2 disproportionate minority contact reduction initiatives in north carolina initiative from disproportionate minority “confinement” to disproportionate represen-. Mission statement “to develop a comprehensive strategy for raising the awareness of disproportionate confinement of minority youth in the juvenile justice system and promote the best practices and policies to eradicate the problem of overrepresentation in secure confinement”. Disproportionate minority confinement (dmc)—1988 disproportionate minority contact (dmc) as a core requirement in the jjdpa of 2002. Disproportionate minority contact by jeff armour and sarah hammond national conference of state legislatures nority confinement” to “disproportionate minor-. Disproportionate minority confinement and contact (dmc) is the overrepresentation of any minority group or groups in secure custody, compared to their proportion of the general population.
Disproportionate minority confinement 2002 update summary heidi m hsia, phd office of juvenile justice and delinquency prevention george s bridges, phd. Indiana’s measurement of disproportionate minority contact (dmc) was established by administrative rule 1(g) secure confinement motion for waiver filed. Disproportionate minority confinement: confronting racial and ethnic differences in assessments of juvenile culpability barry feld, darnell hawins, sandra graham, kimberly kempf-leonard. The traditional explanations for understanding disproportionate minority confinement/contact (dmc) in both the criminal and juvenile justice systems emphasize differential offending and/or selection bias.
Disproportionate minority contact (dmc) refers to the disproportionate number of minority youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice systemthe juvenile justice and delinquency prevention act of 2002 broadened the scope of the dmc initiative from disproportionate minority confinement to disproportionate minority contact. Reducing disproportionate minority confinement page 3 • of the 105,790 youth in juvenile detention facilities prior to adjudication or committed to state juvenile correctional facilities following adjudication in 1997, minority youth.
Disproportionate minority contact to detention to confinement the about effective ways to reduce the disproportionate contact of minority and ethnic youth. What is dmc (continued) dmc used to stand for disproportionate minority confinement changed in 2002 from confinement to contact, because of the concern for the racial disparities in.
Since the mid-1990s, states participating in the federal formula grants program have been required to determine whether disproportionate minority confinement (dmc) exists in secure facilities, identify the causes, and develop and implement corrective strategies. 3 study of disproportionate minority contact (dmc) in the tennessee juvenile justice system by tennessee commission on children and youth. 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 (dmc) since 1988, the juvenile justice delinquency prevention (jjdp) act has required states that receive formula grant program funding to determine whether the proportion of juvenile minorities in confinement exceeds their proportion of the population and, if so, to develop corrective strategies. Analysis of juvenile disproportionate minorty confinement in georgia georgia to determine if disproportionate minority confinement exists, and if so,. Background scholars have already conducted many good reviews of research on disproportionate minority contact, 7 so here i will simply review briefly the main research findings and then describe some more recent research findings on disproportionate minority contact both generally and with respect to new and emerging issues.
Disproportionate minority contact (dmc) generally refers to the disproportionate number of minority youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system. An analysis of racial disproportionality in juvenile confinement an analysis of disproportionate minority confinement in the hennepin county juvenile detention center. Read chapter race, crime, and juvenile justice: (1997) described the extent of disproportionate minority confinement of juveniles in state facilities. Disproportionate minority contact describes developments in addressing disproportionate minority confinement (dmc) at the national, state, and local levels.Download