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Tribal delinquency jurisdiction, 2016

  • State (mandatory)

  • State (other)

  • Federal

  • Not applicable

Connecticut is not a P.L. 280 state, though Land Claims Settlement Acts may permit state criminal and civil jurisdiction with the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Nation. CT recognizes tribes that are not federally recognized. See Pub. L. 98–134, §6, Oct. 18, 1983, 97 Stat. 855

Monitoring data

  • N/A: Insufficient data to compute arrest rates
  • * Rates used to compute ratio based on fewer than 10 observations
  • † White detained rate is 0

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Indicator data, 2017

Sources

Report: Biennial Report on Disproportionate Minority Contact Fiscal Years 2010-2011
Author: Connecticut Office of Policy Management
Does not track RRIs 2010–2010
Geography: Statewide

Points of contact

Stages during the juvenile justice process tracked for relative rate indicators (RRIs).

Probation Confinement Adjudication Transfer Diversion Petitioned Detention Referred to court Arrest

Race reported

  • White

  • All minorities (as a group)

  • Black / African American

  • Hispanic/Latino

  • Asian

  • American Indian / Alaska Native

  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander

  • Other / Mixed

Summary

The Connecticut Office of Policy Management publishes data on Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) from a biennial report. Connecticut reports percentages and frequencies on for 3 out of 9 recommended decision points for 2 populations. Data is reported statewide. It is unclear if race and ethnicity are reported as separate variables.

DMC assessment

Report: A Second Reassessment of Disproportionate Minority Contact in Connecticut's Juvenile Justice System
Author: Connecticut Office of Policy and Management Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division
Year: 2009

DMC assessment Geography: State

  • Interviews

  • Surveys

  • Focus groups

  • Multivariate analysis

  • Descriptive statistics

The Connecticut Office of Policy and Management, Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division completed an assessment in 2009 for the whole state. Data was assessed from 2006 for African American, and Hispanic youth. Decision points assessed were referral, detention, confinement, and transfer to adult court. Research methods included multivariate analysis and descriptive statistics.

DMC coordinators

DMC coordinator 2012 2015 2016
Full-time state-level DMC coordinator
Part-time or other state-level staff

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Juvenile Justice GPS (Geography, Policy, Practice, Statistics) is a project to develop a repository providing state policy makers and system stakeholders with a clear understanding of the juvenile justice landscape in the states.

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