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  • What risk factors are associated with juvenile sexual offenders?
    Information on the risk factors associated with juvenile sex offenders is available in the Office of... Read More
    Last Updated: November 21, 2012

  • Is there a link between drug use and juvenile delinquency?
    Information about the correlation between juvenile drug use and delinquency is addressed in the foll... Read More
    Last Updated: June 29, 2011

  • What are the causes of delinquency?
    The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) publication, Juvenile Justice Jour... Read More
    Last Updated: June 2, 2008

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  • Advancing Use of Risk Assessment in Juvenile Probation,  OJJDP-Sponsored, June 2014, NCJ 249155. (202 pages).

  • OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 4, Issue 2, Fall 2015,  OJJDP-Sponsored, September 2015, NCJ 249190. (139 pages).
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  • Patterns, Precursors, and Consequences of Teen Dating Violence: Analyzing Gendered and Generic Pathways,  NIJ-Sponsored, May 2015, NCJ 249002. (19 pages).
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  • Studying Deterrence Among High-Risk Adolescents,  OJJDP, August 2015, NCJ 248617. (16 pages).
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  • Voices From the Field: Findings From the NGI Listening Sessions,  OJJDP-Sponsored, January 2012, NCJ 241405. (32 pages).
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  • Effectiveness of Treatment for Juveniles Who Sexually Offend,  SMART-Sponsored, July 2015, NCJ 248995. (6 pages).
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