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Egley, Arlen, Jr.; Howell, James C.; Harris, Meena – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2014
This fact sheet provides an overview of the nation's gang problem and summarizes findings from the 2012 survey. Of the 2,538 survey recipients, 2,199 (87 percent) responded to the survey. In 2012, there were an estimated 30,700 gangs (an increase from 29,900 in 2011) and 850,000 gang members (an increase from 782,500 in 2011) throughout 3,100…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Gangs, Homicide, Surveys
Jarjoura, G. Roger; DuBois, David L.; Shlafer, Rebecca J.; Haight, Konrad A. – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2013
In September 2013, a Listening Session on Mentoring Children of Incarcerated Parents was held in Washington, DC. This session was organized by the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in partnership with the White House Domestic Policy Council and Office of Public Engagement. It continues the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Parents
Hockenberry, Sarah; Sickmund, Melissa; Sladky, Anthony – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2013
This bulletin is part of the "Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series." The "National Report" offers a comprehensive statistical overview of the problems of juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and the response of the juvenile justice system. During each interim year, the bulletins in the "National…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Correctional Institutions, Facilities Management, Residential Institutions
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2013
From March through July 2011, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), in collaboration with the Campaign for Youth Justice and the Education Development Center, convened four listening sessions with families and youth who had direct experiences with the juvenile justice system at the local and state levels. The…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Delinquency, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions
Finkelhor, David; Ormrod, Richard; Turner, Heather; Hamby, Sherry – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2012
Considerable efforts have been made during the last generation to encourage children and their families to report victimization to authorities. Nonetheless, concern persists that most childhood victimization remains hidden. The 2008 inventory of childhood victimization--the National Study of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV)--allowed an…
Descriptors: Children, Victims of Crime, Violence, National Surveys
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2011
Children are very resilient--but they are not unbreakable. No matter what their age, children are deeply hurt when they are physically, sexually, or emotionally abused or when they see or hear violence in their homes and communities. When children see and hear too much that is frightening, their world feels unsafe and insecure. This brief report…
Descriptors: Violence, Child Abuse, At Risk Persons, Teacher Role
Seeley, Ken; Tombari, Martin L.; Bennett, Laurie J.; Dunkle, Jason B. – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2011
Researchers from the National Center for School Engagement conducted a series of studies to explore the connections between bullying in schools, school attendance and engagement, and academic achievement. This bulletin provides an overview of the studies funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), a summary of the…
Descriptors: Truancy, Bullying, Prevention, Juvenile Justice
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2011
The "2008 Title V Report to Congress" marks a departure from the past. Before 2008, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) reported solely on the Community Prevention Grants program in its "Title V Report to Congress." This year, OJJDP is reporting on the four delinquency prevention programs that were…
Descriptors: Delinquency, Prevention, Juvenile Gangs, Grants
Howell, James C. – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2010
This bulletin presents research on why youth join gangs and how a community can build gang prevention and intervention services. The author summarizes recent literature on gang formation and identifies promising and effective programs for gang prevention. The following are some key findings: (1) Youth join gangs for protection, enjoyment, respect,…
Descriptors: Juvenile Gangs, Intervention, Prevention, Community Involvement
Sedlak, Andrea J.; Bruce, Carol – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2010
This bulletin presents key findings from the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement (SYRP) that describe the characteristics of youth in placement. Specifically, this bulletin focuses on the youth's demographic characteristics, current and prior offenses, current disposition, family and educational backgrounds, and expectations for the future.…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Residential Programs, Individual Characteristics, Delinquency
Cahill, Meagan; Hayeslip, David – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2010
This bulletin draws on findings from an independent evaluation, conducted by the Urban Institute, of the Gang Reduction Program's (GRP) Impact in Los Angeles, California; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; North Miami Beach, Florida; and Richmond, Virginia, to examine how effectively these sites implemented the program. Following are some of the authors' key…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Crime, Delinquency Prevention, Prevention
Hawkins, Stephanie R.; Graham, Phillip W.; Williams, Jason; Zahn, Margaret A. – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2009
According to data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, from 1991 to 2000, arrests of girls increased more (or decreased less) than arrests of boys for most types of offenses. By 2004, girls accounted for 30 percent of all juvenile arrests. However, questions remain about whether these trends reflect an actual increase in girls' delinquency or…
Descriptors: Delinquency, Females, Delinquency Prevention, Prevention
Egley, Jr., Arlen; O'Donnell, Christina E. – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2009
This report presents findings from the 2007 National Youth Gang Survey. Data on the number of gangs, gang members, and gang-related homicides in larger cities, suburban counties, smaller cities, and rural counties are provided to accurately reflect youth gang activity in the United States. Based on survey results, it is estimated that nearly 3,550…
Descriptors: Juvenile Gangs, Counties, Homicide, Trend Analysis
Puzzanchera, Charles – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2009
This Bulletin summarizes 2007 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by local law enforcement agencies across the country and cited in the FBI report, "Crime in the United States 2007." The Bulletin describes the extent and nature of juvenile crime that comes to the attention of the justice system. It serves as a baseline for comparison for…
Descriptors: Delinquency, Delinquency Prevention, Prevention, Law Enforcement
Finkelhor, David; Turner, Heather; Ormrod, Richard; Hamby, Sherry; Kracke, Kristen – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2009
This Bulletin discusses the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), the most comprehensive nationwide survey of the incidence and prevalence of children's exposure to violence to date, sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Family Violence, Incidence, Prevention
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