of Adjudicated Youth, 19871996
September 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Restorative Justice Conferences as an Early Response to Young Offenders
August 2001. A evaluation conducted in Indianapolis by the Hudson Institute with funding from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention assessed the use of restorative justice conferences for juvenile delinquents ages 14 years or under in Indianapolis. 12 pages. NCJ 187769.
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RESTTA (Restitution Education, Specialized Training, and Technical Assistance) National Directory of Restitution and Community Service Programs
March 1998. This directory, updated in 1996 from an initial survey conducted in 1991, describes some 500 individual programs of restitution and community service for juveniles throughout the United States; programs for which no new data were received since the 1991 survey are not included in this edition. 570 pages. NCJ 166365.
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Treatment Foster Care
December 1998. This paper describes treatment foster care (TFC), an alternative to corrections and group care facilities for juvenile offenders. 12 pages. NCJ 173421.
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YES: Youth Environmental Service Initiative
June 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 0.
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Youth Environmental Service: Technical Assistance Package
June 1996. This document explains the steps a State or community should take to take part in the Youth Environmental Service (YES), an initiative of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of the Interior (DOI) to address the needs of juvenile offenders and at-risk youth through work and education programs on Federal land. 66 pages. NCJ 159763.
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Youth Environmental Service in Action: Program Summary
June 1996. The Youth Environmental Service (YES) is an initiative of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of the Interior (DOI) that enhances youth skills through work and education programs on Federal land. 48 pages. NCJ 159762.
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