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2014
Document 028412
Measuring Juvenile Recidivism: Data Collection and Reporting Practices in Juvenile Corrections
By Gelb, Adam; Adams, Benjamin. Pew Charitable Trusts. Pew Center on the Courts. Public Safety Performance Project (Washington, DC); Council of States Governments (CSG) Justice Center (New York, NY); Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) (Braintree, MA).
"Reducing recidivism is a key indicator of success for juvenile corrections agencies." This interactive map is an excellent resource for finding out about juvenile offender recidivism across the United States. Information provided for each responding state shows its definition of recidivism (measure(s) of reoffending, length of follow up, and whether offenders are followed in to the criminal justice system), how performance (recidivism) is measured (compare to previous year release cohorts, and ... Read More

2012
Document 026358
Juvenile Court Statistics 2009
By Puzzanchera, Charles; Adams, Benjamin; Hockenberry, Sarah. U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC). National Center for Juvenile Justice (Pittsburgh, PA).
Delinquency and status offense cases managed by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction between 1985 and 2009 are analyzed and commented on. This report contains four chapters: introduction; national estimates of delinquency cases—counts and trends, case rates, age at referral, gender, and race; national estimates of delinquency case processing -- referral, detention, intake decision, waiver, adjudication, dispositions (out-of-home placement and probation), and case processing; and national esti... Read More
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152 p.
2011
Document 025316
Trying Juveniles as Adults: An Analysis of State Transfer Laws and Reporting
By Griffin, Patrick; Addie, Sean; Adams, Benjamin; Firestine, Kathy. U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC).
“In addition to providing the latest overview of state transfer laws and practices, this bulletin comprehensively examines available state-level data on juveniles adjudicated in the criminal justice system” (p. 1). Topics covered include: all states set age levels at where childhood ends and adult criminal responsibility begins; for every 1,000 petitioned delinquency cases, about 9 are waived to criminal court; most states do not track or account for all of their juvenile transfer cases; wide va... Read More
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28 pages
2011
Document 025365
Juvenile Court Statistics 2008
By Puzzanchera, Charles; Adams, Benjamin; Sickmund, Melissa. U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC). National Center for Juvenile Justice (Pittsburgh, PA).
Delinquency and status offense cases managed by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction between 1985 and 2008 are analyzed and commented on. This report contains four chapters: introduction; national estimates of delinquency cases—counts and trends, case rates, age at referral, gender, and race; national estimates of delinquency case processing -- referral, detention, intake decision, waiver, adjudication, dispositions (out-of-home placement and probation), and case processing; and national esti... Read More
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150 p.
2011
Document 025518
Juvenile Arrests 2009
By Puzzanchera, Charles; Adams, Benjamin. U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC).
This publication provides a “comprehensive statistical overview of the problems of juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and the response of the juvenile justice system” (p. 1). Data show that juvenile crime is not on the rise. Arrests of juveniles for violent offenses dropped 10% from 2008 to 2009. Since arrest rates hit their peak in 1994, there has been a decline of almost 50%. Yet, the juvenile arrest rate for simple assault, which is the most common juvenile crime against people, has... Read More
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2010
Document 024515
Juvenile Court Statistics 2006-2007
By Puzzanchera, Charles; Adams, Benjamin; Sickmund, Melissa. U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC). National Center for Juvenile Justice (Pittsburgh, PA).
Delinquency and status offense cases managed by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction between 1985 and 2007 are analyzed and commented on. This report contains four chapters: introduction; national estimates of delinquency cases; national estimates of delinquency case processing -- referral, detention, intake decision, waiver, adjudication, dispositions (out-of-home placement and probation), and case processing; and national estimates of petitioned status offense cases by counts and trends, ca... Read More
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156 p.
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