Authors: Jeffrey A. Butts
July 17, 2002
Urban Institute

Juvenile Forecaster is an interactive planning tool designed for juvenile justice professionals and others who need to anticipate the size of future detention and corrections populations. Best used as part of a more detailed forecasting process, Juvenile Forecaster can provide quick, accessible projections of juvenile custody populations and facilitate the sharing of projection results among the members of state and local agency networks. This manual is designed to assist new users of Juvenile Forecaster as well as those would like to have a printed reference guide to the web site.