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national assessment of serious juvenile crime and the juvenile justice system

Charles P. Smith

national assessment of serious juvenile crime and the juvenile justice system

the need for a rational response.

by Charles P. Smith

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


Edition Notes

Statementby Charles P. Smith, Paul S. Alexander, Donald J. Thalheimer.
SeriesReports of the National Juvenile Justice Assessment Centers
ContributionsAlexander, Paul S., Thalheimer, Donald J., National Institute for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention., National Juvenile Justice System Assessment Center.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii,240p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13950264M


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national assessment of serious juvenile crime and the juvenile justice system by Charles P. Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Juvenile Crime, Juvenile Justice presents recommendations for addressing the many aspects of America's youth crime problem. This timely release discusses patterns and trends in crimes by children and adolescents--trends revealed by arrest data, victim reports, and other sources; youth crime within general crime; and race and sex disparities.

A National Assessment of Serious Juvenile Crime and the Juvenile Justice System: The Need for a Rational Response. Volume 1-Summary. Volume Definition, Characteristics of Incidents and Individuals, and Relationship to Substance Abuse. Volume 1Il-Legislation, Jurisdiction, Program Interventions, and Confidentiality of Juvenile Records.

National Juvenile Justice System Assessment Center (U.S.). National assessment of serious juvenile crime and the juvenile justice system. Sacramento: American Justice Institute, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Get this from a library. A national assessment of serious juvenile crime and the juvenile justice system: the need for a rational response. [Charles P Smith; National Juvenile Justice System Assessment Center (U.S.); National Institute for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.].

Youth under the age of 18 who are accused of committing a delinquent or criminal act are typically processed through a juvenile justice system similar to that of the adult criminal justice system in many ways—processes include arrest, detainment, petitions, hearings, adjudications, dispositions, placement, probation, and reentry—the juvenile justice process.

Runaway and homeless youth have higher rates of involvement with the juvenile justice system 1 including higher rates of misdemeanor charges and gang affiliation. 2 According to a study of runaway and homeless youth in the Midwest, over half had been arrested at least one time since they first ran away, with many arrested multiple times.

3 They may engage in .