Found 15 results for "jjgps"

 Year  Title
2017 

U.S. Age Boundaries of Delinquency 2016

Angel Zang

This StateScan publication is an update in a series that distills knowledge from NCJJ’s Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website (jjgps.org). The publication summarizes the results of a statutory analysis of lower, upper, and extended age of delinquency and original juvenile court jurisdiction for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands). The author provides a brief overview of how …

2016 

Dual Status Youth: Data Integration to Support System Integration

Nina Hyland

This StateScan distills knowledge from NCJJ’s Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website (jjgps.org). The author explores the difficulties and barriers to collecting prevalence data on dual status youth and highlights a few examples from states that have succeeded in these efforts.

2016 

U.S. Age Boundaries of Delinquency 2015

Angel Zang

This StateScan publication is an update in a series that distills knowledge from NCJJ’s Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website (jjgps.org). The publication summarizes the results of a statutory analysis of lower, upper, and extended age of delinquency and original juvenile court jurisdiction for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands). The author provides a brief overview of how …

2016 

Evidence-Based Policies, Programs, and Practices in Juvenile Justice: Three States Achieving High Standards Through State Support Centers

Douglas Thomas, Nina Hyland, Teri Deal, Andrew Wachter, Samantha Zaleski

Evidence-Based Policies, Programs and Practices in Juvenile Justice (13 pages) provides case studies of three jurisdictions achieving high standards through state support centers. The jurisdictions were selected based on a 50-state survey of efforts to support evidence-based policies, programs and practices (EBPs) and selects examples that reflect an evolution toward greater sophistication and support for EBPs.

2015 

When Systems Collaborate: How Three Jurisdictions Improved their Handling of Dual-Status Cases

Douglas Thomas, Gene Siegel , Andrew Wachter , Teri Deal , Anne Rackow , Lauren Vessels, Gregg Halemba, Hunter Hurst

When Systems Collaborate (19 pages) provides case studies of three jurisdictions trying to coordinate information and services to youth with dual-status in both the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. The jurisdictions were selected based on a 50-state survey of efforts to coordinate data and services to dual status youth and selects examples that provide starting places for developing solutions on a complex reform issue. The first example focuses on delinquency referral intake …

2015 

Indefensible: The Lack of Juvenile Defense Data

Andrew Wachter

This StateScan publication is the 5th in a series that distills important knowledge from NCJJ’s new Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website. The author, Andrew Wachter, organizes results from an online search for available juvenile defense data. This publication highlights the limited amount of data available, suggests possible reasons for the lack of data, and highlights examples from a few states that report comprehensively. This original analysis illustrates that very few states …

2015 

U.S. Age Boundaries of Delinquency 2014

Angel Zang

This StateScan publication is the 8th in a series that distills knowledge from NCJJ’s Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website. The publication summarizes the results of an analysis of 2014 juvenile statutes for U.S. age boundaries of delinquency, and compares upper, lower, and extended ages of original juvenile court jurisdiction for all 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin …

2015 

State Assessments of Disproportionate Minority Contact

Lauren Vessels

States are required to report data to monitor the overrepresentation of youth of color in juvenile justice. In addition to reporting data, states are required to submit an assessment of DMC to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. This four page brief provides an overview which states also make these assessments publicly available and provides an overview of the challenges states faces in conducting the research and the range of reform recommendations …

2015 

Racial and Ethnic Fairness in Juvenile Justice: Availability of State Data

Lauren Vessels

This StateScan publication is the 7th in a series that distills important knowledge from NCJJ’s new Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website. The author organizes results from a national search for publicly available state-level sources for racial and ethnic fairness data. This publication discusses the importance of sharing this data publicly and outlines important details provided in the data such as racial and ethnic groups, decision points, and the frequency of reported data. …

2015 

Measuring Subsequent Offending in Juvenile Probation

Teri Deal, Anne Rackow, Andrew Wachter

This StateScan publication is the 6th in a series that distills important knowledge from NCJJ’s new Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics website. The authors organize results from an online search for available state-level recidivism reports. Most reports located focused on juvenile correction populations, but 14 reports were reviewed that included measures of reoffending for youth under probation supervision. This publication explores the different ways reoffending is measured for this population, including …

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