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NCJ Number: 99186 Find in a Library
Title: Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Dispositions, 1984
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Judges' Commission
Juvenile Statistics Division
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 36
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Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The statistical data presented pertain to 1984 dispositions by Pennsylvania juvenile courts and their probation staffs.
Abstract: Statewide summary tables cover the number of cases for each type of disposition, the number of cases for each type of placement, delinquency dispositions for 1980-84, the mean and median time between referral and disposition, dispositions by race and sex, and attorney representation by disposition. All of the following data are presented by county. Total dispositions are presented by rate per 100,000 juvenile population and number by type of disposition, source of referral, race and sex. Total placements are noted by type of service. Other data by county pertain to the mean and median time from referral to disposition, the number of alleged offenses involved in referrals, and the total number and type of alleged and substantiated offenses. Other tables present total dispositions by (1) school status and highest grade completed, (2) family status, (3) living arrangement of juvenile, (4) number in household, (5) household income, and (6) juveniles' ages. Remaining data cover the number detained by type of detention and number of days as well as the number in secure detention by most serious alleged offense, by disposition, and by most serious substantiated offense.
Index Term(s): Dispositions; Juvenile court statistics; Pennsylvania
Note: Series J-2, number 14.
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