Jurisdiction over American Indian or Alaska Native youth is complex.

Of the 38 states that have Indian Land within its borders, 16 states may and 6 states must take on the Federal role when tribal sovereignty does not apply.

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JJGPS tracks juvenile justice system reform

Juvenile Justice GPS (Geography, Policy Practice & Statistics) is an online repository providing visitors with a sweeping view of the juvenile justice landscape across states and a place to make comparisons and chart change.

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About this project

Juvenile Justice GPS (Geography, Policy, Practice, Statistics) is a project to develop a repository providing state policy makers and system stakeholders with a clear understanding of the juvenile justice landscape in the states.

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