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Found 50 results for "Melissa Sickmund"

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Juvenile Courts Vary Greatly in How They Handle Drug and Alcohol Cases

Melissa Sickmund


Runaways in Juvenile Courts

Melissa Sickmund


Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1987

Melissa Sickmund


(Original) Desktop Guide to Good Juvenile Probation Practice

Patricia Torbet, Melissa Sickmund

A widely influential desk reference and training resource, distributed to juvenile probation departments in virtually every county in America, it has served the field well as a comprehensive treatment of theory and practice of juvenile probation, a handy collection of standards and best practice information, and a text and starting point for a widely used fundamental skills training curriculum. The overview of the juvenile justice system presents a brief history of the juvenile justice system and …


How Juveniles Get to Criminal Court

Melissa Sickmund

All States allow juveniles to be tried as adults in criminal court under certain circumstances. A juvenile's case can be transferred to criminal court for trial in one of three ways - judicial waiver, prosecutorial discretion, or statutory exclusion from juvenile court jurisdiction. In any State, one, two, or all three transfer mechanisms may be in place. This first NCJJ/OJJDP publication on the topic of juvenile transfer to criminal court, presents a summary …


Overview of Child Abuse and Neglect: Trends and Roles of the Child Welfare Agency and the Juvenile Court

Patricia Torbet, Gregory Halemba, Melissa Sickmund

This overview provides information on the nature and extent of child victimization as well as the roles that the child welfare agency and the juvenile court play in the handling of cases of abuse and neglect.


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.


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 …


Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1985-1994

Melissa Sickmund

This Fact Sheet, based on the report Juvenile Court Statistics 1994, presents statistics on the number of juvenile delinquency cases placed on probation from 1985 through 1994.


Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1995

Melissa Sickmund

Presents findings from Juvenile Court Statistics 1995, the latest in a series of annual reports on cases handled by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. Although courts with juvenile jurisdiction handle a variety of cases, including abuse, neglect, adoption, and traffic violations, Juvenile Court Statistics reports focus on the disposition of delinquency cases and formally processed status offense cases.

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