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NCJ Number: 250350 Find in a Library
Title: Juvenile Justice in Illinois, 2014
Author(s): Erica Hughes
Corporate Author: Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority
United States of America
Date Published: September 2016
Page Count: 47
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Washington, DC 20531
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority
Chicago, IL 60606
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 2013-2014-MU-FX-0018; 12DJ-BX-0203
Sale Source: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
810 Seventh Street NW
Washington, DC 20531
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Description; Report (Grant Sponsored); Report (Study/Research); Research (Applied/Empirical); Statistics
Format: Document; Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents an overview of Illinois juvenile justice system processes for 2014, along with a 10-year trend analysis where possible, with attention to arrests, detention, court proceedings, and corrections.
Abstract: There are seven key findings. First, statewide juvenile justice data show that fewer youth entered and were formally processed by the Illinois juvenile justice system in 2014 than 10 years ago. Second, Black youth continued to be disproportionately represented in the Illinois juvenile justice system in 2014. Third, gender differences in the juveniles processed continued in 2014, with males accounting for the largest percentage processed and females continuing to be arrested and committed for less serious offenses. Fourth, between 2005 and 2014, the juvenile arrest rate decreased 31 percent statewide. Fifth, the statewide detention admission rate decreased during the period 2008 to 2014. Sixth, decreases in informal probation petition, adjudication, and probation caseload rates were noted from 2005 to 2014. Seventh, the admission rate to juvenile correctional facilities decreased 33 percent between State fiscal years 2005 and 2014. 32 figures and appended data sources and data tables
Main Term(s): Juvenile statistics
Index Term(s): BJA Grant-related Documents; BJA Resources; Illinois; Juvenile arrest statistics; Juvenile court statistics; Juvenile offender statistics; Juvenile offense statistics; Juvenile statistics; OJJDP grant-related documents; OJJDP Resources; State juvenile justice systems; Trend analysis
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