OJJDP’s Research Program: Background, Activities & Resources. Janet Chiancone Research Coordinator. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). Mission:
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To provide national leadership, coordination and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization
42 U.S.C. 5661 (Sec. 251.) of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 1974, as amended
Juvenile justice is a system apart from the criminal justice system (kids are not “little adults”).
Juvenile justice system covers the full spectrum from abuse/neglect, delinquency, and family matters.
There are key opportunities for intervention and partnership with other organizations and agencies.
We benefit from utilizing the knowledge garnered from the body of juvenile justice research.
OJJDP’s Statistical Briefing Book
OJJDP’s Model Program’s Guide
OJJDP Bulletins and Reports (OJJDP)