JuvenileDetentCorr3_4_10post

JuvenileDetentCorr3_4_10post - Juvenile Detention and...

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Juvenile Detention and Corrections In Whose Best Interest?
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Detention vs. Correctional Placements Similarities. A. Secure institutions: Punitive B. Differences. A. Short term vs. Long term (pre-trial vs post) B. County vs. State C.
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U.S. Custodial Settings and Population in 2006
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Pre-Trial Detention in the United States Detention Population increased from 232,400 to 354,100 (52%) between 1985 and 2005. Main cause: Increase in cases.
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Purpose of Detention Traditional: To isolate youth for proper assessment and classification. Contemporary: To prevent youth from fleeing or harming oneself or others. Detention can also be a post- adjudicatory placement. (e.g. Short- term placement or Probation violators).
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The Detention Decision The juvenile court equivalent to the bail decision in adult court. Detention hearing must be held within 36 hours after police referral. Has shifted from an arbitrary to a standardized (actuarial) system. Why? Detention can also be ordered by a judge at any other stage in juvenile justice processing.
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Grounds for Detention (p. 207) Juvenile is Fugitive. Felony arrest while case is pending.
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JuvenileDetentCorr3_4_10post - Juvenile Detention and...

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