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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]


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OJP Publications

Role of Technology in Improving K-12 School Safety, NIJ-Sponsored, 2016

Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice, NIJ-Sponsored, 2016

Future of Youth Justice: A Community-Based Alternative to the Youth Prison Model, NIJ, October 2016

Find School Safety Programs on, NIJ, October 2016
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Using Research to Understand Cyberbullying, NIJ, October 2016
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