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Found 50 results for "Melissa Sickmund"

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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1985-1994

Melissa Sickmund

This Fact Sheet, based on the report Juvenile Court Statistics 1994, presents statistics on the number of juvenile delinquency cases placed on probation from 1985 through 1994.


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 …


Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1996 Update on Violence

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund, Eileen Poe-Yamagata

OJJDP funded the National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) to produce this 1996 Update on Violence to their landmark Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A National Report. The NCJJ research team has updated selected parts of the National Report, including most of those sections using data from the FBI on violent juvenile arrests, and juvenile homicides. These updates present the most recent data (1994) released from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program and …


Overview of Child Abuse and Neglect: Trends and Roles of the Child Welfare Agency and the Juvenile Court

Patricia Torbet, Gregory Halemba, Melissa Sickmund

This overview provides information on the nature and extent of child victimization as well as the roles that the child welfare agency and the juvenile court play in the handling of cases of abuse and neglect.


Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A National Report

Howard Snyder, Melissa Sickmund

This report, published in 1995, is the first edition of a comprehensive report on juvenile crime, victimization and the juvenile justice system. The report consists of the most requested information on juveniles and the juvenile justice system in the U.S. Chapters include: Juvenile population characteristics; Juvenile victims; Juvenile offenders; Juvenile justice system structure and process; Law enforcement and juvenile crime; Juvenile courts and juvenile crime; and Juveniles in correctional facilities.


How Juveniles Get to Criminal Court

Melissa Sickmund

All States allow juveniles to be tried as adults in criminal court under certain circumstances. A juvenile's case can be transferred to criminal court for trial in one of three ways - judicial waiver, prosecutorial discretion, or statutory exclusion from juvenile court jurisdiction. In any State, one, two, or all three transfer mechanisms may be in place. This first NCJJ/OJJDP publication on the topic of juvenile transfer to criminal court, presents a summary …


(Original) Desktop Guide to Good Juvenile Probation Practice

Patricia Torbet, Melissa Sickmund

A widely influential desk reference and training resource, distributed to juvenile probation departments in virtually every county in America, it has served the field well as a comprehensive treatment of theory and practice of juvenile probation, a handy collection of standards and best practice information, and a text and starting point for a widely used fundamental skills training curriculum. The overview of the juvenile justice system presents a brief history of the juvenile justice system and …


Offenders in Juvenile Court, 1987

Melissa Sickmund


Runaways in Juvenile Courts

Melissa Sickmund


Juvenile Courts Vary Greatly in How They Handle Drug and Alcohol Cases

Melissa Sickmund

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