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  NCJ Number: NCJ 236478     Find in a Library
  Title: Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2008
  Document URL: PDF 
  Author(s): Sarah Livsey
  Date Published: 12/2011
  Page Count: 2
  Annotation: This fact sheet from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents data on juvenile delinquency probation caseloads for 2008.
  Abstract: Highlights from this fact sheet regarding juvenile delinquency probation caseloads in 2008 include the following: courts with juvenile jurisdiction handled almost 1.7 million cases during the year, with probation supervision being the most severe disposition in 34 percent of the cases; in 58 percent of the cases, adjudicated delinquents were ordered to probation, while in the remaining cases, the youth agreed to voluntary or informal probation; 68 percent of adjudicated delinquents placed on probation were White, 29 percent were Black, and 3 percent were of other races, and 73 percent were male, and 37 percent of cases placed on formal probation were for property offenses, while person offenses and public order offenses each accounted for 25 percent of the cases, and drug offenses accounted for the remaining 13 percent of cases. This fact sheet from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents data on juvenile delinquency probation caseloads for 2008. Data for the report were obtained from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive and covered almost 2,300 jurisdictions. Figures and tables
  Main Term(s): Juvenile probation statistics
  Index Term(s): Probation statistics ; Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) ; Juvenile probation ; Juvenile delinquency research ; Juvenile delinquency prevention programs ; Juvenile delinquent demographic data ; Juvenile delinquency ; Juvenile delinquents ; OJJDP grant-related documents
  Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
  Grant Number: 2010-JR-FX-0031
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Factsheet
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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