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Found 50 results for "Melissa Sickmund"

 YearTitle  
1991 

Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1987

Melissa Sickmund

2011 

NCJJ Studies an Unexplored Area of DMC for OJJDP - Racial Disparity in Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Act Violations

Melissa Sickmund, Charles Puzzanchera

The authors discuss their study of data from three states - collected to monitor compliance with the core requirements of the Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act - to see if violations show any evidence of racial disparity. Specifically, the study was interested in whether there was evidence of minority over-representation or disproportionality in violations of the JJDP Act's holding requirements - regarding deinstitutionalization of status offenders (DSO) , or jail removal (from …

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 …

2010 

Juveniles in Residential Placement, 1997-2008

Melissa Sickmund

This fact sheet is based on 1-day counts of the juvenile placement population from the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement and the Juvenile Residential Facility Census. The data show that the number of juvenile offenders in residential placement in publicly and privately operated juvenile facilities has declined steadily since 2000.

2003 

Juveniles in Court

Melissa Sickmund

This OJJDP Bulletin provides national statistics and an overview of how courts process cases involving juvenile offenders. It summarizes state statutes that define who is under juvenile court jurisdiction and how juvenile courts transfer juveniles to criminal court. Also discussed are research findings about court handling of very young.

2004 

Juveniles in Corrections

Melissa Sickmund

This OJJDP Bulletin presents national and state-level data from the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP), providing a detailed picture of juveniles in custody in 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.

2016 

Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2012: Selected Findings

Sarah Hockenberry, Melissa Sickmund, Anthony Sladky

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s biennial Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC) collects information about facilities in which juvenile offenders are held.Respondents provide information about facility characteristics, including facility type, capacity,and type of security. JRFC also reports the number of youth who were injured or died in custody during the past 12 months. This bulletin provides findings from the 2012 survey. The juvenile offender population dropped 14% from 2010 to 2012, to the …

2013 

Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2010: Selected Findings

Sarah Hockenberry, Melissa Sickmund, Anthony Sladky

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s biennial Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC) collects information about facilities in which juvenile offenders are held. Respondents provide information about facility characteristics, including facility type, capacity, and type of security. JRFC also reports the number of youth who were injured or died in custody during the past 12 months. This bulletin provides findings from the 2010 survey. The juvenile offender population dropped 18% from 2008 to 2010. …

2011 

Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2008: Selected Findings

Sarah Hockenberry, Melissa Sickmund, Anthony Sladky

This bulletin, part of the Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series, summarizes 2008 data from the biannual Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC), which collects information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held including size, structure, type, ownership, and security arrangements, as well as the number of juveniles who died in custody during the past 12 months. According to the bulletin, the number of juvenile offenders in custody dropped 12 percent from 2006 …

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