Co-Offending Among Adolescents in Violent Victimizations, 2004–13
Bureau of Justice Statistics, July 2016, 19 pp.
Presents estimates of nonfatal violent victimizations perceived by the victim to be committed by adolescents ages 12 to 17 during 2004–13. This report compares the characteristics of violent victimizations committed by adolescents acting alone, with other adolescents, and with young adults ages 18 to 29. Data are from the National Crime Victimization Survey. more info >
Big ideas: Game-changers for Children
First Focus, September 2010, 150 pp.
In an effort to generate new and innovative ideas to improve child well-being in the United States, First Focus called upon policy thinkers to provide game-changing proposals designed to advance federal children's policy. more info >
Reducing racial disparity in the criminal justice system: A Manual for practitioners and policymakers
The Sentencing Project, January 2008, 74 pp.
Presents information on the causes of disparities in the criminal justice system and examines what actions can be taken among criminal justice professionals to reduce disparities at each decision point in the system. The report includes best practices from the field, including two from Minnesota, that have been demonstrated through empirical analysis to show promising results in reducing disparities. more info >
Serious (violent or chronic) juvenile offenders: A systematic review of treatment effectiveness in secure corrections
Campbell Collaboration, March 2007, 31 pp.
Review of the research on the effectiveness of treatment programs implemented in secure corrections designed to decrease the reoffending rate and type of offense for serious (chronic or violent) delinquents (12-21 years old). more info >
Within our Means
Minnesota Planning, January 1995, 38 pp.
This report from 1995 examines strategies and offers recommendations for solving Minnesota’s looming budget crisis. It points out that economic conditions will become less favorable after 2010, when the proportion of Minnesotans of working age begins to decline and the dependent population, children and elderly people, proportionately increases. Areas of focus include: health care, education, justice, transportation, environment and local government. more info >