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Juvenile Justice: Juveniles as Offenders

Juveniles as Offenders

Homicide

  • How many murders are committed by juvenile offenders in the United States? [Answer] updated icon
  • How does juvenile homicide offending vary by age? [Answer] updated icon
  • How does juvenile homicide offending vary by sex? [Answer] updated icon
  • How does juvenile homicide offending vary by race? [Answer] updated icon
  • What are the trends in homicides committed by juveniles involving firearms? [Answer] updated icon
  • What proportion of homicides committed by juveniles involve multiple offenders? [Answer] updated icon
  • What are the trends in victim-offender relationships for juvenile homicide offending? [Answer] updated icon

Other Violent Crime

  • What are the trends in serious violent crime offending by juveniles? [Answer]
  • What proportion of violent crimes are committed by juveniles? [Answer]

Time of Day

  • When are juveniles most likely to commit violent crime? [Answer]
  • Does the time of day pattern for juvenile violent offending on school days and nonschool days vary by the type of offense? [Answer]
  • When are juveniles most likely to commit violent crime which involves the use of a firearm? [Answer]
  • When are juveniles most likely to commit violent crime which results in injury? [Answer]

Comparing Adult & Juvenile Offenders

  • What time of day are adults and juveniles most likely to commit violent crimes? [Answer]
  • Does the time of day for violent crime offending by adults and juveniles vary by the type of offense committed? [Answer]
  • Does the time of day for violent crime with a firearm vary for adults and juveniles? [Answer]
  • Does the time of day for violent crime that results in injury vary for adults and juveniles? [Answer]

FlowChart

The case flow diagram describes the stages of delinquency case processing in the juvenile justice system.

from: http://ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/structure_process/case.html

Journey through Juvenile Justice System