skip navigation

Add your conference to our Justice Events calendar


Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the NCJRS Abstracts Database. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

  NCJ Number: NCJ 165703   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence
  Document URL: HTML PDF 
  Author(s): Melissa Sickmund ; Howard N. Snyder ; Eileen Poe-Yamagata
  Corporate Author: National Ctr for Juvenile Justice
United States of America
  Date Published: 1997
  Page Count: 55
  Annotation: This statistical summary presents raw data needed to address the problems of juvenile crime and victimization.
  Abstract: The report includes statistical data and discussion concerning: (1) Victims (homicide victims; suicide; victimization; abuse and neglect); (2) Offenders (homicide offenders; high school students and weapons; victim reports of juvenile offenders; juvenile arrests; violent crime arrest trends; offense-specific arrest and clearance trends; state and county violent crime arrest trends; juvenile court careers; time of day; gun use; state legislatures on juvenile crime; juvenile transfers to criminal court; trying juveniles as adults; judicial waiver; sentencing serious and violent juvenile offenders; violent juvenile court cases; Canadian juvenile violent crime); and (3) Corrections (custody population; state custody populations; crowding in custody facilities; minority overrepresentation in custody facilities; youth held in adult jails; youth and the death penalty). Figures, tables, sources
  Main Term(s): Juveniles
  Index Term(s): Sentencing/Sanctions ; Juvenile correctional facilities ; Juvenile court waiver ; Juveniles in adult facilities ; Juvenile murderers ; State crime statistics ; Juvenile suicide ; Juvenile victims ; Juvenile Corrections/Detention trends ; Juvenile offense statistics ; Juvenile capital punishment ; Canada ; United States of America
  Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
  Grant Number: 95-JN-FX-K008
  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: Issue Overview
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  Note: OJJDP Statistics Summary
  To cite this abstract, use the following link:

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.