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Found 54 results for "Charles Puzzanchera"
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.
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.
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 …
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 …