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NCJ Number: 150926 Find in a Library
Title: Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Dispositions 1993
Corporate Author: Ctr for Juvenile Justice Training and Research
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 44
Sponsoring Agency: Ctr for Juvenile Justice Training and Research
Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Pennsylvania Cmssn on Crime and Delinquency
Harrisburg, PA 17108
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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report provides an overview of juvenile court dispositions in Pennsylvania during 1993 and summarizes information provided by county juvenile probation departments.
Abstract: Tables on delinquency dispositions show the disposition rate per 100,000 of the juvenile population, selected dispositions by race, delinquency dispositions by type, delinquency dispositions for 1989-93, attorney representation for delinquency dispositions, delinquency dispositions by source of referral, and the time lapse from referral to disposition. Data on delinquency placements show placements by type of service, the placement rate, placements for 1989-93, and selected placements by race. Delinquency offenses are shown by type and number of alleged offenses, selected serious crimes, and type and number of substantiated offenses. Statistics and information pertinent to juvenile detention provide standards that govern the use of secure detention, reasons for admission to secure detention, length of stay, and rate of use of secure detention. Demographic tables show delinquency dispositions by race and gender, age, school status and highest grade completed, family status, and living arrangement of youth. Dependency dispositions are shown by type, race and gender, and age. Data are also provided on disposition and placement reviews. Disposition statistics are provided for each county. Appended county class list and juvenile court statistical card
Main Term(s): Juvenile court statistics
Index Term(s): Juvenile case disposition; Pennsylvania
Note: Series J-2 No.23
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