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Juvenile Justice




  • What is the national juvenile recidivism rate?
    According to Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2014 National Report, a report funded by the Office of ... Read More
    Last Updated: February 27, 2015

  • How many juveniles are incarcerated in the United States?
    Statistics on the number of juveniles that are incarcerated can be found in the Juveniles in Correct... Read More
    Last Updated: April 2, 2014

  • How effective are boot camp programs?
    Information about the effectiveness of boot camps can be found in the following p... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

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  • Future of Youth Justice: A Community-Based Alternative to the Youth Prison Model,  NIJ, October 2016, NCJ 250142.

  • Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2014: Selected Findings,  OJJDP, September 2016, NCJ 250123. (20 pages).

  • OJJDP 2014 Annual Report--Coming Into Focus: The Future of Juvenile Justice Reform,  OJJDP, August 2016, NCJ 248957. (64 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • The Second Chance Act: Juvenile Reentry,  BJA-Sponsored, OJJDP-Sponsored, July 2016, NCJ 250178. (2 pages).

  • The Statewide Juvenile Justice Improvement Initiative: Improving Outcomes for Youth under the Supervision of Nevada's Juvenile Justice System,  BJA-Sponsored, OJJDP-Sponsored, July 2016, NCJ 250177. (2 pages).

  • OJJDP Listening Session Report: Creating and Sustaining Fair and Beneficial Environments for LGBTQ Youth,  OJJDP, June 2016, NCJ 245321. (57 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

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