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Found 26 results for "Juvenile Arrests"


Juvenile Arson, 1997

Howard Snyder

The two page Fact Sheet presents juvenile arson statistics for 1997. According to the report, half of all persons arrested for arson in 1997 were juveniles and three in every ten youth adjudicated for arson are placed in a residential facility.


Juvenile Vandalism, 1996

Anne Stahl

Data on nationwide juvenile vandalism cases for 1996 address the demographic characteristics of offenders and the number of vandalism cases involved in formal court processing between 1986 and 1995.


Juvenile Vandalism, 1997

Anne Stahl

This report provides data on arrests and formal court processing of juvenile vandalism cases in the United States for 1997 and between 1988 and 1997.


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.


Robbery Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998

Paul Harms

Reports on the nature of robbery cases handled by juvenile courts between 1989 and 1998, with data based on the OJJDP report, Juvenile Court Statistics 1998.


Youngest Offenders, 1996

Charles Puzzanchera

Summarizes the arrest profile of youth under age 15. A table providing the estimated number of juvenile arrests by age group is provided.

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