Juvenile arrests in New York City were slashed in half since the city stopped sending young people to youth detention facilities far from their homes under the 2012 ‘Close to Home’ law, according to a case study released Wednesday.
— Read on thecrimereport.org/2019/02/27/case-study-of-nyc-program-proves-no-need-to-lock-up-kids-for-public-safety/
Here are more resources on Youth Detention including a link to the report discussed in the above article.
Office of Children and Family Services
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