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Tribal delinquency jurisdiction, 2016

  • State (mandatory)

  • State (other)

  • Federal

  • Not applicable

Oklahoma is not a P.L. 280 state, though state statute permits cooperative agreements that may apply to delinquency practice via the Indian Child Welfare Act or 23 USC 476 Allotment Act (which doesn’t apply to 'former Indian territory'). See OK ST Title 74 Chapters 35A and 35B, §1221, and OK Joint Committee on State-Tribal Relations Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Inc; and Sac and Fox Nation Programming,

Monitoring data

  • N/A: Insufficient data to compute arrest rates
  • * Rates used to compute ratio based on fewer than 10 observations
  • † White detained rate is 0

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Indicator data, 2017


Report: 2013 Annual Report
Author: Office of Juvenile Affairs
Tracks RRIs 2009–2012
Geography: Statewide

Points of contact

Stages during the juvenile justice process tracked for relative rate indicators (RRIs).

Probation Confinement Adjudication Transfer Diversion Petitioned Detention Referred to court Arrest

Race reported

  • White

  • All minorities (as a group)

  • Black / African American

  • Hispanic/Latino

  • Asian

  • American Indian / Alaska Native

  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander

  • Other / Mixed


The Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs publishes data on Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC). Oklahoma reports Relative Rate Indices (RRI) for 1 out of 9 recommended decision points and 4 populations. Rates are reported statewide. It is unclear if race and ethnicity are reported as separate variables.

DMC assessment

Report: Analysis of DMC in Oklahoma Updated with the Inclusion of Self-Report Student Surveys
Author: Office of Juvenile Affairs and the State Advisory Group on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Year: 2013

DMC assessment Geography: Local

  • Interviews

  • Surveys

  • Focus groups

  • Multivariate analysis

  • Descriptive statistics

The Office of Juvenile Affairs (OJA) and the State Advisory Group on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention completed an assessment for 2013 for several local jurisdictions. Data was assessed from 2010 for African American, Hispanic, Asian, and American Indian youth. Decision points assessed included arrest, referral, diversion, detention, petition, probation, and placement in OJA custody. Research methods included interviews, surveys, multivariate analysis, and descriptive statistics.

DMC coordinators

DMC coordinator 2012 2015 2016
Full-time state-level DMC coordinator
Part-time or other state-level staff

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Juvenile Justice GPS (Geography, Policy, Practice, Statistics) is a project to develop a repository providing state policy makers and system stakeholders with a clear understanding of the juvenile justice landscape in the states.

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