Hundreds of thousands of young people are locked away every year in the nation’s 591 secure detention centers. This policy brief looks at the consequences of detention on young people, their families, and communities.
The report offers a series of recommendations for the LA County juvenile justice system that may be adopted or adapted for other counties.
This report highlights models and best practices used by states to address crisis with reduced or no police involvement.
This brief, easy-to-understand webpage describes juvenile justice services and benefits, and provides a list of further resources.
This guide outlines 16 steps for implementing a successful juvenile diversion program, submitted by juvenile justice programs nationwide. Includes many examples.