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The 8% Solution
Fact Sheet, November 2001. Explains that the prevalence of serious juvenile delinquency could be reduced significantly by identifying and treating the eight percent of juveniles who are at risk of becoming chronic offenders when they first come in contact with the juvenile justice system. 6 pages. FS 200139.
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Aftercare Services
Bulletin: Juvenile Justice Practices Series, September 2003. Describes aftercare services that provide youth with comprehensive health, mental health, education, family, and vocational services upon their release from the juvenile justice system. Available online only. 31 pages. NCJ 201800.
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Assessing Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Disorders in Juvenile Detainees
Fact Sheet, January 2001. Addresses the issue that a significant percentage of youth involved in the juvenile justice system have unmet needs for mental health and substance abuse services. 2 pages. FS 200102.
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Community Assessment Centers: A Discussion of the Concept's Efficacy
Unpublished paper, November 1995. Discusses the potential benefits of Community Assessment Centers, examines how OJJDP currently addresses issues of importance in intervening with at-risk and delinquent youth, and discusses how OJJDP may address the concept of Community Assessment Centers in fiscal year 1996. 19 pages. NCJ 161858.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005
Fact Sheet, June 2009. Presents statistics on delinquency cases handled in U.S. juvenile courts between 1985 and 2005. 2 pages. NCJ 224538.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2007 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 4 pages. NCJ 230168.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 1992
Fact Sheet, July 1994. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1992, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 9418.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1998
Fact Sheet, August 2001. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1998, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 200131.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1997
Fact Sheet, March 2000. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1997, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 200004.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1996
Fact Sheet, May 1999. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1996, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 99109.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1995
Fact Sheet, May 1998. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1995, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 9879.
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 1994
Fact Sheet, October 1996. Presents statistics related to delinquency cases processed by U.S. juvenile courts in 1994, highlighting various aspects of such cases, including gender, age, race, detention, intake, waiver, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 9647.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2005
Fact Sheet, June 2009. Presents statistics on petitioned delinquency cases waived to criminal court between 1985 and 2005. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 224539.
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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2007
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1985 and 2007. Available online only. 4 pages. NCJ 230167.
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Detention Diversion Advocacy: An Evaluation
Bulletin, September 1999. Provides an overview of diversion programs and evaluation findings from the Detention Diversion Advocacy Project, a disposition case advocacy program operating in San Francisco, CA, and sponsored by the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice. 16 pages. NCJ 171155.
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Developmental Sequences of Girls' Delinquent Behavior
Bulletin: Girls Study Group Series, December 2013. Summarizes the findings on developmental patterns of girls' offending from childhood through adolescence. 16 pages. NCJ 238276.
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Drug Identification and Testing in the Juvenile Justice System: Summary
Summary, May 1998. Presents findings from two projects funded by OJJDP to demonstrate innovative ways to identify and intervene with juvenile drug abusers and offers recommendations to assist juvenile justice agencies seeking to develop programs to identify, screen, and test youth for illicit drug use. 90 pages. NCJ 167889.
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Fact-Finding Report on Community Assessment Centers (CACs): Final Report
Report, June 1996. Provides information and recommendations on the concept of the Community Assessment Center (CAC), based on visits to selected programs. 63 pages. NCJ 180609.
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Female Delinquency Cases, 1997
Fact Sheet, November 2000. Describes the types of offenses committed by juvenile female offenders and provides additional data on detention, intake decisions, waiver to criminal court, and adjudication and disposition. 2 pages. FS 200016.
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Guidelines for Juvenile Information Sharing
Report, October 2006. Provides comprehensive guidelines for State and local efforts to improve information sharing among key agencies involved with at-risk youth and juvenile offenders. Available online only. 37 pages. NCJ 215786.
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Intensive Aftercare for High-Risk Juveniles: Policies and Procedures
Summary, September 1994. Provides assistance to corrections agencies as they develop juvenile aftercare programs to meet the needs of chronic and serious juvenile offenders. 41 pages. NCJ 147712.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1993: Statistics Report
Report, June 1996. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1993. 75 pages. NCJ 159535.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1994
Report, December 1996. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1994. 110 pages. NCJ 163709.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1995
Report, May 1998. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1995. 112 pages. NCJ 170607.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1996
Report, July 1999. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1996. 113 pages. NCJ 168963.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1997
Report, June 2000. Profiles delinquency cases and status offense cases handled by the juvenile courts in 1997. 118 pages. NCJ 180864.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1998
Report, June 2003. Profiles more than 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by the juvenile courts during 1998 and examines trends in case processing since 1989. 115 pages. NCJ 193696.
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Juvenile Court Statistics 1999: Celebrating 100 Years of the Juvenile Court, 1899-1999
Report, November 2003. Profiles nearly 1.7 million delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts in 1999 and reviews judicial trends since 1990. 114 pages. NCJ 201241.
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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2007
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2007. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 230170.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IV, Number 1, May 1998 (Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads)
Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, May 1998. Describes the proceedings of OJJDP's national conference, "Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads," and presents many of the program concepts discussed in the conference workshops, including juvenile crime, responses to juvenile crime, and delinquency prevention. Available Online only. NCJ 165926.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VI, Number 1 (Focus on Girls Issue)
Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, October 1999. Presents three feature articles, each exploring issues related to girls in the juvenile justice system. 40 pages. NCJ 178254.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VII, Number 1 (Mental Health Issue)
Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, April 2000. Presents three feature articles, each exploring mental health issues related to youth in the juvenile justice system. 44 pages. NCJ 178256.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2002: Selected Findings
Bulletin: OJJDP National Report Series, June 2006. Presents findings from the 2002 Juvenile Residential Facility Census. 15 pages. Available online only. NCJ 211080.
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2006: Selected Findings
Bulletin, December 2009. Collects information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held including characteristics such as size, structure, type, ownership, and security arrangements. 20 pages. NCJ 228128.
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Mental Health Issues and Juvenile Justice Videoconference
Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, April 2001. Highlights the inadequacy of mental healthcare in juvenile correctional facilities, barriers to providing adequate services, and ways in which the juvenile justice and mental health systems can collaborate to increase the level and quality of services. NCJ 188036.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance July/August, 2013
Newsletter, July/August 2013. This issue's lead story highlights a presentation by members of the National Research Council on the findings and recommendations of an OJJDP-funded report on recent advances in scientific understanding of adolescent brain development that should be more fully incorporated into juvenile justice policies and practices; and more. NCJ 242652.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005
Fact Sheet, June 2009. Presents statistics on person offense cases processed by juvenile courts in 2005. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 224537.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2007
Fact Sheet, June 2010. Presents statistics on person offenses handled by juvenile courts between 1985 and 2007. Available online only. 2 pages. NCJ 230169.
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Psychiatric Disorders of Youth in Detention
Bulletin, April 2006. Examines the prevalence of alcohol, drug, and mental disorders among youth at the Cook County (Illinois) Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, by gender, race/ethnicity, and age. 16 pages. NCJ 210331.
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Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local Level
Bulletin, September 2009. Describes strategies that States and communities can use to reduce disproportionate minority contact with the juvenile justice system. 12 pages. NCJ 218861.
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Suitability of Assessment Instruments for Delinquent Girls
Bulletin, April 2010. Provides a comprehensive guide to help juvenile justice practitioners determine which standardized assessment instruments should be used when working with delinquent girls. 12 pages. Available online only. NCJ 226531.
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Youth's Needs and Services: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
Bulletin, Survey of Youth in Residential Placement, April 2010, Presents findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) on how facilities have addressed youth's needs, what services youth receive, and where these services could be improved. 12 pages. NCJ 227728.
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