Department of Justice

Resource: Updated BJA TTA Provider Directory

This directory allows users to search for BJA training and TTA providers by various filters, including program area and professional experience. 

Reports: Juvenile Court Statistics 2015

This report describes delinquency cases and petitioned status offense cases that courts with juvenile jurisdiction processed in 2015 and presents trends since 2005.  

Resource: Violence Reduction Response Center (VRRC)

This resource provides free, timely, direct access to expert staff who can connect users to the most relevant violent crime reduction training and technical assistance. 

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: Leveraging the Every Student Succeeds Act to Improve Educational Services in Juvenile Justice Facilities

This policy brief provides information to state and local policymakers as well as education and juvenile justice leaders about how to use requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act to improve education and workforce outcomes for youth in long-term juvenile justice facilities.

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.