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Causes and Correlates of Girls' Delinquency
Bulletin: Girls Study Group Series, April 2010. Provides a summary of the results of a review of more than 1,600 articles and book chapters from scientific literature on individual-level risk factors for delinquency and factors related to family, peers, schools, and communities. Available online only. 20 pages. NCJ 226358.
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Children's Exposure to Violence and the Intersection Between Delinquency and Victimization
Bulletin, October 2013. Presents survey results from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding the co-occurrence of victimization and delinquency among children who are exposed to violence. The survey confirms findings of earlier studies that identified three groups of youth: delinquent-victims, primarily delinquent youth, and primarily victim youth. NCJ 240555.
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Community Responses to Truancy: Engaging Students in School Videoconference
Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, April 2003. Reviews the collaborative process and provides examples of programs and communities that use the process in preventing or intervening in delinquecy, violence, substance abuse, and other problems. View the broadcast on the Juvenile Justice Teleconferencing Web site. NCJ 199584.
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Curfew: An Answer to Juvenile Delinquency and Victimization?
Bulletin, April 1996. Examines recent developments in curfew ordinances, legal issues related to curfews, how jurisdictions have responded to legal challenges, the elements of sound community-based curfew programs, and examples of curfew programs and services from seven jurisdictions. 12 pages. NCJ 159533.
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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 Court, 2009
Fact Sheet, October 2012. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2009 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. From 1985 through 1997, the number of delinquency cases climbed steadily (63 percent) and, from 1997 through 2009, the delinquency caseload dropped 20 percent. 4 pages. NCJ 239081
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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, 2009
Fact Sheet, October 2012. This fact sheet presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1985 and 2009. In 2009, juvenile courts waived an estimated 7,600 delinquency cases, 45 percent fewer than in 1994. 4 pages. NCJ 239080
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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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Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Annual Report 2008
Report, November 2008. This report presents concerns and recommendations from juvenile justice experts and career professionals from every State and territory in the United States. 65 pages. NCJ 223723.
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Growth of Youth Gang Problems in the United States: 1970-1998
Report, April 2001. Provides information on statistical trends in the development and growth of youth gang problems in the United States during the quarter century preceding December 1995 by examining changes in the numbers, types, and localities reporting the presence of gang problems. 143 pages. NCJ 181868.
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Juvenile Arrests 2002
Bulletin, September 2004. Summarizes and analyzes national and state juvenile arrest data presented in the FBI’s report Crime in the United States 2002. 12 Pages. NCJ 204608.
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Juvenile Arrests 2006
Bulletin, November 2008. Summarizes 2006 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies across the country and cited in the FBI report, Crime in the United States 2006. 12 pages. NCJ 221338
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Juvenile Arrests 2007
Bulletin, April 2009. Summarizes 2007 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies across the country and cited in the FBI report, Crime in the United States 2007. 12 pages. NCJ 225344.
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Juvenile Arrests 2008
Bulletin, December 2009. Summarizes 2008 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies across the country and cited in the FBI report Crime in the United States 2008. 12 pages. NCJ 228479.
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Juvenile Arrests 2011
Bulletin: National Report Series, December 2013. Summarizes 2011 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies throughout the country as cited in the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program and the report Crime in the United States 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 244476.
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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, 2009
Fact Sheet, October 2012. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation between 1985 and 2009. Between 1985 and 2009, the number of cases placed on probation increased 29 percent. During that time, the overall delinquency caseload increased 30 percent. 2 pages. NCJ 239082
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Juvenile Female Offenders: A Status of the States Report
Report, October 1998. Describes state efforts to develop and implement programs and policies to address issues related to female juvenile offenders and female juveniles at risk of delinquency and status offenses. 121 pages. NCJ 174464.
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IV, Number 2 (Making a Difference Issue)
Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, December 1997. Highlights efforts to "make a difference" in the juvenile justice system and examines drug trafficking and homicides involving youth gangs. 32 pages. NCJ 166823.
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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 Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
Report, March 2006. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 260 pages. NCJ 212906.
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Juvenile Vandalism, 1996
Fact Sheet, October 1998. Examines juvenile vandalism arrest data from 1996, based on findings of the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program. 2 pages. FS 9885.
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Juvenile Vandalism, 1997
Fact Sheet, July 2000. Examines juvenile vandalism arrest data from 1997, based on findings of the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program. 2 pages. FS 200010.
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Juveniles in Corrections
Bulletin: OJJDP National Report Series, June 2004. Presents the latest available national and state-level data from the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP). 24 pages. NCJ 202885.
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The Mandates
Fact Sheet, March 1994. Provides information on how states and territories are achieving compliance with the four mandates established by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974: deinstitutionalization of status offenders, separation of juveniles from adults in detention and correctional facilities, removal of juveniles from adult jails and lockups, and demonstration of efforts to reduce the disproportionate confinement of minority youth. 2 pages. FS 9407.
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National Juvenile Court Data Archive: Collecting Data Since 1927
Fact Sheet, August 1997. Describes the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, which collects, stores, and analyzes data about young people referred to U.S. courts for delinquency and status offenses; it is maintained by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for OJJDP. 2 pages. FS 9766.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1992
Bulletin, October 1994. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1992, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 12 pages. NCJ 150039.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1993
Bulletin, July 1996. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1993, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 12 pages. NCJ 160945.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1994
Bulletin, October 1996. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1994, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 12 pages. NCJ 162423.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1995
Bulletin, December 1997. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1995, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 12 pages. NCJ 167885.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1996
Bulletin, July 1999. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1996, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 12 pages. NCJ 175719.
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Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1997
Bulletin, October 2000. Presents findings from the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1997, which reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 16 pages. NCJ 181204.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2007
Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2007. Highlights a gang prevention training session held in El Salvador, a new initiative seeking to reduce the commercial sexual exploitation of children and a mentor recruitment training that focuses on faith- and community-based collaborations. Available online only. NCJ 217167.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2012
Newsletter, March/April 2012. This issue of OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter features an indepth interview with Melodee Hanes, OJJDP’s Acting Administrator; features on the second annual summit of the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention; findings of an OJJDP-supported study on serious juvenile offenders; and more. NCJ 238120
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2013
Newsletter, September/October 2013. Highlights a listening session organized by the White House Domestic Policy Council and OJJDP on how to improve or enhance mentoring services for children of incarcerated parents; and more. NCJ 243534.
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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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Reducing Drinking Among Underage Air Force Members in Five Communities
Bulletin, August 2011. Describes the early findings of an evaluation of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) initiative in five Air Force communities. 12 pages. NCJ 232616.
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State Custody Rates, 1997
Bulletin, December 2000. Presents state-by-state statistics on custody rates for juvenile delinquents and status offenders held in public and private facilities. 4 pages. NCJ 183108.
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Youth's Characteristics and Backgrounds: Findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
Bulletin, December 2010. Describes the characteristics, family and educational backgrounds, offense histories, and expectations of youth in residential placement. 12 pages. NCJ 227730.
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