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Table 9.VIII.A

New York City (NYC)
Department of Juvenile Justice*

 
 
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Service Indicators

 
 

Critical Objectives:

  • Maintain security and safety in detention facilities.
  • Assure quality health care for detainees.
  • Maximize the effectiveness of prevention and aftercare services.
 
  Fiscal Year  
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013  
  Total Admissions
5,489
5,833
5,387
4,868
4,416
3,419
 
  Avg. daily population (ADP)
426.4
429.6
388.2
337.4
326.5
266.0
 
  Avg. daily length of stay (days)
28
26
26
26
27
29
 
  Avg. daily cost per youth per day ($)
$588
$622
$706
$705
$634
$777
 
  Youth on youth assaults and altercations with injury rate (per 100 total ADP)
0.37
0.33
0.32
0.36
0.44
0.34
 
  Youth on staff assaults and altercations with injury rate (per 100 total ADP)
0.03
0.03
0.02
0.03
0.04
0.06
 
  Escapes from secure detention
0
0
1
0
0
0
 
  Abscond rate in non-secure detention (Avg. per 100 total ADP in non-secure)
0.03
0.04
0.02
0.02
0.02
0.05
 
  Weapon recovery rate
(Avg. per 100 total ADP)
0.06
0.04
0.03
0.04
0.10
0.09
 
  Narcotics recovery rate
(Avg. per 100 total ADP)
0.05
0.04
0.03
0.04
0.08
0.08
 
  Child abuse/neglect allegation rate (internal) (Avg. per 100 total ADP)
0.08
0.13
0.11
0.09
0.09
0.11
 
  Residents seen within 24 hours
of sick call report (%)
97%
98%
100%
100%
100%
100%
 
  General healthcare cost
per youth per day ($)
$83
$95
$88
$47
$52
$64
 
  In-care youth referred for
mental health services (%)
N/A
43%
48%
44%
43%
51%
 
  In-care youth referred for and
received mental health services (%)
N/A
37%
44%
48%
55%
58%
 
  Youth w/ previous admissions
to detention (%)
47.5%
49.4%
53.0%
54.0%
59.5%
60.5%
 
     
 
Notes:
N/A: Not Available

*As of 2011, Department of Juvenile Justice statistics have been included in the report for Administration For Children's Services.
 
     
 
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Financial Indicators
 
     
 
Source:
NYC Mayor's Management Report
 

 

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