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Disproportionality in juvenile justice

Bernard C. Dean

Disproportionality in juvenile justice

patterns of minority over-representation in Washington"s juvenile justice system

by Bernard C. Dean

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Published by Sentencing Guidelines Commission in Olympia, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- Washington (State),
  • Minority youth -- Washington (State) -- Statistics,
  • Juvenile delinquents -- Washington (State) -- Statistics,
  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBernard C. Dean.
    GenreStatistics.
    ContributionsWashington (State). Sentencing Guidelines Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 87 p. :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13624186M
    OCLC/WorldCa39274975


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Disproportionate Minority Contact: Current Issues and Policies focuses on a variety of topics related to minority overrepresentation and disparity in the criminal and juvenile justice systems.

The goal of this edited volume is to provide an assortment of information on overrepresentation and disparity in Book Edition: Second Edition. Disproportionate Minority Contact. Juvenile Justice Guide Book for Legislators.

Minority youth come into contact with the juvenile system at a higher rate than their white counterparts. Minority youth are overrepresented at every step of the process—they are more likely to File Size: 2MB.

RRIs are the most common measure used to gauge racial disproportionality in juvenile justice processes (OJJDP, a). RRIs are computed by calculating the rate of a given outcome for youths of color and dividing by the rate of the outcome for white : Katie Cotter Stalker.

Disproportionality in the juvenile justice system is currently being addressed by the work of the Governor’s Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee through JDAI, local Models for Change sites, County Juvenile Courts, and the Annie E.

Casey Foundation. disproportionality in the juvenile justice system. A summary of the legislation that has been enacted to date is identified below. • Inthe State Legislature passed legislation requiring juvenile justice agencies to: ■ Evaluate the effectiveness of programs to reduce racial disproportionality.

Disproportionality refers to the state of being out of proportion. In the juvenile justice and child welfare contexts, racial and ethnic disproportionality refers to how the composition of the population of children or youth considered in the system compares with the general population of children or youth.

The problem of juvenile justice disproportionality-the over-representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice process-has manifested itself in the legal systems of nearly every state in the Union.

Hence, most states, including the State of Washington, tend to have an over-representation of youth of color in the juvenile. Data analysis and dissemination tools available through the Statistical Briefing Book give users quick and easy access to detailed statistics on a variety of juvenile justice topics.

These tools allow users to create national, state, and county tables on juvenile populations, arrests, court cases, and custody populations. Solving Disproportionality and Achieving Equity: NY State Governor’s Juvenile Justice Advisory Group (present), appointed in to the Yonkers Public Schools Board of Education (), advisory board member of the Mayor’s Leadership Taskforce on Suspension and School Climate () and Young Men’s Initiative ( Price: $ From leading voices on culturally-competent care comes a cutting-edge book that examines disproportionalities across all of these racial and ethnic groups.

Eliminating Racial Disproportionality and Disparities examines a wide range of systems that often affect and interact with child welfare.

Chapters are devoted to the juvenile justice system, mental health, the courts, education, and healthcare. Disparity refers to differences in outcomes and conditions for some groups of people compared to other groups because of unequal treatment or services.

Disproportionality and disparities are found in systems such as child welfare, special education, juvenile justice, criminal justice, and health care. juvenile justice system often processed juveniles in an arbitrary or capricious manner.

Presently, the concern is whether disproportionality in the rates of confmement for whites and youth of color - and in rates of disposition at earlier points in the handling of.

Get this from a library. Racial disproportionality in the juvenile justice system: final report. [Washington State Commission on African American Affairs.; Washington (State). Department of Social and Health Services. Management Services Division.;]. The disproportionality of youth of color in the juvenile justice system has been linked to the overrepresentation of youth of color in the child welfare system, and for some youth the child welfare system is viewed as a pathway for juvenile justice system involvement (Ryan, Chiu, & Williams, ).

Disproportionality Data Historically, the child welfare system has struggled with achieving equity for all identity groups.

This section includes data on disproportionality and disparities within the child welfare system and approaches to calculating disproportionality rates. State and local examples. The Indiana Disproportionality Committee has been committed to ending the disparate treatment of black and brown youth for 16 years.

We are outraged with the murder of George Floyd and the many other Black men, women, boys, and girls who have lost their lives through racially charged policing and profiling. We also recognize that the most recent acts of disregard for black human lives are not.

Progress to Strengthen the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act From Child Trends E-Newsletter This month the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act of (H.R. ) — a critically important and long overdue update of the major Juvenile Justice law — was passed by the U.S.

House of Representatives. The bipartisan bill includes key federal protections for. the Disproportionality in Washington’s Juvenile Justice System Presented by the Juvenile Justice Subcommittee of Race and Criminal Justice Task Force Ma I. Introduction The over-representation of youth of color in the juvenile justice system has drawn.

Juvenile Justice(ISSN –) is published by the Office of Juve-nile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to advance its mandate to disseminate infor-mation regarding juvenile delin-quency and prevention programs (42 U.S.C. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Volume IX • Number 1 September FEATURES.

Disproportionate Minority Contact: This section examines the overrepresentation of youth of color in the juvenile justice system and discusses state actions to study and address disproportionality. The section provides examples and progress of specific localities under the Models for Change initiative that have implemented strategic innovations.

An Overview of Racial Disproportionality in Juvenile Arrests and Offenses in South Carolina Minority racial populations, specifically Blacks, accounted for the majority of adult inmates (SCDC, ), the majority of community corrections admissions (SCDPPPS, ) and the majority of adult arrests in South Carolina (SLED;).

Many incarcerated youth experience the complex intersectionality of disproportional representation in race, disability, and juvenile justice. While a lot of research examines the phenomena of disproportionality in each of these three areas singularly, none explores the multidimensional intersectionality where these three areas converge.

The second section addresses disproportionality in discipline, specifically focusing on inequalities in school disciplinary actions and juvenile justice decisions based on ethnicity and gender. The final section provides readers with approaches for addressing disproportionality and creating more equitable learning environments now and in the.

Overview The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is a leader in efforts to reduce the overrepresentation of minority youth in the Nation's juvenile justice system. Funding through OJJDP's Formula Grants program (Title II) helps states address juvenile delinquency and supports improvements to the juvenile justice system.

Decades of research have focused on understanding and addressing racial disparities that occur at every stage of processing in the juvenile justice system. Leaders in the field have raised concerns about the differential treatment and selection of youth based on race. Taking into consideration Sussman and colleagues' results regarding the use of manifest injustice in Washington State, we.

racial/ethnic disproportionality and disparity at the national, state, and county levels. Seattle, WA: Casey Family Programs. 2 National Center for Juvenile Justice (). The disproportionality of youth of color in the juvenile justice system was reaching a level that required immediate attention, the CJJ stated in the report, adding, “Disparate juvenile and criminal justice rates for minorities are not a new phenomenon We are seeing greater attention being given to differential arrest, prosecution.

CT-FX-K from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view or opinions are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S.

Department of Justice or the National Council of Juvenile and Family Courts Judges. Charlottesville Police Department and the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice. This data was analyzed to have a clearer understanding of the extent of disparity and disproportionality in the juvenile justice system and to target specific areas for improvement that will foster sustainable change.

The Bench Book is updated annually and was recently revised to include updates to all topical chapters. New sections on best interest, of proof required throughout the stages of a CPS case, contempt, and the importance of youth voice in court have been added. Policy Update from the National Juvenile Justice Network | September >> Download the policy update on reducing racial and ethnic disparities here.

Crime policies and school, police, and juvenile court practices have led to a disproportionate focus on—and more punitive responses to—the behavior of youth of color.[i] Despite the fact that crime rates and youth confinement have fallen.

Juvenile probation, originally designed to keep young people out of jail, has become a “significant driver” of youth incarceration across the U.S., according to a former senior probation official. Using Data to Strengthen Disproportionality Advocacy Systemic, disproportionality in case outcomes for Black, Brown, and Indigenous peoples is a reality of the justice system.

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The Goodwill Metro Youth Program at N. Fourth Ave. started out as a program to help youths who had been involved in the juvenile justice system. The data reported in this article are drawn from a larger study on minority disproportionality in the juvenile justice system in a western state, which combined both quantitative and qualitative techniques.

The article highlights participant observation data on encounters between police and youths of color. reports on racial disproportionality. • Identify key decision points in the child welfare system that contribute to disparities and learn about the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s contact points for juvenile justice.

The book Addressing Racial Disproportionality and Disparities in Human Services furnishes thought-provoking interpretations of the needs of the historically underrepresented, and provides approaches that have worked along with models for replication (according to the population and geographical location).

(child welfare, juvenile justice. Before Black and Brown children even learn how to read chapter books, it is already written in the books that they will be filtered into the juvenile justice .NJPC recommends that the state publishes more detailed data on waiver by race, that the Juvenile Justice Commission develops a plan to reduce disproportionality in waiver, and that prosecutors are held accountable for their decision to motion to waive youth.The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has announced the release of the Indian Child Welfare Act Judicial Benchbook to improve court practice for judges in handling Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) cases.

Congress passed the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) in to address the widespread practice of state entities removing American Indian and Alaskan Native.