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Animal Abuse and Youth Violence
Bulletin, September 2001. Describes psychiatric, psychological, and criminal research linking animal abuse to interpersonal violence perpetrated by juveniles and adults. 16 pages. NCJ 188677.
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Are Juveniles Driving the Violent Crime Trend?
Fact Sheet, May 1994. Presents national data on Violent Crime Index offenses between 1965 and 1992 and concludes that although juveniles are not driving the violent crime trends, their responsibility for the growth in U.S. violent crime has increased. 2 pages. FS 9416.
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Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model
Report, June 2008. guides communities responding to a gang problem in implementing OJJDP’s Comprehensive Gang Model. It describes best practices learned from practitioners experienced in planning and implementing the model and notes findings from evaluations of programs demonstrating the model. 57 pages. NCJ 222799.
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Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model, Second Edition
Report, October 2010. Provides guidance on how communities can best address an existing or emerging youth gang problem. 76 pages. NCJ 231200.
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Beyond the Walls: Improving Conditions of Confinement for Youth in Custody
Report, January 1998. Sets forth six ideas for improving conditions of confinement and the quality of care received by juveniles in training schools and detention centers. 120 pages. NCJ 164727.
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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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Challenging the Myths
Bulletin: 1999 National Report Series, March 2000. Evaluates "superpredator" theory, which concluded that a new breed of violent juveniles was emerging in the early 1990s and predicted a wave of violent juvenile crime that would continue into the next decade. 8 pages. NCJ 178993.
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Characteristics of Crimes Against Juveniles
Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, June 2000. Examines data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System on the characteristics of crimes committed against juveniles. 12 pages. NCJ 179034.
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Child Pornography: Patterns From NIBRS
Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, December 2004. Presents findings from the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System. 8 pages. NCJ 204911.
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Combating Violence and Delinquency: The National Juvenile Justice Action Plan Report
Report, March 1996. Provides a framework and strategy for action to address juvenile violence and victimization that face community members—including youth—and the juvenile justice system. 212 pages. NCJ 157106.
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Combating Violence and Delinquency: The National Juvenile Justice Action Plan Summary
Summary, March 1996. Summarizes the National Juvenile Justice Action Plan, an eight-point statement of objectives and strategies designed to strengthen state and local initiatives to reduce juvenile violence and victimization, increase the capacity of the juvenile justice system to respond, and prevent delinquency. 41 pages. NCJ 157105.
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Communities Working Together
Videotapes: Teleconference Videotape Series, June 1995. Reviews the collaborative process and provides examples of programs that communities that use the process in preventing or intervening in delinquency, violence, substance abuse and other problems. NCJ 160946.
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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 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 Court, 2010
Fact Sheet: National Report Series, February 2014. This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2010 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. 4 pages. NCJ 243041.
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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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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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Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2010
Fact Sheet: National Report Series, February 2014. 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 2010. 4 pages. NCJ 243042.
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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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Domestic Assaults by Juvenile Offenders
Bulletin, November 2008. Analyzes data reported to the FBI's National Incident-Based Reporting System by a large sample of law enforcement agencies from 30 States. Available online only. 8 pages. NCJ 219180
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Education, Disability and Juvenile Justice Videoconference
Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, March 2003. Addresses the significance of prevention, education, and transition/aftercare in reducing the risk that youth with disabilities will become involved in the juvenile justice system. NCJ 199595.
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Effective Programs for Serious, Violent and Chronic Juvenile Offenders: An Examination of Three Model Interventions and Intensive Aftercare Initiatives: National Satellite Teleconference
Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, October 1995. Highlights three unique intervention strategies and provides information on the importance of effective intensive aftercare programs. NCJ 160947.
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Expert Panel Issues Report on Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders
Fact Sheet, October 1997. Summarizes a report by OJJDP's Study Group on Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders and includes background information on the Study Group project and a list of conclusions drawn by the report authors. 2 pages. FS 9768.
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Gangs
Fact Sheet, April 1994. Presents a series of questions and answers related to gangs in America, including the following: What is a gang? What proportion of serious and violent crime is attributable to gangs? Are gangs migrating to smaller cities? What can be done to combat gangs? 2 pages. FS 9412.
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Girls' Delinquency
Fact Sheet: In Focus, February 2010. Examines rising trends in girls’ delinquency in the 1990s. 4 pages. NCJ 228414.
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Going Home: Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative Videoconference
Videotape: OJJDP Teleconference Series, February 2002. Provides an overview of the Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative and presents information about funding for the Initiative. NCJ 193384.
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Guide for Implementing the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders
Guide, May 1995. Provides guidance and resources to help states, cities, and communities implement OJJDP's Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders. 269 pages. NCJ 153681.
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Hands Without Guns
Fact Sheet: Youth in Action Series, July 1999. Provides information on Hands Without Guns, a public health and education campaign designed to combat gun violence by providing a forum for positive youth voices. 2 pages. YFS 9903.
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Highlights of the 1995 National Youth Gang Survey
Fact Sheet, April 1997. Reports findings from the annual National Youth Gang Survey, which collects statistics on the prevalence of youth gangs throughout the nation. 2 pages. FS 9763.
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Highlights of the 1999 National Youth Gang Survey
Fact Sheet, November 2000. Reports findings from the annual National Youth Gang Survey, which collects statistics on the prevalence of youth gangs throughout the nation. 2 pages. FS 200020.
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Highlights of the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey
Fact Sheet, July 2008. Reports findings from the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200804.
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Highlights of the 2006 National Youth Gang Survey
Fact Sheet, July 2008. Summarizes findings from the 2006 survey and reports data on the number of gangs, gang members, and gang-related crime. Based on survey results, it is estimated that approximately 26,500 gangs and 785,000 gang members were active in the United States in 2006. FS 200805.
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Highlights of the 2007 National Youth Gang Survey
Fact Sheet, April 2009. Reports findings from the 2007 National Youth Gang Survey. Based on survey results, it is estimated that nearly 3,550 jurisdictions across the United States experienced gang activity in 2007. 2 pages. NCJ 225185.
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Highlights of the 2008 National Youth Gang Survey
Fact Sheet, March 2010. Reports findings from the 2008 National Youth Gang Survey. Based on survey results, it is estimated that more than 3,330 jurisdictions across the United States experienced gang activity in 2008. 2 pages. NCJ 229249.
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Highlights of the 2011 National Youth Gang Survey
Fact Sheet, September 2013. Provides an overview of findings from the 2011 National Youth Gang Survey. 4 pages. NCJ 242884.
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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 2010
Bulletin, December 2013. Summarizes 2010 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 2010. 24 pages. NCJ 242770.
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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, 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 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 Justice Journal, Volume III, Number 2 (Youth Violence Issue)
Journal: Juvenile Justice Series, September 1997. Presents two different, but complementary, articles about encouraging progress in reducing youth gun violence and in the overall effort to combat juvenile violence and delinquency. 31 pages. NCJ 165925.
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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 Reform Initiatives in the States: 1994-1996
Report, October 1997. Identifies and analyzes issues and trends associated with state juvenile justice reform initiatives that took place between 1994 and 1996; issues examined include juvenile violence, street gangs, delinquency prevention, boot camps, and juvenile transfer. 93 pages. NCJ 165697.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1996 Update on Violence
Report, February 1996. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 40 pages. NCJ 159107.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence
Report, August 1997. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 55 pages. NCJ 165703.
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report
Report, September 1999. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. 236 pages. NCJ 178257.
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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 Offenders and Victims: A Focus on Violence
Report, August 1995. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. This publication is not available online. 100 pages. NCJ 153570.
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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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Juveniles in Court
Bulletin: National Report Series, June 2003. Provides national numbers and an overview of how courts process cases involving juvenile offenders. 32 pages. NCJ 195420.
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Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against Minors
Bulletin: Crimes Against Children Series, December 2009. Presents population-based epidemiological information about the characteristics of juvenile offenders who commit sex offenses against minors. 12 pages. NCJ 227763.
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Kids and Guns
Bulletin: 1999 National Report Series, March 2000. Presents an overview of statistics indicative of the impact of gun availability on the lives of youth. 12 pages. NCJ 178994.
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Matrix of Community-Based Initiatives
Summary, May 1995. Briefly describes major federal and private initiatives that focus on violence prevention and economic development and identifies jurisdictions throughout the nation that are implementing these initiatives. 55 pages. NCJ 154816.
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Nature and Risk of Victimization: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
Bulletin. June 2013. Presents key findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) on youth’s victimization in placement, including their experiences of theft, robbery, physical assault, and sexual assault. SYRP is the only national survey that gathers data directly from youth in custody, using anonymous interviews. 16 pages. NCJ 240703
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Northwestern Juvenile Project: An Overview
Bulletin, February 2013. Provides an overview of the Northwestern Juvenile Project, the first large-scale, prospective longitudinal study of drug, alcohol, and psychiatric disorders in a diverse sample of juvenile detainees. 16 pages. NCJ 234522.
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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 2014
Newsletter, January/February 2014. This issue's lead story highlights the National Mentoring Summit, held in Arlington, VA. NCJ 244623.
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2012
Newsletter, November/December 2012. This issue's lead story describes the Defending Childhood Task Force’s release of recommendations for launching a coordinated national response to children’s exposure to violence. The issue also includes special features on the following topics: OJJDP’s FY 2012 awards, the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention’s working session, and a National Research Council report supporting a developmental approach to juvenile justice. NCJ 240178
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2012
Newsletter, September/October 2012. This issue's lead story offers highlights of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s fall 2012 meeting, which focused on girls and the juvenile justice system. The issue also includes special features on the following topics: OJJDP’s announcement of a $1.5 million grant to reduce youth violence in Philadelphia, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, and OJJDP’s green reentry program for tribal youth; and more. NCJ 238981
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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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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 6 (November/December 2003)
Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, November 2003. Presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes a special feature on OJJDP's mentoring-related activities. 6 pages. NCJ 202802.
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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court
Fact Sheet, April 1994. Presents national data on delinquency cases in 1991 in which the most serious charge was an offense against a person; this Fact Sheet is based on the Report Juvenile Court Statistics 1991. 2 pages. FS 9410.
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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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Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 1988–1997
Fact Sheet, May 2000. Provides information on person offense cases handled by juvenile courts from 1988 to 1997. 2 pages. FS 200006.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1990–1999
Fact Sheet, September 2003. Presents statistics on person offenses (assault, robbery, rape, and homicide) handled by juvenile courts between 1990 and 1999. Available online only. 2 pages. FS 200303.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998
Fact Sheet, August 2001. Presents information on delinquency cases involving person offenses. 2 pages. FS 200132.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1986-1995
Fact Sheet, April 1998. Presents information on delinquency cases involving person offenses. 2 pages. FS 9877.
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Person Offenses in Juvenile Court, 1985–1994
Fact Sheet, October 1996. Presents information on delinquency cases involving person offenses. 2 pages. FS 9648.
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Promising Strategies To Reduce Gun Violence
Report, February 1999. Presents profiles of 60 programs that address the problem of gun violence, examines the nature of the problem from a national perspective, and discusses the process of developing a solution. 262 pages. NCJ 173950.
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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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Reducing Youth Gun Violence
Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, August 1996. Summarizes the problem of juvenile gun violence, risk factors related to gun violence, and possible strategies to curb gun violence and illustrates promising programs. View the broadcast on the Juvenile Justice Teleconferencing Web site. NCJ 162421.
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Reducing Youth Gun Violence: An Overview of Programs and Initiatives, Program Report
Report, May 1996. Discusses a wide range of youth violence prevention strategies and includes relevant research, evaluation, and legislation to provide a context for successful violence prevention program implementation. 85 pages. NCJ 154303.
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Report to Congress on Juvenile Violence Research
Report, July 1999. Provides a brief overview of the findings of three existing studies and four new violence studies examining the causes and correlates of serious and violent juvenile offending in urban and rural settings. 41 pages. NCJ 176976.
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Robbery Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998
Fact Sheet, February 2002. Reports on the nature of robbery cases handled by juvenile courts between 1989 and 1998. 2 pages. FS 200205.
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SafeFutures: Partnerships To Reduce Youth Violence and Delinquency
Fact Sheet, June 1996. Provides an overview of the SafeFutures project and describes each of the six SafeFutures sites; the project's coordinated approach of prevention, intervention, and treatment is designed to serve a community's juveniles and encompasses both the human services and juvenile justice systems. 2 pages. FS 9638.
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Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders
Bulletin, May 1998. Provides information on serious and violent juvenile offenders, who are substantially different from typical juveniles involved in delinquent conduct and who are responsible for a disproportionate amount of crime. 8 pages. NCJ 170027.
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Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders: Risk Factors and Successful Interventions
Videotape: Teleconference Videotape Series, September 1998. Examines a research report by OJJDP's Study Group on Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders that discusses what is known about serious and violent offenders and how we can best prevent offending among high-risk youth and intervene in the lives of serious and violent juvenile offenders. NCJ 172860.
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Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program
Fact Sheet, August 1996. Describes OJJDP's Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program, which seeks to improve public safety by involving those who work in law enforcement, prosecution, education, probation, corrections, and social services in a cooperative process to share information and manage juvenile justice cases. 2 pages. FS 9635.
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Short- and Long-Term Consequences of Adolescent Victimization
Bulletin: Youth Violence Research Series, February 2002. Analyzes National Youth Survey data to explore how being a victim of crime during adolescence affects the likelihood of certain negative outcomes in adulthood, including violent and property offending and victimization, domestic violence perpetration and victimization, drug use, and mental health problems. 16 pages. NCJ 191210.
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State Legislative Responses to Violent Juvenile Crime: 1996-97 Update
Bulletin, November 1998. Analyzes state laws enacted in 1996 and 1997 to target serious and violent juvenile crime, including laws related to juvenile court jurisdictional authority and disposition options, corrections programming, confidentiality, and victims of juvenile crime. 16 pages. NCJ 172835.
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Strategies To Reduce Gun Violence
Fact Sheet, February 1999. Presents an overview of the findings from Promising Strategies To Reduce Gun Violence, an OJJDP Report that describes 60 programs designed to address gun violence. 2 pages. FS 9993.
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Substance Use and Delinquent Behavior Among Serious Adolescent Offenders
Bulletin: Pathways to Desistance series, December 2010. Part of the Pathways to Desistance series, this bulletin presents some key findings on the link between adolescent substance use and serious offending. Serious/chronic offenders are much more likely than other juvenile offenders to be substance users and have related disorders. 16 pages. NCJ 232790.
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Trends in Juvenile Violent Offending From 1980 to 1998: The NCVS Perspective
Bulletin, October 2002. Presents information on trends in juvenile violent offending over the past two decades, based on data collected from the victims of those offenses by the National Crime Victimization Survey. 20 pages. NCJ 191052.
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Violence After School
Bulletin: 1999 National Report Series, November 1999. Presents information on temporal patterns (time of day, school-day versus non-school-day) of violent crimes committed by and against juveniles; excerpted from Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report. 8 pages. NCJ 178992.
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Violence by Teenage Girls: Trends and Context
Bulletin: Girls Study Group Series, May 2008. Examines the involvement of girls in violent activity (including whether such activity has increased relative to the increase for boys) and the contexts in which girls engage in violent behavior. Available online only. 24 pages. NCJ 218905.
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Violent Crimes Cleared by Juvenile Arrests
Fact Sheet, May 1994. Presents national data on violent crimes cleared by the arrest of juveniles from 1965 to 1992; this Fact Sheet is based on data from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program and its Crime in the United States reports. 2 pages. FS 9415.
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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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