New Resource to Address School Discipline
Referrals to the Juvenile Justice System
NCJFCJ released School Pathways to the Juvenile Justice System Project: A Practice Guidebook.
Provides guidance on implementing judicially-led, multi-system collaborations to address school referrals to juvenile court.
Includes strategies for judges, a structured strategic planning process, and tips for promoting and sustaining the work.
Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy,Practice and Statistics (JJGPS)
The initial release addresses how the boundaries of juvenile justice have changed.
Explore over 20 years in change for age boundaries and transfer to criminal court policy.
Dive into details that states publish concerning transfer to adult court trends.
Providing Technical Assistance
to the Juvenile Court
The national Desktop Guide to Good Juvenile Probation Practice series is still in wide circulation and used in juvenile court services
State Responses reports documented changes in the state laws, policies, and practices during the peak of juvenile violent and serious offending
The State Juvenile Justice Profiles web site was widely used by the field for a decade, 2000-2010
Easy Access to
the FBI's Supplementary Homicide Reports: 1980-2011
Developed for OJJDP by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, the Statistical Briefing Book (SBB) gives users quick and easy access to detailed statistics on a variety of juvenile justice topics.
Updated to include data through 2011
More than three decades of national and State data on homicide victims and homicide offenders
Information on the age, sex, and race of victims and offenders, the victim-offender relationship, and the type of weapon used
FAQs describing juvenile homicide victims and juvenile homicide offenders also updated to include data through 2011
Juvenile Populations: 1990-2012
Need to calculate a rate statistic? Get your denominators here. Create your own age groups.
Explore state and county population trends, 1990 - 2012.
Updated to include data through 2012
Population data to support funding proposals - How many youth of “juvenile age” live in your county? What are their age, sex, race, and ethnicity characteristics?
the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement: 1997-2011
Custom analysis of national data on youth in residential placement facilities and facility characteristics
Detail on the youth's age, sex, race/ethnicity, placement status, length of stay, offense
View state comparison tables describing youth in residential placement facilities
NCJJ has developed several new FAQs regarding the Organization and Administration of Delinquency Services under the Juvenile Justice Structure and Process section of OJJPD's Statistical Briefing Book. These FAQ's were developed through OJJDP's State Training and Technical Assistance Center (STTAC).