DJS Overview of the Youth Charged as Adults Population

Group: Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

URL: http://www.djs.state.md.us/docs/DJS_Report%20on%20Youth%20Charged%20as%20Adults.pdf

Description

HB 1122 (Chapter 416, 2012 Laws of Maryland) requires the Department of Juvenile Services (DJS) to report to the General Assembly on the manner in which the Department will work toward ensuring that youth charged as adults can be detained in juvenile detention facilities. The report shall include information on: (1) the number of youth charged as adults held in adult detention facilities from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011; and (2) the Department’s plan to reduce the overall number of youth in juvenile detention, including: (i) the number of youth transferred from adult detention to juvenile detention pending a transfer determination, (ii) the number of youth transferred to juvenile court jurisdiction on a motion to transfer from adult court jurisdiction; (iii) the number of youth in juvenile detention receiving Detention Risk Assessment Instrument (DRAI) screening; (iv) the use of the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative; (v) the use of prevention and diversion services; (v) the plan for reducing the number of youth in detention pending placement; (vi) and the average length of stay for youth charged as adults in juvenile detention.

Tags

courts, juvenile, charged as adult, adult court

Other Attributes
Sub-location
Statewide
Categories
Sectors (Govt, Non-Profit, etc)
Gov't
Formats
PDF
Location in resource
N/A
Internet Available?
Yes
Has population data?
No
Mappable?
No
Updated?
No
Frequency
N/A
Year(s) of Publication
2012

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