Promising interventions for reducing Indigenous juvenile offending

RB/CIP Number: 10
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Kelly Richards, Lisa Rosevear and Robyn Gilbert

Indigenous juveniles are over-represented at all stages of the criminal justice system, and their over-representation becomes more pronounced at the most severe end of the system (ie in detention). Recent figures show that Indigenous juveniles are 24 times as likely to be detained in a juvenile correctional facility as non-Indigenous juveniles (Richards & Lyneham 2010).