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The OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book (SBB) enables users to access online information via OJJDP's website to learn more about juvenile crime and victimization and about youth involved in the juvenile justice system. 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 the juvenile justice system. Each one-page Snapshot focuses on a specific topic (e.g., juveniles 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 the most commonly asked questions about nature of and trends in juvenile offending, victimization of juveniles, and involvement of youth in the juvenile justice system. 

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 resource for researchers that is intended as an aid to investigations of juvenile offending, victimization, and contact with the juvenile justice system. It describes data sources that users may find valuable and 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.