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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 14, 2012CJCJ’s California Sentencing Institute releases the juvenile justice interactive map, includes county-by-county data visualizationsSan Francisco, CA: Today CJCJ launched its new juvenile justice interface for the California Sentencing Institute (CASI). The new juvenile justice map features interactive filters, county comparisons, geographic visualizations, and fully downloadable datasets. Please explore the new juvenile justice map at http://​casi​.cjcj​.org/​J​u​v​e​n​i​l​e​/​2010​.Over the past 20 years, California has dramatically reduced its reliance on custodial placements for youth offenders, concurrent with a rapid decline in youth crime. Currently youth crime is at an all-time low. These remarkable trends are not explained by conventional theory and warrant renewed analysis. Not only do these statewide trends debunk myths connecting youth with violence and criminal tendencies; county-by-county disparities hold valuable insight into the efficacy of local approaches to both juvenile and adult criminal justice policies.CJCJ designed CASI to be used by county agencies, practitioners, criminal justice stakeholders, researchers, journalists, and the general public to provide comprehensive analysis of sentencing policies and practices across the state. If you would like more information about CASI, please contact the Communications Department at (415) 6215661 x. 123 or by email at cjcjmedia@​cjcj.​org.# # #Established in 2009, CJCJ designed CASI as the premier resource for data regarding California’s criminal justice and sentencing trends. The interactive maps display detailed adult and juvenile crime and incarceration trends across California’s 58 counties.