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Research Briefings


Read the latest research on a variety of juvenile justice topics in Florida.

Overview

This page provides copies of select briefing sheets generated by the Office of Research and Data Integrity.

  


Bench Commitments


The Department’s latest research regarding bench commitments where the Department is not afforded the opportunity to provide a recommendation to the court prior to disposition.


Civil Citation


The Department’s latest research into Civil Citation and other alternative to arrest programs.


Delinquency in Florida’s Schools


The Department’s latest research regarding delinquency offenses occurring in Florida’s schools.


Drugs


The Department’s latest reviews of juvenile drug charges and offenders.


Gangs


The Department’s latest research regarding juvenile gang affiliations.


Graduated Sanctions and the “Risk” Principle


The Department’s latest research regarding the use of graduated sanctions and adherence to the risk principle.


Human and Labor Trafficking


The Department’s latest research into juvenile sex and labor trafficking.


Obstruction and Resisting Arrest


The Department’s latest research into obstruction and resisting arrest charges.


Recidivism


The Department’s latest research related to juvenile recidivism.


Risk/Needs Assessment


The Department’s latest research related to the delinquency risk and needs assessments used at various stages of Florida’s Juvenile Justice system.

For more information on the validity of the risk assessment tools used by the Department, see these validation studies:


Secure Detention


The Department’s latest research briefings related to Secure Detention.


Serious, Violent and Chronic Juvenile Offending


The Department’s review of Serious, Violent and Chronic juvenile offenders in Florida.


For questions regarding these reports, contact:


Mark A. Greenwald, M.J.P.M.

Director, Research and Data Integrity

Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
2737 Centerview Drive, Suite 1200
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3100

(850) 717-2627

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