Juvenile Justice

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

The National Center for Missing & Exploited ChildrenĀ© (NCMEC), serves as an information clearinghouse and national resource center on issues related to victims, missing and exploited children and operates a national toll-free hotline. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention … Read More

CBCAP 101: Intro to Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Programs

The Safe Start Center, ABA Center on Children and the Law, and the Child and Family Policy Associates recently released a new resource, Victimization and Trauma Experienced by Children and Youth: Implications for Legal Advocates.  In this resource, you’ll find: Information … Read More

Victimization and Trauma Experience by Children and Youth: Implications for Legal Advocates

The Safe Start Center, ABA Center on Children and the Law, and the Child and Family Policy Associates recently released a new resource, Victimization and Trauma Experienced by Children and Youth: Implications for Legal Advocates.  In this resource, you’ll find: Information about the prevalence and impact … Read More

Juvenile Justice Resource Hub Adds Racial-Ethnic Fairness Section

Juvenile Justice Resource Hub Adds Racial-Ethnic Fairness Section Developed by the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange and the National Juvenile Justice Network with support from the MacArthur Foundation, the Juvenile Justice Resource Hub provides timely research and information on juvenile justice issues and trends. In addition to sections on mental … Read More

National Disproportionate Minority Contact Databook

Updated May, 2012. The National Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Databook is designed to give users an understanding of the Relative Rate Index (RRI) and an assessment of the levels of disproportionate minority contact at various stages of juvenile justice system … Read More

OJJDP Releases Updated DMC Fact Sheet-November, 2012

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has published an update to the In Focus fact sheet, Disproportionate Minority Contact. This fact sheet provides an overview of OJJDP’s efforts to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC) in juvenile justice systems, … Read More

Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice, & Statistics Website Features Interactive DMC Dashboards

From Boys to Men: The health and education of Hispanic boys and young men This data-rich report, from The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families, compares the health and education of Latino boys and young men to those of their … Read More

Child Maltreatment Data Tool

Child Maltreatment Data Available Online The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention has launched an online access tool of national data gathered from the Fourth National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS-4): Report to Congress. The NIS-4 data, collected in … Read More

Juvenile Justice GPS Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics

National Center for Juvenile Justice Launches Web Site To Chart Juvenile Justice Change The National Center for Juvenile Justice has launched Juvenile Justice GPS Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics (JJGPS), an online resource funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. This … Read More

OJJDP Updates Statistical Briefing Book

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has updated its Statistical Briefing Book (SBB) to include 2011 data on juvenile populations, 2010 data on victims of domestic violence, and FBI supplementary homicide reports through 2010. Data from 2010 on homicide … Read More