November | December 2018

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In fiscal year 2018, OJJDP awarded approximately $300 million to support the efforts of states, tribes, and communities to implement effective juvenile justice systems that enhance public safety, ensure youth are held appropriately accountable, and empower youth to live productive, law-abiding lives. The Office awarded grants to deter delinquency and recidivism, address youth substance abuse, reduce gang violence, and support law enforcement investigations of cases involving children’s exposure to violence and crime.

Learn more about OJJDP’s fiscal year 2018 grants.


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In 2016, more than 45,000 juvenile offenders were held in residential placement on any given day in the United States, according to OJJDP's Statistical Briefing Book. Information about youth in residential placement and the facilities that hold these youth is based on two OJJDP data collections: the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement and the Juvenile Residential Facility Census. Together they provide the most comprehensive picture available of the number and characteristics of youth in residential placement and the conditions in, operations of, and services provided by the facilities in which they are held.