Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Resource: Juvenile Residential Facility Census Databook

This databook contains national and state data from 2000 to 2014 describing the characteristics of residential placement facilities that hold juvenile offenders, including detailed information about facility operation, classification, size, and capacity. 

Report: Spotlight on Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

This data snapshot focuses on trends and characteristics of girls at various stages in the juvenile justice system, including arrest, the juvenile court process, and residential placement.

Resource: Updates to Statistical Briefing Book

These updates include access to National Incident-Based Reporting System data and provide new answers to frequently asked questions that describe the annual number and rates of juvenile arrests, juvenile arrest rates by offense and race, and petitioned status offense cases handled in juvenile court.

Resource: Interactions Between Youth and Law Enforcement

This literature review discusses the research relevant to interactions between police and youth.