Thursday, March 4, 2010

Interactive Map Showing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice by State & County

With a few clicks on the map: anyone may view the following information, where available, in any of the 50 states:

  • One-Day Count Incarceration Data: Publicly available counts and rates of youth in juvenile residential placement facilities on any given day by State, collected every two years from 1997-2006. The BI has displayed the information by the race/ethnicity of the juveniles.
  • Annual Juvenile Justice System Data by Decision-Making Point: The rate of involvement of youth in the juvenile justice system by decision-making point (arrest, court referral, secure detention, transfer, etc), where available, at the State and County levels.
  • Other Information Including: 1) Each State's Three Year Plan for reducing DMC; 2) Contact information for each State's Juvenile Justice Specialist and State DMC Coordinator; 3) States' statutory guidelines for detention and age of juvenile jurisdiction; 4) Information about each State Advisory Group (SAG).

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