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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