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Disproportionate minority confinement, 2002 update

Heidi M. Hsia

Disproportionate minority confinement, 2002 update

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by Heidi M. Hsia

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile corrections -- United States.,
  • Minority youth -- United States -- Imprisonment.,
  • Juvenile detention -- United States.,
  • Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHeidi M. Hsia, George S. Bridges, Rosalie McHale.
    ContributionsUnited States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 42 p. ;
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17724313M

    Mar 01,  · Most recently, the Act was amended in to broaden the matter of racial disparities from disproportionate minority “confinement” to disproportionate minority “contact” as more evidence demonstrated that racial disparities were present at every level of processing within the juvenile justice system. 6Author: Barbara Robles-Ramamurthy, Clarence Watson. The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) was broadened in scope in to require that states 1 address “disproportionate minority contact” (emphasis added) instead of only being required to address the disproportionality of minority youth in confinement.

    2 In , the DMC acronym referred to disproportionate minority confinement, but the scope was changed to disproportionate minority contact in the reauthorization after it was widely determined that disproportionally extended to all parts of the system. Resource Information The list below includes various resources of value to those involved or interested in juvenile justice.

    Review of current literature related to disproportionate minority contact in the juvenile justice system and areas for further research. Violence risk and race in a sample of youth in juvenile detention: The potential to reduce disproportionate minority confinement. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 4, doi Book/Monograph ( Start studying Race Crime & Justice. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Disproportionate Minority Contact. the confinement of juveniles in detention, jails, prison, or other correctional facilities pertaining to minorites; Numbers disproportionate to their representation in general.


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Disproportionate minority confinement, 2002 update by Heidi M. Hsia Download PDF EPUB FB2

Aug 12,  · Although minority youth account for about one-third of the United States juvenile population, they comprise two-thirds of the juvenile detention/corrections population.

For both these youthful offenders and society, the problem with disproportionate minority confinement (DMC) has far-reaching consequences. Disproportionate Minority Confinement: Update Nationally, for most stages of juvenile justice system processing, the black proportion was smaller Cases judicially waived to criminal court Juveniles in residential placement Delinquency cases resulting in residential placement Adjudicated delinquency cases Petitioned delinquency cases.

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

Disproportionate Minority Confinement: Update, OJJDP, SeptemberNCJ (42 pages). PDF NCJRS Abstract: Disproportionate Minority Confinement: A Review of the Research Literature From ThroughOJJDP,NCJ (24 pages). A literature review found that two-thirds of studies on minority overrepresentation in the criminal justice system showed negative race effects at one or more steps of the process.

4) Pope, C., Lovell, R., & Hsia, H. Disproportionate Minority Confinement: A Review of. Disproportionate minority contact (DMC) with juvenile justice systems remains a problem, even after nearly 20 years of federal and state attention Researchers observe overrepresentation of minority youths in contact with police and court officials, and in confinement in nearly every state.

and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system as disproportionate minority contact. DMC used to stand for disproportionate minority confinement. Confinement was changed to contact in because of disproportionality throughout all stages of the juvenile justice system (e.g., arrest, diversion.

The funds also help states address the core requirements of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act: deinstitutionalization of status offenders, separation of juveniles from adult inmates, removal of juveniles from adult jails and lockups, and efforts designed to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC) with the juvenile.

Further, it explicitly put forth the agency's expectations of officers as they interacted with minority youth in the community. Training officers early in recognizing the issues surrounding disproportionate minority contact has helped to divert many youth who would otherwise be routinely referred to juvenile detention (Hoytt et al., ).Cited by: “disproportionate minority confinement.” At that time, DMC focused on reducing and eliminating In the reauthorization of the JJDPA, the law was again modified to broaden the definition of Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Facts and Resources Page 4of core requirement.

Please see the CJJ “Platform of. Minority Contact Juvenile Justice Guide Book for Legislators. report estimated that, inminority youth In the fourth edition of OJJDP’s Disproportionate Minority Contact Technical Assistance Manual, cultural competency is “defined as a set of congruent.

Disproportionate Minority Confinement: Update Describes developments in addressing disproportionate minority confinement (DMC) at the national, state, and local levels. This OJJDP Summary begins with a brief review of the most recent data, followed by an outline of national efforts by OJJDP and others during the past 5 years to address the challenge of DMC.

Jan 01,  · Since the mids, states participating in the Federal Formula Grants Program have been required to determine whether disproportionate minority confinement (DMC) exists in secure facilities, identify the causes, and develop and implement corrective dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.com by: Disproportionate Minority Contact in the American Juvenile Justice System: Where are We after 20 Years, a Philosophy Shift, and Three Amendments.

Disproportionate minority. confinement (those juveniles confined either pre- or post-adjudication), and led to an amendment to the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) of to track those differences through the Disproportionate Minority Confinement (DMC) core requirement.

Later amendments, passed inexpanded the concept of DMC, seeking to. This racial disparity is called disproportionate minority contact. What is DMC (Continued). DMC used to stand for Disproportionate Minority Confinement Changed in from Confinement to Contact, because of the concern for the racial disparities in all of the nine juvenile justice contact points (Arrest.

Disproportionate Minority Confinement (DMC) This book is based on the view that the effects of race on justice system decision making are variable—dependent on time, macrosocial factors (e.g., racial com-position of communities),the characteristics of the court in question (e.g.,degree.

InCongress again modified the disproportionate minority confinement requirement and mandated states to implement juvenile delinquency prevention efforts and system improvement efforts designed to reduce, without establishing or requiring numerical standards or quotas, the disproportionate number of juvenile members of minority groups who come into contact with the.

Disproportionate minority confinement update. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Cahn,E. How the juvenile justice system reduces life options for minority youth.

Washington, D.D.: The Joint Center Health Policy Institute. Disproportionate Minority Contact in the. Disproportionate Minority Confinement Update; Disproportionate Minority Contact: A Review of the Literature through ; Race as a Factor in Juvenile Arrests; Disproportionate Minority Contact; Disproportionate Minority Confinement(DMC) of Youth: An Analysis of State and Federal Efforts to Address the Issue; Cumberland County.

The disproportionate minority confinement (DMC) mandate was included in the reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act in and required states to assess the extent.Racial Disparities in Juvenile Justice: Disproportionate Minority Confinement in Wisconsin by Aubrie Divine-Scott (based on interview with Hugh Griffith, Racine County Human Services) In Wisconsin, as in almost every state, youth of color are overrepresented in the juvenile justice system.

Minority youth.disproportionate minority confinement. The number of youth held in secure detention nationwide increased by 72% from to During this period, the proportion of detention populations made up of white youth dropped and minority youth came to represent a majority of the young people detained.