Found 67 results for "Howard Snyder"

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A Functional Requirements Analysis for an Automated Case Tracking and Management Information System in the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court

Howard Snyder

This report, produced by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, provides an assessment and recommendations regarding case tracking and management information needs in the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court.


Juvenile Court Waiver: A Study of Juvenile Court Cases Transferred to Criminal Court

Ellen Nimick, Linda Szymanski, Howard Snyder

'To determine the characteristics of juvenile cases waived to adult courts and factors in waiver decisions, this study examined the automated court records of 552 juvenile courts in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia, yielding 127,162 petitioned delinquency cases for 1982.' [NCJRS annotation]


Guidelines for the Coding of Data Elements Commonly Found in Juvenile Court Information Systems

John Hutzler, Howard Snyder

Provides methods for standardizing the information compiled by juvenile courts nationwide. Recommendations for definitions and coding instructions for data elements collected by juvenile court case tracking and statistical reporting systems are also provided.


Functional Requirements for an Automated Case Tracking and Management Information System in the 26th Judicial District Juvenile Court

Patricia Torbet, Howard Snyder

Under an OJJDP grant, the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) offered technical assistance on the functional requirements for an automated case tracking and management information system for the 26th Judicial District Juvenile Court (Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.) The system was recommended to address problems such as pre-trial delays, and to provide efficiencies in many other areas of juvenile court management.


Court Careers of Juvenile Offenders

Howard Snyder

This study describes the prevalence, content and structure of juvenile court careers. The study analyzed the court careers of the 69,504 youth born between 1962 and 1965 who were processed by the Maricopa County (Phoenix) and Utah state juvenile courts. Chapter headings include: The need for court career research; sources of career data; youth with careers; the development of careers, career types; and conclusions. various tables of statistical data are included in the …


Restitution and Juvenile Recidivism

Howard Snyder, Jeffrey Butts

This OJJDP Update on Research examines the effects of restitution on the recidivism rates of juvenile offenders. Data was obtained from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive. The results suggest that the use of restitution is associated with significant reductions in recidivism among certain juvenile offenders.


Arrests of Youth 1990

Howard N. Snyder

The 114,000 arrests of persons under the age of 18 for violent index offenses in 1990 represented the highest figure in more than 25 years. Youth violence, as indicated by arrest rates, was relatively constant between the mid-seventies and the mid-eighties, following a steady increase from the mid-sixties. A significant increase has occurred only in the past few years. Between 1989 and 1990, the number of youth arrests for murder and nonnegligent manslaughter increased 26 …


Juvenile Court Statistics 1993

Howard Snyder, Anne Stahl, Jeffrey Butts, Terrence Finnegan, Rowen Poole

The data used in this report are stored in the National Juvenile Court Data Archive. The Archive contains the most detailed information available on youth involved in the juvenile justice system and on the activities of U.S. courts. The Archive seeks to fit the processing characteristics of all jurisdictions into a general model that encompasses intake, transfer, petitioning, adjudication, disposition, and detention. The report first presents national estimates of petitioned and non petitioned delinquency cases …


Reliability of NIBRS Data: Five Case Studies

Eileen Poe, Howard Snyder

This study explores the consistency of automated law enforcement data as they pass from local to state data files, and from state files to the data file of the FBI's National Incident-Based Reporting System.


Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A National Report

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

This report, published in 1995, is the first edition of a comprehensive report on juvenile crime, victimization and the juvenile justice system. The report consists of the most requested information on juveniles and the juvenile justice system in the U.S. Chapters include: Juvenile population characteristics; Juvenile victims; Juvenile offenders; Juvenile justice system structure and process; Law enforcement and juvenile crime; Juvenile courts and juvenile crime; and Juveniles in correctional facilities.

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