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Adults (18+)

BJS FY 17 Survey of Juveniles Charged in Adult Criminal Courts

Closing Date
The Survey of Juveniles Charged in Adult Criminal Courts (SJCACC) is the only national-level data collection of persons under the age of 18 processed as adults in criminal court. In addition, it is the first BJS state and local courts data collection since 2009. These data will allow BJS to describe the characteristics of this population, the offenses with which they are charged and convicted, and the legal methods by which they reach criminal court.

Survey of Juveniles Charged in Adult Criminal Courts, SJCACC

Closing Date
The SJCACC is BJS's first effort to understand how person under the age of 18 are processed through adult criminal courts. The characteristic of this unique population may provide special challenges and different outcomes compared to adult criminal defendants. No other data collection has provided the comprehensive information sought by this program.

Correctional Populations in the United States, 2013

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U.S. CORRECTIONAL POPULATION DECLINED BY LESS THAN 1 PERCENT FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR