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New Data Snapshot Just Released

Characteristics and Trends of Youth Victims of Suicide and Homicide, 2020 shows that number of youth suicide victims remained relatively stable in 2020, and the number of youth homicide victims increased 47 percent; however, except for Black youth, the suicide rate for youth in 2020 was greater than the homicide rate, regardless of victim gender or race.

Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2019

Data show that between 1997 and 2019, the number of youth in residential placement decreased 65 percent to 36,479, its lowest level since data collection began in 1997.

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OJJDP Annual Reports

Annual Reports describe the Office's activities in a specified fiscal year.​

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OJJDP's growing multimedia collection includes video messages from OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones, archived webinars on specific solicitations, training sessions, and more.

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NCJRS Virtual Library

The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Virtual Library contains bibliographic information and abstracts of more than 230,000 collection resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs' works.