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Juveniles

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that there were approximately 73.8 million youth under the age of 18 in the United States in 2012.[1] State statutes define which youth are in the original jurisdiction of the juvenile court, and it varies from state to state; the upper age limit for this jurisdiction ranges from 15 to 17.[2] In 2010, courts with juvenile jurisdiction disposed more than 1.3 million delinquency cases.[3]

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National Estimates of Missing Children: Updated Findings From a Survey of Parents and Other Primary Caretakers, OJJDP, June 2017
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Drug Courts, NIJ,OJJDP,BJA, May 2017
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Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2016, BJS, May 2017
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Youths With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System, OJJDP-Sponsored, May 2017
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Implementing Evidence-Based Juvenile Justice Reforms: Demonstration Sites in OJJDP's Juvenile Justice Reform and Reinvestment Initiative, OJJDP-Sponsored, May 2017
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