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Statistical Briefing Book

Juveniles on Probation
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Juveniles on Probation

Probation is a mechanism used by juvenile justice agencies at many different points in the system. It serves as a sanction for youth adjudicated in court, and in many cases as a way of diverting youth referred for a status offense or youth referred for their first delinquency offense from the court system. This section documents the number of delinquency cases that receive a probation disposition based on data collected through OJJDP’s the National Juvenile Court Data Archive.



Date Created: June 1, 2023