Three New Publications on Juvenile Court Statistics, Arrests, and Residential Placement
Date:  07-09-2020

National Institute of Justice releases the latest reports on juvenile court statistics, juvenile arrests, and juveniles in residential placement
From The National Institute of Justice:

Juvenile Court Statistics 2018

This report describes delinquency and status offense cases handled be tween 2005 and 2018 by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdiction. Courts with juvenile jurisdiction may handle a variety of matters, including child maltreatment, traffic violations, child support, and adoptions. This report focuses on cases involving juveniles charged with law violations (delinquency or status offenses). Read the report here.

Juvenile Arrests, 2018

This bulletin documents the latest trends in arrests involving juveniles (youth younger than age 18) by drawing on arrest estimates developed by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the National Center for Juvenile Justice based on analyses of data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Overall, juvenile arrests have been on the decline for more than a decade, but patterns vary by demographic group and offense. Read the report here.

Juveniles in Residential Placement 2017

Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP) includes comprehensive and detailed information about youth in residential placement because of law-violating behavior. The 2017 Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP) shows that the number of youth in placement continues to decline. Read the report here.