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  • 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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  • Locked Out: Improving Educational and Vocational Outcomes for Incarcerated Youth,  BJA-Sponsored, OJJDP-Sponsored, November 2015, NCJ 249462. (16 pages).

  • Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Young Adults in the Juvenile and Adult Criminal Justice Systems,  BJA-Sponsored, November 2015, NCJ 249486. (12 pages).

  • OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2015,  OJJDP, November 2015, NCJ 249231. (5 pages).

  • Advancing Use of Risk Assessment in Juvenile Probation,  OJJDP-Sponsored, June 2014, NCJ 249155. (202 pages).
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  • OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 4, Issue 2, Fall 2015,  OJJDP-Sponsored, September 2015, NCJ 249190. (139 pages).
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  • Detained Youth Processed in Juvenile and Adult Court: Psychiatric Disorders and Mental Health Needs,  OJJDP, September 2015, NCJ 248283. (16 pages).
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