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OJJDP News @ a Glance, April 2024

The April newsletter highlights the role an educational advocate plays in helping youth reengage with the education system following residential placement and two grantees under OJJDP’s new Building Local Continuums of Care To Support Youth Success initiative.

OJJDP Administrator Ryan Announces FY23 Building Local Continuums of Care to Support Youth Success Award

On April 11, 2024, OJJDP Administrator Liz Ryan announced the inaugural cohort of grantees for the FY 2023 Building Local Continuums of Care To Support Youth Success initiative.

Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2020: Selected Findings

Nationally, 25,014 youth charged with or adjudicated for an offense were held in 1,323 residential placement facilities on October 28, 2020.

Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2020

In 2020, juvenile courts in the United States handled 508,400 delinquency cases that involved youth charged with criminal law violations, 28% less than the number of cases handled in 2019. 

Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2020

The number of delinquency cases judicially waived peaked in 1994 at 13,000 cases, more than double the number of cases waived in 1985. Judicially waived delinquency cases decreased 77% to its lowest level in 2020, when juvenile courts waived an estimated 3,000 delinquency cases.

Publication Types

OJJDP produces different types of publications and products, including Newsletters, Bulletins, Fact Sheets, Reports, and Portable Guides.

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OJJDP Annual Reports

Annual Reports describe the Office's activities in a specified fiscal year.​

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About Multimedia

OJJDP's growing multimedia collection includes updates from OJJDP Administrator Liz Ryan, archived webinars on specific solicitations, training sessions, and more.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Virtual Library
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NCJRS Virtual Library

The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Virtual Library contains bibliographic information and abstracts of more than 250,000 collection resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs' works.