GENDER DIFFERENCES IN GANG PARTICIPATION, DELINQUENCY, AND SUBSTANCE USE
Painful Secrets: Helping Traumatized Girls in Pennsylvania's Juvenile Justice System
OJJDP Releases Bulletin on Girls in the Juvenile Justice System
OJJDP has released "Girls in the Juvenile Justice System." This bulletin presents statistics on girls' involvement in the juvenile justice system from arrest through residential placement. The findings show that arrests involving girls fell by more than 50 percent between 2006 and 2015. Moreover, the number of delinquency cases, petitioned status cases, and residential placements involving girls were at their lowest levels...