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Realignment targets adults, but youth system also in flux

Realignment targets adults, but youth system also in flux-Capitol Weekly

“Youth crime in California is at a 40-year low. Looking at the statistics you could argue this is the best-behaved generation on record. Now why that is, we don’t know,” said Daniel Macallair, executive director of the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice. “Sociologists and criminologists haven’t explained it; all we know is that it’s happening.”

Keywords: CYA, Daniel Macallair, DJF/DJJ

Posted in Juvenile Justice

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