The sentencin proect 1705 desales street nw 8th floor washinton dc 20036 sentencinproectorg 1 policy brief: disproportionate minority contact. Minority youth come into contact with the juvenile system at a higher rate than their white counterparts minority youth are overrepresented at every step. Breadcrumbs court services initiatives court management & statistics current: disproportionate minority contact disproportionate minority contact indiana’s measurement of disproportionate minority contact (dmc) was established by administrative rule 1(g) in order to track youth at various juvenile justice decision.
introduction/thesis disproportionate minority contact reveals biased numbers of african american juveniles taken into custody african american teens are thirty percent more likely to come into contact with law officials than their white peers. Disproportionate minority contact in the maryland juvenile justice system january 2011 douglas young christina yancey sara betsinger jill farrell. The federal juvenile justice and delinquency prevention act requires states to assess the extent to which minority youth are overrepresented in the juvenile justice system - and, if minority youth are overrepresented, to implement activities to impact the issue.
Disproportionate minority contact & criminological theory miah register i criminal justice i theory i june 30th, 2015. Abstract for many years, notes alex piquero, youth of color have been overrepresented at every stage of the us juvenile justice system as with racial disparities in a wide variety of social indicators, the causes of these disparities are not immediately apparent. Disproportionate minority contact (dmc) refers to the disproportionate representation of ethnic, racial and linguistic minority youth in the juvenile court system.
Disproportionate minority contact summit 86 likes for more information click the about button below or visit. Information on efforts to reduce disproportionate minority contact in juvenile corrections programs. This change essentially broadens the dmc initiative from disproportionate minority “confinement” to disproportionate the disproportionate minority contact.
Using a qualitative methods approach, this study explored the causes of disproportionate minority contact (dmc) from the clientele perspective. Disproportionate minority contact alex r piquero the future of children, volume 18, number 2, fall 2008, pp 59-79 (article) published by princeton university. Research has identified a variety of driving factors that contribute to the existence of disproportionate minority contact of minority youth with the criminal justice system.
Disproportionate minority contact disproportionate minority contact alex r piquero summary for many years, notes alex piquero, youth of color have been overrepresented at every stage of the us juvenile justice system. Disproportionate minority contact or dmc in maine is being reduced by the work of maine's juvenile justice advisory group. Disproportionate minority contact (dmc) according to the u s department of justice, office of juvenile justice and delinquency prevention (ojjdp), disproportionate minority contact refers to the disproportionate number of minority youth who have contact with the juvenile justice system. Get this from a library disproportionate minority contact : current issues and policies [nicolle y parsons-pollard.
Disproportionate minority contact means that racial/ethnic minority youth (particularly african american, latinx/hispanic american and american indian/native. Disproportionate minority contact (dm) refers to the over- or under-representation of minority youth within the juvenile justice system as compared to white youth. Disproportionate minority contact (dmc) programs address the overrepresentation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system at all points in the juvenile justice process.Download disproportionate minority contact`