Based on statistics compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and disseminated by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) within the U.S. Department of Justice, the national decline in arrests for drug offenses since the 1990s was more prolonged among juveniles than it was among adults age 18 and older.
From a panel discussion on July 15, 2015 at John Jay College, sponsored by the New York City Mayor’s Office … More
From a panel discussion on April 21, 2015, sponsored by the Center for New York City Affairs, The New School.
Note: Data are presented for large cities that reported data nearly consistently from 1985 through 2013. Data Source: Bureau of … More
The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE.org) hosted a Google Hangout (online live chat) between the director of the R&E Center, … More
Presentation to the 2012 Working Session of the National Summit on Youth Violence Prevention, December 2012. Washington, DC: U.S. Department … More
Butts, Jeffrey A. (2012). Introduction to Evidence-Based Practices. Presented to the Children’s Aid Society Evidence Based Practices Forum. New York, NY. … More
Keynote presentation for the Positive Youth Justice Initiative at the Sierra Health Foundation, Sacramento, California Watch the entire presentation (55 … More
A recorded webinar for the National Center for Youth in Custody (NC4YC). June 2012. After nearly two decades of falling … More
Butts, Jeffrey A. (2012). Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Brain Development in Juvenile Offenders. Introductory remarks for a panel discussion at … More
Butts, Jeffrey (2012). National Trends in Youth Crime. Presented to the Seventh Annual Harry Frank Guggenheim Symposium on Crime in … More