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Tribal delinquency jurisdiction, 2016

  • State (mandatory)

  • State (other)

  • Federal

  • Not applicable

Georgia is not a P.L. 280 state and no other statute was located that grants state jurisdiction over tribal delinquency matters. GA recognizes tribes that are not federally recognized.

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, 2015

Sources

Website: Georgia Juvenile Justice Data Clearinghouse Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Dashboard
Author: Governor's Office for Children and Families
Tracks RRIs 2006–2011
Geography: Statewide, county, and other

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 Georgia Governor’s Office for Children and Families publishes data on Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) in an interactive database on a website. Georgia reports percentages and frequencies for 4 out of 9 recommended decision points for 5 populations. Data is reported by county, district, circuit, and statewide. It is unclear if race and ethnicity are reported as separate variables.

DMC assessment

Report: Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Assessment
Author: Governor's Office for Children and Families
Year: 2012

DMC assessment Geography: Local

  • Interviews

  • Surveys

  • Focus groups

  • Multivariate analysis

  • Descriptive statistics

The Governor's Office for Children and Families completed an assessment in 2012 for six local jurisdictions. Data was assessed from 2008 to 2010 for African American, Hispanic, and Asian youth for referral. Research methods included 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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