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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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A National Survey Shines a Light on the Nature and Scope of Teen Dating Violence, NIJ, February 2017
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Engage, Involve, Empower: Family Engagement in Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts, OJJDP-Sponsored, February 2017
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Role of Technology in Improving K-12 School Safety, NIJ-Sponsored, 2016
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Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice, NIJ-Sponsored, 2016
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Comprehensive Report on School Safety Technology, NIJ-Sponsored, 2016
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Where can I locate resources on disproportionate minority contact?
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Do you have resources that can be used to train staff who lead education programs in juvenile detention facilities?
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