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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Status offenders -- United States.,
  • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesStatus offender.
Statementby Charles P. Smith ... [et al.].
SeriesReports of the national juvenile justice assessment centers
ContributionsSmith, Charles P., 1931-, National Institute for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9104 .N23 1980a
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 221 p. :
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4236011M
LC Control Number80600044

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It is estimated that up to , adolescents who enter the juvenile justice system (JJS) in the United States each year have a diagnosable substance use disorder. The percentage of juveniles with such disorders, among groups of delinquents that were studied, ranged from 19 percent to 67 percent (Dembo et al., b, b; Dembo and Associates, ). violations because the offender is a minor; status offenders in the juvenile justice system are often first-time offenders and pose low-risk to society. Status offenders become involved in the justice system primarily by displaying problem behaviors that result in school personnel or File Size: KB. The National Juvenile Justice Statistics Assessment is the product of the cooperation of dozens of people, some mentioned in the first chapter. Other individuals who assisted in the assessment include: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) fOImer Administrator Verne Speirs continued the support given by Alfred. Most widely held works about National Institute for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention A preliminary national assessment of the status offender and the juvenile justice system: constraints, and information gaps by National Juvenile Justice System Assessment Center.

Trends in Justice System’s Responses to Status Offending: OJJDP Briefing Paper. Pittsburg, PA: National Center on Juvenile Justice, (prepared for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention). vi National Center for Juvenile Justice. Census of Juveniles in Residential File Size: KB. A status offender is a juvenile charged with or adjudicated for conduct that would not, under the law of the jurisdiction in which the offense was committed, be a crime if committed by an adult. The most common examples of status offenses are chronic or persistent truancy, running away, violating curfew laws, or possessing alcohol or tobacco. See Charles P. Smith, David J. Berkman, Warren M. Fraser, and John Sutton, A Preliminary National Assessment of the Status Offender and the Juvenile Justice System: Role Conflicts, Constraints, and Information Gaps (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, ), p. Google ScholarAuthor: Francis X. Hartmann. Become a Patron! Preliminary Report on Race and Washington's Criminal Justice System, 87 Washington Law Review 1 (March ) ( Footnotes omitted) MESSAGE FROM THE TASK FORCE CO-CHAIRS We are pleased to present the Preliminary Report on Race and Washington's Criminal Justice System, authored by the Research Working Group of.

conflating risk with ongoing biases in the juvenile justice system and enforcing the status quo in juvenile justice processing (p. ). However, as the report notes, further research on this particular issue and other possible unintended consequences of using risk/needs assessments is needed in the field (National Research Council ). the juvenile justice system under scrutiny, and raised questions about the intent and impact of the juvenile code. Until now, questions concerning the future direction of the juvenile system have proceeded without data on the performance of this system. This study provides a File Size: 1MB. NCCD works to reform the juvenile justice system through comprehensive community planning and by interrupting the cycle of violence experienced by families and communities. Beyond examining the contextual factors surrounding youth violence and the juvenile system, NCCD develops assessment and intervention-planning tools designed to improve. This work was supported by National Institute of Mental Health grants R01MH and R01MH (Division of Services & Intervention Research and Center for Mental Health Research on AIDS) and grants JE-FX and JL-FX from the Office of Cited by: