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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

  • Where can I find data on the racial and ethnic disparity in the confinement of juveniles?
    Data on the racial and ethnic disparity in the confinement of youth is available in the Office of Ju... Read More
    Last Updated: May 11, 2015

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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).

  • 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 News @ a Glance, May/June 2016,  OJJDP, June 2016, NCJ 249928. (10 pages).

  • Facility-level and Individual-level Correlates of Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities, 2012,  BJS-Sponsored, June 2016, NCJ 249877. (183 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Impact of Juvenile Correctional Confinement on the Transition to Adulthood,  NIJ-Sponsored, May 2016, NCJ 249925. (34 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

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