Juvenile Justice Bulletin
Shay Bilchik, Administrator September 1998

Disproportionate Minority Confinement:
1997 Update

From the Administrator


Update on State Compliance With the DMC Core Requirement

Pennsylvania's Process as an Example of a Systematic DMC Approach

Description of the Pennsylvania Model
Target Area #1: Dauphin County
Target Area #2 -- Philadelphia
Target Area #3 -- Allegheny County
Target Area #4 (A New Direction) -- Lehigh and Northampton
Evaluation of DMC Efforts in the Target Areas
The Training and Education Component
Pennsylvania's Strengths



For Further Information


This Bulletin was prepared under contract number OJP-95-C-004 from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice.

Points of view or opinions expressed in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of OJJDP or the U.S. Department of Justice.

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office for Victims of Crime.

NCJ 170606