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Featured Resource

Statistical Briefing Book (SBB)
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, including youth homicide victims and youth victims of violence.

Publications

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

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

Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2018
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 2020

Juvenile Arrests, 2018
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2020

Juvenile Court Statistics, 2018
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, June 2020

Youth Violence: Facts at a Glance
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, November 2016

Co-Offending Among Adolescents in Violent Victimizations, 2004-13
Bureau of Justice Statistics, July 2016

Children's Exposure to Violence, Crime, and Abuse: An Update
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, September 2015

Violent Death in Delinquent Youth After Detention
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, September 2015

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.