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Juvenile Boot Camps: Lessons Learned

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Date Published
June 1996
2 pages
Juvenile shock incarceration programs are discussed in terms of the nature of the three demonstration projects funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) in 1992, their evaluations, and lessons learned that will benefit future boot camp programs.
A school-associated violent death include any homicide, suicide, or weapons-related violent death in which the fatal injury occurred on the property of a functioning public, private, or parochial elementary or secondary school. It also includes such deaths on the way to or from regular sessions at such a school; while the person was attending or traveling to or from a school event; and as an obvious direct result of school incidents, functions, or activities, whether on or off a school vehicle or school property. Each death is described with respect to the school name; the community's population; the victim's name, age, and sex; the method of death; the reason for the death; the location; the total number of victims; and the circumstances of the incident. The deaths during the period studied involved 193 males and 58 females. Tables and figures

Date Published: June 1, 1996