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Tribal delinquency jurisdiction, 2016

  • State (mandatory)

  • State (other)

  • Federal

  • Not applicable

Nebraska is a mandatory P.L. 280 state with exceptions: Winnebago (initially excluded, then retroceded criminal jurisdiction, and then reassumed exclusive tribal jurisdiction over child welfare matters which could apply), Omaha (initially excluded, then retroceded, except traffic), and Santee Sioux (retroceded). NE is one of only 3 states that specifies considerations for AI/AN youth in its purpose clause of juvenile court. See Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs.

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

May report indicator data to the federal juvenile justice agency, but not publicly available.

DMC assessment

Report: Nebraska State DMC Assessment
Author: Nebraska Crime Commission
Year: 2012

DMC assessment Geography: Local

  • Interviews

  • Surveys

  • Focus groups

  • Multivariate analysis

  • Descriptive statistics

The Nebraska Crime Commission completed an assessment in 2012 for several local jurisdictions. Data was assessed for 2011 for African American, Hispanic, Asian, and American Indian youth. Decision points assessed included arrest, diversion, detention, petition, probation, confinement, transfer to adult court, and placement. Research methods included interviews, surveys, focus groups, 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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About this project

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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