Juvenile Justice Research Links
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
(OJJDP) supports states in their efforts to develop
and implement effective prevention and intervention programs to improve the Juvenile Justice System so that it
protects public safety, holds offenders accountable, and provides treatment and rehabilitative services
tailored to the needs of juveniles and their families. Included in the OJJDP website is The Statistical
(SBB) which is designed to provide easy access to basic statistical information on juvenile
offenses, victimization of juveniles, and involvement of youth in the Juvenile Justice System.
The Office of National Drug Control Policy
(ONDCP) is a component of the Executive Office of the President that
was created with the Anti-Drug Abuse Act in 1988. The goals of this program are to: reduce illicit drug use,
manufacturing, and trafficking; drug-related crime and violence; and drug-related health consequences.
The National Juvenile Court Data Archive
(NJCDA) provides Juvenile Justice professionals, policymakers,
researchers, and the public with the most detailed information available on the activities of the nation's
Juvenile Courts. To accomplish this goal, the Archive engages in a variety of activities including:
identifying, collecting, analyzing, and disseminating data and providing consultation services.
Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics
provides access to data on Juvenile Court processing of more than 30
million delinquency cases. The data base includes information on the age, sex, and race of the juveniles
involved. It also provides information on the use of detention, adjudication and disposition. This application
includes data from 1985 to 2004.
The National Institute of Justice
(NIJ) is the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S.
Department of Justice and is dedicated to researching crime control and justice issues. NIJ provides objective,
independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice, particularly at the
state and local levels.
The Arizona Criminal Justice Commission Reports
(ACJC) works on behalf of the criminal justice agencies in
Arizona to facilitate information and data exchange among state-wide agencies by establishing and maintaining
criminal justice information archives, monitoring new and continuing legislation relating to criminal justice
issues, gathering information, and researching existing criminal justice programs.