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Juvenile Court Statistics 2016 Now Available


The National Center for Juvenile Justice has released Juvenile Court Statistics 2016. The report draws on data from the OJJDP-funded National Juvenile Court Data Archive and describes delinquency cases and petitioned status offense cases that courts with juvenile jurisdiction processed in 2016 and presents trends since 2005. In 2016, courts with juvenile jurisdictions handled an estimated 850,500 delinquency cases and an estimated 94,700 petitioned status offense cases.


Date Created: October 24, 2018