1998 Report to Congress
Title V Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency
Prevention Programs

Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974,
as Amended in 1992 (PL 93-415; 42 U.S.C. 5601 ET SEQ.)

Shay Bilchik, Administrator
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Office of Justice Programs
U.S. Department of Justice

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Table of Contents



  1. A National Strategy for Juvenile Delinquency Prevention

    1. What the Research Tells Us About Juvenile Delinquency Prevention

    2. OJJDP's Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders

    3. Overview of the Title V Community Prevention Grants Program

  2. Setting the Wheels in Motion: The Allocation of Title V Resources

    1. Training, Technical Assistance, and Evaluation Support

    2. State Grant and Local Subgrant Awards

  3. Title V in Action: From Theory to Practice

    1. Mobilizing Communities to Adopt Comprehensive and Multidisciplinary Delinquency Prevention Approaches

    2. Conducting Community Assessments

    3. Developing Community-Specific Delinquency Prevention Plans

    4. Leveraging Resources and Systems

    5. Tracking Outcomes, Risk Factors, and Juvenile Delinquency Problems Over Time

  4. Concentration of Federal Efforts in Delinquency Prevention

    1. Supporting Innovative Approaches to Research and Evaluation

    2. Breaking the Cycle of Violence

    3. Reducing Youth Involvement with Guns, Drugs, and Gangs

    4. Providing Opportunities for Children and Youth: Addressing the Needs of Students with Disabilities

  5. Moving Toward a Healthier, Safer Future

For Further Information about the Title V Community Prevention Grants Program and Other OJJDP Programs

Appendix: Risk Factors for Unhealthy Adolescent Behaviors


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.

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