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Title: Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence
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Author(s): Melissa Sickmund ; Howard N. Snyder ; Eileen Poe-Yamagata
Corporate Author: National Ctr for Juvenile Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1997
Page Count: 55
  Annotation: This statistical summary presents raw data needed to address the problems of juvenile crime and victimization.
Abstract: The report includes statistical data and discussion concerning: (1) Victims (homicide victims; suicide; victimization; abuse and neglect); (2) Offenders (homicide offenders; high school students and weapons; victim reports of juvenile offenders; juvenile arrests; violent crime arrest trends; offense-specific arrest and clearance trends; state and county violent crime arrest trends; juvenile court careers; time of day; gun use; state legislatures on juvenile crime; juvenile transfers to criminal court; trying juveniles as adults; judicial waiver; sentencing serious and violent juvenile offenders; violent juvenile court cases; Canadian juvenile violent crime); and (3) Corrections (custody population; state custody populations; crowding in custody facilities; minority overrepresentation in custody facilities; youth held in adult jails; youth and the death penalty). Figures, tables, sources
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Sentencing/Sanctions ; Juvenile correctional facilities ; Juvenile court waiver ; Juveniles in adult facilities ; Juvenile murderers ; State crime statistics ; Juvenile suicide ; Juvenile victims ; Juvenile Corrections/Detention trends ; Juvenile offense statistics ; Juvenile capital punishment ; Canada ; United States of America
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Grant Number: 95-JN-FX-K008
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
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United States of America
Type: Issue Overview
Country: United States of America
Language: English
Note: OJJDP Statistics Summary
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