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Found 67 results for "Howard Snyder"

 Year  Title
2001 

Gray Rage: A Researcher's Dilemma

Howard Snyder

The author ponders the dilemma that arises when the researcher knows that his/her findings may be put to political use. The author claims that he is hesitant to release a fact that he encounters in his research since he can almost be positive that it will plant a seed in the minds of some and grow into a full-fledged media campaign. He supports his fear with an example about his analysis of FBI …

2001 

Juvenile Arrests Decline for the Fifth Consecutive Year

Howard Snyder

Reported in this article are findings that were derived from data given annually by local law enforcement agencies across the country to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program. In 1999, law enforcement agencies in the United States made an estimated 2.5 million arrests of persons under age 18. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), juveniles accounted for 17% of all arrests and 16% of all violent crime arrests in 1999. …

2000 

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]

2000 

Sexual Assault of Young Children as Reported to Law Enforcement: Victim, Incident, and Offender Characteristics

Howard Snyder

Presents findings from the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) regarding sexual assault, especially of young children. The data are based on reports from law enforcement agencies of 12 States and covers the years 1991 through 1996.

2000 

Juvenile Arrests 1999

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 1999.

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.

2000 

Challenging the Myths

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

This document, published by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, takes a close look at the juvenile crime numbers and demonstrates that the predicted emergence of a new kind of violent youth is not supported by the most recent data. Alternative explanations are offered for recent trends in juvenile crime.

2000 

Juvenile Court Statistics 1997

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

This report uses national estimates of juvenile court caseloads in 1997, which were based on analyses of approximately 917,400 automated case records and court-level statistics that summarize more than 217,400 additional cases. The data used in the analyses were contributed to the National Juvenile Court Data Archive by nearly 2,000 courts with jurisdiction over 71 percent of the juvenile population in 1997. First, the report presents national estimates of petitioned and non petitioned delinquency cases …

2000 

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.

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.

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