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Accession Number PB2013-102931
Title Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2009.
Publication Date Oct 2012
Media Count 4p
Personal Author C. Knoll M. Sickmund
Abstract In 2009, juvenile courts in the United States handled an estimated 1.5 million delinquency cases that involved juveniles charged with criminal law violations. From 1985 through 1997, the number of delinquency cases climbed steadily (63%) and, from 1997 through 2009, the delinquency caseload dropped 20%. Juvenile courts handled 30% more cases in 2009 than in 1985.
Keywords Caseloads
Crimes
Juvenile courts
Juvenile delinquency
Law enforcement
Violations

 
Source Agency Office of Justice Programs.
NTIS Subject Category 92C - Social Concerns
91C - Fire Services, Law Enforcement, & Criminal Justice
43 - Problem Solving Information for State & Local Governments
Corporate Author Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1307
Contract Number N/A

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