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A Strategy for Creating a Model Juvenile Justice System for San Francisco

San Francisco's juvenile justice system has been the subject of citizen critiques, expert reports, and media exposés over the treatment of youths in its care for more than half a century.

Making San Francisco's juvenile justice system work requires the adoption of a new organizational structure and direction. Under the new system, secure detention becomes just one element of a full continuum of services capable of providing comprehensive individualized interventions.

A Strategy for Creating a Model Juvenile Justice System for San Francisco

Keywords: community corrections, Daniel Macallair, research brief, San Francisco, youth

Posted in Publications, Model Local Practices, Juvenile Justice, Technical Assistance

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