Research Reports

Examining at-risk and delinquent girls in Illinois

Published: June, 2009

This report examines risk factors of girls in Illinois including individual, family, and school risk factors. Also examined are delinquent girls at arrest, detention, and corrections stages in the juvenile justice system. Data tables containing the arrest, detention, and corrections numbers used in this report are available online at Finally, the report explores gender-specific programming, including existing national and state programs.