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Found 68 results for "Howard Snyder"

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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report: Report Highlights

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

This document highlights the statistical findings of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) publication Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report. It lists notable statistics in each of its seven chapter areas: juvenile population characteristics, juvenile victims, juvenile offenders, juvenile justice system structure and process, law enforcement and juvenile crime, juvenile offenders in court, and juvenile offenders in correctional facilities.


Too Soon to Tell: Deciphering Recent Trends in Youth Violence

Howard Snyder, Jeffrey Butts

Violent crime in the United States increased slightly between 2004 and 2005. After 10 years of declining crime, the rise in violence produced deep concern among elected officials and the public about a coming wave of youth crime. Yet crime remains at a 30-year low, according to this report. The report analyzed adult and juvenile arrest rates based on the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports.


Statutory Rape Known to Law Enforcement

Howard Snyder, Karyl Troup-Leasure

Based on an analysis of reports from law enforcement agencies in 21 states for the years 1996 through 2000, this OJJDP Bulletin characterizes victim and offender attributes (e.g., age, gender, relationship) and law enforcement's response to incidents of statutory rape.


The Mathematics of Risk Classification: Changing Data in Valid Instruments for Juvenile Records

Howard Snyder, Donald Gottfredson

Presents information to help juvenile courts develop practical risk-screening instruments for use in classifying youth as an aid in program assignment. The Report compares the validity of several statistical methods for classifying risk and offers recommendations for selecting classification procedures. Available online only.


Juvenile Arrests 2003

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 2003.


Juvenile Court Statistics 2001-2002

Howard Snyder, Anne Stahl, Charles Puzzanchera, Anthony Sladky, Nancy Tierney, Terrence Finnegan

Published annually since 1926, Juvenile Court Statistics presents national estimates and detailed descriptions of the delinquency and status offense cases processed by juvenile courts. The text, figures, and tables describe the demographic characteristics of the juvenile's sources of referral, offenses, case processing characteristics, and case dispositions. Each report also contains an extensive listing of the volume of cases handled annually by individual jurisdictions.


Is Suicide More Common Inside or Outside of Juvenile Facilities?

Howard Snyder

This article, published in the February 2005 issue of Corrections Today, reviews updated data on the frequency of suicide in facilities housing juveniles under juvenile court authority.


Juvenile Arrests 2002

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 2002.


Juvenile Suicides, 1981-1998

Howard Snyder, Monica Swhan

This Bulletin examines mortality statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, comparing the characteristics of juvenile suicides with those of juvenile murders. This OJJDP Bulletin, part of the Youth Violence Research Series, reveals that suicide was the fourth leading cause of death for juveniles ages 7-17, behind accidental deaths, homicides, and cancer. More than 20,000 juveniles committed suicide between 1981 and 1998, almost as many as were victims of homicide during the …


Juvenile Court Statistics 2000

Howard Snyder, Anne Stahl, Charles Puzzanchera, Nancy Tierney, Terrence Finnegan

While juvenile courts may handle a variety of matters pertaining to juveniles, this report focuses on the cases involving law violations, which are known as delinquency or status offenses. The unit of count utilized was the number of cases disposed; data on cases were gathered from juvenile courts or juvenile justice agencies. The 2000 estimates were based on case records from over 1,700 courts with jurisdiction over 71 percent of the juvenile population in 2000. …

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