The National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) has released Juvenile Court Statistics 2015. The report describes delinquency cases and petitioned status offense cases that courts with juvenile jurisdiction processed in 2015 and presents trends since 2005. Data include case counts and rates, detailed by juvenile demographics and offenses charged. In 2015, courts with juvenile jurisdictions handled an estimated 884,900 delinquency cases and an estimated 100,000 petitioned status offense cases.
- The report draws on data from the OJJDP-sponsored National Juvenile Court Data Archive.
- See OJJDP's Statistical Briefing Book for additional information on juvenile court case processing.
- NCJJ is the research division of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.