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Sickmund, Melissa, Anthony Sladky, and Wei Kang. 2020. “Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2018.” Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezajcs/. Note: Delinquency Cases were Filtered by race and selection criteria included Disposition (Waived). Youth population estimates derived from Methods: “Population at risk of juvenile court handling in 2018.” Additional calculations by the Children’s Defense Fund.

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