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Found 67 results for "Howard Snyder"

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1996 

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1996 Update on Violence

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund, Eileen Poe-Yamagata

OJJDP funded the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) to produce this 1996 Update on Violence to their landmark Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A National Report. The NCJJ research team has updated selected parts of the National Report, including most of those sections using data from the FBI on violent juvenile arrests, and juvenile homicides. These updates present the most recent data (1994) released from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program and …

1997 

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund, Eileen Poe-Yamagata

This report from the National Center for Juvenile Justice lists statistics on the violence caused by and directed towards juveniles in 1997. The data offered in this report is broken down into three sections: victims, offenders and corrections. The document contains victim statistics on the following subject matters: homicide, suicide, victimization and abuse/neglect. Also contained in the offender section are statistics on: high school students and weapons, violent crime arrest trends, trying …

1999 

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

This report, written by the National Center for Juvenile Justice and published in 1999 by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), 'presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, victimization and the juvenile justice system. This national report provides baseline information on juvenile population trends; patterns of juvenile victimization, including homicide, suicide and maltreatment; the nature and extent of juvenile offending, including data on arrest rates, antisocial behavior and juveniles in custody; …

2006 

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. This OJJDP National Report brings together the latest available statistics from a variety of sources and includes numerous tables, graphs, and maps, accompanied by analyses in clear, nontechnical language. This report updates previous editions published in 1995 and 1999.

2006 

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report: Report Highlights

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

This document highlights the statistical findings of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) publication Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report. It lists notable statistics in each of its seven chapter areas: juvenile population characteristics, juvenile victims, juvenile offenders, juvenile justice system structure and process, law enforcement and juvenile crime, juvenile offenders in court, and juvenile offenders in correctional facilities.

1995 

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.

2004 

Juvenile Suicides, 1981-1998

Howard Snyder, Monica Swhan

This Bulletin examines mortality statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, comparing the characteristics of juvenile suicides with those of juvenile murders. This OJJDP Bulletin, part of the Youth Violence Research Series, reveals that suicide was the fourth leading cause of death for juveniles ages 7-17, behind accidental deaths, homicides, and cancer. More than 20,000 juveniles committed suicide between 1981 and 1998, almost as many as were victims of homicide during the …

2000 

Juvenile Transfers to Criminal Court in the 1990's: Lessons Learned From Four Studies

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund, Eileen Poe-Yamagata

This report describes four studies of juvenile transfers to adult criminal court conducted for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, features an overview of each of the four studies, and outlines key findings across study lines. Background on transfer mechanisms, past transfer research, and study methodology is also provided.

2001 

Law Enforcement and Juvenile Crime

Howard Snyder

This OJJDP Bulletin describes the extent and characteristics of juvenile arrests, based on 1999 statistics. It provides arrest rates for violent and property crimes, drug and weapons offenses, and violations of alcohol, curfew, and loitering laws. Arrests and arrest trends for males and females and for diverse racial groups are compared. The Bulletin also details the characteristics of the victims and the perpetrators of homicides committed by juveniles.

1999 

Minorities in the Juvenile Justice System

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

Presents information on overrepresentation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system in comparison to their proportion in the general population, with focus on disproportionate confinement of minorities. This Bulletin includes statistics on racial-ethnic makeup of juvenile offenders from arrest, court-processing, and confinement records. The Bulletin notes that there is substantial evidence of widespread disparity in juvenile case processing of minority and nonminority youth and that racial-ethnic differences can occur at all stages of the …

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