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NCJ Number: 194232 Find in a Library
Title: Female New Commitment Profile: FY 2001
Corporate Author: Arizona Dept of Juvenile Corrections
United States of America
Project Director: David A. Gaspar
Date Published: 2002
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: Arizona Dept of Juvenile Corrections
Phoeniz, AZ 85007
Sale Source: Arizona Dept of Juvenile Corrections
1624 West Adams Street
Phoeniz, AZ 85007
United States of America
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This is a report by the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (ADJC) using demographic information of committed female juveniles to develop a profile of the ADJC female commitment population for fiscal year 2001.
Abstract: This report profiles the ADJC's population of female juvenile commitments based upon the analysis of the subject juveniles' juvenile court commitment orders, the ADJC's proprietary inmate (commitment) information database (YouthBase), and other files that the ADJC's Research and Development Division may access. Major findings included a decrease in the number of new and continuing commitments and a recognition that a substantial number of commitments had substance abuse, theft behavior, and school behavior treatment needs. Additionally, Maricopa County continued to have the highest number of juvenile referrals to the ADJC system. The profile also discussed seasonal fluctuations in commitment rates, gang affiliation rates, the types of offenses resulting in commitment, and provided comparison with the data for fiscal years 1998, 1999, and 2000. The statistical information was also analyzed to yield a profile of the typical ADJC new commitment. Charts
Main Term(s): Female juvenile delinquents
Index Term(s): Arizona; Correctional institutions (juvenile); Drug use; Female deviance; Juvenile inmate statistics
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