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Found 67 results for "Howard Snyder"

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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 …

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.

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.

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.

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; …

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 …

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 …

1999 

Juvenile Justice: A Century of Change

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

This bulletin describes the development of the U.S. juvenile justice system. It examines where the juvenile justice system is headed and the recent trend of transferring certain juvenile cases to adult criminal court. It also provides a brief history of the U.S. juvenile justice system, from its roots in 16th-century European educational reform movements, to the present, citing relevant cases.

1998 

Juvenile Felony Defendants in Criminal Courts

Howard Snyder, Kevin Strom, Steven Smith

Data on juvenile felony defendants in criminal courts in the United States were obtained from State Court Processing Statistics (SCPS) for 1990-94.

1986 

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]

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