Missouri Juvenile Court Records, 1994 (ICPSR 6884)
Principal Investigator(s): National Center for Juvenile Justice and Missouri Division of Youth Services
This data collection describes in quantitative terms the volume of juvenile cases disposed in 1994 by courts having jurisdiction over juvenile matters (delinquency, status offense, and dependency cases) in Missouri. Inaugurated in 1975 and mandated in 1980, the Missouri Division of Youth Services collects and disseminates delinquency statistics about each case disposed during the previous calendar year. The data include a record of each case processed formally with petition and informally without petition, and contain an individual record on each delinquency, status offense, dependency, and special proceeding case disposed.
These data are freely available.
National Center for Juvenile Justice and Missouri Division of Youth Services. Missouri Juvenile Court Records, 1994. ICPSR06884-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1997. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06884.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06884.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (95-JNFX-0008)
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: case processing, delinquent behavior, disposition (legal), juvenile courts, juvenile offenders, status offenses
Geographic Coverage: Missouri, United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Cases disposed in Missouri courts with juvenile jurisdiction.
Data Types: event/transaction data
Sample: A census of petitioned and nonpetitioned court case records.
records of the Missouri Division of Youth Services.
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Standardized missing values.
Original ICPSR Release: 1997-11-13
- 2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to reflect these additions.
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