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Juveniles Programs at a Glance
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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]



OJP Publications

OJJDP 2015 Annual Report - Moving Ahead: Our Commitment To Reforming the Juvenile Justice System, OJJDP, March 2018

Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2015, OJJDP, March 2018

Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2014, OJJDP, March 2018

Creating and Sustaining a Positive and Communal School Climate: Contemporary Research, Present Obstacles, and Future Directions, NIJ, February 2018

Relationship Dynamics and Teen Dating Violence, NIJ, February 2018

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