ERIC Number: ED264454
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Juvenile Justice in California, 1983.
California State Dept. of Justice, Sacramento. Bureau of Criminal Statistics and Special Services.
This publication provides an overview of the processing of juvenile delinquency cases through the California juvenile justice system; provides information to aid administrators, planners, and researchers in the administration of juvenile justice; and maintains baseline data for further studies of the system. Information on juvenile arrests and referral cases processed in 1983 along with 10-year trend data is also included. "Fallout Charts" and other graphic displays are used extensively to present information on the disposition patterns of referral cases and the characteristics of the offender. Only partial re-referral data is reported for Alameda, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Santa Clara counties. Complete re-referral data is reported for the remaining 54 counties in the state. Major sections included examine arrests, referrals, incarcerations, and caseloads. A data section and an appendix with known data limitations, data collection, and glossary are also offered. The charts listed classify Juvenile Justice Trends, 1983; Juvenile Arrests, 1983; New Referral Dispositions, and Re-Referral Dispositions. Included are 41 charts and 24 data tables. (ABB)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Justice, Sacramento. Bureau of Criminal Statistics and Special Services.
Identifiers - Location: California