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Found 67 results for "Howard Snyder"

 Year  Title
2003 

Juvenile Arrests 2001

Howard Snyder

Findings are presented on juvenile arrests as reported by local law enforcement officials to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program for 2001.

2003 

Race as a Factor in Juvenile Arrests

Howard Snyder, Carl Pope

Analyzes statistics from the FBI's National Incident-Based Reporting System for evidence of racial bias in police arrests of juveniles for violent crimes. Focuses on a somewhat neglected area of research, i.e., the role that race plays in police decisionmaking. It compares arrest probabilities of white and nonwhite juveniles for violent crimes and finds no direct evidence that an offender's race affects police decisions to take juveniles into custody in such incidents.

2003 

Prevalence and Development of Child Delinquency

Howard Snyder, Rachele Espiritu, David Huizinga, Rolf Loeber, David Petechuk

This OJJDP Bulletin provides information on very young offenders (those between the ages of 7 and 12) who become involved with the juvenile justice system. This Bulletin is part of OJJDP's Child Delinquency Series, which presents the findings of the Study Group on Very Young Offenders.

2003 

Juvenile Court Statistics 1998

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

The United States Juvenile Court plays a major role in the lives of many children by imposing appropriate sanctions on juvenile offenders and reforming youth by promoting accountability and responsibility. This report, prepared by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, profiles the 1.8 million delinquency cases handled by nearly 2,000 courts with jurisdictions over 71 percent of the juvenile population in 1998 …

2003 

Juvenile Court Statistics 1999: Celebrating 100 Years of the Juvenile Court, 1899-1999

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

Data used in this report are stored in the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, which contains the most detailed information available on juveniles involved in the juvenile justice system and on the activities of U.S. juvenile courts. Two chapters present national estimates of delinquency cases processed by the juvenile courts in 1999 and also analyze caseload trends from 1990. One of the two chapters provides data on the volume and rate of delinquency cases, sources …

2004 

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.

2004 

An Empirical Portrait of the Youth Reentry Population

Howard Snyder

Nearly 100,000 juvenile offenders are released annually from custody facilities following adjudication or conviction, arguably all candidates for reentry programs. Their numbers increased substantially over the 1990s. These youth have spent a great proportion of their teenage years in custody. Most are male, minority, and nonviolent offenders. About half lived primarily in a single-parent family while growing up. About one fourth has a sibling, and about one fourth has a father …

2004 

Juvenile Court Statistics 2000

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

While juvenile courts may handle a variety of matters pertaining to juveniles, this report focuses on the cases involving law violations, which are known as delinquency or status offenses. The unit of count utilized was the number of cases disposed; data on cases were gathered from juvenile courts or juvenile justice agencies. The 2000 estimates were based on case records from over 1,700 courts with jurisdiction over 71 percent of the juvenile population in 2000. …

2004 

Juvenile Arrests 2002

Howard Snyder

Findings are presented on juvenile arrests as reported by local law enforcement officials to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program for 2002.

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 …

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