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NCJ Number: 208979 Find in a Library
Title: Governor's Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee 2003 Juvenile Justice Report
Corporate Author: Washington State Governor's Juvenile Justice Advisory Cmtte
United States of America
Date Published: 2004
Page Count: 264
Sponsoring Agency: Washington State Governor's Juvenile Justice Advisory Cmtte
Olympia, WA 98504
Sale Source: Washington State Governor's Juvenile Justice Advisory Cmtte
P. O. Box 45203
Olympia, WA 98504
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This 2003 Annual Report of the Washington State Governor's Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee (GJJAC) presents information and statistics pertinent to its mission of promoting delinquency prevention and improving the State's juvenile justice system.
Abstract: The GJJAC was established in 1982 to respond to the provisions of the Federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act. In executing its mission, the GJJAC develops and implements the State's annual juvenile justice plan; monitors secure facilities that hold juveniles to ensure compliance with the JJDP Act; advises the governor, the legislature, and citizens about juvenile justice issues; awards Federal and State juvenile justice funds to projects selected in a competitive process; requires an independent evaluation for funded demonstration projects; funds research, technical assistance, and training; and funds local juvenile justice planning units. Information and data presented in this report pertain to the State's 2002 juvenile population; the minority juvenile population (2002); juveniles living in poverty; school enrollment and dropouts; child abuse referrals; adolescent pregnancy and childbearing; mental health; truancy, at-risk youth, and children in need of supervision; juvenile arrests in 2002; juvenile court offense referrals in 2002; juvenile court case referrals and results in 2002; juvenile admissions to detention in 2002; and juveniles sentenced to Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration in 2002. This report also provides a summary of priority areas and programs, which meet the standards for research-based prevention and intervention strategies. Extensive tables and figures
Main Term(s): Juvenile statistics
Index Term(s): Juvenile arrest statistics; Juvenile Corrections/Detention statistics; Juvenile court statistics; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Juvenile delinquency prevention programs; Juvenile inmate statistics; Juvenile justice policies; Juvenile justice system; Juvenile offender statistics; Juvenile offense statistics; State juvenile justice systems; Washington
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