Found 49 results for "Charles Puzzanchera"
Allegheny County Juvenile Detention Screening Study
Charles Puzzanchera, Crystal Knoll, Benjamin Adams, Melissa Sickmund
The National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) agreed to conduct a study working with staff from Allegheny County Juvenile Probation to gather data from the automated Detention Assessment Instrument and other individual level information from Pennsylvania’s Juvenile Court Management System (JCMS). The study’s goal is to use these data, to the extent possible, to conduct analyses recommended in A Practical Guide to Juvenile Detention Risk Assessment (Steinhart, 2006) and determine how well the Allegheny County …
Baseline Measures for Illinois: The MacArthur Foundation's Juvenile Justice Initiative
Patrick Griffin, Susanna Zawacki, Charles Puzzanchera, Patricia Torbet
This report from the National Center for Juvenile Justice constructs baseline measures of juvenile justice data and trends in Illinois. From these benchmarks, progress in juvenile justice system reform may be measured. The Illinois initiative, sponsored by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, follows the Foundation's 'Model Systems Framework', which focuses on these key system goals: 1) Incarceration reductions/Diversion increases; 2) Reductions in race disparities; 3) Reduction in transfers to the adult criminal …
Comparison of Juvenile Violent Crime Index Arrest Rates: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Versus Selected Other Counties
Melissa Sickmund, Charles Puzzanchera, Hunter Hurst IV
This is a brief statistical comparison of juvenile justice case flow, prepared by the National Center for Juvenile Justice at the request of the federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Data Reflect Changing Nature of Facility Populations, Characteristics, and Practices
Charles Puzzanchera, Sarah Hockenberry
NCJJ and OJJDP recently introduced a Data Snapshot series to disseminate current research about youth in the juvenile justice system. Each one-page Snapshot focuses on a specific topic and highlights policy-relevant findings. This Data Snapshot draws on OJJDP’s Juvenile Residential Facility Census data.
Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2010
Charles Puzzanchera, Crystal Robson
This Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Fact Sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed between 1985 and 2010 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. From 1985 through 1997, the number of delinquency cases climbed steadily (61 percent) and, from 1997 through 2010, the delinquency caseload dropped 27 percent. Juvenile courts handled 17 percent more cases in 2010 than in 1985.
Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2011
Sarah Hockenberry, Charles Puzzanchera
This Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Fact Sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases that U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction processed for public order, person, and property offenses and drug law violations between 1985 and 2011
Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2013
Julie Furdella, Charles Puzzanchera
This Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Fact Sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases that U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction processed for public order, person, and property offenses and drug law violations between 1985 and 2013.
Delinquency Cases Involving Hispanic Youth, 2013
Sarah Hockenberry, Charles Puzzanchera
OJJDP has released Delinquency Cases Involving Hispanic Youth, 2013. While the Hispanic youth population in the United States continues to grow, little is known about the volume and nature of delinquency cases involving Hispanic youth. This bulletin helps address this critical information need. The bulletin is based on sample data reported to the National Juvenile Court Data Archive from more than 1,200 counties with jurisdiction over 75% of the U.S. Hispanic youth population at risk …
Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1988-1997
Presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through judicial waiver between 1988 and 1997. In 1997, U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction handled nearly 1.8 million delinquency cases. More than half of these cases were handled formally (that is, a petition was filed requesting an adjudication or waiver hearing). In 1997, waivers to criminal court represented less than 1 percent of the formally processed delinquency caseload.
Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 1989-1998
This Fact Sheet presents estimates of the number of cases transferred from juvenile court to criminal court through the judicial waiver mechanism between 1989 and 1998. These estimates are based on data from nearly 2,100 jurisdictions representing almost 70 percent of the U.S. juvenile population (youth age 10 through the upper age of original juvenile court jurisdiction in each State).