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NCJ Number: 230170 Find in a Library
Title: Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2007
Author(s): Sarah Livsey
Date Published: June 2010
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
Grant Number: 2009–JL–FX–K129
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report provides statistical data on the Nation’s juvenile delinquency probation caseload for 2007 with trend data from 1985 to 2007.
Abstract: Highlights of the report include: (1) one-third of all delinquency cases disposed in 2007 received probation as the most serious disposition; (2) the likelihood of probation for cases in which the youth was adjudicated delinquent decreased from 1985 to 2007 except for person offenses which remained the same; (3) 68 percent of cases place on probation involved White juveniles, 29 percent involved African-American juveniles, and 3 percent involved juveniles of other races; (4) most cases (74 percent) placed on probation in 2007 involved males and the female share of the probation caseload grew from 18 percent in 1985 to 26 percent in 2007; (5) the number of adjudicated person, drug, and public order offense cases ordered to formal probation nearly doubled between 1985 and 2007 and property offense cases decreased 1 percent during that period; and (6) the number of person, drug, and public order offense cases placed on informal probation increased between 1985 and 2007, while property offense cases decreased nearly 50 percent during that period. This report provides statistical data on juvenile delinquency probation caseload for 2007 with trend data reflecting 1985 to 2007. Tables and figures
Main Term(s): Juvenile probation statistics
Index Term(s): Caseloads; Juvenile offender statistics; Juvenile offenders; Juvenile probation; Juvenile probationers; Juvenile statistics; Probation casework; Probation statistics; Trend analysis
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