ERIC Number: ED495781
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Nov
Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2002. OJJDP Fact Sheet #02
Stahl, Anne L.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases processed by juvenile courts in 2002. The number of delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts decreased 11 percent between 1997 and 2002. During this time, the number of person offense cases decreased 2 percent, property offense cases decreased 27 percent, drug law violation cases increased 1 percent, and public order offense cases increased 7 percent. This fact sheet is based on the forthcoming report, "Juvenile Court Statistics 2001-2002."
Descriptors: Juvenile Courts, Delinquency, Court Litigation, Statistics, Gender Differences, Age Differences, Racial Differences, Crime, Juvenile Justice
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531. Tel: 202-307-5911; Web site: http://ojjdp.ncjrs.org/publications/index.html
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.