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NCJ Number: 252525 Find in a Library
Title: Juveniles on Formal Probation, 2012
Author(s): Charles Puzzanchera
Date Published: October 2018
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: National Center for Juvenile Justice

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 2016-JF-FX-K001
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic) ; Report (Grant Sponsored); Statistics; Survey
Format: Document; Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This bulletin summarizes findings from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP‘s) Census of Juveniles on Probation, based on a 1-day count of youth under formal probation supervision in the United States.
Abstract: The Census estimated that 247,050 youth were under formal probation supervision on October 24, 2012. Approximately 77 percent of probationers in 2012 were male, and about 67 percent were age 16 or older. Non-Hispanic White youth accounted for the majority (44 percent) of juveniles on probation, followed by non-Hispanic Black youth (32 percent) and Hispanic youth (20 percent). Combined, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific islander, and multi-racial youth accounted for about 4 percent of youth on probation. Just over one-third (37 percent) of youth were on probation for a property offense; theft (12 percent) and burglary (11 percent) were the most common property offenses. Data limitations are discussed. 16 tables and 1 figure
Main Term(s): Juvenile probation statistics
Index Term(s): Age; Gender; Juvenile offense statistics; Juvenile probationers; OJJDP grant-related documents; OJJDP Resources; Race
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