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Found 51 results for "National Report"

 Year  Title
2003 

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.

2002 

Juvenile Arrests 2000

Howard Snyder

Findings are presented on juvenile arrests as reported by local law enforcement officials to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program for 2000.

2002 

Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2000: Selected Findings

Melissa Sickmund

This four page bulletin presents findings from the inaugural 2000 Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC). It focuses on two issues of primary interest to the juvenile justice field: facility crowding and facility-related deaths. It also examines the adequacy of bedspace and a range of services provided youth in residential facilities.

2002 

Juvenile Offenders in Residential Placement: 1997-1999

Melissa Sickmund

This two page Fact Sheet presents findings from the second wave of data collection for the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP). The census collected individual-level data on residents who were less than 21 years old; assigned a bed in a residential facility at the end of the day on October 27, 1999; charged with an offense or court adjudicated for an offense; and placed at the facility because of the offense. The Fact …

2001 

Law Enforcement and Juvenile Crime

Howard Snyder

This OJJDP Bulletin describes the extent and characteristics of juvenile arrests, based on 1999 statistics. It provides arrest rates for violent and property crimes, drug and weapons offenses, and violations of alcohol, curfew, and loitering laws. Arrests and arrest trends for males and females and for diverse racial groups are compared. The Bulletin also details the characteristics of the victims and the perpetrators of homicides committed by juveniles.

2001 

Juvenile Arrests Decline for the Fifth Consecutive Year

Howard Snyder

Reported in this article are findings that were derived from data given annually by local law enforcement agencies across the country to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program. In 1999, law enforcement agencies in the United States made an estimated 2.5 million arrests of persons under age 18. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), juveniles accounted for 17% of all arrests and 16% of all violent crime arrests in 1999. …

2000 

Children as Victims

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

This Bulletin presents an overview of statistics on juveniles as victims of crime and maltreatment. Juveniles are twice as likely as adults to be victims of serious violent crime and that children with a history of maltreatment are at increased risk for delinquency. The document also examines recent trends in violent crime against children and youth (murder, assault, and sexual assault).

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 

Kids and Guns

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

This OJJDP Bulletin, drawn from Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report, provides an overview of the national statistics that show the devastating impact that the availability of guns has had on the lives and well-being of American youth.

2000 

Juvenile Arrests 1999

Howard Snyder

Findings are presented on juvenile arrests as reported by local law enforcement officials to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program for 1999.

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