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NCJ Number: 31542 Find in a Library
Title: STATUS OFFENDER IN GEORGIA - A PRELIMINARY STUDY
Author(s): N WEISMAN
Corporate Author: Georgia Dept of Human Resources
Division of Youth Services
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 71
Sponsoring Agency: Georgia Dept of Human Resources
Atlanta, GA 30308
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A STATISTICAL REPORT INDICATING DATA ON THE REFERRALS, COMMITMENTS, AND DETENTION OF JUVENILE STATUS OFFENDERS, UNDERTAKEN TO DETERMINE THE EXTENT AND NATURE OF THE STATUS OFFENDER PROBLEM IN GEORGIA.
Abstract: STATEWIDE TOTALS FOR REFERRALS, DETENTIONS AND COMMITMENTS ARE FIRST PRESENTED. COUNTY RANKINGS ARE THEN PROVIDED FOR STATUS REFERRALS TO COURT; DETENTION OF STATUS OFFENDERS IN JAIL, ATTENTION HOMES AND REGIONAL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTERS (RYD'S); AND STATUS COMMITMENTS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES, AND PLACEMENT OF COMMITTED STATUS OFFENDER IN YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTERS (YDC'S) AND COMMUNITY-BASED ALTERNATIVES. RURAL-URBAN COMPARISONS AND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COMPARISONS FOR DETENTIONS, REFERRALS, AND COMMITMENTS ARE ALSO INCLUDED. THE APPENDIX INCLUDES EXTENSIVE STATISTICAL TABULATIONS FOR THE COUNTY RANKINGS, RURAL-URBAN COMPARISONS, JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COMPARISONS, AND COUNTY DETENTION, REFERRAL, AND COMMITMENT RATES.
Index Term(s): Corrections statistics; Georgia (USA); Incarceration; Juvenile court intake; Juvenile detention; Juvenile status offenders; Juveniles; Statistics
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