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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 236478     Find in a Library
Title: Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2008
  Document URL: PDF 
Author(s): Sarah Livsey
Date Published: 12/2011
Page Count: 2
  Annotation: This fact sheet from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents data on juvenile delinquency probation caseloads for 2008.
Abstract: Highlights from this fact sheet regarding juvenile delinquency probation caseloads in 2008 include the following: courts with juvenile jurisdiction handled almost 1.7 million cases during the year, with probation supervision being the most severe disposition in 34 percent of the cases; in 58 percent of the cases, adjudicated delinquents were ordered to probation, while in the remaining cases, the youth agreed to voluntary or informal probation; 68 percent of adjudicated delinquents placed on probation were White, 29 percent were Black, and 3 percent were of other races, and 73 percent were male, and 37 percent of cases placed on formal probation were for property offenses, while person offenses and public order offenses each accounted for 25 percent of the cases, and drug offenses accounted for the remaining 13 percent of cases. This fact sheet from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents data on juvenile delinquency probation caseloads for 2008. Data for the report were obtained from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive and covered almost 2,300 jurisdictions. Figures and tables
Main Term(s): Juvenile probation statistics
Index Term(s): Probation statistics ; Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) ; Juvenile probation ; Juvenile delinquency research ; Juvenile delinquency prevention programs ; Juvenile delinquent demographic data ; Juvenile delinquency ; Juvenile delinquents ; OJJDP grant-related documents
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Grant Number: 2010-JR-FX-0031
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Type: Factsheet
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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