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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 children are sexually abused in the United States?
    Child sexual abuse statistics are available in the Department of Health and Human Services' annual r... Read More
    Last Updated: August 26, 2015

  • Where can I find data on juvenile gang activity in the United States?
    Juvenile gang activity statistics can be found in Highlights of the 2012 National Youth Gang Survey,... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2014

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  • AMBER Advocate, Winter 2015,  OJJDP-Sponsored, November 2015, NCJ 249508. (12 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).

  • Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2013,  OJJDP, October 2015, NCJ 248899. (4 pages).

  • Estimating the Impacts of SORNA in Pennsylvania - The Potential Consequences of Including Juveniles,  NIJ-Sponsored, May 2015, NCJ 249147. (205 pages).
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  • Children's Exposure to Violence, Crime, and Abuse: An Update,  OJJDP, September 2015, NCJ 248547. (16 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Executive Reference Guide: Youth Advocacy, Community Relations and Gang Violence Prevention,  OJP-Sponsored, June 2013, NCJ 249161. (13 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

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