Menu History of the Juvenile Justice System A grasp of the current conflict surrounding the responsibility and direction of the juvenile justice system becomes more obtainable when one takes into consideration how the system has progressed since its inception.
United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. National Prisoner Statistics, Annual estimates of resident population by sex, race, and Hispanic origin for the United States, states and counties: April 1, to July 1, See Methodology section for additional information.
The scale of racial disparity in incarceration can also be seen by comparing states that have lower than average black incarceration rates to those with higher than average white incarceration rates.
Here we find that the states with the highest white incarceration rates Oklahoma, Idaho, Texas, Florida, and Arizona fall below the states with the lowest black rates Hawaii, Massachusetts13 Data from Massachusetts in this report should be interpreted with caution. The system of incarceration in Massachusetts is somewhat unique in that this state uses county-level houses of corrections to hold some inmates who have been convicted of felonies and sentenced up to 2.
The population of prisoners in houses of corrections is approximately 5, but the racial composition of those incarcerated at these institutions is not publicly reported. For this reason, estimates in this report do not include inmates in houses of corrections.
As a result, the rates of incarceration by race and ethnicity are underestimated. For more on the composition of Massachusetts prison system, see: Massachusetts Department of Corrections Drivers of Disparity Persistent racial disparities have long been a focus in criminological research and the presence of disparities is not disputed.
Racial disproportionality of U. Law, social standing and racial disparities in imprisonment. Social Forces 66 3: State racial disparities in imprisonment. The Sentencing Project; Sorenson, J.
Racial disproportionality in state prison admissions: Can regional variation be explained by differential arrest rates? Journal of Criminal Justice State rates of incarceration by race and ethnicity.
The Sentencing Project; Tonry, M. Racial Disproportions in US Prisons. British Journal of Criminology 34 1: Proposed explanations for disparities range from variations in offending based on race to biased decisionmaking in the criminal justice system, and also include a range of individual level factors such as poverty, education outcomes, unemployment history, and criminal history.
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Below you will find an alphabetical listing of a wide variety of abbreviations, acronyms and other terminology used by various police and other law enforcement personnel in the United States.
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