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Juvenile Court Statistics 2016 is now available

October 04, 2018

Juvenile Court Statistics 2016 presents data on delinquency and status offense cases handled by courts with juvenile jurisdiction in 2016. National estimates are presented on 850,500 delinquency cases and 94,700 petitioned status offense cases handled in 2016 and trends since 2005 are described. Data include the volume and rate of cases, demographic characteristics of the juveniles involved (age, gender, and race), and offenses charged. Case processing is traced as it flows through the courts and is examined at each decision point (i.e., detention, intake decision, adjudication decision, and judicial disposition) for various demographic groups and offenses.
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JCS 2016

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