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Bureau of Justice Statistics Releases Report on Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released Facility Characteristics of Sexual Victimization of Youth in Juvenile Facilities, 2018 – Statistical Tables. The report presents statistical tables of youth-reported sexual victimization rates by juvenile facility characteristics, including organizational structure, staff, and atmosphere. These tables supplement the full BJS report Sexual Victimization Reported by Youth in Juvenile Facilities, 2018. 

The report also provides facility-reported data on staff hiring in...

OJJDP/NIJ Bulletin Summarizes Findings from 2017 Juvenile Residential Placement Census

JUVJUST Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2017

OJJDP and the National Institute of Justice have released "Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2017." This bulletin presents findings from OJJDP's Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement, a biennial survey that collects data on juvenile offenders in public and private juvenile residential placement facilities in every state. Findings indicate that the number of youth in residential placement continues to decline.

Between 1997 and 2017, the number...