Found 58 results for "Charles Puzzanchera"

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2014 

Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2010

Charles Puzzanchera, Crystal Robson

This Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Fact Sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2010 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. From 1985 through 1997, the number of delinquency cases climbed steadily (61 percent) and, from 1997 through 2010, the delinquency caseload dropped 27 percent. Juvenile courts handled 17 percent more cases in 2010 than in 1985.

2016 

Data Reflect Changing Nature of Facility Populations, Characteristics, and Practices

Charles Puzzanchera, Sarah Hockenberry

NCJJ and OJJDP recently introduced a Data Snapshot series to disseminate current research about youth in the juvenile justice system. Each one-page Snapshot focuses on a specific topic and highlights policy-relevant findings. This Data Snapshot draws on OJJDP’s Juvenile Residential Facility Census data.

2002 

Comparison of Juvenile Violent Crime Index Arrest Rates: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Versus Selected Other Counties

Melissa Sickmund, Charles Puzzanchera, Hunter Hurst IV

This is a brief statistical comparison of juvenile justice case flow, prepared by the National Center for Juvenile Justice at the request of the federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

2018 

Characteristics of Delinquency Cases Handled in Juvenile Court in 2016

Charles Puzzanchera, Sarah Hockenberry

NCJJ and OJJDP recently introduced a Data Snapshot series to disseminate current research about youth in the juvenile justice system. Each one-page Snapshot focuses on a specific topic (e.g., juveniles in residential placement, characteristics of youth residential placement facilities, youth victims of violence) and highlights policy-relevant findings. This Data Snapshot highlights trends and characteristics of delinquency cases handled in juvenile court in 2016.

2018 

Characteristics of Delinquency Cases Handled in Juvenile Court in 2015

Charles Puzzanchera, Sarah Hockenberry

NCJJ and OJJDP recently introduced a Data Snapshot series to disseminate current research about youth in the juvenile justice system. Each one-page Snapshot focuses on a specific topic (e.g., juveniles in residential placement, characteristics of youth residential placement facilities, youth victims of violence) and highlights policy-relevant findings. This Data Snapshot highlights trends and characteristics of delinquency cases handled in juvenile court in 2015.

2004 

Baseline Measures for Illinois: The MacArthur Foundation's Juvenile Justice Initiative

Patrick Griffin, Susanna Zawacki, Charles Puzzanchera, Patricia Torbet

This report from the National Center for Juvenile Justice constructs baseline measures of juvenile justice data and trends in Illinois. From these benchmarks, progress in juvenile justice system reform may be measured. The Illinois initiative, sponsored by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, follows the Foundation's 'Model Systems Framework', which focuses on these key system goals: 1) Incarceration reductions/Diversion increases; 2) Reductions in race disparities; 3) Reduction in transfers to the adult criminal …

2019 

Arrest Characteristics of Older Juveniles and Young Adults

Charles Puzzanchera

This Data Snapshot focuses on the characteristics of arrests of older juveniles (ages 15 to 17) and young adults and compares arrest rate trends between 1980 and 2017.

2012 

Allegheny County Juvenile Detention Screening Study

Charles Puzzanchera, Crystal Knoll, Benjamin Adams, Melissa Sickmund

The National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) agreed to conduct a study working with staff from Allegheny County Juvenile Probation to gather data from the automated Detention Assessment Instrument and other individual level information from Pennsylvania’s Juvenile Court Management System (JCMS). The study’s goal is to use these data, to the extent possible, to conduct analyses recommended in A Practical Guide to Juvenile Detention Risk Assessment (Steinhart, 2006) and determine how well the Allegheny County …

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