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Found 56 results for "Charles Puzzanchera"

 Year  Title
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 …

2011 

Juvenile Court Statistics 2008

Charles Puzzanchera, Benjamin Adams, Melissa Sickmund

Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2008 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2008 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. Courts with juvenile jurisdiction may handle a variety of matters, including child abuse and neglect, traffic violations, child support, and adoptions. This OJJDP Report focuses on cases involving juveniles charged with law violations (delinquency or status offenses). The data used in the analyses were contributed to the National Juvenile Court Data …

2011 

Juvenile Arrests 2009

Charles Puzzanchera, Benjamin Adams

This bulletin authored by the National Center for Juvenile Justice and published by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents 2009 statistics on juvenile arrests. U.S. law enforcement agencies made an estimated 1.9 million arrests of persons younger than 18 years old, nine percent fewer than in 2008. Juvenile arrests for Violent Crime Index offenses--murder, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault-- declined 10% between 2008 and 2009, reaching its lowest level since the …

2011 

NCJJ Studies an Unexplored Area of DMC for OJJDP - Racial Disparity in Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Act Violations

Melissa Sickmund, Charles Puzzanchera

The authors discuss their study of data from three states - collected to monitor compliance with the core requirements of the Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act - to see if violations show any evidence of racial disparity. Specifically, the study was interested in whether there was evidence of minority over-representation or disproportionality in violations of the JJDP Act's holding requirements - regarding deinstitutionalization of status offenders (DSO) , or jail removal (from …

2010 

Juvenile Court Statistics 2006-2007

Charles Puzzanchera, Benjamin Adams, Melissa Sickmund

Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2007 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2007 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. Courts with juvenile jurisdiction may handle a variety of matters, including child abuse and neglect, traffic violations, child support, and adoptions. This OJJDP Report, the 78th report in the Juvenile Court Statistics series, focuses on cases involving juveniles charged with law violations (delinquency or status offenses). The data used in the …

2009 

Juvenile Arrests 2007

Charles Puzzanchera

Findings are presented on juvenile arrests as reported by local law enforcement officials to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program for 2007.

2009 

Juvenile Arrests 2008

Charles Puzzanchera

Findings are presented on juvenile arrests as reported by local law enforcement officials to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program for 2008.

2008 

Juvenile Court Statistics 2005

Melissa Sickmund, Charles Puzzanchera

Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2005 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2005 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. Courts with juvenile jurisdiction may handle a variety of matters, including child abuse and neglect, traffic violations, child support, and adoptions. This OJJDP Report, the 77th report in the Juvenile Court Statistics series, focuses on cases involving juveniles charged with law violations (delinquency or status offenses). The data used in the …

2007 

Juvenile Court Statistics 2003-2004

Howard Snyder, Anne Stahl, Charles Puzzanchera, Sarah Livsey, Anthony Sladky, Nancy Tierney, Terrence Finnegan

Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2004 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2004 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. Courts with juvenile jurisdiction may handle a variety of matters, including child abuse and neglect, traffic violations, child support, and adoptions. This OJJDP Report, the 76th report in the Juvenile Court Statistics series, focuses on cases involving juveniles charged with law violations (delinquency or status offenses). The data used in the …

2005 

Juvenile Court Statistics 2001-2002

Howard Snyder, Anne Stahl, Charles Puzzanchera, Anthony Sladky, Nancy Tierney, Terrence Finnegan

Published annually since 1926, Juvenile Court Statistics presents national estimates and detailed descriptions of the delinquency and status offense cases processed by juvenile courts. The text, figures, and tables describe the demographic characteristics of the juvenile's sources of referral, offenses, case processing characteristics, and case dispositions. Each report also contains an extensive listing of the volume of cases handled annually by individual jurisdictions.

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