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Tribal delinquency jurisdiction, 2016

  • State (mandatory)

  • State (other)

  • Federal

  • Not applicable

Pennsylvania does not have Indian land of federally-recognized tribes within its borders.

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

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

DMC assessment

Report: Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Monitoring, Reduction, and Prevention Efforts
Author: The DMC Subcommittee of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency
Year: 2012

DMC assessment Geography: Both state & local

  • Interviews

  • Surveys

  • Focus groups

  • Multivariate analysis

  • Descriptive statistics

The DMC Subcommittee of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency completed an assessment in 2012 for the whole state and several local jurisdictions. Data was assessed from 2011 for African American, Hispanic, and all minority youth. Decision points assessed included arrest, referral, diversion, detention, petition, delinquent finding, probation, confinement, and transfer to adult court. Research methods included focus groups, descriptive statistics, and multivariate analysis.

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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