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Statistical Briefing Book (SBB)
The SBB enables users to access online information to learn more about juvenile crime and victimization and about youth involved in the juvenile justice system. Developed for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, SBB provides timely and reliable statistical answers to the most frequently asked questions from policymakers, the media, and the general public. In addition, the data analysis and dissemination tools available through SBB give users quick and easy access to detailed statistics on a variety of juvenile justice topics.

Publications

Indicators of School Crime and Safety
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Annual Report

PREA Data Collection Activities
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Annual Report

Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2010
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, February 2014

Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2010
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, February 2014

Juvenile Arrests 2011
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 2013

America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2013
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, July 2013

Homicide Rates Among Persons Aged 10–24 Years — United States, 1981–2010
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, July 2013

Juvenile Court Statistics 2010
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, June 2013

Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2010
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2013

Nature and Risk of Victimization: Findings From the Survey of Youth in Residential Placement
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2013

PTSD, Trauma, and Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Detained Youth
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2013

Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities Reported by Youth, 2012
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2013

Youth Violence: Facts at a Glance
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012

Violent Crime Against Youth, 1994-2010
Bureau of Justice Statistics, December 2012

Highlights of the 2010 National Youth Gang Survey
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, April 2012

Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 2011

Anticipating the Future Based on Analysis of the Past: Intercity Variation in Youth Homicide, 1984-2006
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2010

Substance Use and Delinquent Behavior Among Serious Adolescent Offenders
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 2010

Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against Minors
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 2009

Children's Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, October 2009

Domestic Assaults by Juvenile Offenders
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, November 2008

Sexual Violence Reported by Juvenile Correctional Authorities, 2005-06
Bureau of Justice Statistics, July 2008

Violence by Teenage Girls: Trends and Context
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, May 2008

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, March 2006

Juvenile Victimization and Offending, 1993-2003
Bureau of Justice Statistics, August 2005

Juveniles in Corrections
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2004

Juvenile Court Statistics 1999: Celebrating 100 Years of the Juvenile Court, 1899-1999
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, July 2003

Source of Firearms Used by Students in School-Associated Violent Deaths-1999
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, March 2003

Trends in Juvenile Violent Offending From 1980 to 1998: An Analysis of Victim Survey Data
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, October 2002

Race, Ethnicity, and Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2000

Related Resources

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
The mission of BJS is to collect, analyze, publish, and disseminate information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
OJJDP provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization.

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)
The YRBSS monitors priority health risk behaviors that contribute markedly to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth and adults in the United States, including behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence.

For additional resources on this topic, visit the Juvenile Justice: Violent Offenders section of our site and conduct a search of the NCJRS Abstracts Database.

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