ERIC Number: ED495783
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Nov
Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 1985-2002. OJJDP Fact Sheet #04
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
This fact sheet presents statistics on delinquency cases resulting in probation, 2002. Probation was the disposition in 38 percent of all delinquency cases processed by the juvenile courts in 2002. The number of cases placed on probation increased 44 percent between 1985 and 2002. Property offense cases made up the greatest proportion of the probation caseload in 2002. This fact sheet is based on the forthcoming report, "Juvenile Court Statistics 2001-2002."
Descriptors: Juvenile Courts, Delinquency, Statistics, Juvenile Justice, Court Litigation, Crime, Gender Differences, Racial Differences, Sanctions
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.