Found 50 results for "Melissa Sickmund"

 Year  Title
2006 

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. This OJJDP National Report brings together the latest available statistics from a variety of sources and includes numerous tables, graphs, and maps, accompanied by analyses in clear, nontechnical language. This report updates previous editions published in 1995 and 1999.

2007 

The Relative Rate of Death in Juvenile Facilities

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

The authors use recent data to explore rates of fatal injuries in residential juvenile custody facilities.

2008 

Juvenile Court Statistics 2005

Melissa Sickmund, Charles Puzzanchera

Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2005 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2005 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. Courts with juvenile jurisdiction may handle a variety of matters, including child abuse and neglect, traffic violations, child support, and adoptions. This OJJDP Report, the 77th report in the Juvenile Court Statistics series, focuses on cases involving juveniles charged with law violations (delinquency or status offenses). The data used in the …

2009 

Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2005

Melissa Sickmund

This Fact Sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed in U.S. juvenile courts in 2005. Comparative statistics are given for public order offense cases, person offense cases, drug law violations, and property offenses. Additionally, the numbers are broken out by gender, race, age, use of detention, intake decisions, waiver to criminal court, and adjudication and disposition. The Fact Sheet includes figures, graphs, and a case flow chart. This Fact Sheet is based on the …

2009 

Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2006: Selected Findings

Sarah Hockenberry, Melissa Sickmund, Anthony Sladky

This report presents findings from the [biannual] 2006 Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC) on the juvenile offender population held in custody. Highlights of findings include: 1) the population of juvenile offenders in custody continue to decline, down 3 percent from 2004; 2) the proportion of residents held in facilities that were at or above the limit of their standard bed capacity dropped from 40 percent in 2000 to 31 percent in 2006; and 3) …

2009 

Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2004: Selected Findings

Melissa Sickmund, Sarah Livsey, Anthony Sladky

This report presents findings from the 2004 Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC). The bulletin provides data on facilities in which juvenile offenders are held, such as their size, structure, type, ownership, security arrangements, and the range of services they provide youth in their care. In 2004, this biannual census focused on educational and physical health services.

2010 

Statement to the Interbranch Commission

Melissa Sickmund

These are the remarks of Melissa Sickmund, the Chief of Systems Research for the National Center for Juvenile Justice, to the Pennsylvania Interbranch Commission. The Commission was convened in 2009 to investigate 'a highly publicized judicial corruption scandal involving millions of dollars in alleged payoffs to two judges and rights violations of thousands of juvenile defendants in Luzerne County's juvenile court.' [From Commission web site] It produced its final report in May 2010. …

2010 

Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Courts, 2007

Melissa Sickmund, Crystal Knoll

Presents statistics on delinquency cases handled in U.S. juvenile courts between 1985 and 2007. From 1985 through 1997, the number of delinquency cases handled climbed steadily (61 percent), and from 1997 through 2007, the delinquency caseload dropped 11 percent. Juvenile courts handled 44 percent more cases in 2007 than in 1985. This Fact Sheet is based on the report Juvenile Court Statistics 2006-2007.

2010 

Juvenile Court Statistics 2006-2007

Charles Puzzanchera, Benjamin Adams, Melissa Sickmund

Describes delinquency cases handled between 1985 and 2007 and petitioned status offense cases handled between 1995 and 2007 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. Courts with juvenile jurisdiction may handle a variety of matters, including child abuse and neglect, traffic violations, child support, and adoptions. This OJJDP Report, the 78th report in the Juvenile Court Statistics series, focuses on cases involving juveniles charged with law violations (delinquency or status offenses). The data used in 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.

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