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Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2008

NCJ Number
236478
Date Published
Author(s)
Sarah Livsey
Agencies
OJJDP
Publication Type
Fact Sheet
Annotation
This fact sheet from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents data on juvenile delinquency probation caseloads for 2008.
Abstract
Highlights from this fact sheet regarding juvenile delinquency probation caseloads in 2008 include the following: courts with juvenile jurisdiction handled almost 1.7 million cases during the year, with probation supervision being the most severe disposition in 34 percent of the cases; in 58 percent of the cases, adjudicated delinquents were ordered to probation, while in the remaining cases, the youth agreed to voluntary or informal probation; 68 percent of adjudicated delinquents placed on probation were White, 29 percent were Black, and 3 percent were of other races, and 73 percent were male, and 37 percent of cases placed on formal probation were for property offenses, while person offenses and public order offenses each accounted for 25 percent of the cases, and drug offenses accounted for the remaining 13 percent of cases. This fact sheet from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents data on juvenile delinquency probation caseloads for 2008. Data for the report were obtained from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive and covered almost 2,300 jurisdictions. Figures and tables
Date Created: October 2, 2019