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Offending by Juveniles



  • 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: December 28, 2016

  • How many children are sexually abused in the United States?
    Child sexual abuse statistics are available in the Department of Health and Human Services' annual r... Read More
    Last Updated: August 26, 2015

  • Where can I find data on juvenile gang activity in the United States?
    Juvenile gang activity statistics can be found in Highlights of the 2012 National Youth Gang Survey,... Read More
    Last Updated: December 28, 2016

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  • Juvenile Registration and Notification Policy Effects: A Multistate Evaluation Project, OJJDP-Sponsored, January 2018, NCJ 251494. (52 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Pathways to Desistance: A Comprehensive Analysis of Juvenile to Adult Criminal Careers, BJS-Sponsored, May 2017, NCJ 251545. (30 pages).

  • Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2015, OJJDP, March 2018, NCJ 250951. (16 pages).

  • Extending a Randomized Trial of the My Life Mentoring Model for Youth in Foster Care To Evaluate Long-Term Effects on Offending in Young Adulthood, OJJDP-Sponsored, January 2018, NCJ 251418. (49 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Investigation of Long-Term Effects of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Community-Based Mentoring Program: Final Technical Report for OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, January 2018, NCJ 251521. (55 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Community Collaboratives Addressing Youth Gangs: Interim Findings From the Gang Reduction Program, OJJDP-Sponsored, May 2008, NCJ 224808. (553 pages).
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