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Juveniles and law enforcement

Youth Arrests Drop to Lowest Level in 40 Years

Juvenile Arrests, 2019

OJJDP and the National Institute of Justice have released "Juvenile Arrests, 2019." This  bulletin shows juvenile arrests rates have dropped to their lowest level in 40 years.

Findings show that in 2019, law enforcement agencies made an estimated 696,620 arrests of youth under age 18—the lowest number since at least 1980. In addition, juvenile arrests overall fell 58 percent between 2010 and 2019, although patterns vary by...

Learn How to Assess Student Behavior Threats in Schools

JUVJUST - National Sheriff's Association

Sign up for the "Behavior Threat Assessment and Management" webinar presented by the National Sheriffs' Association School Safety Committee on April 20, 2021, at 2 p.m. ET.

This free webinar aims to help schools and law enforcement evaluate threatening student behavior and manage potential risk. Learn how schools and law enforcement can work together to establish a behavior threat assessment and management team to successfully intervene...

Law Enforcement Listening Session

Date Published
July 2011
Publication Type
Technical Assistance, Program/Project Description, Instructional Material, Conference Material
Agencies
OJJDP-Sponsored