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Statistics

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Description

Statistics

The OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book (SBB) enables users to access online information through OJJDP's website to learn more about youth victimization and those involved in juvenile justice systems. Developed for OJJDP by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, SBB provides timely and reliable statistical answers to the most frequently asked questions from policymakers, the media, and the general public. In addition, the data analysis and dissemination tools available through SBB give users quick and easy access to detailed statistics on a variety of juvenile justice topics.

 


Data Snapshots

​The Data Snapshot series provides a brief, visual overview of current statistics and analyses about youth in juvenile justice systems. Each one-page Snapshot focuses on a specific topic (e.g., youth in residential placement, victims of violence) and highlights policy-relevant findings.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) provide the latest answers to commonly asked questions about youth victimization, the nature of and trends in offending by youth, and youth involvement in juvenile justice systems. 
 

FAQ Topics

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Data Analysis Tools

Data Analysis Tools allow users to perform custom statistical analyses covering a wide range of topics such as populations, homicides, arrests, victims of violence, juvenile court workloads, disproportionate minority contact, and residential placement.
 

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Compendium of National Juvenile Justice Datasets

The Compendium of National Juvenile Justice Data Sets is an online tool that provides researchers with data related to offending by youth, youth victimization, and youth involved with juvenile justice systems. It provides information intended to help with the practical aspects of obtaining and analyzing data.
 

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National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

The Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Institute of Justice, and OJJDP sponsor the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD). 

NACJD facilitates research in criminal and juvenile justice through the preservation, enhancement, and sharing of computerized data resources; through the production of original research based on archived data; and through specialized training workshops in quantitative analysis of crime and justice data.