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CJCJ in the news: As Juvenile Arrests Plummet, California Still Investing in Incarceration Facilities

CJCJ in the news: As Juvenile Arrests Plummet, California Still Investing in Incarceration Facilities

"According to a letter sent in May to the BSCC by 12 juvenile justice advocacy groups, the majority of the money went to large juvenile halls and camps, some of which increased bed capacity. The letter urged the agency to seek alternatives to locking youth up and define clear goals for rehabilitation with guidelines for measuring progress... Brian Goldstein of the Center for Juvenile and Criminal Justice said another letter will be sent to BCSS detailing what they think are the pros and cons of the proposal." 

Keywords: best practices, Brian Goldstein, BSCC, juvenile halls, Juvenile justice, state policy

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