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Found 68 results for "Howard Snyder"


Youngest Delinquents: Offenders Under Age 15

Howard Snyder, Jeffrey Butts

This OJJDP Bulletin draws on data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Juvenile Court Data Archive to track trends in youth crime.


Violence After School

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

Data from the Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report document the need for schools and communities to develop strategies for reducing juvenile violence during the hour just after students leave school.


Victims of Violent Juvenile Crime

Carl McCurley, Howard Snyder

This report analyzes the extent and nature of non-fatal violent victimizations committed by juvenile offenders, using 1997-1998 data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Incident-Based Reporting System.


Trends in the Murder of Juveniles: 1980-2000

Howard Snyder, Paul Harms

'This report presents data on the murders of juveniles between 1980 and 2000, based on national estimates developed from FBI supplementary homicide reports (SHR's) derived from the Uniform Crime Reporting Program.' [From NCJRS annotation]


Too Soon to Tell: Deciphering Recent Trends in Youth Violence

Howard Snyder, Jeffrey Butts

Violent crime in the United States increased slightly between 2004 and 2005. After 10 years of declining crime, the rise in violence produced deep concern among elected officials and the public about a coming wave of youth crime. Yet crime remains at a 30-year low, according to this report. The report analyzed adult and juvenile arrest rates based on the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports.


Time in System and Length of Stay Statistics: Interactions Among and Interpretations of System Flow Measures

Howard Snyder

This report discusses various measures of time in custody within the juvenile justice system, and the interrelationships among different types of custody.


The Relative Rate of Death in Juvenile Facilities

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

The authors use recent data to explore rates of fatal injuries in residential juvenile custody facilities.


The Mathematics of Risk Classification: Changing Data in Valid Instruments for Juvenile Records

Howard Snyder, Donald Gottfredson

Presents information to help juvenile courts develop practical risk-screening instruments for use in classifying youth as an aid in program assignment. The Report compares the validity of several statistical methods for classifying risk and offers recommendations for selecting classification procedures. Available online only.


The Juvenile Court and Delinquency Cases

Howard Snyder

This article presents a review of the demographics of delinquency cases and a description of how juvenile courts process these cases. The author concludes that early intervention into the lives of these youths is necessary to address the increase in juvenile crime.


Statutory Rape Known to Law Enforcement

Howard Snyder, Karyl Troup-Leasure

Based on an analysis of reports from law enforcement agencies in 21 states for the years 1996 through 2000, this OJJDP Bulletin characterizes victim and offender attributes (e.g., age, gender, relationship) and law enforcement's response to incidents of statutory rape.

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