Found 50 results for "Melissa Sickmund"

 Year  Title
1997 

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund, Eileen Poe-Yamagata

This report from the National Center for Juvenile Justice lists statistics on the violence caused by and directed towards juveniles in 1997. The data offered in this report is broken down into three sections: victims, offenders and corrections. The document contains victim statistics on the following subject matters: homicide, suicide, victimization and abuse/neglect. Also contained in the offender section are statistics on: high school students and weapons, violent crime arrest trends, trying …

1998 

Juvenile Court Statistics 1995

Melissa Sickmund, Howard Snyder, Anne Stahl, Jeffrey Butts, Terrence Finnegan, Rowen Poole

The estimates were based on analyzes of approximately 876,000 automated case records and court-level statistics summarizing more than 176,800 additional cases, using information provided to the National Juvenile Court Data Archive by nearly 1,800 courts with jurisdiction over 67 percent of the juvenile population in 1995. The number of cases involving offenses against the person increased 98 percent between 1986 and 1995, while property offense cases increased 23 percent, drug law offense cases increased 120 …

1999 

Juvenile Court Statistics 1996

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund, Anne Stahl, Nancy Tierney, Terrence Finnegan, Rowen Poole

This report, published in July 1999 by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and written by staff members from the National Center for Juvenile Justice, offers information about the juvenile court in 1996. According to the preface, 'This is the 70th report in the Juvenile Court Statistics series. It describes the delinquency and status offense cases handled between 1987 and 1996 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. National estimates of …

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 …

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.

1999 

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

This report, written by the National Center for Juvenile Justice and published in 1999 by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), 'presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, victimization and the juvenile justice system. This national report provides baseline information on juvenile population trends; patterns of juvenile victimization, including homicide, suicide and maltreatment; the nature and extent of juvenile offending, including data on arrest rates, antisocial behavior and juveniles in custody; …

1999 

Violence After School

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

Data from the Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report document the need for schools and communities to develop strategies for reducing juvenile violence during the hour just after students leave school.

2000 

State Custody Rates, 1997

Melissa Sickmund

This OJJDP Bulletin notes that the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement improves custody rate statistics in several ways, particularly through its inclusion of State-specific custody rates for private facilities. The analysis determined custody rates for each State as of October 29, 1997, based on the State where the offense occurred. [MORELINK]

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 

Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1997

Melissa Sickmund

Presents findings from Juvenile Court Statistics 1997, 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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