Found 15 results for "jjgps"

 Year  Title
2015 

Racial and Ethnic Fairness in Juvenile Justice: Availability of State Data

Lauren Vessels

This StateScan publication is the 7th in a series that distills important knowledge from NCJJ’s new Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website. The author organizes results from a national search for publicly available state-level sources for racial and ethnic fairness data. This publication discusses the importance of sharing this data publicly and outlines important details provided in the data such as racial and ethnic groups, decision points, and the frequency of reported data. …

2016 

Dual Status Youth: Data Integration to Support System Integration

Nina Hyland

This StateScan distills knowledge from NCJJ’s Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website (jjgps.org). The author explores the difficulties and barriers to collecting prevalence data on dual status youth and highlights a few examples from states that have succeeded in these efforts.

2016 

U.S. Age Boundaries of Delinquency 2015

Angel Zang

This StateScan publication is an update in a series that distills knowledge from NCJJ’s Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website (jjgps.org). The publication summarizes the results of a statutory analysis of lower, upper, and extended age of delinquency and original juvenile court jurisdiction for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands). The author provides a brief overview of how …

2016 

Evidence-Based Policies, Programs, and Practices in Juvenile Justice: Three States Achieving High Standards Through State Support Centers

Douglas Thomas, Nina Hyland, Teri Deal, Andrew Wachter, Samantha Zaleski

Evidence-Based Policies, Programs and Practices in Juvenile Justice (13 pages) provides case studies of three jurisdictions achieving high standards through state support centers. The jurisdictions were selected based on a 50-state survey of efforts to support evidence-based policies, programs and practices (EBPs) and selects examples that reflect an evolution toward greater sophistication and support for EBPs.

2017 

U.S. Age Boundaries of Delinquency 2016

Angel Zang

This StateScan publication is an update in a series that distills knowledge from NCJJ’s Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website (jjgps.org). The publication summarizes the results of a statutory analysis of lower, upper, and extended age of delinquency and original juvenile court jurisdiction for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands). The author provides a brief overview of how …

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