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Washington State Juvenile Justice Annual Report

The Office of Juvenile Justice and the Washington State Partnership Council on Juvenile Justice are pleased to share the 2012 Juvenile Justice Annual Report


2012 Juvenile Justice Annual Report

Executive Summary

  The Federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act(Reauthorized in 2002)

  Sources of Funding

  Summary of Data

  Summary of Priority Areas

Washington’s State Advisory Group  

  Council Membership

  Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles

  Office of Juvenile Justice Staff

Programs & Projects

  How Projects are Selected

  Federal JJDP Act Title II Formula Grants Program

  Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI)

  Federal JJDP Act Title V Delinquency Prevention

  Criminal Street Gang Prevention & Intervention

  Projects Funded Information

Minority Youth in the Juvenile Justice System and Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

Structure and Function of the State’s Juvenile Justice System

Data Analysis

Compliance with the Federal JJDP Act

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Data Analysis Tables & Graphs

Graph A Percentages by Race/Ethnicity at System Decision Points - 2011

Graph 1 Juvenile Population of Washington State in 2011

Graph 2 Juvenile Population 1980-2011 (Age 10-17)

Graph 3 Juvenile Population Comparison – Four Age Groups

Table 1  2011 Youth Population of Washington

Table 2  Youth Population and Forecast 2010-2040

Table 3 & 4  Trends in Youth Population Since 2000 – Two Age Groups  / Four Groups

Table 5 Trends in Youth Population by Age Group & Gender

Table 6  2011 Youth Population by County

Table 7  2011 Youth Population by County, Age Group and Rank Order

Table 8  2011 Youth Population by Age and DSHS Regions

Table 9  2011 Age 0-17 Youth Population by Race/Ethnicity by County

Table 10 2011 Age 0-17 Percentage of Youth Population by Race/Ethnicity by County

Table 11 2011 Minority Youth Population Age 0-17 by County

Table 122011 Minority Youth Population Age 0-17 by County and Percentage of Population

Table 13 Distribution of Youth Population by Race/Ethnicity Age 0-17 in 2011-- Washington State and National Comparison

Table 14 Counties with Minority Youth Populations Above the 2011 Statewide Average by DSHS Region

Table 15 2011 Age 10-17 Youth Population by Race/Ethnicity by County

Table 16 2011 Distribution of Age 10-17 Youth Population by Race/Ethnicity by County

Graph 4 Juvenile Population by Gender – 2011 Estimate

Graph 5 State Population Growth by Ethnicity: 1980 - 2010 Census

Graph 6 Juveniles by Race and Ethnicity (Age 0-17) – 2011 Estimates

Graph 7 Juveniles by Race and Ethnicity (Age 10-17) – 2011 Estimates

Graph 8Juvenile Population Age 0-17: Trend by Race/Ethnicity 1990-2011

Table 17-17A 2010 Census of American Indian Age 0-17 Youth Population &  Distribution of American Indian Youth Population for Washington State Reservations and Trust Lands in 2010

Table 18-18A 2010 Census of American Indian Youth Population Residing on Indian Reservation and Off-Reservation Trust Lands  &  Distribution of American Indian Youth Population for Washington State Reservations and Trust Lands in 2010

Table 19 K-12 Public School Enrollment by Grade Level October 2008 - 2012

Graph 9 Public School Enrollment – October 2012 Headcount

Graph 10 Washington State Public School Enrollment 1990 - 2012

Table 20 K-12 Public School Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity October 2008 -2012

Graph 11 High School Dropout Rates for 2011-2012 by Grade Level

Graph 12 Grades 9-12 Dropout Percent by Race/Ethnicity for 2011-2012

Table 21 Out of School Suspensions & Expulsions for Student Behavior in School Year 2011-12 by County

Table 22 High School Dropout Statistics by County for Grades 9-12

Table 23 High School Dropout Rates by Grade Level and Gender from 2001-2011

Table 24 Adjusted Cohort Graduation and Dropouts (5-Year) by Student Group

Table 24-A Grades 9-12 Annual Dropout Rates by Race/Ethnicity – Statewide

Table 25 Juvenile Unemployment for 16-19 Year Olds – 2000-2012

Table 26 National School Lunch and Breakfast Program –Applications Received 2008-2012

Table 27 Poverty Estimates for Washington Counties – Age 0-17 2007-2012

Table 28 Distressed Areas List for 2012 by County

Table 29 Adolescent Pregnancy by County in 2011

Table 30 Adolescent Pregnancy Rate by County 2007-2011 for Age 15-17

Graph 13 Teen Pregnancy Rates in Washington State – 2000-2011

Graph 14 Youth Suicide Deaths Statewide – 1990-2011

Table 31 Youth Suicide Deaths in Washington State by County Age 0-17 – 2002-2011

Table 32 Youth Suicide Deaths by Gender and County – 2007-2011

Table 33 Referrals to Child Protective Services 2003-2012

Graph 15 Referrals Received by Child Protective Services 1990-2012

Table 34 CRC, RLSP and Hope Center Beds by County in 2013

Table 35 Washington State CRC/Hope CTR/RLSP Facilities by Region

Table 36 Number of Families Served Through Family Reconciliation Services 1996-2012

Table 37 Youth on Probation with a Mental Health Diagnosis WA State Juvenile Crt Pre-Screen Risk Assessment 2004-12

Table 38 At-Risk Youth (ARY), CHINS, Dependency & Truancy Filings – 2007-2011

Table 39 Contempt Hearings in At-Risk Youth (ARY) and Truancy Cases – 2007-2011

Table 40 ARY, CHINS & Truancy Filings, Contempt Hearings & Orders for 2011

Table 41-AARY, CHINS, and Truancy Filings and Contempt Hearings/Orders on Contempt By Race/Ethnicity – 2011

Table 41-B ARY, CHINS, and Truancy Filings and Contempt Hearings/Orders on Contempt By Gender – 2011

Graph 16 ARY and Truancy Cases Filed – 1993-2011

Graph 17 Percentage of ARY, CHINS, and Truancy Cases by Gender for 2011

Graph 18 Filings and Contempt Hearings in ARY and Truancy Cases – 1996-2011

Graph 19 Admissions to Detention Facilities Related to a Status Offense 1995-2011

Graph 20 Admissions to Juvenile Detention Facilities Related to a Status Offense by Gender in 2011

Graph 21 Admissions to Juvenile Detention Facilities Related to a Status Offense in 2011 (by type of status offense)

Graph 22 2011 Juvenile Arrest Rates by Race

Graph 23 2011 Juvenile Arrest Rates by Type of Offense

Graph 24 2011 Juvenile Arrests by Gender

Graph 25 2011 Juvenile Arrests by Age of Offender

Graph 26 Juvenile Arrests by Gender 1990-2011

Graph 27 Juvenile Arrests by Age 1990-2011

Graph 28 Total Juvenile Arrests – 1982-2011

Graph 29 Total Arrest Rate Per 1,000 Juveniles (Age 10-17) – 1982-2011

Graph 30Juvenile Arrests for Violent Crimes – 1982-2011

Graph 31 Violent Crime Arrest Rate Per 1,000 Juveniles (Age 10-17) – 1982-2011

Graph 32 Juvenile Arrests for Drug and Alcohol Offenses – 1982-2011

Graph 33 Drug and Alcohol Arrest Rate Per 1,000 Juveniles (Age 10-17) – 1982-2011

Graph 34 Juvenile and Adult Arrests - Number of Arrests by Type of Offense 2011

Graph 35 Juvenile and Adult Arrests - Percentage of Arrests by Type of Offense 2011

Table 42A Total Juvenile Arrest Rates – 1982-2011

Table 42B Total Juvenile Arrest Rates – 1982-2011

Table 43 Juvenile Arrests and Rates by County and Type of Offense – 2011

Table 44 Total Juvenile Arrests by County from 2006-2011

Table 45 Juvenile Arrest Rates by County – 2007-2011

Table 46 Counties Ranked by Rate of Juvenile Arrests - 2011

Table 47 Geographic Distribution of Juvenile Arrest Rates by Offense Type – 2011

Table 48 Juvenile Arrests for Violent Crimes by County – 2007-2011

Table 49 Juvenile Arrests for Violent Crimes in 2011 by Age, Gender and Race

Table 50 Juvenile Arrests for Violent Crimes – 1995 - 2011

Table 51 Juvenile Arrests for Property Crimes – 2007 - 2011

Table 52 Juvenile Arrests for Property Crimes - 2011 by Age, Gender & Race

Table 53 Juvenile Arrests for Larceny-Theft (except Motor Vehicle) in 2011

Table 54 Juvenile Arrests for Drug and Alcohol Offenses 2007-2011

Table 55 Total No. of Arrests by Individual Offenses--Top Classifications 2008-2011

Table 56 Arrests of Juveniles for Drug & Alcohol Offenses--2011 Detail

Table 57 Juvenile Arrests for Simple Assaults by Age, Gender & Race

Table 58 Juvenile Arrests by Gender by County – 2011

Table 59 Juvenile Arrests by Gender 2007-2011

Table 60 Juvenile Arrests by Race - 2011

Table 61 Percentage of Juvenile Arrests by Race 2001 - 2011

Table 62 Juvenile Arrests Percentage by Race and by County – 2011

Table 63 Juvenile Arrests by Type of Offense -- Percentage by Gender & Race 2011

Table 64 Juvenile Arrests by Law Enforcement Agency/Department and by County – 2011

Table 64A Juvenile Arrests by Law Enforcement Agency/Department and by County – 2011 Continued

Table 64B Juvenile Arrests by Law Enforcement Agency/Department and by County – 2011 Continued

Table 64C Juvenile Arrests by Law Enforcement Agency/Department and by County – 2011 Continued

Table 64D Juvenile Arrests by Law Enforcement Agency/Department and by County – 2011 Continued

Table 64E Juvenile Arrests by Law Enforcement Agency/Department and by County – 2011 Continued

Table 64F Juvenile Arrests by Law Enforcement Agency/Department and by County – 2011 Continued

Table 64G Juvenile Arrests by Law Enforcement Agency/Department and by County – 2011 Continued

Table 65 Juvenile Court Offense Referrals/Case Results by Race/Ethnicity – 2011

Table 66 Juvenile Court Offense Referrals Statewide by Race/Ethnicity – 2011

Table 67 Juvenile Court Offense Referrals by County/Gender - 2011

Graph 36 2011 Juvenile Offense Referrals by Gender

Graph 37 2011 Juvenile Offense Referrals by Race/Ethnicity

Graph 38 Cases Transferred to Adult Court Jurisdiction by Race/Ethnicity 2011

Table 68 Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County

Table 68A Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County - Continued

Table 69 Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County Gender Group: Males

Table 69A Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County Gender Group: Males - Continued

Table 70 Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County Gender Group: Females

Table 70A Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County Gender Group: Females - Continued

Table 71Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County Ethnic Group: White

Table 71A Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County Ethnic Group: White-Continued

Table 72 Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County Ethnic Group: Black

 Table 72A Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County Ethnic Group: Black-Continued

Table 73 Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County Ethnic Group: Native American

Table 73A Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County Ethnic Group: Native American-Continued

Table 74 Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County Ethnic Group: Hispanic

Table 74A Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County Ethnic Group: Hispanic-Continued

Table 75 Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County Ethnic Group: Asian

Table 75A Juvenile Court Offense Referrals with CY 2011 Referral Dates by County Ethnic Group: Asian-Continued

Table 76 Juvenile Cases Transferred to Adult Court Jurisdiction by County: 2006-11

Table 77 Juvenile Cases Transferred to Adult Court Jurisdiction by Race/Ethnicity from 2006-2011

Table 78 Juvenile Cases Transferred to Adult Court Jurisdiction by Age and Gender from 2006-2011

Table 79 Juvenile Cases Transferred to Adult Court Jurisdiction by Race/Ethnicity and by County - 2011

Table 80 Juvenile Admissions to Detention Facilities 2003-2012

Table 81 Minority Detention Population 2003-2012

Table 82 Detention Population by Race/Ethnicity -2012

Table 83 Detention Population by Race/Ethnicity - 2003 - 2012

Graph 39 Detention Population Statewide by Gender 1990-2011

Graph 40 Detention Facility Population by Race/Ethnicity - 2011

Table 84 Detention Population by Gender 2003-2012

Table 85 Admissions to Juvenile Detention Facilities: Top 5 Detention Reasons by Gender 2007-2012

Graph 42 JR Residential Average Daily Population 1990-2012

Table 86 JR Residential Average Daily Population 2003-2012

Graph 43JR Institutional Average Daily Population 1990-2012

Table 87 JR Institutional Average Daily Population 2003-2012

Table 88 JR Total Community Residential Placements Average Daily Population 2003-2012

Table 89 JR Parole Average Daily Population 2003-2012

Table 90 JR Client Population 2003-2012

Table 91 JR Population by Race/Ethnicity/Gender 2007-2012

Graph 44 Changes in JR Population Served for Violent, Drug, and Sex Offenders

Graph 45 Changes in JR Population Served for Female Offenders and Minorities

Graph 46 JR Residential Programs Population by Race/Ethnicity (2012 Snapshot)

Graph 47 JR Average Client Population by Gender 2012

Graph 48 The over-representation of Black, American Indian and Hispanic youth in Washington’s juvenile justice system in 2011



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