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  • What is the national juvenile recidivism rate?
    According to Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2014 National Report, a report funded by the Office of ... Read More
    Last Updated: February 27, 2015

  • How many juveniles are incarcerated in the United States?
    Statistics on the number of juveniles that are incarcerated can be found in the Juveniles in Correct... Read More
    Last Updated: April 2, 2014

  • Where can I find data on the racial and ethnic disparity in the confinement of juveniles?
    Data on the racial and ethnic disparity in the confinement of youth is available in the Office of Ju... Read More
    Last Updated: May 11, 2015

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  • The Statewide Juvenile Justice Improvement Initiative: Improving Outcomes for Youth under the Supervision of Nevada's Juvenile Justice System,  BJA-Sponsored, OJJDP-Sponsored, July 2016, NCJ 250177. (2 pages).

  • OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2016,  OJJDP, June 2016, NCJ 249928. (10 pages).

  • Facility-level and Individual-level Correlates of Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities, 2012,  BJS-Sponsored, June 2016, NCJ 249877. (5 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT   

  • Impact of Juvenile Correctional Confinement on the Transition to Adulthood,  NIJ-Sponsored, May 2016, NCJ 249925. (34 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2013,  OJJDP, May 2016, NCJ 249507. (16 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators Toolkit: Reducing the Use of Isolation,  OJJDP-Sponsored, March 2015, NCJ 249748. (33 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

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