• Of respondents who indicated the types of restorative justice practices they used (n=69), the most common restorative justice practices used were peer juries(40 percent), circles(17 percent), family group conferencing (16 percent), and victim-offender mediation (23 percent).
  • Respondents most commonly used restorative justice practices with non-violent, first time offenders. For program eligibility, restorative justice programs commonly required youth to volunteer to participate, admit guilt for the wrongdoing, and have little or no criminal history.
  • Of respondents who listed an agency affiliation (n=114), 68 percent worked within the juvenile justice system, and 65 percent of those working within the juvenile justice system were law enforcement. 
  • Of the respondents who indicated the types of restorative justice practices used (n=69), 61 percent reported using a combination of practices. 
  • When a single program was used peer jury was the most commonly reported.

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