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Tribal delinquency jurisdiction, 2016

  • State (mandatory)

  • State (other)

  • Federal

  • Not applicable

South Carolina is not a P.L. 280 state, though there is State jurisdiction on Catawba due to a Land Claim Settlement Act (access here). SC recognizes tribes and tribal groups that are not federally recognized. See: SC Code 27-16-40.

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

May report indicator data to the federal juvenile justice agency, but not publicly available.

DMC assessment

Report: Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) in South Carolina: From Assessment to Strategic Action
Author: Disproportionate Minority CommitteeGovernor's Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee State of South Carolina
Year: 2012

DMC assessment Geography: State

  • Interviews

  • Surveys

  • Focus groups

  • Multivariate analysis

  • Descriptive statistics

The DMC Committee of the Governor's Juvenile Justice Advisory Council completed an assessment in 2012 for the whole state. Data was assessed from 2009 for African American and Hispanic youth. Decision points assessed included arrest, referral, diversion, detention, petition, probation, confinement, and transfer to adult court. Research methods included interviews, focus groups, descriptive statistics, and multivariate analysis.

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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