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NCJ Number: 176463 Find in a Library
Title: Juvenile Boot Camps: Lessons Learned
Author(s): Eric Peterson
Corporate Author: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 2
Sponsoring Agency: Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
Publication Number: FS-9636
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Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: Text
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Juvenile shock incarceration programs are discussed in terms of the nature of the three demonstration projects funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) in 1992, their evaluations, and lessons learned that will benefit future boot camp programs.
Abstract: A school-associated violent death include any homicide, suicide, or weapons-related violent death in which the fatal injury occurred on the property of a functioning public, private, or parochial elementary or secondary school. It also includes such deaths on the way to or from regular sessions at such a school; while the person was attending or traveling to or from a school event; and as an obvious direct result of school incidents, functions, or activities, whether on or off a school vehicle or school property. Each death is described with respect to the school name; the community's population; the victim's name, age, and sex; the method of death; the reason for the death; the location; the total number of victims; and the circumstances of the incident. The deaths during the period studied involved 193 males and 58 females. Tables and figures
Main Term(s): Juvenile Corrections/Detention
Index Term(s): Alabama; Colorado; Juvenile Corrections/Detention effectiveness; Ohio; Services effectiveness; Shock incarceration programs
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