Juvenile Court Statistics 2016

National Center for Juvenile JusticeThis report from the National Center for Juvenile Justice describes delinquency cases and petitioned status offense cases that courts with juvenile jurisdiction processed in 2016 as well as presents trends since 2005. The report, which draws on data from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s National Juvenile Court Data Archive, found that, in 2016, courts with juvenile jurisdictions handled an estimated 850,500 delinquency cases and an estimated 94,700 petitioned status offense cases.