Savings Rate

Community-based services provided by Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. may generate considerable savings by reducing the need for commitment and out-of-home placement among court-involved youth.

Local Measures

None of the cities involved in the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention were able to track violent crime trends in a way that could have allowed researchers to evaluate the effects of the initiative over time and in specific neighborhoods.

Street by Street

While one of the strengths of OJJDP’s CBVP model was its emphasis on adaptation to local context and needs, the variation across program sites posed serious challenges for the evaluation and made it impossible to assess and compare outcomes in each city.

Perceptions of Violence

Delgado, Sheyla A., Kwan-Lamar Blount-Hill, Marissa Mandala, and Jeffrey A. Butts (2015). Perceptions of Violence: Surveying Young Males in New … More

Staying Connected

Butts, Jeffrey A., Laura Negredo and Evan Elkin (2015). Staying Connected: Keeping Justice-Involved Youth “Close to Home” in New York … More

Delays in Youth Justice

Bulman, Phil (2014). Delays in Youth Justice. Justice Research Bulletin. Washington, DC: National Institute of Justice and Office of Juvenile Justice … More

Denormalizing Violence

Butts, Jeffrey with Lindsay Bostwick and Jeremy Porter (2014). Denormalizing Violence: Evaluation Framework for a Public Health Model of Violence … More

Line Drawing

Butts, Jeffrey A. and John K. Roman (2014). Line Drawing: Raising the Minimum Age of Criminal Court Jurisdiction in New York. New … More