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Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities Reported by Youth, 2008-2009
Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities Report

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By Allen J. Beck (au); Paige M. Harrison (au); Paul Guerino (au)
Year: 2010
Pages: 49
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 1437928307

This report presents findings from the first National Survey of Youth in Custody (NSYC), representing approximately 26,550 adjudicated youth held nationwide in state operated and large locally or privately operated juvenile facilities. Overall, 91% of youth in these facilities were male; 9% were female. An estimated 12% of youth in state juvenile facilities and large non-state facilities (representing 3,220 youth nationwide) reported experiencing one or more incidents of sexual victimization by another youth or facility staff in the past 12 months or since admission, if less than 12 months. About 2.6% of youth (700 nationwide) reported an incident involving another youth, and 10.3% (2,730) reported an incident involving facility staff. Illus.

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