The relationships among prior gang involvement, current gang involvement, and victimization among youth in residential placement
The Puerto Rico Intervention, Diversion, and Education (PRIDE) program by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico supports children exposed to violence in two high crime, high poverty communities.
On the selection of variables in criminology: Adjusting for the descendants of unobserved confounders
Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Fear-Victimization Gap at School: An Examination of School Context and Trends Over Time
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...
Naturally Occurring Mentoring Relationships and Criminal Justice Outcomes: A Preliminary Examination Using ADD Health Public Use Data
JAMA Pediatrics is providing free access to a new article discussing results from a National Institute of Justice-funded study. Researchers examined the association between firearm involvement by youth involved in the juvenile justice system and subsequent firearm violence in adulthood.
This study builds upon the OJJDP-funded Northwestern Juvenile Project, the first large-scale longitudinal study of delinquent youth's mental health outcomes after detention in Cook County...
Cross-age Peer Mentoring to Enhance Resilience among Low-income Urban Youth Living in High Violence Chicago Communities
OJJDP has released "Juvenile Violent Victimization, 1995-2018." The bulletin examines findings from the OJJDP-funded analysis of data on both juvenile victims and victimization. Findings presented in this bulletin show that overall the rate of violent victimization for juveniles has declined since 1995 but did not change from 2015 to 2018.
This bulletin uses three data sources to examine juvenile violent victimization from 1995 to 2018...